Aerial view of Grand Rapids, ca. 1966

From the Robinson Studio Collection, courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library

Santa Parade down Monroe Ave, Nov. 4, 1950

From the Robinson Studio Collection, courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library

The grotto at John Ball Park

Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Post Card Collection

Woodworker at Robert W. Irwin Co. ca. 1937

From the Robinson Studio Collection, courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library

1935 Auto Show at Welsh Auditorium

From the Robinson Studio Collection, courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library

Pearl Street Bridge, ca. 1874

From the George E. Fitch Collection, courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library

Pearl Street Bridge

Photo courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library Post Card Collection

The Brookby Estate of John W. Blodgett

Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Sytsma

The Train at Herpolsheimers

From the Robinson Studio Collection, courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library

Berkey & Gay Furniture Co Plant No. 1

Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library Photo Collection

Winter Driving in John Ball Park, ca. 1932

Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Library Post Card Collection

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