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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...

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...

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: 1973 

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

Date: 1957 

Description: Artist Robert Thom is seen here working on one of his paintings, this one titled "The Founding of the United States Pharmacopeia".

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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...

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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...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

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

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: 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...

Date: 1970 

Description: Gloria Peebles (left), animal trainer, Kay Bliss (right), assistant, and their Busy B's canine act performers (11 dogs and 2 monkeys) in front of Internati...

Date: 1925 

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

Date: 1925-03-02 

Description: An International Model S truck owned by the Blue Valley Creamery Company is parked outside a grocery store as a man unloads goods from the enclosed truck b...

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Description: Elevated view of a line of uniformed women employed by the American Red Cross Disaster Unit standing near rows of parked International trucks.

Date: 1964 

Description: International 1700 Loadstar truck owned by George Miesel and Son, wholesale grocers, delivering daily foodstuffs to restaurants and institutional customers...

Date: 1946 

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

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...

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...

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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: 1970-02-19 

Description: Cover of "The Fifth Estate", an underground newspaper, featuring a grim reaper figure wearing an American flag-patterned tie, and holding a man's severed h...

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