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Hours and Location
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113 U.S.A.
Claude Thomas Stoner Photographs and Papers
Claude Thomas Stoner was an avid collector of materials relating to the history of railroading in Michigan, as well as non-railroad miscellany, including this picture of a family with an ox cart. The collection contains material concerning the Ann Arbor Railroad, the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, and much more.
Ocha Potter was a global adventurer and miner, with treks that took him from Anchorage to Africa. During the Great Depression, he plotted to save the economy of Michigan's Upper Peninsula through tourism. His full story, from wilderness to wealth, can be found in his papers at the Bentley Historical Library.