SITE 12: WALL DISPLAY : Uptown Theaters

Sponsored by Ralph P. Beebe, Pauline V. Walters, and First Martin Corporation

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Majestic program advertisement, 1914
Majestic
The Arcade Theater, 1925
State Theatre
Duke Ellington, 1940
Barton Theater pipe organ
Michigan Theater
East Liberty Street, 1929
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SITE 12: WALL DISPLAY : From Liveries to Taxis

Sponsored by First Martin Corporation

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Red Top cabs, 1920s
Taxicab company, 1916s
Lew Hammond drives a cutter, 1910
Panorama of East Liberty looking West, 1912
Merchants delivery
Walker’s Livery, 515 East Liberty Street, ca. 1912

SITE 12: WALL DISPLAY : The James Foster House of Art

Sponsored by the Issa Family

We wish to thank the Ann Arbor community for its partnership over the years. Its embrace of cultural diversity and acceptance of change has guided our success. Through promotion of ideals of peace, family values and tolerance, we hope to contribute to a stronger, more vibrant community.

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original art glass window
Goodyears department store, 1939
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James Foster, Clarice Foster and Jesse Daley
Foster’s Art Goods Store, 213-215 South State Street, 1914

Anal Shah at the 45th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Anal Shah at the 45th Ann Arbor Film Festival
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Ann Arbor Film Festival

Map of the Broadway Bridge Exhibits


Potawatomi Marker Stone, 2008
Edison Power Station, 2008
1001-1007 Broadway
Edison Warehouse, 2008
Gandy Dancer, 2008
Ann Arbor Amtrak Station, 2008
The Finest on the Line
Along the Michigan Central Railroad Tracks
 SITE 10a. BROADWAY BRIDGE at entrance to Broadway Park
SITE 10b. BROADWAY at SWIFT: east side at north end of bridge
The Clairvoyant Physician
The Underground Railroad
From Industry to Parks
Early Power and Transportation
Lower Town's Flour Mills
The Agricultural Works and Lower Town

SITE 10a. BROADWAY BRIDGE at entrance to Broadway Park
Lower town, transportation, town and gown.

SITE 10b. BROADWAY at SWIFT: east side at north end of bridge
Lower town, transportation, town and gown.

SITE 10: Broadway Bridge Porcelain Display : Along the Michigan Central Railroad Tracks

Sponsored by First Martin Corporation

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stone slabs for sidewalks, 1880s
Broadway looking east, 1886
train station depot, 1886

SITE 10: Broadway Bridge Porcelain Display : "The Finest on the Line"

Sponsored by Gandy Dancer Restaurant

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Richard Nixon addressed the crowd, 1952
Michigan Central Railroad depot, 1886
Harvard-UM Game, 1914
Michigan Central Railroad, 1886

SITE 10: Broadway Bridge Porcelain Display : Early Power and Transportation

Sponsored by Peter and Sally Allen

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Rebuilding the millrace
metal trestle, 1894
Icehouses
Plank Road, 1870s

SITE 10: Broadway Bridge Porcelain Display : Lower Town's Flour Mills

Sponsored by DTE Energy

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hydroelectric powerhouse, 1905
Argo consumed by fire in 1904
Ann Arbor Milling Co.
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1866 birdseye view of flour mill

SITE 10: Broadway Bridge Porcelain Display : From Industry to Parks

Sponsored by Arbor Springs Water Company

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Lower town map, 1853
Northern brewery, 1894
Alber & Co.
Workshop sheds

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