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Historic description and photographs of Belle Isle, including the aquarium, conservatory, and casino buildings.
Burton Historical Collection
The local history collection of the Detroit Public Library. Site features visitor information, guides for genealogists, and inventories for church records.
Michigan Central Car Ferry, 1901
Photograph of the car ferry, Michigan Central, entering its slip in the Detroit River, taken sometime between 1880 and 1901. From the American Memory collection of the Library of Congress.
The Purple Gang
History of the Purple Gang, a primarily Jewish mob group that operated in the 1920s.
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