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Rochester, Michigan
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First Rochester High School, 1908

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Bridge work, 1915

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Old Opera House (now Lytles Drug Store), 1988


Local Resources

Oakland County
Rochester-Avon Historical Society
Rochester Hills Historic Districts Commission
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
Rochester Hills Public Library

Michigan Resources

Bentley Library Michigan Historical Collections
Centennial Farm Association
Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
Gerald R. Ford Library
G. Robert Vincent Voice Library, Michigan State University
Grand Rapids Public Library
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Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Associationric
Michigan Barn Preservation Network al Society of Michigan
Michigan Historical Center
Michigan History Magazine
Michigan Historical Museum
Michigan Historic Preservation Network
Michigan Oral History Association
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame
Office of the State Archaeologist
State Archives of Michigan
State Historic Preservation Office
The Joint Archives of Holland; Hope College, Holland Historical Trust, Western Theological Seminary
Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University

National Resources

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc.
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record
National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Park Service
National Maritime Initiative
National Register of Historic Places
National Trust for Historic Preservation
NPS Standards for Rehabilitation
Society of Architectural Historians
State Historic Preservation Officers
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)


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Photos are courtesy of the Ray Russell Postcard Collection
of the Rochester Hills Public Library, Rochester Hills, Michigan
2001, Rochester Historical Commission, Rochester, Michigan