View across Campus Martius past Bagley, drinking fountain and garden in front of city hall. Street-cars, automobiles, and pedestrians visible. Printed on front: "Campus Martius, The hub of Detroit, Mich." Printed on back: "Campus Martius, Detroit, Mich. Campus Martius is a public square, located in the center of the business section of Detroit. It was named by Judge Woodward in 1806, the word meaning military camp." Handwritten on back: "Monday eve. Aug. 24, '14. Dear Sister Gertrude, I arrived in the city about eleven o'clock this a.m. Thot [sic] when I started I was going to have a rainy day but no rain in Detroit today. Have a room at 50 East High St. Rubbered this p.m. Must go to work in the a.m. at 5 o'clock. Lovingly your sis, Grace." Card is postmarked August 25, 1914.
- Resource ID:
- Central business districts--Michigan--Detroit
- Drinking fountains--Michigan--Detroit
- 1 postcard : col. ; 5.5 x 3.5 in.
- Burton Historical Collection
- D/Streets-Campus Martius
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