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The Limo in Winter: 1908

        Russell A. Alger Jr. was instrumental in persuading the Packard Motor Car Company to move from Ohio to Michigan. He built a palatial Italian Renaissance style estate, "The Moorings," in Grosse Pointe. (Wikipedia)
Detroit circa 1908. "Packard Model 30 Limousine, Packard Motor Car Company. 'Auto -- Alger' on negative; 'R.A.A.' monogram on car door." Detroit Publishing glass negative. View full size.

        Russell A. Alger Jr. was instrumental in persuading the Packard Motor Car Company to move from Ohio to Michigan. He built a palatial Italian Renaissance style estate, "The Moorings," in Grosse Pointe. (Wikipedia)

Detroit circa 1908. "Packard Model 30 Limousine, Packard Motor Car Company. 'Auto -- Alger' on negative; 'R.A.A.' monogram on car door." Detroit Publishing glass negative. View full size.

 

On Olden Pond: 1900

Circa 1900. "Man and boy fishing with cane pole from shore." 8x10 inch glass copy negative of a print, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Circa 1900. "Man and boy fishing with cane pole from shore." 8x10 inch glass copy negative of a print, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Lots of Tots: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Group in front of house, possibly schoolchildren and teachers. 'Mrs. R. Jacque' on negative." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Detroit circa 1910. "Group in front of house, possibly schoolchildren and teachers. 'Mrs. R. Jacque' on negative." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Auto-da-Fête: 1908

Detroit circa 1908. "Packard touring car and tented entrance to club or dwelling." Door trim coordinated with the striped marquee. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing. View full size.

Detroit circa 1908. "Packard touring car and tented entrance to club or dwelling." Door trim coordinated with the striped marquee. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing. View full size.

 

Station A: 1912

May 10, 1912. "Gas holder, Station A, Detroit City Gas Company." Yet another gasometer abuilding. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

May 10, 1912. "Gas holder, Station A, Detroit City Gas Company." Yet another gasometer abuilding. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Ill-Freighted: 1909

April 28, 1909. Wyandotte, Michigan. "Launching party, steamer Benj. Noble." Early on the morning of April 28, 1914, five years to the day after she slid down the ways of the Detroit Shipbuilding Company, the freighter Benjamin Noble went down in a squall on Lake Superior with the loss of all hands. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

April 28, 1909. Wyandotte, Michigan. "Launching party, steamer Benj. Noble." Early on the morning of April 28, 1914, five years to the day after she slid down the ways of the Detroit Shipbuilding Company, the freighter Benjamin Noble went down in a squall on Lake Superior with the loss of all hands. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Big House: 1908

        UPDATE: This is the Boulevard Sanitarium, founded in 1903 at 251 West 25th Street. Hat tip to Shorpy member William Lafferty.
Detroit circa 1908. "No caption (automobile parked in front of three-story house with side porch)." At the construction site next door: "These lots for sale. Enquire W.S. Pocock." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

        UPDATE: This is the Boulevard Sanitarium, founded in 1903 at 251 West 25th Street. Hat tip to Shorpy member William Lafferty.

Detroit circa 1908. "No caption (automobile parked in front of three-story house with side porch)." At the construction site next door: "These lots for sale. Enquire W.S. Pocock." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Grapes of Youth: 1910

Detroit or thereabouts circa 1910. "Boy and girl seated in rustic arbor ('Donald Fuller' on negative)." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Detroit or thereabouts circa 1910. "Boy and girl seated in rustic arbor ('Donald Fuller' on negative)." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Gasometer Going Up: 1913

May 9, 1913. "Detroit City Gas Company, north end of gas holder." (Some assembly required.) 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

May 9, 1913. "Detroit City Gas Company, north end of gas holder." (Some assembly required.) 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Château Frontenac: 1900

Circa 1900. "Château Frontenac & Dufferin Terrace, Quebec City." This majestic hotel, constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway on a bluff overlooking the St. Lawrence River, opened in 1893. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Circa 1900. "Château Frontenac & Dufferin Terrace, Quebec City." This majestic hotel, constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway on a bluff overlooking the St. Lawrence River, opened in 1893. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Sand Man: 1906

Atlantic City, 1906. "A Sand Man." The fellow last seen here. Also the bottom half of Kite Guy. Don't Forget the Worker! 5x7 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Atlantic City, 1906. "A Sand Man." The fellow last seen here. Also the bottom half of Kite Guy. Don't Forget the Worker! 5x7 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

East River Rapids: 1904

New York circa 1904. "Brooklyn Bridge and East River." The Williamsburg Bridge in the distance. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

New York circa 1904. "Brooklyn Bridge and East River." The Williamsburg Bridge in the distance. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

La Casa Grande: 1904

Circa 1904. "Havana, Cuba -- Calle Galleano." Where ropa y sederia beckon at The Big Store. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Circa 1904. "Havana, Cuba -- Calle Galleano." Where ropa y sederia beckon at The Big Store. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Exotica: 1904

Havana, Cuba, circa 1904. "Courtyard of Hotel Florida, Calle Obispo." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Havana, Cuba, circa 1904. "Courtyard of Hotel Florida, Calle Obispo." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

A Closer Look: 1942

March 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Provident Hospital, a Negro institution. Laboratory technician." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

March 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Provident Hospital, a Negro institution. Laboratory technician." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
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