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View Resource Henry Ford Estate Fairlane

Fair Lane, located in Dearborn, Michigan, was the beloved family home of Clara and Henry Ford from 1915 until 1950. Upon Clara’s death, it was given to Ford Motor Company, and in 1957 Ford donated the estate and the farmlands to the University of Michigan for construction of the Dearborn campus. In 1966, it was among the first in the nation to receive the prestigious designation as a...

http://www.henryfordestate.org/
View Resource Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist

A searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company. Find date and place information for maps made by the Sanborn Map Company.

http://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/sanborn/
View Resource American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

The Printed Ephemera Collection at the Library of Congress is a rich repository of Americana. A search of Michigan in "Geographic Location of Printing" returns at least 51 items.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/rbpehtml/
View Resource Ad Access

Over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955. Use specific company names as search terms.

http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adaccess/
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