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    • Grand Rapids - "Ramona Pavilion by Night, Grand Rapids, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1912 of the Ramona Theater Pavilion in Ramona Park, East Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Pavilion was a popular entertainment venue along Reed Lake; built in 1897, it was torn down in 1949.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); East Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Ramona Theater Pavilion (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Ramona Park (Grand Rapids, Mich.); theaters; auditoriums; recreation; sports & recreation facilities; parks; postcards; night scenes
    • Grand Rapids - "Ramona Park Pavilion, Grand Rapids, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1914 of the Ramona Theater Pavilion in Ramona Park, East Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Pavilion was a popular entertainment venue along Reed Lake; built in 1897, it was torn down in 1949.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); East Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Ramona Theater Pavilion (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Ramona Park (Grand Rapids, Mich.); theaters; auditoriums; recreation; sports & recreation facilities; parks; postcards
    • Battle Creek - "Camp Pottawottamie on Island at Gull Lake"

    • Souvenir postcard from the "Souvenir of Battle Creek Michigan" postcard folder depicting camping, swimming and canoeing at Camp Pottawottamie, a girls' camp located on a private island on Gull Lake, near Battle Creek, Michigan.
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Camp Pottawottamie (Battle Creek, Mich.); Gull Lake (Mich.); lakes; recreation; postcards; people; sports & recreation facilities;
    • 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;
    • Grand Ledge - "Third Island and Casino, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1912 showing the steamer Lanota on the Grand River in front of Third Island, part of the Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. On the island can be seen the casino - not a modern-day gambling...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; islands; resorts; recreation; casinos; sports & recreation facilities; postcards
    • Charlevoix - Chicago Club on Pine River

    • Black and white copy print of the Chicago Club building on the Pine River in Charlevoix, Michigan. Founded in 1881 by University of Chicago professors as the Chicago Club Summer Home Association, they soon built their club house on a prized piece...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Pine River (Mich.); Chicago Club (Charlevoix, Mich.); resorts; buildings; rivers; recreation; tourism; boats; dwellings; sports & recreation facilities
    • Bay City - "Boat and Bath Houses, Wenona Beach. Bay City, Mich."

    • Octochrome postcard of the boat and bath houses at Wenona Beach resort in Bay City, Michigan. Wenona Beach was founded in 1887 and included a casino, vaudeville entertainment, boating, bathing, dancing and other entertainment. It was a vacation...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); Wenona Beach (Bay City, Mich.); beaches; boats; bathhouses; resorts; recreation; postcards; people; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Charlevoix - "Chicago Summer Resort"

    • Black and white prints of vies of the Chicago Club summer resort on the Pine River in Charlevoix, Michigan. Founded in 1881 by University of Chicago professors as the Chicago Club Summer Home Association, they soon built their club house on a...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Chicago Club (Charlevoix, Mich.); resorts; lakes; boats; tourism; buildings; recreation; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Charlevoix - Chicago Club boathouse

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from circa 1900-1910 of the Chicago Club boathouse along Pine River (leading into Round Lake) in Charlevoix, Michigan. Founded in 1881 by University of Chicago professors as the Chicago Club Summer Home...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Pine River (Mich.); Round Lake (Charlevoix County); Chicago Club (Charlevoix, Mich.); lakes; rivers; boats; resorts; boathouses; recreation; tourism; buildings; dwellings; docks; sports & recreation...
    • 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 - Sweeney's Billiard Room

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph of a street scene in Detroit, Michigan, featuring Sweeney's Billiard Room and the Central Meat Market. This image was reproduced in a 1940's calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); butcher shops; stores; recreation; billiard halls; sports & recreation facilities; carriages and coaches; people;
    • Bay City - "Wenona Beach - Bay City, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1901-1907 of Wenona Beach, a resort complex in Bay City, Michigan, on the Saginaw River. Wenona Beach was founded in 1887 and included a casino, vaudeville entertainment, boating, bathing, dancing and other...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); Wenona Beach (Bay City, Mich.); beaches; resorts; recreation; postcards; people; sports & recreation facilities
    • Benton Harbor - "Open Air Theatre, House of David Park, Benton Harbor, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1935 depicting a performace in the open air theatre at the House of David park. The House of David was a religious colony which flourished in Benton Harbor between 1906 and the 1920's. In the 1920's, it broke apart due to...
    • Benton Harbor (Mich.); Berrien County (Mich.); House of David (Benton Harbor, Mich.); parks; theaters; recreation; postcards; people; sports & recreation facilities
    • Grand Ledge - Seven Islands Resort pavillion

    • Black and white photograph of the pavillion on Third Island on the Grand River, part of the Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); resorts; recreation; rivers; sports & recreation facilities;

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