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Packard cars go for a road test inside the grounds of the vast Packard plant on East Grand Boulevard in Detroit in 1905.
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Graduates line the street during a University of Michigan commencement in Ann Arbor in the 1920s. (Detroit News Archives)
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Heavy winds flattened the Eastern Market sheds. Undated photo, could be 1913. (Detroit News Archives)
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Heavy winds flattened the sheds in Detroit’s Eastern Market. Undated photo, possibly 1913.
A farmer displays his potatoes and cabbages at Eastern Market in the early 20th century.
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“A farmer displays his potatoes and cabbages at Eastern Market in the early 20th century. By then, Detroit already had a long and colorful history of farmers markets, with the first city-owned market starting in 1803. Eastern Market began in 1891.” From The Detroit News. via: charliealphasierra
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Two Michigan lumberjacks pose by a huge log in this early photo. Starting in the 1860s and for the next 40 years Michigan was synonymous with pine lumbering.
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This is me and my pal, Sam. This is the biggest log I ever ferried down the river!
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Tiger Ty Cobb steals home in the first inning of the Detroit-Cleveland game in April 1912 at Navin Field. (William Kuenzel / The Detroit News)
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On June 15th, 1928, Ty Cobb stole home for the 50th and final time in his career. He was 41.
Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull | The Detroit News
Detroit's Samuel C. Mumford High School is shown in October 1949, the year it opened. The once-exquisite art deco building, which has served more than three generations of students on Detroit's northwest side, will be demolished in the summer of 2012 to make way for a new school. (Detroit News Archives)
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Detroit's Samuel C. Mumford High School is shown in October 1949, the year it opened. The once-exquisite art deco building, which has served more than three generations of students on Detroit's northwest side, was demolished in the summer of 2012 to make way for a new school. (Detroit News Archives)
Detroit's Mumford High School: Then and now | The Detroit News
Belle Isle Zoo, 1960 - Detroit News Archives
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A mother and daughter feed the deer at the Belle Isle Zoo in 1960.
Boblo Island boat Columbia at the boarding dock - Detroit News archives
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The Boblo Island boat Columbia at the boarding dock. Undated. (Detroit News Archives)
Boblo Island Columbia boat boarding dock. The Detroit News
Belle Isle beach, 1935 - Detroit News archives.
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Belle Isle Bathing Beach, ca. 1935. Detroiters with no air conditioned homes or cars flocked to the riverfront to seek relief from the sweltering relentless summer heat. (The Detroit News Photo Store) ca. 1935 Detroiters with no air conditioned homes or cars flocked to the riverfront to seek relief from the sweltering relentless summer heat.
Detroit's Campus Martius bustles with activity in this undated photo from the early 20th century. (Detroit News Archives)
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Downtown Detroit's Deco glory | The Detroit News
Note necessarily architectural related, but interesting - Detroit's Campus Martius bustles with activity in this undated photo from the early 20th century. (Detroit News Archives)
Downtown Detroit's Deco glory | The Detroit News
The construction site of the Renaissance Center between Jefferson and the Detroit River is cleared for construction on Sept. 10, 1974. Detroit Renaissance was born in 1970 out of a gathering of business, industrial and civic leaders dedicated to stimulating an economic boom in Detroit after the 1967 riots. (Detroit News Archives)
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President Gerald Ford, left, with Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler in an undated file photo. (University of Michigan)