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Directors' Room, Ladies...
1879
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Directors' Room, Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title View of the Directors' Room in the Club Building
Date 1879
Description Photograph of the directors' room in the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo. The interior view shows artwork and a bust. A portrait of Ruth Webster is located above the fireplace. The floor is covered with a patterned carpet and an animal fur rug, possibly a bearskin rug. The library is visible on the left of the photograph and features books in shelves and a circulation desk. There are plants in both rooms.
Vestibule of the Ladies...
1879
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Vestibule of the Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Alternative Title View of the hall upon entering the building
Date 1879
Description Photograph of the entryway to the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The foyer includes a tiled floor and a stained glass window is visible in the background. There is a cane back chair and two plants on stands. A pair of sconces provides the lighting. The carved newel post and banister leading to the second story auditorium is visible.
Interview View of the L...
1879
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Interview View of the Library of the Ladies' Library Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title View of the library on the first floor showing the memorial window
Date 1879
Description Photograph of the interior view of the library of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The memorial stained glass windows, including those honor Ruth Webster, are visible in the background. The walls are lined with book shelves. Arts is displayed on the walls and there are three classical busts on pedestals. The circulation desk is visible on the right sand and features a clock. There are two ferns in the room. The room is lit by a chandelier and the floor covering is a patterned carpet. There is a fur rug, possibly a bearskin rug on top of the carpet.
Exterior View of the La...
1880
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Exterior View of the Ladies' Library Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1880
Description Photograph of an exterior view of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. There is a wooden fence and sidewalk. The street in front of the building is unpaved. There are small trees. The building features lightning rods and ornamental metal work along the roof peaks. This building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Exterior View of the La...
Baldwin, Schuyler C. (S...
1880
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Exterior View of the Ladies' Library Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, with Horse and Carriage
Alternative Title Stereograph of the Exterior of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association
Date 1880
Description Stereograph of an exterior view of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A wooden fence is visible and the street is unpaved. The building has a vine type growth in the front and several trees. Three women and one man in a carriage pulled by two horses are in front of the building. The spire of the Methodist Episcopal Church is visible n the background. Back of card Stereograph credits, Schuyler C. Baldwin, Photographer, Kalamazoo, Mich." This building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Exterior View of the La...
Baldwin, Schuyler C. (S...
1879
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Exterior View of the Ladies' Library Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, with Boy
Alternative Title Stereograph of the Exterior of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association
Date 1879
Description Stereograph of an exterior view of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Wooden fence is visible. Park Street is dirt. A unidentified boy leans against the fence in front of the building. This view was probably taken very soon after construction as evidenced by the size of trees and lack of mature plants near the structure. The spire of the Methodist Episcopal Church is visible in the background. This building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Interior View of the Mu...
Baldwin, Schuyler C. (S...
1879
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Interior View of the Museum Located in the Ladies' Library Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title Stereograph of the Museum of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association
Date 1879
Description Stereograph of the Museum of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The interior view shows a curio cabinet with natural history specimens and artifacts. A chair next to the cabinet is draped with a cloth with the wording "In Memoriam." The room features small tables, artwork and a bust on a pedestal. The floor is covered with a patterned carpet. There is a chandelier overhead. The library is visible on the left of the photograph and features books in shelves and a circulation desk. There are plants in both rooms. Back of stereograph card credits, Schuyler C. Baldwin, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Rear Elevation, Kalamaz...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Rear Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of Rear Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the rear elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is drawn 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Rear Elevation, Kalamaz...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Rear Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title Reverse of an Architectural Drawing of the Rear Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Reverse of a hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the rear elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan, showing shading technique. Drawing stamped on front side: "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is drawn 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Traverse Section, Kalam...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Traverse Section, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of Traverse Section of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the traverse section of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first club house building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Front Elevation, Kalama...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Front Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of Front Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the front elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's organization. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The drawing has some discoloration resulting from bleedthrough from a backing that has since been removed.
