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Historical Object

NAA Championship

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Description: A souvenir from a national model airplane competition. A member of Hangar 13 of Beloit, Wisconsin was a contestant in this event and added this item to his...

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company transfer bridge with a magnetic hoist at the Enterprise Foundry Company. There's a sign on the cab that re...

Date: 1957 

Description: Photograph of a completed painting by artist Robert Thom titled "The Founding of the United States Pharmacopeia". The painting depicts a scene from the fir...

Photograph

UPWA Officers

Date: 1949-02-11 ca.

Description: Swearing-in ceremony for Local 190 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America in Detroit by field representative George Sinclair: Daniel Penn, president...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date: 1942 

Description: Side view of an International truck used as a mobile disaster unit by the Detroit Chapter of the American Red Cross. The truck is parked in what appears to...

Date: 1937-07-13 

Description: An International D-30 truck owned by Teetzel Company Interior Designers parked outside a residence.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man sits at a table, holding a cigarette in one hand and pouring a bottle of Tivoli pilsner beer into a glass with the other. Original caption reads: "Sp...

Date: 1946 

Description: An International Harvester parade float in the Golden Jubilee celebration parked alongside a road. The text on the side of the float reads, "Motor Transpor...

Date: 1957 

Description: The artist Robert Thom pauses to pose with his new painting, "The Forming of the United States Pharmacopeia," which depicts the inaugural delegates to the...

Date: 1946 

Description: Farmall Cub tractor and an International truck on a parade float for the Automotive Golden Jubilee celebration May 31-June 9.

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Description: Thousands of employees appear in a composite photograph representing 50,000 employees of the Ford Motor Company. A company building reading "Ford Motor Com...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Postcard with retouched photomechanical reproduction, printed in colors, of a view of the Campus Martius and surrounding buildings in downtown.

Date: 1937-07-13 

Description: View from street of two men removing a sofa from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Teetzel Company Interior Designers.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The front and back of a postcard featuring a drawing of the Detroit skyline as seen from Windsor, Ontario that was sent by Alice and Floyd Quinney during t...

Photograph

NAACP and UPWA

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Donald Hankins (third from the right), president of United Packinghouse Workers Local 569, hands a $500 check for an NAACP life membership to Arthur Johnso...

Date: 1925 

Description: A Model 94 International truck and trailer owned by the Risdon Creamery Company parked alongside a brick building.

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company gantry crane unloading railroad cars at the Fisher Body Co. There is a sign that reads "The Milwaukee Cran...

Date: 1973 

Description: International Model 1310 ambulance at midday in the downtown area.

Date: 1956-02 

Description: Photograph of a painting titled "The Pharmacopeia Comes of Age" by the artist Robert Thom. The painting depicts a scene from 1880. Pictured are the notable...

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