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Swaine horse and buggy with Jessie in the front with Florence sitting next to her mother Eliza


Swaine horse and buggy with Jessie in the front with Florence sitting next to her mother Eliza

Read more about the Swaines in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Johnny, the voice of "Call for Phillip Morris"


Johnny, the voice of "Call for Phillip Morris"

Read more about old Ypsilanti businesses in Ypsilanti Gleanings.



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Historic District Photo 1


Historic District Photo 1

The current Historic District in Ypsilanti is the third largest in the state of Michigan.
Read more about Local Historic Districts in Ypsilanti Gleanings.



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Peck 1


Peck 1

Peck Street Primary at the left with the daughters of Frederick Swaine's partner, L. C. Wallington - Maude and Ethel May, with Florence Swaine on the right. Read more about Peck Street in Ypsilanti Gleanings.



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George Binder


George Binder

George Binder in front of store (c. 1935).



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Related:
Ypsilanti's Dutch Town


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Gymnasium, Michigan State Normal College


Gymnasium, Michigan State Normal College

The exterior of the gymnasium was of brick with trimmings of Berea stone and its architecture was medieval in style. The building was divided into a south half for men and a north half for women.



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Early Physical Education in Ypsilanti Schools


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Elijah Grant Monument, Highland Cemetery


Elijah Grant Monument, Highland Cemetery

The inscription on the Grant Monument indicates that Elijah Grant was born in 1801 and died in 1851.



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The Grant Monument


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Uhl Monument


Uhl Monument

The monument Alice erected for Edwin and herself is considered one of the most stately in Highland Cemetery and is notable for its classic simplicity and grace.



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Related:
The River Street Saga Continues: The Story of Edwin and Alice Follett Uhl


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Lyman Decatur Norris


Lyman Decatur Norris

A photo of Lyman Decatur Norris produced by the Williams Brothers Studio in New York.



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A Tale of Two River Street Men: Justus and Lyman Decatur Norris


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Michigan Ladder Company Products


Michigan Ladder Company Products

Other products that were made by Michigan Ladder Company.



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Related:
Michigan Ladder: An Ypsilanti Success Story


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