First Story Plan, Kalam...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title First Story Plan, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of First Story Plan of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the first story plan of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the locations of the library, museum, hall, and porch. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed by a women's club in the United States. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Right Flank Elevation, ...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Right Flank Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of Right Flank Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the right flank elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's club. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Second Story Plan, Kala...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Second Story Plan, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of Second Story Plan of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the second story plan of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the locations of the auditorium, stage and stairway. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's club. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Plan of Roofs, Kalamazo...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Plan of Roofs, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title Architectural Drawing of Plan of Roofs, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date 1878-07-31
Description Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the plan of roofs of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the roof dimensions. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's club. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Interior View of Audito...
1879
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Interior View of Auditorium and Stage, Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1879
Description Photograph of the auditorium and stage of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association. There are cane back chairs are arranged in the assembly area. The stage features a piano and artwork on easel. The walls are decorated with paintings. The auditorium features a large chandelier and patterned carpeting.
Exterior View of the La...
Baldwin, Schuyler C. (S...
1880
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Exterior View of the Ladies' Library Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, with Landscaping
Alternative Title Stereograph of the Exterior of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association
Date 1880
Description Stereograph of an exterior view of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Wooden fence is visible. Park Street is dirt. Landscaping includes vine type growth in the front of the building and additional tress. The spire of the Methodist Episcopal Church is visible in the background. Back of stereograph card credits Schuyler C. Baldwin, Photographer, Kalamazoo, Mich." This building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Office employes posing ...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Office employes posing in Office #21, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male and female office employees posing with Upjohn publications behind a desk in Building 21 at Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. From left to right, employees with year of service are: J. F. Staley (1904), Stanley Goodrich (1935), Neill Currie (1931), Elmer Shumar (1927), Grace Sportel (1940), Doris Donnelly (1938), Frances Wiessner (1942), and Mary Eleanor Stoddard (1943). Photo notes that Leighton Saltzman (1935) and Marie Beattie (1922) are not in the photo. The years of service of the employees represented 124 years of service. A Marchant Calculator sits on the desk.
Employees at desks in O...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees at desks in Office #21, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Six employees seated at office desks in Building 21 at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employees identfied as Doris Donnelly, Leighton Saltzman, Dorothy Swartz, Frances Wiessner, Stanley Goodrich, and Grace Sportel. The women employee in the foreground labels and fills medication bottles. In the background, two of the employees are on the telephone.
Employees in the Mixing...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees in the Mixing Room, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Laboratory technicians behind a lab table with weighing impliments in the Mixing Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employees with their date of service include, left to right, Owen Ravine (1928), Bernard Dykehouse (1921), Cecil Bowler (1919), Leo Lemmer (1941), Gerald Crowner (1935), Henry Kinkema (1941), Andrew Bos (1942), and Gilbert H. Simmonds (1930). Employees represented 95 years of service. Employees wear white shirts and pants with bakers caps. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employee in the Mixing ...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee in the Mixing Room, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Leo Lemmer standing by mixing equipment in the Mixing Room at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employee of the Granula...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male employee working in the Granualation Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. Employee guides ingredients through a pan-feed comminuting machine. A plaque on the front of the equipment identies the machine as a Fitzpatrick Model D comminuting Mill/Pulverizer. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employee of the Granula...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male employee adding ingredients to granulation equipment in the Granualation Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employee identified as Henry Triezenberg. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employees of the Granul...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Eight first year employees in the Granulation Center at Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employees pictured left to right are Glenn Schoolcraft (1944), Everett Weybright (1936), Henry Triezenberg (1942), Fred Brant (1943), Joe Engels (1943), Bert Orbeck (1942), Dan Dorgan (1942), and Willis Miller (1923). Information on the photo indicates that Donald Witters (1943) is not included in the photo and the total years of service in this area represents 39 years. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later merged with Pfizer.
Henry Stevens seated in...
