Local History Photos

Egbert Peck


Egbert Peck

Read more about the Peck Family in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Lamar Kishlar


Lamar Kishlar

Read more about Lamar Kishlar in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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One of the views in the Colorado Mountains seen by Florence Swaine and her group.


One of the views in the Colorado Mountains seen by Florence Swaine and her group.

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An ad for "Holeproof Hosiery" from Zwergel's at the Normal.


An ad for "Holeproof Hosiery" from Zwergel's at the Normal.

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Don Porter, who used to work for Lamb's Grocery


Don Porter, who used to work for Lamb's Grocery

Read more about old Ypsilanti businesses in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Community Groups Photo 2


Community Groups Photo 2

The Ypsilanti Heritage Foundation is responsible for the "Historic Structure" markers and for bi-monthly educational programs concerning historical preservation. Read more about Community Groups focused on history in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Digital History4


Digital History4

A studio photograph of the Class of 1892 of the Michigan State Normal Conservatory in Ypsilanti. The young women are identified as follows: Mary A. Dickinson (piano); Minnie Wilber (pipe organ); Nora C. Babbitt (voice); Oriska M. Worden (voice); Avonia Dawson (piano); Abba Owen (violin); Bertha Day and Georgia M. Cheshire (piano).(Mrs. Gass). Read more about Ypsilanti History in Photographs in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Michigan State Normal College, Campus Gardens (circa 1930)


Michigan State Normal College, Campus Gardens (circa 1930)

Michigan State Normal College students working in the campus gardens (circa 1930).



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Ypsilanti’s Own “Legend of Sleepy Hollow"


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Mark Norris


Mark Norris

Mark Norris is considered by many Ypsilanti historians as the father of Depot Town.



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The Parents of Depot Town - Mark & Roccena Vail Norris


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Ypsilanti Mineral Water Advertisement


Ypsilanti Mineral Water Advertisement

Ad claiming that “The King of Mineral Waters…is natures greatest remedy for disordered blood.”



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Ypsilanti's Mineral Water Sanitariums


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