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    • 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 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 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;
    • 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
    • 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;
    • Charlevoix - Belvedere Club boathouse

    • Black and white copy print from circa 1900-1910 of the Belvedere Club boathouses along Pine River between Round Lake and Lake Charlevoix in Charlevoix, Michigan. The Belvedere Club was one of several private summer resort clubs that were created by...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Pine River (Mich.); Lake Charlevoix (Mich.); Belvedere Club (Charlevoix, Mich.); lakes; rivers; boats; resorts; boathouses; recreation; tourism; buildings; dwellings; docks; sports & recreation...
    • 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
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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 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 - 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;
    • Detroit - "Canal, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from 1904 of people along the canal and in canoes listening to a band concert being performed on the bridge on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); rivers; gazebos; concerts; boats; people; recreation; bridges; parks; postcards; sports & recreation facilities
    • Detroit - "Band Concert, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1920 showing crowds gathered along the banks of the Grand Canal and in boats on the canal on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. The image is taken from the bandstand bridge, which is why there is no band in the frame....
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); islands; rivers; concerts; crowds; boats; bridges; recreation; postcards; sports & recreation facilities
    • 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

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