Farm Buildings, BL005487


Farm Buildings, BL005487

Read about Saline Valley Farms in Ann Arbor Observer: Then & Now.

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Keywords: farming, farms, agriculture, Saline Valley Farm




Dexter Streetscape, 1930/1940 (ca.) BL000350


Dexter Streetscape, 1930/1940 (ca.)  BL000350

Read about The Legacy of Judge Dexter in Ann Arbor Observer: Then & Now.

Bentley Image Bank: BL000350




Construction of the new Schwaben Verein, 1914


Construction of the new Schwaben Verein, 1914

Construction of the Schwaben Verein.

Read more in The Story of the Schwaben Halle by Grace Shackman and Ann Arbor Streets: Germans on Ashley Street.

Image courtesy of Bill Mundus.




Trubey's Confectionary, 1910


Trubey's Confectionary, 1910

Justin Trubey (foreground) and his son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Elsa Trubey, in Trubey's Confectionary, 116 South Main Street, 1910.

Read more in Justin Trubey and the Ice Cream Trade by Grace Shackman.

Image courtesy of Doug Trubey.




Map of the Surveyed Part of the Territory of Michigan, 1825.


Map of the Surveyed Part of the Territory of Michigan, 1825.

Map of the Surveyed Part of the Territory of Michigan, published in 1825 by Orange Risdon.

Read more in Orange Risdon's 1825 Map by Grace Shackman.

Image courtesy of Clements Library, University of Michigan.




Dixboro Methodist Church, ca. 1916


Dixboro Methodist Church, ca. 1916

The Dixboro Methodist Church, ca. 1916, was built in 1858 and has been the center of town life ever since. Photograph by Flossie F. Quackenbush

Read more in Dixboro by Grace Shackman.

Image courtesy of Tom Freeman.




Michigan Argus Staff, ca. 1850


Michigan Argus Staff, ca. 1850

The oldest known Ann Arbor photograph, this daguerreotype shows the staff of the Michigan Argus, the city's Democratic weekly newspaper, circa 1850. Editor and publisher L. W. Cole (he was always referred to by his initials, even in his obituary) is in the center of the picture in black suit and top hat, surrounded by his youthful staff in rolled-up shirtsleeves.

Read more in L.W. Cole and the Michigan Argus by Grace Shackman.

Image courtesy of Henry Ford Museum.

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George Voelker & Sam


George Voelker & Sam

George Voelker delivered beer for Dupper's with the aid of a horse named Sam.

Read more in 439 Fifth Street: From Drinking Spot to Play Yard by Grace Shackman.

Image courtesy of Louis Velker.




Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church


Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Bethel A.M.E. Church was located in this building at 632 North Fourth Avenue from 1895 to 1971.

Read more in Bethel AME by Grace Shackman.




First Congregational Church


First Congregational Church

First Congregational Church, designed in 1872 by Gordon Lloyd.

Read more in First Congregational Church by Grace Shackman and Ann Arbor Architecture Archive: 608 East William Street by Susan Wineberg and Marjorie Reade.




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