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Bertha Davis, faculty
ca. 1920
Davis, Bertha Shean, 18...
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Title Bertha Davis, faculty
Date ca. 1920
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Bertha Shean Davis. Davis served first as a music instructor in 1914, then as dean of women from 1917 until her retirement in 1947. Davis Residence Hall, built in 1954, is named after her.
Busy Bee Class, Baselin...
Battle Creek (Mich.)
1927
 
Title Busy Bee Class, Baseline M.E. Church
Description Young children and two women from the Busy Bee Class at Baseline Methodist Church, Battle Creek, Michigan.
Date 1927
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Captain C.E. Norton and...
Gull Lake (Mich.)
1923
 
Title Captain C.E. Norton and the Brownie
Description The Brownie, a gasoline launch for hire on Gull Lake, is captained by C.E. Norton.
Date 1923
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Douglass Community Center, interior, pool room
Douglass Community Cent...
1940
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[African Americans--Mic...
 
Date 1940
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [African Americans--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Community centers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo, Leisure time, Billiards--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Douglass Community Association (Kalamazoo Mich.)]
Group photograph of nur...
ca. 1928
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Group photograph of nurses at the Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan
Date ca. 1928
Description Kalamazoo State Hospital nurses, in uniform and caps, gathered outside. Names included on the back of the photograph include (order uncertain): Marie Marr, Margaret Madden, Wadeen Reddinger, Alma Allen, Mrs. Daalder, Bessie Van Trease, Krueger, Lucy Clark, Mrs. Hathaway, Mrs. Murphy, Viola McKinnon, Bertha Gay, Muriel Lawrence, La Monk, Ruth Stuart. Kalamazoo State Hospital, founded as the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, was renamed in 1911 and later became known for pioneering improved medical treatment of mentally ill patients. The hospital also was a pioneer in the creation of nursing and occupational therapy programs.
Harper Maybee and son
1925
[Maybee, Harper C., 187...
exwa_wmup_u-00023
 
Title Harper Maybee and son
Date 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Snapshot of Harper C. Maybee and his young son, Harper Maybee, Jr., in front of a house and vehicle.
Harry P. Greenwall, fac...
1925
Greenwall, Harry P., 18...
exwa_wmup_u-00125
 
Title Harry P. Greenwall, faculty, portrait
Date 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Harry P. Greenwall who taught penmanship and languages. He is wearing a bow tie. Same photo appears in the 1925 Brown and Gold yearbook.
Juliet Bell, Health Edu...
ca. 1925
Bell, Juliet Ober, 1888...
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Title Juliet Bell, Health Education Director, portrait
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Juliet Bell. Bell is listed in the 1926 Brown & Gold yearbook as the Director of Health Survey.
Kroger Store, interior,...
ca. 1927
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Kroger Store, interior, 1227 Lincoln Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1927
Description Interior of Kroger Store butcher and deli counter on 1227 Lincoln Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan. A man in a white apron and tie stands behind the counter with meat saws, clevers, and scales. The store features a tin ceiling, glass display cases with cuts of meat, and pickle jars on top of the display case. Historically, 1227 E. Michigan Avenue was known as 1227 Lincoln Avenue.
Lucille Sanders, facult...
ca. 1929
Sanders, Lucille A., 18...
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Title Lucille Sanders, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1929
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Portrait of Lucille Sanders. Same photograph as 1929 Brown & Gold yearbook. Sanders graduated from Western Normal High School in 1917 and received an A.B. in 1931. After teaching in Athens, Michigan, and South Haven, Michigan, she worked as a clerk in the Rural Education Department for 35 years until her retirement in 1957.
Manual Arts Building at...
ca. 1925
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Title Manual Arts Building at Western State Normal School, exterior
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Exterior of the Manual Arts Building with car parked in front of the building. Also known as Manual Training Building. First known as the Mechanical Trades Building built in 1941. By 1965, it was renamed to the Industrial Arts Building. In 1965, it was vacated when the College of Applied Science programs moved into the new Industrial Engineering Technology facility in Kohrmann Hall. The building then became the home to the University's Brink Printing Services, named after Lawrence J. Brink, director of the first Printing Management program in Michigan. The Brink Building was demolished in 2001. Turbine bas-reliefs from the facade were preserved and displayed on the College of Engineering campus.
Margaret Aspergren, alu...
ca. 1925
Tonak Aspegren, Margare...
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Title Margaret Aspergren, alumni
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Margaret C. Aspergren graduated from Western State Normal School in 1925. Portrait is the same one appearing in the 1925 Brown & Gold yearbook.
Members of the Merry Ma...
ca. 1920
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Members of the Merry Maids Club, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1920
Description Members of the Merry Maids Club of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Eight girls of varying ages stand in front of a woman holding the edge of an American flag. One young woman in front holds a sign, "Merry Maids Club" and wears a headpiece with a star. The Merry Maids Club was an organization for girls and young women affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church in Kalamazoo.
Rose Netzorg Kerr holdi...
ca. 1929
Kerr, Rose Netzorg, 189...
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Title Rose Netzorg Kerr holding baby
Date ca. 1929
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Rose Netzorg Kerr holding a baby. Caption on back of photo identifies baby as Andragail. Kerr received her degree in education from Western State Normal School in 1910 and served as Head of the Art Department, Western State Normal School from 1912-1922.
Rose Netzorg Kerr on st...
ca. 1921
Kerr, Rose Netzorg, 189...
exwa_wmup_u-00036
 
Title Rose Netzorg Kerr on stairs of East Hall
Date ca. 1921
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Rose Netzorg on the stairs of East Hall. She was the head of the Art Department at Western State Normal School from 1912-1922.
Six young women in a bo...
ca 1925
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Six young women in a boat on the Kalamazoo River, Michigan
Date ca 1925
Description Photograph of six unidentified women in a wooden boat on the Kalamazoo River. The women are wearing cloche hats, knickers, middy blouses, and sweaters.
Western State Normal School Playhouse, Kalamazoo, MI, copy negative
Western State Normal Sc...
1951-05-07
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Theaters--Michigan--Ka...
 
Date 1951-05-07
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Theaters--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Automobiles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Street-railroads--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Western State Normal School. Playhouse, Eames Mill (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Staake and Schoonmaker
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