Hubbard, W. V.
ca. 1905
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Henry Stevens seated in horse-drawn buggy on Academy Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1905
Description Photograph looking east from Academy Street to Rose Street showing Henry Stevens seated in a horse-drawn runabout buggy, and two building fronts in the background on Rose Street. The building pictured to the left of the buggy features a sign "Gas Company" and was originally constructed as a house for Frederick Curtenius. The second building was a house originally built for Luther Trask. Also pictured in the background are street lights and bicycles. Photograph was taken by W. V. Hubbard of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
C. H. Dickinson store f...
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title C. H. Dickinson store front, 202-204 N. Burdick
Description Six unidentified men posing before the store front of Chase H. Dickinson wholesale & retail hardware, at 202-204 N. Burdick, Kalamazoo. Shovels, pitch forks, hoses, and other items are displayed in front of the store. Birdcages are visible in the windows of the store. There is a wooden sidewalk with a cobblestone curb and gravel or dirt street. F. B. Stevens, first man (far left), identified as the secretary and head salesman. Stevens earned seven dollars a week.
Horse and buggy adverti...
ca. 1905
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Horse and buggy advertising the B.F. Hall Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1905
Description Two unidentified men on top of a horse-drawn wagon advertising B. F. Hall Company stopped in front of the Kalamazoo County Courthouse. Two unidentifed men stand with a rope, ladder and other repair equipment. The wagon is identified by a banner that reads: Lighting Repair Wagon, B. F. Hall, 907 Portage Street, The Only Chimney Sweep in Town, Phone 1713.
Employee loading ingred...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee loading ingredients in the Mixing Room, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Leo A. Lemmer placing box of Nitrate of Potash on industrial scale in the Mixing Room at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Toledo Scale visible.
Employees operating mac...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees operating machinery in the Granulating Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Everett Weybright and Fred Brant operating machinery in the Granulating Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Employee operating mach...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee operating machinery in the Mixing Room, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Cecil Bowler operating equipment in the Mixing Room at Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Employees posing by mac...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees posing by machinery in the Compression Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male and female employees posing by machinery in the Compressing Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. From left to right, employees with their year of service include: Homer Suter (1929), Florence Chase (1944), Hester Woltersom (1938), Leland Telfer (1933), Gertrude Harris (1939), Albert Vanden Broek (1942), William Kannegieter (1942), Barbara Shaver (1941), and Albert Busick (1930). Representing 59 years of service.
Employee in the Compres...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee in the Compression Room, Upjohn Company, Compressing Room
Date 1945-01
Description Albert Vanden Broek working with machinery in the Compressing Room at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Group portrait of emplo...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Group portrait of employees at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Group photo of employees at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employees include: H. Suter, D. Grube, E. Weybright, B. Dykehouse, G. Schoolcraft, L. Saltzman, W. Koning, S. Goodrich, E. Musselman, F. Brant, Dorgna, F. Chase, E. Kellogg, M. Wiessner, M. Dykstrahouse, H. Longjohn, G. Sportel, E. Cosby, C. Buytendorp, G. Harris, A. Vanden Broek, B. Shaver, M. Hurni, E. Kuney, B. Busick, T. Vander Slik, C. Roberts, H. Woltersom, and B. Kannegieter. Two men are seated.
Employes sitting in the...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employes sitting in the Process Laboratory, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Maude Hurni, Douglas Tool, and Jerry Pleyte siting at tables in the Process Laboratory at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. The table is covered with various sized bottles and large glass containers.
Two employees in the Lu...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Two employees in the Lubricating Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Glenn Schoolcraft and Donald Witters working in the Lubricating Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employees standing with...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees standing with machinery in the Compression Room, the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male and female employees posed by machinery in the Compression Room at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. From left to right, employees with year of service are: Charles Roberts (1928), Donald England (1935), Barbara Friend (1941), Eileen Cosby (1943), Raymond Miller (1934), Wea Vander Veen (1928), Henry Sliss (1937), and Eman Musselman (1908). Photo notes that Henrietta Longjohn (1942) is not in the picture and the employees represent 100 years of service.
Employee standing with ...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee standing with machinery in the Compressing Room, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Albert Vanden Broek operating machinery in the Compressing Room at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. There are three pharmaceutical compression machines marked 13, 29, and 26.
