Local History Photos

World War II Rosie the Riveter Poster


World War II Rosie the Riveter Poster

Read more about the local women who were the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter in the Summer 2009 issue of Ypsilanti Gleanings.



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House at 1307 Westmoreland, designed for Bancroft Brien in 1939


House at 1307 Westmoreland, designed for Bancroft Brien in 1939

Learn more about local architect Ward G. Swarts and his work in the Spring 2010 issue of Ypsilanti Gleanings.



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Bell


Bell

Read I Say "Nauplion" You Say __??____ in the Winter 2009 issue of Gleanings.

Keywords: Palamidi, fortress, Nauplion



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Alva Worden


Alva Worden

Read about Early Ypsilanti Manufacturing in the Fall 2009 issue of Gleanings.

Keywords: owner of Worden and Brothers Whip Socket Factory



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Slate & slate pencils found near Peck Street Primary.


Slate & slate pencils found near Peck Street Primary.

Read more about Peck Street Primary in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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The Bismark Caf?


The Bismark Caf?

Read more about The Bismark Caf? in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Picture taken in front of Swaine House in c1890.


Picture taken in front of Swaine House in c1890.

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George Zwergel outside The Normal Book Store just after the turn of the Century.


George Zwergel outside The Normal Book Store just after the turn of the Century.

Read more about George Zwergel in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Children looking in on Terence Vincent's hobby shop


Children looking in on Terence Vincent's hobby shop

Read more about Terence Vincent's hobby shop in Ypsilanti Gleanings.



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Sister Marty Theodosia Photo 1


Sister Marty Theodosia Photo 1

Sister Mary Theodosia, who played a significant role in making the case for canonization of Sister Mary Theodore Guerin, taught in Ypsilanti in the late 1800s. Read more about Sister Mary Theodosia in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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