The Local History Archives is a project of the Grosse
Pointe Public Library to collect, digitize, and disseminate historical materials.
Merely click on the desired subject below and select whatever item you wish to view.
You may print, download, or email any item you find.
To maximize the speed and efficiency of the Local History Archives, you
should download to your computer the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. It's
free and will improve your ability to view search digitized materials and highlight search
terms on the page. To download the latest version of Adobe, view instructions, and
download the latest hit-highlighter plugin click
Searching for specific articles in large files such as the newspapers will
be much simpler if you first read How to Search.
You may want to print out the instructions and keep them next to your computer while
The Grosse Pointe Public Library's Local History Archives is an ongoing,
evolving reflection of the community and our library. We wish to thank the Grosse
Pointe News and the Grosse Pointe Historical Society for their cooperation and generosity
in making their historical materials available for this important project. Please
visit again to examine newly added materials.