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Guide to the Detroit Publishing Company Collection
ca. 1885-1905
  PR 272

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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series II: 7 x 9 Inch Prints

Scope and Contents note

Series II. 7 x 9 Inch Prints makes up the bulk of the collection. Prints have been divided into three subseries, based on location or subject and are arranged alphabetically by state, country or subject within those subseries.

Subseries I. United States Views includes images of California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Washington D.C., Wisconsin and Wyoming. Single images of Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Washington can be found in Miscellaneous States. Along with scenic and historic views, there are several images of labor, including orange packing in Redlands, California, orange picking in Florida, African American men working in a cotton gin in Mississippi and farmers harvesting grain in South Dakota. Images of New York City include Grant's Tomb in Riverside Park, Washington Bridge and both Fort Greene Park and Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Subseries II. Foreign Views includes images of Canada and Cuba and a single view of the Bahamas. Canadian views include Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. Images of Cuba are all sites in Havana and include an image of the wreckage of the USS Maine.

Subseries III. Subjects includes portraits of Native Americans and a single image of the steamboat City of Erie.

Subseries I: United States Views

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 24 California
Box: 2 Folder : 25 California - Pasadena
Box: 2 Folder : 26 California - Missions
Box: 2 Folder : 27 Colorado
Box: 2 Folder : 28 Florida
Box: 2 Folder : 29 Florida - Miami
Box: 2 Folder : 30 Florida - Palm Beach
Box: 2 Folder : 31 Florida - St. Augustine
Box: 2 Folder : 32 Georgia
Box: 2 Folder : 33 Maine
Box: 2 Folder : 34 Massachusetts
Box: 2 Folder : 35 Massachusetts - Boston
Box: 2 Folder : 36 Massachusetts - Lexington
Box: 2 Folder : 37 Massachusetts - Salem
Box: 2 Folder : 38 Massachusetts - South Hadley - Mount Holyoke College
Box: 3 Folder : 39 Michigan
Box: 3 Folder : 40 Mississippi
Box: 3 Folder : 41 New Hampshire
Box: 3 Folder : 42 New Jersey
Box: 3 Folder : 43 New York
Box: 3 Folder : 44 New York - Adirondacks
Box: 3 Folder : 45 New York - Chautauqua
Box: 3 Folder : 46 New York - Ithaca - Cornell University
Box: 3 Folder : 47 New York - New York City
Box: 3 Folder : 48 New York - Niagara
Box: 3 Folder : 49 North Carolina
Box: 3 Folder : 50 Ohio
Box: 3 Folder : 51 Oregon
Box: 3 Folder : 52 Pennsylvania
Box: 3 Folder : 53 Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Box: 4 Folder : 54 South Carolina
Box: 4 Folder : 55 South Dakota
Box: 4 Folder : 56 Utah
Box: 4 Folder : 57 Utah - Salt Lake City
Box: 4 Folder : 58 Virginia
Box: 4 Folder : 59 Washington DC - Library of Congress
Box: 4 Folder : 60 Wisconsin
Box: 4 Folder : 61 Wyoming
Box: 4 Folder : 62 Miscellaneous States

Subseries II: Foreign Views

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 63 Bahamas
Box: 4 Folder : 64 Canada
Box: 4 Folder : 65 Cuba

Subseries III: Subjects

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 66 Portraits - Native Americans
Box: 4 Folder : 67 Steamboats

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