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    • Monroe - "Monroe in 1813"

    • From back: "Colonel John Anderson's map made by him in 1813. Courtesy of the National Archives. This was the site of the River Raisin Massacre."
    • Monroe (Mich.); Monroe County (Mich.)
    • Boyne City - "Park Street Bridge"

    • Black and white reproduction postcard of a circa 1895-1910 postcard depicting the Park Street bridge, looking south towards Water Street in Boyne City, Michigan.
    • Boyne City (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Park Street (Boyne City, Mich.); Park Street Bridge (Boyne City, Mich.); bridges; street scenes; postcards
    • Detroit - "Cadillac's Village, 1701"

    • Black and white reproduction of a print showing Fort Pontchartrain (which would eventually become Detroit) when the settlement was founded in 1701 by Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac. This image was reproduced in a 1947 calendar published for the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fort Pontchartrain (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); settlements; forts; boats; rivers;
    • Lansing - "Map of the Town of Michigan"

    • Black and white copy print of the 1847 "Map of the Town of Michigan in the County of Ingham." When Lansing was first chosen as the state capital, the legislature gave the settlement the temporary name of 'Town of Michigan' before later changing it...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); maps
    • Saginaw - Early city view

    • Black and white copy print of a drawing from approximately 1849 of early Saginaw, Michigan. The area in the image is the site of the future city hall.
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw River; settlements; rivers
    • Detroit - Woodward between John R. and Park Streets

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1900 showing the east side of Woodward Avenue, between John R. Street and Witherell (Park) Street in Detroit, Michigan. On the right is the Schwankovsky Temple of Music (later named...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; stores; storefronts; carriages and coaches; street scenes; Wright-Kay Building (Detroit, Mich.); music stores
    • Boyne City - "Water Street, Looking East from The Wolverine. Boyne City, Mich."

    • Black and white reproduction postcard of a circa 1910-1920 postcard depicting a view of Water Street, looking east, in Boyne City, Michigan. The brick building on the right in the image is The Wolverine Inn (now the Wolverine-Dilworth Inn), built...
    • Boyne City (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Water Street (Boyne City, Mich.); Wolverine-Dilworth Inn (Boyne City, Mich.); street scenes; hotels;
    • Detroit - Old Belle Isle Casino

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1900 of the original Belle Isle Casino building on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1950 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company. The casino was...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Donaldson and Meier; casinos; recreation; sports & recreation facilities; parks; buildings;
    • Detroit - Grand Circus Park circa 1900

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from circa 1895-1905 of Grand Circus Park in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1950 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company. From the calendar: "Grand Circus Park, as it looked...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); parks; ; church buildings;
    • DeWitt - "West Main St., Dewitt, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard (modern) showing a view of Main Street in DeWitt, Michigan from between 1900 and 1920.
    • DeWitt (Mich.); Clinton County (Mich.); Main Street (DeWitt, Mich.); street scenes; postcards
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking north from Majestic Building

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1900 showing the view north on Woodward Avenue from the Majestic Building at Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1947 calendar published for the Detroit...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; stores; buildings; aerial views; cityscapes
    • Detroit - Central Avenue, Belle Isle

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1900 showing a bustling Central Avenue on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1950 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Central Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); parks; recreation; street scenes; people; carriages and coaches; beds (gardening)
    • Sault Sainte Marie - "Panorama of Sault Ste. Marie"

    • Black and white copy print of a 1904 panorama photograph of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, with Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan in the distance.
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Sault Sainte Marie (Ont.); Hudson Bay Company (Sault Sainte Marie, Ont.); aerial views; cityscapes; locks; St. Marys River; boats; ships;
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking north

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1900 showing Woodward Avenue, looking north from Fort Street in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1950 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company. In the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Bagley Memorial Fountain (Detroit, Mich.); people; streetcars; street scenes; buildings; fountains; opera houses;...
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue and ferry landing

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from approximately 1890 showing the base of Woodward Avenue at the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. The base of Woodward Avenue is where the ferry landing for Detroit was located, bringing people across...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); ferries; boats; passenger ships; carriages and coaches; docks; horsecars; streetcars; street scenes; hardware stores; stores
    • Clare - Aerial view of Clare

    • Black and white copy print of an 1884 lithograph street map of the city of Clare, Michigan. Notable buildings and streets are identified, with two images of the opera house and the residence of N. Bicknell.
    • Clare (Mich.); Clare County (Mich.); maps; aerial views
    • Detroit - Woodward and Congress, approx. 1891

    • Black and white reproduction of an 1891 photograph of the northeast corner of Woodward Avenue and Congress Street in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1947 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company. From the calendar:...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Congress Street (Detroit, Mich.); stores; storefronts; celebrations; street scenes; carriages and coaches; people; hardware stores; bicycle stores;

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