Employees standing in t...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees standing in the Compressing Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male and female employees posing by machinery in the Compression Center at Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. From left to right, employees with year of service are: George Oxley (1916), Marian Wiessner (1943), William Koning (1942), Ann Brower (1942), Douglas Noble (1936), Phyllis Overmeyer (1944), Guy Becker (1927), Doris Commissaris (1943), and Eileen Kellogg (1943). Photo notes that they represent 61 years of service. Employees wear aprons and collard shirts.
T.B. (tuberculosis) war...
ca. 1915
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title T.B. (tuberculosis) ward, Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan
Date ca. 1915
Description Male tuberculosis ward and expansion behind Burns Cottage at the Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan.
Two men standing in fro...
ca. 1911
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Two men standing in front of male T.B. (tuberculosis) ward, Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan
Date ca. 1911
Description Two men in long coats standing in front of the male tuberculosis ward next to Burns Cottage at the Kalamazoo State Hospital. Outside the ward is a laundry bin and broom.
Mac-Sim-Bar Paper Compa...
1909-10-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Mac-Sim-Bar Paper Company and new stack, Otsego, Michigan
Date 1909-10-31
Description Exterior of Mac Sim Bar Paper Company in Otsego, Michigan, featuring the new 180 foot stack at the paper mill. Emerging from two boilers, the smokestack was constructed of steel and installed the previous week. There are two men atop the stack and a flag. In the foreground are shipping materials strewn next railroad tracks. The paper company was named for Minet B. McClellan, Samuel W. Simpson, and George E. Bardeen.
Kalamazoo Gas Company d...
Siewert, Herman
ca. 1913
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Kalamazoo Gas Company display stand, Michigan
Alternative Title “Iwantu” Gas Iron promotional stand, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1913
Description Promotional stand in an event hall for the “Iwantu” Gas Iron sponsored by the Kalamazoo Gas Company. A sign over the stand reads, "A Whole Weeks Ironing 4 cents with the Iwantu Gas Iron." A woman poses with the iron and a nearby trivet. Other signs posted on the display read "It saves dust & dirt," "It saves fuel & money," and "It Saves Time & Labor”. The “Iwantu” gas iron was made by Strause Gas Iron Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia.The Kalamazoo Gas Company ran a promotion in 1913 offer the iron for 50 cents down payment and 75 cents a month for four months. Back of photo identifies woman as "My mother Nina Williams Worline”.
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.
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.
Studio portrait of Dani...
Ford, Frank P.
ca. 1890
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Studio portrait of Daniel J. Streeter, horse breeder of Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1890
Description Studio portrait of Daniel Denison Streeter of Kalamazoo, Michigan on a cabinet card. Streeter was a businessman and noted as a breeder and trainer of racing horses, working from his farm and home that is known as the Oaklands on what is now the campus of Western Michigan University. His best known horse was Peter the Great.
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.
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.
A horse-drawn wagon wit...
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1914-10-29
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title A horse-drawn wagon with three men, one seated, delivering typewriters, South West St. and Pearl St., Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1914-10-29
Description Man seated on a horse-drawn, open bed wagon with two men in long coats standing. Sign on wagon reads: "We are delivering 40 Remington Typewriters to Kalamazoo Public Schools." Photo was taken at the southwest corner of South West Street and Pearl Street. Behind the wagon is Kalamazoo High School (third building, 1898-1922) with 1913 gymanasium addition. Typewriters were delivered to coincide with the Michigan State Teachers Association convention that was held in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Verneulen House, 521 Pa...
Hubbard, W. V.
ca. 1905
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Verneulen House, 521 Parker St., Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1905
Description Jannetje Maarsman and Hendrick Vermeulen family in front of their house at 521 Parker Street (now Pioneer Street) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Hendrick Vermeulen is in the wagon. Minnie Vermeulen, Jacob Vermeulen, Henry Vermeulen, and Jeannette Vermeulen stand on or beside the porch. Two outbuildings or barn type structures in the background. Currently, the house no longer stands.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1873-1878
Description Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat, short fitted trousers with stockings.
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