THE WAY IT WAS

the ghoul

The Way It Was – The Ghoul, 1977

The local TV personality was more "foolish than ghoulish"
rosh hashanah detroit

The Way It Was – Rosh Hashanah, 1934

Beth David was located in what was then a predominantly Jewish enclave

The Way It Was — Goose Lake International Music Festival, 1970

The festival featured Jethro Tull, Chicago, the Stooges, and more
ss aquarama

The Way It Was – SS Aquarama, 1960

The ship had space to transport 2,500 passengers and their automobiles, too
eastwood park

The Way It Was – Eastwood Park, 1937

This amusement park wasn't all fun and games
TWIW Flo Ballard

The Way It Was – Flo Ballard, 1969

The Supremes' singer, who died at the age of 32, pushed for more leads on songs
Westown Theatre 1936

The Way It Was – Westown Theatre, 1936

The Westown Theatre enjoyed only about three decades of life before closing circa 1967
Remembering Ralph Bunche

The Way it Was – Ralph Bunche, 1952

A look at the childhood home of the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom winner
Detroit Cougars

The Way It Was – Detroit Cougars, 1926

Detroit’s first NHL team played in Canada its first year
The Hammond Building

The Way It Was- The Hammond Building, 1950

Detroit’s first skyscraper, which fell victim to demolition in 1956
Armistice Day

The Way it Was – Armistice Day 1941

After the Pearl Harbor attack, Detroit, with its mighty auto, tank, and plane factories, forged into the forefront
nylon wars

The Way It Was – Nylon Wars, 1946

Debuting in the late '30s, nylon was revered by women for its durability and fit

NEWSLETTERS



FOLLOW US

40,521FansLike
48,804FollowersFollow
73,003FollowersFollow

FROM OUR PARTNERS