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Shorpy Saturday – Noble Riggers: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck Aside from news of the possible sale of art from the D.I.A. to satisfy creditors, news of a Belle Isle lease has been filling the news airwaves for months. Now that the ink has dried on a … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Smoke Monster: 1905

By Jeffrey Buck It’s October… the time of year monsters are celebrated! Take a look at the photograph entitled “Smoke Monster: 1905“: Circa 1905. “Transfer steamer Detroit of Detroit in the ice.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. Image | Source

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Shorpy Saturday – Give Him a Schick: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck Shopping has changed tremendously over the years. Today’s transactions are increasing online and stores are nowhere close to being as elaborate and ornate as they once were. Detroit’s large departments stores have vanished and so has the … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – A Toast: 1940

By Jeffrey Buck “A picture is worth a thousand words” is very fitting when it comes to this weekends photograph. The Detroit Yacht Club continues to be a hot spot during the summer months for all ages. A lot has … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Liver & Lights: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck It was a different time in Detroit on many levels. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Liver & Lights: 1942“: February 1942. Detroit, Michigan. “Sign in a grocery window in the Negro district: ‘chitlins and hog maws’.” Not … Continue reading

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