Body Workers, Buick Automobile Company, Flint, Michigan, ca. 1912. Real photo postcard, 3 1/2

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Since the early days of photography, workers have paused to be recorded in their workplaces by the camera. Drawn from the collections of Michigan photography historians Cynthia Motzenbecker and Dave Tinder, this portfolio of images honors some of the men and women who have built our state over the last 125 years.

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