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Image of 1953.134.003 - Print

1953.134.003 - Print

Color print showing an illustrated "Panoramic View of Detroit's River Front, Compliments of the Detroit News," "Copyright 1905 by Detroit Publishing Company." Underneath the panoramic view is green text reading "There is Only One Detroit River and There is Only One Detroit News." The panoramic view features the Detroit River in the foreground, with several cargo ships traversing the river, and depicts the riverfront in the background, showing Detroit's skyline in 1905. Notable buildings visible include the Fort Street Presbyterian Church, the Hammond Building, and the Wayne County Building.

Image of 1966.168.002 - Film, Motion Picture

1966.168.002 - Film, Motion Picture

Monochromatic, silent 16mm film with the introductory title card "What Makes Detroit A Great City? 'Industry and Henry Ford.'" The film features footage of automotive and other factories and industrial sites on Detroit's west, followed by a brief segment focusing on Dearborn. Each section is introduced with title cards. A Detroit News Pictorial newsreel story concerning the arrival of a Belgian ship is also included in the middle of the film. Following the introductory title card is one that reads, "Detroit's West Side, Heart of the Automobile Industry." The first auto factory featured is Cadillac's Detroit Assembly on Clark Street. A title card reads, "Cadillac Plant-moved from the e

Image of 1970.052.004 - Music, Sheet

1970.052.004 - Music, Sheet

Sheet music for "The Song of Michigan", words by Anne Campbell, music adapted from an old air, published by the Detroit News in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the admission of Michigan to the Union, January 26, 1927. Dedicated to the school children of the state. Printed on the back cover is information related to the Story of Michigan and the Song of Michigan.

Image of 1971.078.001 - Music, Sheet

1971.078.001 - Music, Sheet

Sheet music for "The Song of Michigan", words by Anne Campbell, music adapted from an old air, published by the Detroit News in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the admission of Michigan to the Union, January 26, 1927. Dedicated to the school children of the state. Printed on the back cover is information related to the Story of Michigan, the Song of Michigan, and the Treaty of Saginaw.

Image of 1982.021.003 - Invoice

1982.021.003 - Invoice

Invoice for advertisements from the Evening News Association to the Michigan Cigar Company in the amount of $75.00, dated August 19, 1913. The invoice is slightly yellowed and is printed in black text and black typescript. It is stamped, "PAID," by the Evening News Association (signed by D. H. Vandusen) in the lower left corner.

Image of 1987.029.004 - Music, Sheet

1987.029.004 - Music, Sheet

Sheet music for the "Fair and Square March (Official March of The Detroit News Seckatary Hawkins Club)", words and music by Ole Foerch. The cover features images of Ole Foerch and Seckatary Hawkins.

Image of 1988.016.002l - Postcard

1988.016.002l - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration featuring a street level view of the Detroit News Building from the corner of West Fort Street and Second Avenue entitled, "The Detroit News Building, The World's Greatest Newspaper Plant." Printed on the recto, "The institutional character of the newspaper is expressed in its architecture."

Image of 1989.086.001 - Sign, Advertising

1989.086.001 - Sign, Advertising

Advertisement used by the Detroit News on newspaper sale boxes following the 1967 Detroit riots. The sign features a silhouette of various structures, including a burned building, with orange text reading "Full Color Selection 'A Time of Tragedy'" and white text reading "FRIDAY, AUG. 11 in THE NEWS" Vertical text along the left border of the sign reads "up 8/7 down 12"

Image of 1995.012.068 - Cartoon

1995.012.068 - Cartoon

Print of a Detroit News cartoon by Larry Wright, depicting a woman saying to a priest after services, "The parallel you drew between the rewards awaiting the pure of heart and an unending supply of Sanders' tin-roof sundaes was beautiful."

Image of 2004.004.133 - Cookbook

2004.004.133 - Cookbook

Cookbook published by the Detroit News. Front cover features Detroit News Household Editor, Kay Kopera and her signature. Notable recipes include: Neisenpfeffern, Daiquiri Pie, Kolachy, Calas, Sacramento Tuna Spread, Bacon Crunchies, Sauerkraut Balls, Rag Rug Canapes, Caviar in Cucumber Cups, and Cauliflower Polonaise.

Image of 2004.004.166 - Newspaper

2004.004.166 - Newspaper

Special Goodfellow combined edition of the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press, dated Monday, December 10, 1962. "Goodfellows Need Your Help Again, A Merry Christmas for Every Child!" is the headline. The poem "Now Everyone Can Be A Santa," by Anne Campbell," is printed on the front page below the fold. Stories about the Goodfellows are contained within.

Image of 2007.050.045 - Postcard

2007.050.045 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the lobby of the Detroit News Building entitled. Printed on recto, "The Imposing Lobby is Rich in Art and Craftsmanship." The lobby features a painted vaulted ceiling, a hanging globe, flags, and furniture. Printed on the verso, "The Detroit News, Detroit, Michigan. The finely wrought steel vestibule and grilles, exquisite sculptures in bas relief, and a lighting fixture modeled from a medieval glove are decorative features of the lobby of The Detroit News Building." Handwritten note on the verso, but never mailed.

