The Way It Was

The Way It Was – Delray, 1939

Delray, circa 1939

The Way It Was – Stroh’s Beer, 1907

Stroh's Beer, 1907

The Way It Was – Housewives’ League of Detroit, 1932

Housewives’ League of Detroit, 1932

The Way It Was – Metropolitan Building, 1927

The Metropolitan Building, 1927

The Way It Was – Abbott Detroit, 1911

Abbott-Detroit automobile, 1911

The Way It Was – Cobo Hall, 1964

Cobo Hall, 1964

The Way It Was – Veterans Day, 1918

Veterans Day, 1918

The Way It Was – World Series, 1968

World Series, 1968

The Way It Was – G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams, 1960

Former Michigan Gov. G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams at the 1960 Democratic presidential convention in Los Angeles

The Way It Was – Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1916

Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1916

The Way It Was – Harvey C. Jackson Sr., 1910

Few images suggest the lackadaisical days of summer better than this photograph of the Harvey C. Jackson family

The Way It Was – Burning of Belle Isle Bridge, 1915

When the flames arose on the afternoon of April 27, 1915, suspicions grew in some quarters

The Way It Was – David DiChiera, 1971

In 1971, David DiChiera was a lone wolf in the wilderness

The Way It Was – Opening Day, 1911

On Opening Day in 1911, the Tigers locked horns with the Chicago White Sox during a raging snowstorm.

The Way It Was – Elvis Presley, 1957

Elvis Presley, 1957

The Way It Was – Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1915

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1915

The Way It Was – The Maxwell, 1915

The Maxwell, 1915

The Way it Was – Detroit Goodfellows, 1938

Detroit Goodfellows, 1938

The Way It Was – Allied Medical Society, 1930

Allied Medical Society, 1930

The Way It Was – The Who, 1967

The Who, 1967

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