Sunday, March 9, 1975
Pages 17 to 30
A Comfortable Waist
For Bicycle Riding or to Wear About the House. Price $1.00
THE CRESCENT WORKS,
Ann Arbor, Mich.,
Pratt Block on Main Street.
by the Ladies Aid Society ol the Congregational Church in 1899. which was
made available to The News by Mrs. E. J. IHmcndiDger.
Millers, Brewers And Corset Makers
(First of a Series)
BY MABY HUNT
Ntwt Special Wriler
'A brewery? An or^an works? A fu
A News' Series
The accompanrng articl> is t
bor industries i -.
Aim Arbor) Br> ,..
gan Company. Li ,
Mary Hum, the nili..,:, has 11
ed in the history if things that r
:'n the ?870's, civic leaders worried that Ann
/-iibor 'would dwindle into a mere boarding-
house town.' And, indeed, boardinghouses
were big business here.
))' aliening. The Toledo and Ann Arbor
K..;lroad (now the Ann Arbor) had come
li (own. connecting Ann Arbor to the
si.Jgl and breaking the Michigan Cen-
tr.ilt monopoly on rail transportation to
ice 1967. She Is interest.
ID the everyday Ikes of I
••>. Active in the city's
-hood Group, featuring historical articles
M downtown neighborhood west of Main
iblished in the l»a» Central Can
•iii to Hill). .lumpinK those bou
All of the old buildings featured in this
Today, maintained and preserved by the
lected strand of Ann Arbor history,
Though many painted signs and arch-
modern offices, the old buildings give a
on a larger- scale to sapply growin" '-"'
and regional markets: the Michis.
nitu.-e Company at W5 Fourth
Organ Company at 130 First Street.
A diversity of industries seemed to be
solidly established by 190(1. including the
Ann Arbor Central Mills 1.11 2111 S First
whce Ann Arbur Impl.
Am. Arbor Fluff Rn-;
converted to "the
of Michigan, are
Ann Arbor had
and pnotographs and promotional literatu
lion or material may contact her at 7(9-3175,
ron. and at 306 S. M..
Klinr's Department Store) Hie Crescent plant depart]
Cor.t-1 Works, "manufacturers of high one.story ind
.ii'ld War I.
Ann Aroor ma iyme w Ann Arbor's industriin has been erratic. Its ear' dating from ihr ISSO'-,,•mple^ To expand and produce for bigger Kapids mushroomed into ind lei-s during the 1870's while"Courier" editor and other c feared "would dwindle in boardinghouse town." In fact, boardinghouses fo students (of a total populati which the and professionals who commuted to De-o a mere Men's- Association booklet of 1887 extolled the city's advantages: 1,30(1 U.M "The existence of the University of on of 8,600) Michigan in Ann Arbor renders the city buying patterns event".Ball and Bearing during World War One and Argus during World War Two. Tlirse older Ann Arbor factories retype of product such as bedroom sets, ball bearings, or beer, and when boards led for U.M niiii •li: The Michigan Union Bre
-.EO. P. SCHLE ^OFFICE A/ MMEH. H. S. SCHt.EMIVlSB.THEANN ARBOR FLUFF RUG (^ FACTORY,ND FACTORY 409-421 W. HURON ST., &HK ARBOR, MICH., U. S. A.
work. It also required steam power and , ''islicated machinery. And that re-' money — lots of capital to set up in 1870. Furthermore, over h dents of Ann Arbor High w paying boarders from nutsid district (and often outside the state), place." The citv offered "not a few con-
immediately after the Civil War (1861-1865). enroll at the U-M but thenprepare for the exam?. aa;ain bor High. Others attended flunked the order." decided to However, business
i;ey lacked the:• .""-C- -'-•:"te tion to the I'niversUy-,, ,..,^,t standards of the times. On Monday mornings when hops were added to the•owded g 3"^ Both Phones 176.
First-Class Fluff Rugs
YOUR OLD INGRAIN AND BRUSSELS
AND CHENILLE CURTAINS
WE CLAIM WE HAVE WO EQUAL.
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grains in ne
some of its
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CYCLER - Aim Arbor Flull Rug, ai
.lion-wide magazine and newspaper
their old, worn-out carpets-ft'
smaller but fluffier ru^;
John Weidenbacp, .
rited until U24. Today ABB Arbor Implement occupies the tension University
lid null building at 210 South First Street, and the old mill of- concurs "The limn
Bee at 208 is The Blind Pig Cafe. land acquisition at i
- the boundaries of ce
peared m a handsome, f
designed the equipment t- i . ;_„._—
The Blind Pig
University of Michigan - Student Housing
University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
University of Michigan - Campus
University of Michigan - Buildings
The Blind Pig Cafe
Photographic Equipment & Supplies
Mills and Graineries
Michigan Union Brewing Company
Michigan Furniture Company
Klien's Department Store
International Radio Corp.
Immigrants & Immigration
Hoover Ball & Bearing Company
Crescent Corset Works
Ann Arbor Piano & Organ Company
Ann Arbor Old Tyme Beer
Ann Arbor Implement Co.
Ann Arbor High School
Ann Arbor Fluff Rug Factory
Ann Arbor Early Industries
Ann Arbor Central Mills
Ann Arbor Businesses
Ann Arbor Brewing Company
Allmendinger Piano & Organ Company
Ann Arbor News
John P. Weidenbach
Henry J. Schlemmer
George P. Schlemmer
Old West Side
416 W Huron St
405 Fourth St.
306 S. Main St.
210 S First St.
208 S Main St
130 First St.