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Interior of show tent, ...
ca. 1920
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Title
Interior of show tent, Redpath Chautaugua, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1920
Time Period
1920 - 1929
Description
Interior of the show tent for the Redpath Chautauqua circuit, pitched at Davis & Cedar Streets in Kalmamazoo, MIchigan for a summer session during the World War I period. Photograph views from the back of the tent looking over the crowd to the stage. The Redpath Chautauqua circult was a traveling group who presenting music dramas, usually school sponsored. This was an adult education movement in rural America that brought entertainment and culture to the community with speakers, musicians and showman. Kalamzoo’s first Chautauqua was held in 1909 and later in 1909. Western State Normal School sponsored the Redpath Chautauqua to come over the next fourteen years until its last appearance in 1926.
Crowd around an automobile and train car accident on the railroad tracks, overhead view
Crowd around an automob...
1939-06-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Traffic accidents--193...
 
Date
1939-06-24
Location
Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject
[Traffic accidents--1930-1940, Railroad accidents--1930-1940, Crowds--Michigan--Kalamazoo--Pictorial works, Automobiles--Collision damage--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Michigan Central Railroad Company]
Client
Kalamazoo Gazette
Crowd around an automobile and train car accident on the railroad tracks
Crowd around an automob...
1939-06-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Traffic accidents--193...
 
Date
1939-06-24
Location
Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject
[Traffic accidents--1930-1940, Railroad accidents--1930-1940, Crowds--Michigan--Kalamazoo--Pictorial works, Automobiles--Collision damage--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Police--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Michigan Central Railroad Company]
Client
Kalamazoo Gazette
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