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S.S. Milwaukee Clipper
TitleS.S. Milwaukee Clipper
Date1964
SubjectPassenger ships -- Michigan, Lake
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the S.S. Milwaukee Clipper with passengers aboard on Lake Michigan.
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Grand Haven Pier and Coast Guard Cutters
TitleGrand Haven Pier and Coast Guard Cutters
Datec. 1930
SubjectUnited States. Coast Guard
DescriptionBlack and white photo of two tugboats and two US Coast Guard cutters in ice near the end of the Sout...
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Car Ferry Milwaukee
TitleCar Ferry Milwaukee
Date1912
SubjectHarbors -- Michigan -- Grand Haven
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the carferry Milwaukee and passenger ships Alabama, Crosby, and Nyack ...
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Car Ferry Grand Haven
TitleCar Ferry Grand Haven
Date1960
SubjectFerries -- Michigan, Lake
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the car ferry Grand Haven, passing under a railroad bridge on the Gran...
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Interurban Spring Lake
TitleInterurban Spring Lake
Date1907
SubjectStreet-railroads -- Michigan -- Spring Lake
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the Interurban that became Savidge Street in Spring Lake, MI.
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S.S. Detroit
TitleS.S. Detroit
Datec. 1850
SubjectS.S. Detroit (Ship)
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the S.S. Detroit docked at the Detroit and Milwaukee Depot, located at...
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S.S. City of Milwaukee
TitleS.S. City of Milwaukee
Datec. 1850
SubjectS.S. City of Milwaukee (Ship)
DescriptionSepia photograph of the S.S. City of Milwaukee near the mouth of the Grand River, Grand Haven Harbor...
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Schooner Willie Loutit
TitleSchooner Willie Loutit
Datec. 1900
SubjectWillie Loutit (Ship)
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the schooner Willie Loutit lying at anchor at Hessel, MI. The three-m...
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Steamer Fanny M. Rose
TitleSteamer Fanny M. Rose
Datec. 1896
SubjectFanny M. Rose (Ship)
DescriptionThe Fanny M. Rose was built by the Grand Haven Shipbuilding Company and began service in 1893. She w...
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Hunter Savidge
TitleHunter Savidge
Date1860
SubjectSavidge, Hunter, 1828-1881
DescriptionHunter Savidge came to Spring Lake in 1856 to manufacture lumber as an associate of Young and Montag...
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Walled Lake Gazette, May 1992
TitleWalled Lake Gazette, May 1992
Date1992
SubjectWalled Lake (Mich.) -- History
DescriptionWalled Lake Gazette (newsletter), May 1992.
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Tornado Damage, Walled Lake Central High School, 1973
TitleTornado Damage, Walled Lake Central High School, 1973
Date1973
SubjectWalled Lake (Mich.) -- School buildings
DescriptionPhotocopy of aerial photograph showing extent of damage caused to Walled Lake Central High School by...
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Car Ferry Grand Haven
TitleCar Ferry Grand Haven
Date1969
SubjectFerries -- Michigan, Lake
DescriptionThe Grand Haven was built in Toledo, Ohio in 1903. In 1909, the ferry was en route from Grand Haven ...
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City of Grand Haven
TitleCity of Grand Haven
Date1872
SubjectCity of Grand Haven (Ship)
DescriptionThe City of Grand Haven was built at Duncan Robertson’s shipyard in Grand Haven in 1872 and sank i...
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Schooner Addie
TitleSchooner Addie
Date1872
SubjectAddie (Ship)
DescriptionThe Addie had moderate damage after a collision on Lake Michigan in 1873. She was wrecked at South H...
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Schooner Driver
TitleSchooner Driver
Date1880
SubjectDriver (Ship)
DescriptionThis was the first ship in the fleet of Captain Thomas Kirby, later sold to David and Daniel Miller....
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Steamer Manistee
TitleSteamer Manistee
Date1870
SubjectManistee (Ship)
DescriptionThis steamer was first named the Lora, then the Alice Stafford. She was renamed the Manistee and was...
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Steamer Messenger
TitleSteamer Messenger
Date1870
SubjectMessenger (Ship)
DescriptionThe Messenger was in port in Manistee during its Great Fire of 1871 and took women and children out ...
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Steamer Pentland
TitleSteamer Pentland
Date1900
SubjectPentland (Ship)
DescriptionNamed after the Pentland Firth in Scotland, this steamer was built for William H. Loutit and launche...
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Tug Robert E. Johnston
TitleTug Robert E. Johnston
Date1950
SubjectRobert E. Johnston (Tugboat)
DescriptionThe Robert E. Johnston was launched in 1906 and sank at the dock on October 23rd of that year. Howev...
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Spring Lake House
TitleSpring Lake House
Date1910
SubjectSpring Lake House (Spring Lake, Mich.)
DescriptionThe hotel consisted of 74 rooms, with another 30 rooms in adjoining cottages, providing room for 250...
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Life Saving Station
TitleLife Saving Station
Date1890
SubjectLife Saving Station (Grand Haven, Mich.)
DescriptionStation Number Five, depicted here on Grand Haven's north shore, was built in the late 1870's. Capt...
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Wooden Pier
TitleWooden Pier
Date1920
SubjectHarbors -- Michigan -- Grand Haven
DescriptionBlack and white photo of a man in a straw hat fishing from the north side of the south pier at Grand...
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Spring Lake Fire Department
TitleSpring Lake Fire Department
Date1875
SubjectFire departments -- Michigan -- Spring Lake
DescriptionBlack and white photo of Spring Lake fire fighters and horse-drawn fire wagon.
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Grand Haven Lifesaving Station
TitleGrand Haven Lifesaving Station
Date1903
SubjectLife Saving Station (Grand Haven, Mich.)
DescriptionBlack and white photo of lifesavers and boat in front of the Grand Haven Lifesaving Station on the n...
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