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Catalog Number 1949.184.001
Object Name Postcard
Title Wayne County Building, Detroit, Mich.
Scope & Content Postcard. Colored photographic image of the Wayne County Building in Detroit Michigan. Back reads, "Wayne Co. Building, Detroit, Mich. The Wayne County Building faces the east end of Cadillac Square and was built in 1897 at a cost of $1,625,000. The site cost $550,000. It is the county seat of Wayne County and the County Offices and Courts are located in this building." The postcard was mailed and a one cent stamp is still attached. The post-mark reads, "Detroit, Mich. Oct. 29, 8 PM 1912."
Message: "Oct 29/12 Dear Friend:- We are in need of corn huskers and in case any of your acquaintances happen to be laid off work now who can do such work send them and pay 5¢ per Bu. &they board themselve or pay their board at farm house. Kind regards to all- Florince M. David"
Date 1912
Extent of Description 5.5" x 3.5"
Collection Postcard
Search Terms Wayne County Building