Image of 2008.045.002 - Newspaper

2008.045.002 - Newspaper

16-page supplemental insert to the Detroit News detailing the 1967 riot, written by Jon Lowell and accompanied by color and black and white photographs from various unnamed freelance photographers, as well as a map and chronology of deaths.

Image of 2014.004.243 - Poem

2014.004.243 - Poem

Poem, "To the Thirty-Second, 1943 From the Thirty-Second, 1918," by Detroit News poet Anne Campbell. The poem is hand written in white on a black board backing. Faint pencil lines run vertically and horizontally on the board. The text of the poem is as follows: "The sons of the Thirty-Second Went valiantly forth to war. They followed the bright Red Arrow As we did, long years before. Those men in their graves in Alsace, Those heroes of the Argonne, Feel pride in the Thirty-Second, And rise up to say 'March on!' We know what it means at Christmas - The legion who saw the sea Dividing us from our loved ones, When we bled to keep you free - We know how your thou

Image of 2012.021.093 - Supplement, Newspaper

2012.021.093 - Supplement, Newspaper

Eight panel map-folded supplement from The Detroit News, containing recipes reprinted from the Women's Pages section. The recipes include orange cream filling, goldenrod eggs, peach fluff, chicken a la king, stuff pears, water ice, fruit salad, casserole of rice with veal, jam cottage pudding, baked cheese rarebit, plain mousse, butterscotch pie, poached fillets of haddock-Mornay sauce, glaced nuts or fruits, sweet chocolate ice box cake, apple jelly, crab combination salad, orange filling, mint jelly, calf's liver brochette, fish loaf, pot roast with cranberries, butterscotch éclair, soft chocolate cake, maraschino cherries, glorified carrots, toad in the hole, sauce tartare, chili sauce, t

Image of 2012.021.994 - Music, Sheet

2012.021.994 - Music, Sheet

Sheet music for the "Fair and Square March (Official March of The Detroit News Fair and Square Club)", words and music by Ole Foerch. Ole Foerch is featured on the front cover. On the back cover is a message from "The Coach".

Image of 2012.045.155 - Postcard

2012.045.155 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration depicting the Detroit News Building from the corner of W Fort Street and Second Avenue with several cars parked on the street. Printed on the recto, "The Detroit News Building, exclusive of its garage, occupies a full city block." Printed on the verso, "Founded in 1873 by James Edmund Scripps, The Detroit News has become one of the foremost newspapers in America, and occupies the largest as well as the most completely and modernly equipped newspaper manufactory in the world. It now occupies a full city block, 300 by 280 feet, and has in addition, a 200-car garage in an adjoining block across the road. The institutional character of the newspaper is expressed in

Image of 2012.045.156 - Postcard

2012.045.156 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration depicting the Detroit News Building from the corner of W Fort Street and Second Avenue, flying an American flag, with an automobile parked on the street. Printed on the recto, "The Institutional Character of the Newspaper is Expressed in its Architecture." Printed on verso, "The Detroit News. Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1873 by James Edmund Scripps. The Detroit News has become on of the foremost newspapers in America, and occupies the largest as well as the most completely and modernly equipped newspaper manufactory in the world."

Image of 2012.045.157 - Postcard

2012.045.157 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration depicting an elevated view of the Detroit News Building from the corner of 2nd Avenue and W Lafayette Boulevard with many automobiles parked on the street. In the background are two radio broadcasting towers. Printed on the verso, "The Home of the Detroit News fronting for more than 300 feet on Lafayette Boulevard at Second Street. This is considered one of the most complete and ideal newspaper plants in the world. --Visitors are always welcomed and extended every courtesy." Handwritten note on verso.

Image of 2012.045.158 - Postcard

2012.045.158 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration depicting a broadcaster sitting in a radio studio. Printed on the recto, "Broadcasts of WWJ, The Detroit News Radio Station, Entertain Three Continents." Printed on the verso, "WWJ, The Detroit News' famous radio-phone broadcasting station, was the first established by a newspaper anywhere in the world. It began operation in August 1920. Its programs, noted for their merit, are heard from Peru to the outposts of civilization in Canada; from Europe to Hawaii. The Detroit News Orchestra, a symphonic ensemble of mater musicians, plays daily for the 'radio family' and visitors."

Image of 2012.045.159 - Postcard

2012.045.159 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the interior of the Detroit News Building showing the production area with workers and stacks of paper. Printed on the recto, "Press and Mailing Rooms. Capacity 436,000 Sixteen-Page papers an hour." Printed on the verso, "The Detroit News, Detroit, Michigan. The huge battery of presses in The Detroit News Building has a capacity of 436,000 sixteen-page papers printed, cut, folded, counted and delivered to the mailing room every hour. Presses are being installed which will increase this capacity 50 per cent."

