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Architecture

(Top) Aerial View of General Motors Building, designed by Albert Kahn / 1958 / Rec. ID 17458_1; (Bottom) Close-up of Guardian Building Ceramic Tile / 1950s / Rec. ID 26266_1

Arts & Entertainment

(Top) Diego Rivera's Industry Mural at the Detroit Institute of Arts / 1978 / Rec. ID 14480_1; (Bottom) Berry Gordy, Jr., president of Motown Records / Rec. ID 26608

Automotive Industry

(Top) Henry and Edsel Ford with Charlie Chaplin / 1923 / Rec. ID 84; (Bottom) Ford Motor Co. Wixom, MI Plant Assembly Line / 1976 / Rec. ID 7689_1

Business

(Top) Shoppers at Detroit's Eastern Market / Rec. ID 16979; (Bottom) Exterior of Hudson's Building in Downtown Detroit / 1982 / Rec. ID 6074

Cities, Towns

(Top) Downtown Ypsilanti, MI / 1938 / Rec. ID 65433

Culture & Social Life

(Top) Women walking on Detroit Streets / 1910s / Rec. ID 20335_8; (Bottom) Large crowd of students gather at Wayne State University protesting war / 1936 / Rec. ID 27677_3

Government

(Top) 1980 Republican National Convention at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI / 1980 / Rec. ID 77441; (Bottom) Detroit Mayor Albert E. Cobo throws the opening pitch on Detroit Tigers' opening day at Tiger Stadium / 1951 / Rec. ID 12525

Social Movements

(Top) Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. / 1968 / Rec. ID 53525_3; (Mid) Streams of confiscated liquor pour out of upper windows of three-story storefront in Detroit during Prohibition / 1929 / Rec. ID 16304

Sports & Recreation

(Top) Joe Louis with James Braddock and Kid McCoy / 1939 / Rec. ID 8770; (Bottom) Detroit Piston's guard Isiah Thomas / 1982 / Rec. ID 16003_2

Transportation

(Top) Construction of Mackinac Bridge / 1950s / Rec. ID 77460; (Bottom) Old Detroit Street Car / Rec. ID 21305

War, Military

(Top) President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Detroit, MI / 1960 / Rec. ID 11690

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