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Catalog Number 2007.050.075
Object Name Postcard
Title City Hall, Detroit, Mich.
Scope & Content Color Postcard depicting City Hall from Woodward Avenue with several pedestrians in front, a horse-drawn buggy and a parked automobile.
Printed on verso: "THE DETROIT CITY HALL, in which are located the administrative offices of the city, was erected in 1869. It is a handsome and substantial structure, situated on Woodward Avenue, between Fort Street and Lafayette Avenue, occupying an entire block. The city spent $50,000 remodeling the interior in 1906. To the left is shown Fort Street, one of the leading business thoroughfares and which connects the heart of the city with the immense manufacturing establishments in Delray and other down-river industries."
Handwritten message on verso reads: "I am with a couple good caracters [sic], don't tell anyone where I be. Lilly got her divorce granted, expect a job soon. - Jack Perkins"
Postmarked Oct 10, 1911.
Date 1911
Collection Postcard
Search Terms City Hall
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