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    • Alger, Russell A.

    • Russell A. Alger, 20th Governor of Michigan, 1885-1886. Republican. Born in Ohio in 1836. Died 1907. Buried in Detroit. Worked in the lumber industry.
    • Governors; Alger, Russell A.
    • Antrim - Rail cars hauling lumber

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1895-1905 showing an aerial view of lumber loaded onto railcars in Antrim, Michigan. This lumber was headed for the Antrim Iron Company sawmill.
    • Antrim (Mich.); Antrim County (Mich.); railroad cars; aerial views; lumber; railroad yards; ; storefronts; street scenes; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Bay City - 1850s Bay City

    • Black and white copy print of a lithograph of Bay City in the early 1850s, showing the Saginaw River in the foreground. Lumber was a major industry in the Saginaw Valley region, and this image shows one of Bay City's saw mills, as well as the...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); aerial views; Saginaw River (Mich.); rivers; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Bay City - "Factory of West Bay City Sugar Company, West Bay City, Michigan"

    • Black and white photograph from 1901 of the West Bay City Sugar Company factory in Bay City, Michigan. The cart in the foreground is full of sugar beets, ready to be processed into sugar. The image is taken from the "Fortieth Annual Report of the...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); West Bay City Sugar Company (Bay City, Mich.); manufacturing; agriculture; sugar industry; factories;
    • Big Rapids - "Birdseye View of the Office, Mills and Yards of Ward Bros."

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting an aerial view of part of the Ward Bros. factory in Big Rapids, Michigan. Included in this image are the offices, mills, and lumber yards....
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Ward Bros. (Big Rapids, Mich.); factories; manufacturing; mills; aerial views; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Big Rapids - "General View of the Mills and Yards of Jones & Green"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the sawmill and lumber yards of Jones & Green manufacturing. Jones & Green manufactured building materials, from sashes, doors and blinds, to...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Jones & Green (Big Rapids, Mich.); manufacturing; mills; factories; lumber; railroad tracks; railroad cars; logging industry
    • Breckenridge - "Main Street, Breckenridge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1917 depicting Main Street in Breckenridge, Michigan. On the left is a weigh station for the St. Louis Sugar Company, organized in 1902 in nearby St. Louis, Michigan.
    • Breckenridge (Mich.); Gratiot County (Mich.); St. Louis Sugar Co. (Mich.); Main Street (Breckenridge, Mich.); street scenes; sugar industry; railroad tracks; church buildings; postcards
    • Cheboygan - "Birds Eye View Showing Courthouse and River, Cheboygan, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1910 of an aerial view of Cheboygan, Michigan, along the Cheboygan River. The large red brick building with the clock tower on the left is the Cheboygan County Courthouse, built 1898-1900. The building...
    • Cheboygan (Mich.); Cheboygan County (Mich.); Cheboygan River (Mich.); Cheboygan County Courthouse (Cheboygan, Mich.); First Congregational Church (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan Brewing & Malting Company (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan High School...
    • Cheboygan - Ships docked on the Cheboygan River

    • Black and white photograph taken June 7, 1940 of ships docked along the Cheboygan River in Cheboygan, Michigan.
    • Cheboygan (Mich.); Cheboygan County (Mich.); Cheboygan River (Mich.); buildings; boats; rivers; docks; ships; shipping industry
    • Chelsea - "Main Street looking North, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1909 of Main Street, looking north to the clock tower in Chelsea, Michigan. The granite stone building on the corner on the left is the Chelsea Savings Bank building, built in 1901 in the memory of...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Savings Bank (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Courthouse (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Clock Tower (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); banks; water towers;...
    • Chelsea - "Main Street, Looking South, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1900-1907 of Main Street, looking south, in Chelsea, Michigan. The building on the right holds the offices of Glazier Stove Company.
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; stoves industry; office buildings;
    • Chelsea - "Wellfair [sic] Building, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 of photograph from approximately 1906 of the Glazier Stove Company's Welfare Building in Chelsea, Michigan. From the Michigan Historical Marker for the building: "The Welfare Building was constructed...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Welfare Building (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); buildings; recreation; stoves industry; postcards; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Chelsea - Aerial view of Main Street, looking south

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 of an aerial view of Main Street, looking south, in Chelsea, Michigan. The photograph is most likely taken from the Glazier Stove Company clock tower (constructed in 1907). The offices of Glazier...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); St. Mary's Church (Chelsea, Mich.); aerial views; street scenes; stoves industry; ; cityscapes; postcards
    • Chelsea - Clock tower and Main Street

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 of Main Street, looking north to the clock tower in Chelsea, Michigan. The clock tower is part of a warehouse building built by Glazier Stove Company in 1907. The building provided the company with...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Clock Tower (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); banks; water towers; storefronts; postcards; carriages and coaches; automobiles; stoves industry;...
    • Chelsea - Main Street, looking north

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 depicting Main Street, looking north to the clock tower, in Chelsea, Michigan. The clock tower, which is still missing its clock face, is part of a warehouse building built by Glazier Stove Company...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Clock Tower (Chelsea, Mich.); Freeman & Cummings Co. (Chelsea, Mich.); storefronts; street scenes; postcards; carriages and coaches; clock towers; stoves industry
    • Crapo, Henry H.

    • Henry H. Crapo, 14th Governor of Michigan, 1865-1868. Republican. Religion: Christian Church/Universalist. Born in Massachusetts in 1804. Died 1869. Buried in Flint. Worked in the lumber industry.
    • Governors; Crapo, Henry H.
    • Detroit - "Business Section, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1920-1930 showing a view of high-rises in Detroit, Michigan, looking north between Woodward Avenue and and Griswold Street. The white building on the left is the Ford Building (1909), with the Penobscot Building addition...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building...

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