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Image of Federal Building and YMCA - 1996-01-001.011.006

Federal Building and YMCA - 1996-01-001.011.006

The old federal building and the YMCA, on the north side of East Michigan Avenue leading up to the Capitol, prior to demolition. They were both torn down to make way for the new Lansing City Hall. Part of the Jury-Rowe furniture store can be seen at right. Temporary signs posted in the YMCA window and above the door read "Capital City Wrecking Co." and "The Christman Co. Builders."

Image of Miss Lansing Float, 1959 Centennial Parade - 1996-01-001.011.018

Miss Lansing Float, 1959 Centennial Parade - 1996-01-001.011.018

The Miss Lansing float on East Michigan Avenue in the June 1959 centennial parade. The Lansing Cafe and the old Altman's clothing store on the corner of Grand Avenue, can be seen in the background. The print was probably hand-tinted by Carl Dalrymple.

Image of Hotel Wentworth - 2015-01-001.V03.098

Hotel Wentworth - 2015-01-001.V03.098

Located at 201 E Michigan Ave.

Image of Hotel Wentworth - 2015-01-001.V03.099

Hotel Wentworth - 2015-01-001.V03.099

Located at 201 E Michigan Ave.

Image of Panorama of Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.050a

Panorama of Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.050a

Taken from standpipe at Cedar Street and Michigan Avenue, looking west. Capitol, East Michigan Avenue in view. Three other very similar postcards in collection.

Image of Bird's-eye View, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.051a

Bird's-eye View, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.051a

Taken from standpipe at Cedar Street and Michigan Avenue, looking west. Capitol, East Michigan Avenue in view. 25 other very similar postcards in collection. Some appear to be paintings or sketches, others photographs. Most colorized. A variety of years is represented.

Image of Lansing, Michigan Bird's Eye View - 2015-01-001.V01.053a

Lansing, Michigan Bird's Eye View - 2015-01-001.V01.053a

Looking southwest. Perhaps from roof of Kerns Hotel, at Grand Avenue at Ottawa Street. Downey Hotel, Mead Hall, Capitol seen. Two other variants in collection.

Image of View from Capitol Dome, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.058

View from Capitol Dome, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.058

Looking directly east along Michigan Avenue. "1915" notation on card.

Image of View east from Capitol Dome, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.059

View east from Capitol Dome, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.059

Looking east along Michigan Avenue. Highlights seen include: Oakland Building, Post Office, City Hall, 100 Block of Michigan Avenue West, Mead Hall on Washington Avenue North. Photo taken prior to burning of Oakland Building, December 28, 1923.

Image of View west from standpipe toward Capitol, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.061

View west from standpipe toward Capitol, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.061

Handwritten note: "Sept 30/03" One of two variants of this image.

Image of Wooden Bridge Michigan Avenue 1840 Bovee Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.073

Wooden Bridge Michigan Avenue 1840 Bovee Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.073

Steps on support in mid-bridge lead to dock where local riverboats met passengers for river excursions.

Image of Lansing, Michigan, Aerial View - 2015-01-001.V01.068a

Lansing, Michigan, Aerial View - 2015-01-001.V01.068a

Aerial view from west of Capitol looking east. Shows State Office Complex, Civic Auditorium, Capitol Building and downtown. One of three variants of image.

Image of Lansing, Michigan, Aerial View - 2015-01-001.V01.070

Lansing, Michigan, Aerial View - 2015-01-001.V01.070

Aerial view from northeast of Capitol looking southeast. Shows downtown, Lansing Board of Water and Light - Ottawa Generating Station, State Capitol, Civic Auditorium, General Motors - Oldmobile complex in far background.

Image of Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.074

Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.074

Concrete and steel bridge. View to north, downriver. Hotel Wentworth north of Michigan Avenue, west of the Grand River. "No. 25" in series.

Image of Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.075a

Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.075a

Concrete and steel bridge. View to south, upriver. One of two variants.

Image of Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.076a

Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.076a

Concrete and steel bridge. View to north, downriver. One of two variants. No. 583 in series. One of two variants in this collection.

Image of Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.077a

Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.077a

Concrete and steel bridge. View to south, upriver. Streetcar, horse-drawn omnibus and pedestrians. One of three variants.

Image of Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.078

Michigan Avenue Bridge, Lansing, Michigan - 2015-01-001.V01.078

Concrete and steel bridge. View to south, upriver. Pedestrians and horse-drawn street sprinkling wagon. Standpipe seen.