Bay City 1900-1940 in Vintage Postcards

Arcadia Publishing
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Bay City was the third biggest city in Michigan, after Detroit and Grand Rapids. Lumber and sawmills were a big part of that success. The wealth amassed by its lumber barons built a vibrant downtown and mansions along its main streets. Add industry, shipping, sugar beets, schools, and churches to the mix, and you have the pictures in this book.

These postcards show you how Bay City looked at its peak in the very early 1900s until about 1940-a time when people were glad they had reached their destinations and happy to send a postcard when they arrived.

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About the author

Leon Katzinger has been married for 34 years, with two grown sons. He has collected Bay City postcards for more than 30 years. With his collection and cards from several friends, he helps recreate a bygone era. He is the principal of Auburn Elementary School and a past president of the Bay County Historical Society.

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Publisher
Arcadia Publishing
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Published on
Jun 5, 2002
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9781439613474
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Language
English
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Genres
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Photography / Subjects & Themes / Historical
Photography / Subjects & Themes / Regional
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