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  • Collection: Tom Olds Historical Postcard Collection
Colored postcard image of Indian Trail Bridge, which was actually Mitchell Creek bridge on the West Michigan Pike in Traverse City. This section was called ”Hamilton Way” after Frank Hamilton who was very dedicated to the development of roads in this…

On back of postcard "National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan; This is the famouse Interlochen Bowel during the searson's final concert. Here over 1,000 campers perform Liszt's Les Preludes before a huge audience."
Color photographic postcard of "T.C. 250 Snowmobile Track, 4 miles South of Traverse City, Mich. The annual T.C. 250 held in mid-January draws tens of thousands to view 50 of the Midwests (sic) finest snowmobiles and drivers, as they compete for over…

Colored postcard image of the Grand Traverse County Courthouse (court house) and Jail, on Washington and Boardman Streets, ca. 1907.
Colored postcard image of a stone fountain in Traverse City. In the background is Grand Traverse Bay and the Traverse City Aquarium, on the Clinch Park Zoo property.
Colored postcard of shuffle board courts, with many players and a milling crowd, located in Traverse City.
Color photographic postcard of Traverse City Golf and Country Club, taken in the 1960s. On back of postcard, "One of Michigan's finest 18 hole golf courses, with watered fairways. Beautiful new clubhouse, modern bar and dining facilities serving the…

Colored postcard image of Wequetong Boat Club House on Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, Michigan. A popular summer resort during its operation.

Postcard photograph of the mouth of Mitchell's Creek, where it meets East Grand Traverse Bay; the back of the postcard is not split with a section for address and for writing, so this is likely a pre-1907 postcard.
Printed on back of image: "Here is the tart cherry capital of the United States. Springtime is given a grand sendoff by beautiful cherry blossoms heralding another approaching season which is topped off annually by a mammoth festival to celebrate the…
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