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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Jesiek Brothers' Boat Livery, View 3

Jesiek Brothers' Boat Livery, View 3


A large number of men dressed mostly in suits stand amidst a large number of boats including canoes, boats with canopies, 'The Ark' houseboat, and a larger boat in the background near the west shore of the Grand River. The sign, 'Jesiek's Boat Livery,' stands in the river at the left of the photo. A barefoot boy wearing a cap, sits on an overturned canoe at the far right. The background reveals a large building with a smoke stack at the left, and the Pere Marquette RR bridge is on the right behind the trees.


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TitleJesiek Brothers' Boat Livery, View 3

Title by cataloger.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionLois Jesiek Kayes, scrapbook #1, Joint Archives of Holland, MI.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from the Joint Archives of Holland, 9 E. Tenth, Holland, MI.

InstitutionJoint Archives of Holland
Physical Storage LocationHolland, MI.

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