Image of 2012.045.160 - Postcard

2012.045.160 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the interior of the Detroit News Building showing people sitting at desks and filing cabinets. Printed on the recto, "The 'First-In-America' advertising record was established in these offices." Printed on the verso, "The Detroit News. Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit News set a remarkable record in 1920 by publishing 38,117,238 lines of paid advertising. The News triumphed over all other newspapers in America in 1916, 1919 and 1920; and stood second in 1915, 1917 and 1918."

Image of 2012.045.161 - Postcard

2012.045.161 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the interior of the Detroit News Building depicting office workers and a desk sign in the foreground that reads "Auditor". Printed on the recto, "The 'First-In-America' advertising record was established in these offices." Printed on the verso, "The Detroit News set a world record in 1920 by publishing 28.117.238 lines of paid advertising. The News triumphed over all other newspapers in America, in advertising published, in 1916, 1919 and 1920, stood second in 1915, 1917, 1918, and 1920, and third in 1922. Of the 13 greatest trading areas of the United States, none is so completely covered in circulation by one newspaper as is the Detroit trading territory by

Image of 2012.045.162 - Postcard

2012.045.162 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the interior of the Detroit News Building showing printing presses. Printed on the recto, "These presses can print, cut, fold and deliver 648,000 16-page papers an hour." Printed on the verso, "The presses of The Detroit News are 193 feet 20inches long over all, and the 36 units are so synchronized as to be, in reality, one machine. Their capacity is 648,000 complete 16-page papers, printed, cut, folded, counted and delivered to the mailing department every hour. They consume yearly 300,000 miles of paper of a standard width of 70 inches, fed to them in a continuous ribbon from rolls in the basement. Ink used in the printing amounts to 3,300 pounds a day."

Image of 2012.045.163 - Postcard

2012.045.163 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the interior of the Detroit News Building showing several men sitting and standing around tables reading. Visible are several telephones and typewriters. Printed on the recto, "The news room, chief and typical of the editorial offices." Printed on the verso, "The Detroit News. Detroit, Michigan. The work of the large editorial staff of The Detroit News is supplemented by the three greatest news gathering agencies, hundreds of special and staff correspondents in America and abroad, five photographic services and 15 'feature syndicates.' The News has 17,000 volumes in its private library."

Image of 2012.045.164 - Postcard

2012.045.164 - Postcard

Postcard. Color illustration of the interior of the Detroit News Building showing several men sitting at desks with papers in front of them. Visible are coat racks and typewriters. Printed on the recto, "The news room, chief and typical of the editorial offices." Printed on the verso, "The Detroit News. Detroit, Michigan. The work of the large editorial staff of The Detroit News is supplemented by the three greatest news gathering agencies, hundreds of special and staff correspondents in America and abroad, five photographic services and 15 'feature syndicates.' The News has 17,000 volumes in its private library."

Image of 2012.046.073 - Letter

2012.046.073 - Letter

Two page typewritten letter from William Edmund Scripps of the Evening News Association to George W. Stark of the Detroit Historical Museum dated May 17, 1950 offering some of Thomas E. Clark's equipment which he gifted to the Detroit News to the Detroit Historical Museum. Scripps also recalls in detail a visit he paid to Clark's laboratory in the Banner Laundry Building around 1900 with his father James E. Scripps during which Clark demonstrated his wireless telegraph system by sending messages between his lab and another site at Griswold Street and State Street. He also discusses Clark's visit several days prior to the WWJ-TV station for his 81st birthday. The letter closes with Scripps'

Image of 2013.045.427 - Supplement, Newspaper

2013.045.427 - Supplement, Newspaper

Supplement to the Detroit News containing a report of the Urban Detroit Area Research Project by Doxiadis Associates and the Detroit Edison Company. It includes maps, photos and illustrations. Sections are titled: "A Better Life in the 21st Century", "Orderly Growth to the Northeast", "The Key to Planned Growth: New Land Transportation Networks", "Computerized Dual-Mode Vehicles and 250-MPH Trains Will Serve UDA", "Today's Downtown…With Many Problems", "A New Detroit…Emerging From the Past", and "By 2000 a Developing New Metropolis South of Port Huron". There are also quotes from Mayor Jerome P. Cavanagh, Walker Lee Cisler of Detroit Edison, and urban planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis.

Image of 2013.048.051 - Magazine

2013.048.051 - Magazine

Detroit News Sunday Pictorial Magazine featuring "Mr. Detroit" Harvey Campbell in a 6 page article. Cover is a color photograph of Mr. Campbell outside on a rooftop with surrounding buildings. 40 pages.

Image of 2013.048.179 - Booklet

2013.048.179 - Booklet

Booklet of articles collected and published by the Detroit News in honor of its 75 year anniversary. The booklet is staple-bound in a brown cardstock cover.