Vintage Detroit postcards — and their breezy notes dashed off by vacationers — tell the story of a onetime must-see stop for American travelers.
“I saw the home of your motor car,” Helen Young wrote to Curtis Wilson in 1923. “This is a pretty city. Am going to try and visit Canada.”
A year earlier, “Cath” wrote to Mrs. Gordon in Hammond, Ind.: “Detroit is some city.”