This Pewabic mosaic is installed above the altar of the crypt church within the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Bobble-snorks and Gizzle-snips

Few products may seem as mundane as a phonebook. But between 1957 and 1958, the Yellow Pages used an infectiously playful ad campaign which was likely appreciated by children and adults alike.

Sanders Thanksgiving

If you had to associate a holiday with Sanders, it would probably be Halloween or maybe Valentine’s Day.

Walker & Company

c. 1940, Walker & Co. headquarters at 88 Custer Street

Lost Airports III

1959, Smith Terminal and American Airlines Airfreight terminal.

Lost Airports II

1959, Willow Run passenger terminal. To the right is a display for Chrysler cars.

Lost Airports

There is a long and illustrious history of aviation in the Detroit area, but many of the early airports and airport buildings have all but disappeared, being replaced by new buildings completely redeveloped.

Hudson's Halloween

A Happy Hudson’s Halloween to you all!
These photos show some of the festive holiday decorations that were once on display at the J.L. Hudson Company Department Store in downtown Detroit.

Meier Clock

Members of the Meier Family pose with the Meier Clock, c. 1970.

Treats in the Streets

Halloween may not be until next week, but Treats in the Streets is this Sunday! Put on your costume and visit the Streets of Old Detroit at the Detroit Historical Museum from Noon to 3:00 pm for trick or treating, crafts, and live entertainment.