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St. Paul's Catholic Church, Onaway, Michigan: artists Peter and Christel Brahm

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Thompson Art Glass
Brighton, Michigan

Biography: Thompson Art Glass Studios Inc. was originally know as Thompson Glass Co. It was founded in 1929 by Dirk Thompson Sr., who as a young man, served his apprenticeship and learned his craft in Amsterdam, Holland. Forced to emigrate to the "new world" because of German aggression in the early 1920's, He started his new venture in a small garage in Detroit. He was soon joined by his sons and daughter, who participated in shopwork, officework and sales. The business prospered and grew during the post war boom in church and homebuilding in the Detroit area, and was forced to relocate and expand several times. The company was renamed and reorganized in 1989 to emphasize the artistic and custom approach to it's products and services. Stained and leaded glass has remained a very popular accent to homes, public buildings and churches. Thompson Art Glass currently occupies a beautifully refurbished 140 year old historic former church in Brighton, Michigan.

Opening Date:1929

Designers:

     Thompson III, Dirk

Trinity Symbols
Window Name: Trinity Symbols
Symbols of the Trinity
Trinity Symbols
Window Name: Trinity Symbols
Religious Education Symbols
Religious Education Symbols
Religious Education Symbols
Religious Education Symbols
Religious Education Symbols
Twelve Symbols Rose Window
1000 Years of Poland As A Christian Nation
Building Name and City: St. Albertus Church, Detroit
Ornamental, multicolored
Building Name and City: Church of the Holy Cross, Novi
Christian Symbols
Window Name: Christian Symbols
Building Name and City: Church of the Holy Cross, Novi
Translucent windows with red panes and candles
Building Name and City: Church of the Holy Cross, Novi
Matthew the Evangelist
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Mark the Evangelist
Window Name: Mark the Evangelist
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Blessed Sacrament
Window Name: Blessed Sacrament
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Crown of Life
Window Name: Crown of Life
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Book of Gospels
Window Name: Book of Gospels
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Luke the Evangelist
Window Name: Luke the Evangelist
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
John the Evangelist
Window Name: John the Evangelist
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Wisdom
Window Name: Wisdom
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Baptism and Communion
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Jesus and Peace
Window Name: Jesus and Peace
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
Alpha and Omega
Window Name: Alpha and Omega
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn
The Gift
Window Name: The Gift
Building Name and City: Chuch of the Divine Child, Dearborn