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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.
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.
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.
Richland Community Libr...
Friends of the Richland...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library, exterior, under renovation
Description
Photograph of the exterior of the new Richland Community Library. Renovations underway on front. Text on photo folder tab: "8 photos of Richland Community Library renovation."
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Richland Community Libr...
Friends of the Richland...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library, exterior, under renovation
Description
Photograph of the exterior of the new Richland Community Library. Renovations underway on front. Text on photo folder tab: "8 photos of Richland Community Library renovation."
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Richland Community Libr...
Friends of the Richland...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library, interior with renovations
Description
Photograph of the new Richland Community Library. Renovations in basement. Text on photo folder tab: "8 photos of Richland Community Library renovation."
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Richland Community Libr...
Friends of the Richland...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library, interior with renovations
Description
Photograph of the new Richland Community Library. Renovations in basement. Text on photo folder tab: "8 photos of Richland Community Library renovation."
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Richland Community Libr...
Friends of the Richland...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library, basement
Description
Photograph of the new Richland Community Library. Renovations in basement. Text on photo folder tab: "8 photos of Richland Community Library renovation."
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Richland Community Libr...
Friends of the Richland...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library, shelves being built
Description
Photograph of the new Richland Community Library. Renovations in basement. Text on photo folder tab: "8 photos of Richland Community Library renovation."
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Richland Community Libr...
Richland (Mich.)
1983
 
Title
Richland Community Library
Description
Photograph of the Richland Community Library, Richland, Michigan. The building was originally The ladies Library of Richland, then a school of the Richland Rural Agricultural School District and in 1959 a church house for the First Presbyterian Church of Richland.
Date
1983
Time Period
1980 - 1989
Ladies Library building...
Richland (Mich.)
1912
 
Title
Ladies Library building, Richland, Michigan
Description
Photograph Postcard. The Ladies Library Association raised the funds to build this Classical Revival style building, which was completed in 1910. After serving as a private library for thirty-eight years, it was sold first to the Richland Rural Agricultural School (1948) and then to the First Presbyterian Church (1959). In 1981 the Richland Community Library Board purchased it. Through a community fund-raising campaign, the building was renovated and became the public library for Richland Township in 1983.
Date
1912
Time Period
1910 - 1919
Ladies Library building...
Richland (Mich.)
1910
 
Title
Ladies Library building, Richland, Michigan
Description
Photograph Postcard. The Ladies Library Association raised the funds to build this Classical Revival style building, which was completed in 1910. After serving as a private library for thirty-eight years, it was sold first to the Richland Rural Agricultural School (1948) and then to the First Presbyterian Church (1959). In 1981 the Richland Community Library Board purchased it. Through a community fund-raising campaign, the building was renovated and became the public library for Richland Township in 1983.
Date
1910
Time Period
1910 - 1919
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