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Carpet sweeper

Carpet sweeper
Date: between 1885 and 1900
Bissell wooden carpet sweeper. "Furniture Protector" stenciled in gold on front and back. Faint "Bissell" stencil visible on top.


Issac McCoy to Robert Simerwell

Issac McCoy to Robert Simerwell
Creator: McCoy, Isaac, 1784-1846
Date: 1827
In this letter to Robert Simerwell and the missionaries at the Carney Mission, Isaac McCoy details the difficulties of life among the Ottawas at the Thomas Mission near Grand River in the Michigan Territory (present-day Grand Rapids, Michigan). In particular, McCoy struggles with sickness, the challenges posed by trying to learn the Ottawa language, and the fact that his life is one in which the concerns of others must come first and foremost.


Security Benefit Association band at a convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Security Benefit Association band at a convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Creator: Morris
Date: June 12, 1928
This is a panoramic photograph showing the Security Benefit Association National Band from Topeka, Kansas, at a convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Security Benefit Association officers, representatives, band and drill teams in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Security Benefit Association officers, representatives, band and drill teams in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Creator: Morris
Date: June 12, 1928
This is a panoramic photograph showing the Security Benefit Association officers, representatives, band and drill teams in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


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