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Date: 1880
  • Old Detroit; Buildings; Miscellaneous

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Old Detroit; Buildings; Miscellaneous

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Old Detroit; Buildings; Miscellaneous

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Letter from G. Van Riper to Nick Van Riper, March 20, 1880

    Letter from G. Van Riper regarding a move to Texas.

  • Old Detroit; Buildings; Miscellaneous

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Letter from Florence Nightingale to Lt. Gen. Fife asking for his opinion on topics

    Nightingale thanks Lt. Gen. Fife for an enclosed report which he borrowed to her. She then asked about an interview he had with Mr. Prinsep regarding irrigation issues. Nightingale goes on to ask Fife his opinion on various matters concerning Indian people in regards to relief acts and the stoppage of Public Works. She also stated her desire to meet with him to discuss these issues.

  • New York. Buffalo. Harbor. with. Showing boats anchored in harbor. sketch. copy. 1 neg

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Street Railway; History. About 1880.

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; College of Education, Historical

    Circa 1880s. Capital High School. Built in 1875, used this building 1881-1888

  • Chevrolet, Louis; Auto Pioneer. - Copy.

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Petit-point Handbag

    Petit-point handbag with floral motif needlepoint, front and back. Square frame, brass trim, and jewel accents. Metal chain to carry on wrist, mirror and pockets inside bag. Circa 1880-1939.

  • Two Piece Floral Print Dress

    Two piece dress consisting of long skirt and long sleeved top. Ecru in color with floral print. Skirt is ecru with floral print panel outer skirt and bustle. Top has floral print panels in front and back, with leg-o-mutton style sleeve in ecru with floral print fabric, lace and ruffles on lower 1/3 of sleeve. High collar with piping, lavender fabric inner ruffle, front pleats with lace, boning, and covered buttons. Wide lace at waist. Circa 1880-1889.

  • Wedding Gown: Wedding Dress

    Two piece woven ivory silk beaded wedding dress. Top features short sleeves with lace flounces, lace also around neck and down the front. Bodice has ten round buttons down front, each with crocheted covering. Extensive beading on front and side panels of skirt, knife pleats at waist, long train. Handmade lace. Originally work in 1884, altered 1904 and again in 1934. Except for part of the lower part of the skirt train, the dress in good condition. Dress stored with amber necklace wrapped in…

  • Two Piece Beaded Dress

    Two piece dress set consisting of skirt and top, sepia brown in color. Long skirt is lined with decorative ruffle at hem, front pleats, and bustle. Top is weskit style with stand-up collar, long set-in sleeves, fitted waist, boning, and inner closure at waist. Bodice has twenty three round buttons down front, each with crocheted covering; also, extensive beading on cuffs, neckline, and down the front. Owen, Detroit, circa 1880s.

  • Long Lace Shawl

    Long triangular lace net wrap or shawl, heavily decorated with flowers and leaves, scalloped edge, black in color. Circa 1880-1929.

  • Girl's Dress, 1880-1885

    Straight, low-waisted, heavily knife-pleated girl's silhouette dresses were very common in the early 1880's; men's suit fashions were also often reflected in women's clothing of the period.

  • Girl's Dress, about 1885

    This is a fairly inexpensive and rather short ready-to-wear dress for a young girl. It is surely a summer or spring dress - light in color and easily washable. Dresses of this type were often advertised in clothing catalogs of the mid-1880s.

  • Child's Print Silk Twill Petticoat Dress, about 1885

    White silk twill dress with printed blue sprigs, attached long-sleeved lace chemisette, and petticoat. High ruffled lace collar and ruffled lace sleeve cuffs. Self-fabric piping. Self-fabric sash around waist; bow-tied in center-back; padded to form slight bustle. Center-back button closures. Glazed cotton lining. Cotton petticoat with lace hem visible below dress hem, which is slit into panels. Machine lace. Machine and hand-sewn; dressmaker made. This is a fashionable princess-line party dress…

  • Dress, 1880-1882

    This dress reflects the eighteenth century revival look of a pastoral shepherdess. Chambray was not unusual but the seersucker trim was unusual as a trim detail.

  • Boy's Tweed Jacket, 1880-1900