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Catalog Number 1943.420.049
Object Name Article
Scope & Content Clipping from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, dated April 16, 1859, featuring an illustration of the Firemen's Hall in Detroit and an accompanying article concerning a billiards match played there between John Seereiter and Michael Phelan. The illustration depicts the Firemen's Hall, which features a sign above the door reading "Firemen's Hall Library Reading Rom." Several people are depicted entering the Hall, and a horse drawn carriage is shown passing on the street. The caption underneath the illustration reads "Exterior of Firemen's Hall, Detroit, where the billiard match between Michael Phelan and John Seereiter was played, on Tuesday, April 12."
Date 1859
Year Range from 1859
People Seereiter, John
Phelan, Michael
Extent of Description 10.25" x 8.625"
Collection General History
Search Terms Firemen's Hall
Billiards