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Palm Court: 1905

Palm Court: 1905

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1905. "In the court of the Hotel Ponce de Leon." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Vintage Port: 1905

Vintage Port: 1905

Hoboken, New Jersey, circa 1905. "Entrance to Holland America Line piers." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

The Old Homestead: 1905

The Old Homestead: 1905

Circa 1905. "Old Hilliard homestead, Richmond, Virginia." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Richmond: 1908

The Richmond: 1908

North Adams, Massachusetts, circa 1908. "Richmond Hotel, Main Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Federal Style: 1906

Federal Style: 1906

Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1906. "Peirce-Nichols house (completed 1782), Federal Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Home, James: 1910

Home, James: 1910

Grosse Pointe, Michigan, circa 1910. "F.M. Alger residence." The home of banker-industrialist Frederick Moulton Alger. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Red Rover: 1957

Red Rover: 1957

"1957 Mercury Commuter at Hialeah Park racetrack, Miami." The rear vent wing in this 1956 photo of a prototype station wagon never made it to production. Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. media archive. View full size.

Fatal Stroll: 1902

Fatal Stroll: 1902

1902. "Lizzie Bourne monument, Mount Washington, White Mountains, New Hampshire." Miss Bourne, who succumbed to exposure, was just a few hundred feet from the summit house when she expired on that blustery September night in 1855. 5x7 glass negative. View full size.

 

Mormon Boys: 1950

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Mormon Boys: 1950

October 1950. Salt Lake City, Utah. "Mormon boys receiving Communion." Acetate negative from photos by Jim Hansen for the Look magazine assignment "Mormons: We Are a Peculiar People," written by Lewis W. Gillenson. View full size.

Baseball News: 1952

Baseball News: 1952

September 1952. "Brooklyn Dodgers manager Charley Dressen the locker room with Jackie Robinson." Acetate negative from photos by Arthur Rothstein for the Look magazine assignment "Charley Dressen -- Genius Along the Gowanus." View full size.

 

West Shore Depot: 1895

West Shore Depot: 1895

Circa 1895. "West Shore R.R. depot, West Point, N.Y." 8x5 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Car 222: 1900

Car 222: 1900

Denver, Colorado, circa 1900. "View from Tremont Place of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church and Brown Palace Hotel." 5x8 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Sea Breeze: 1910

Sea Breeze: 1910

The Jersey Shore circa 1910. "Casino and boardwalk, Asbury Park, N.J." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Future Tents: 1959

Future Tents: 1959

"1959 Ford Country Squire with pushbutton 'Station Wagon Living' equipment." Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archive. View full size.

FORD WILL EXHIBIT PLUSH CAMP WAGON

        In the experimental station wagon developed by Ford Motor Co., the outdoorsman with a strong push-button finger can set up camp without getting out of the car. First public showing of the easy-does-it camping equipment will be at Eastland Center in Harper Woods ... (Continue reading)

-- News item, Detroit Free Press, 1958

Past Tents: 1959

Past Tents: 1959

"1959 Ford Country Squire with pushbutton 'Station Wagon Living' equipment." Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archive. View full size.

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