Historic Detroit


More than 100 new postcards added

Apr. 10, 2017

We’ve added more than 100 vintage postcards to our online collection, mostly from Belle Isle and other parks. Check them out in our postcard section.

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Mar. 24, 2017

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Now in the shop: Framed vintage postcards!

Mar. 15, 2017

We’ve added several framed and matted vintage Detroit postcards to our online store. Not only can you own a piece of Detroit history, but you’ll be supporting the website with your purchase! Click on the shop link above or go here.

New book now available for pre-order!

Feb. 27, 2017

Excited to announce that our new book, “Greetings from Detroit: Historic Postcards from the Motor City,” is now available for pre-order on our online store. Not only will your purchase help support what we do, but if you pre-order now, we’ll give you FIVE free authentic, vintage Detroit postcards and D.A. will sign it to boot.

The book, out on Wayne State University Press, is slated for a Sept. 11 release and orders will ship out that date, if not earlier.

Go right here to order yours today, or click on the shop link at the top of the page!