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Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202-4093
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Telephone: (313) 833-1480


Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


The Burton Collection at the Detroit Public Library includes United States census records, indexes and transcriptions of vital records from throughout the United States, county and city history indexes for Michigan, and some resources for Canada and Great Britain.

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