Burton Historical Collection temporarily closed
From the Burton Historical Collection page on the Detroit Public Library website.
"Due to major repairs being made to our facility, many resources from the Burton Historical Collection are temporarily unavailable for staff or public use. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
Until we can resume regular library service, please explore the online resources available from this page (https://detroitpubliclibrary.org/research/burton-historical-collection.) They include our Digital Collections (accessible without a DPL library card) and a wide range of databases, including historical newspapers (accessible with your DPL library card.)
Email inquiries will be answered as time and resources permit. Reference questions that require material that is currently inaccessible will need to be resubmitted when the collection reopens. Please check back in April 2022 for updates."
1912 Packard phaeton, on winter road, Belle Isle
Packard Co. file photograph of a 1912 Packard 30 Model UE on snow-covered road with snow-covered trees, with male driver and two passengers, sign in lower left corner, 1911 Michigan license plate visible at front. Inscribed on photo back: "4-cylinder, 40-horsepower, 129.5-inch wheelbase, phaeton, with standard top & Packard storm-tilt windshield, photographed on March 16, 1912, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."
Creator: Packard Motor Car Company
Courtesy Detroit Public Library Digital Collections.
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