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Herbert Slusser, facult...
ca. 1930
Slusser, Herbert, 1898-...
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Title Herbert Slusser, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1930
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Herbert Slusser, associate professor, English Department 1924-1947
Herbert Slusser, facult...
ca. 1946
Slusser, Herbert, 1898-...
exwa_wmup_u-00026
 
Title Herbert Slusser, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1946
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Herbert Slusser, associate professor, English Department 1924-1947
Hugh Ackley, faculty at...
1947
Ackley, Hugh Mortimore,...
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Title Hugh Ackley, faculty at Michigan College of Education
Date 1947
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Hugh M. Ackley, faculty in the Mathematics Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1922 to 1947. The dormatory, Ackley Hall, was built and dedicated to Hugh Ackley in 1963.
John C. Hoekje, faculty...
ca. 1946
Hoekje, John C., 1885-1...
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Title John C. Hoekje, faculty, seated at desk
Date ca. 1946
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description John C. Hoekje seated at his desk and writing in ledger. John C. Hoekje served Western Michigan University in many different capacities from 1916-1955. He began as an instructor of education and psychology at WMU in 1916, was the Director of Extension from 1917-47, became registrar in 1921, and Dean of Admission in 1945. During that time, he served on numerous committees at WMU. An avid supporter of athletics, Hoekje was the tennis coach in 1925 and 1926, and was chairman of the athletic board for many years. Hoekje Hall was named in his honor.
Ray Pellett, faculty at...
1939
Pellett, Ray C., 1889-1...
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Title Ray Pellett, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1939
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Ray Pellett, Dean of Men at Western Michigan University, seated at desk with bug collection. Pellett served as Dean of Men from 1923 to 1953. Photo appears in October 1939 Western State Teachers College Alumni Magazine.
Group portrait of visit...
1952
[Thomas, Eugene S., Zan...
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Title Group portrait of visiting faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the visiting faculty during the Summer Session 1952. Pictured: Eugene S. Thomas (Education), Howard Zandbergen (Library), Ruth Ellsworth (Social Studies Education), Lawrence Sutton, Hazel M. Brown (Library), Eugenia Schmitz (Library), and Hazel Snyder (Campus Training School). Eugene S. Thomas was the basketball coach from 1928-1939 and principle at Central High School in Kalamazoo from 1945-1965. Howard Zandbergen was a cataloging librarian from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Ruth E. Ellsworth was an assistant professor from Wayne State University and daughter of WMU faculty Frank E. Ellsworth. Lawrence Sutton was the director of studies at Ashridge College, England. Hazel M. Brown was a librarian at Longfellow Elementary School in Royal Oak, Michigan. Eugenia Schmitz was a 1931 WMU graduate and assistant professor of library science at the University of Michigan. Hazel Snyder was a 1949 WMU graduate and teacher at the campus training school.
Group portrait of new f...
1953
[Van Deventer, W. C. (W...
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Title Group portrait of new faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1953
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of new faculty beginning Fall 1953. Standing: William C. Van Deventer (Biology Department head), Lt. Col. Comet Gibson (ROTC commandant), Zack York (Speech department head). Seated: President Paul Sangren, Lilyan Galbraith (Home Economics head), J. Towner Smith (Dean of Men). Photo appeared in the Western Michigan College News Magazine Fall 1953.
Dedication of Halls at ...
1949-10-28
[McCracken, Clara S., 1...
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Title Dedication of Halls at Western Michgian College of Education
Date 1949-10-28
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Mrs. William McCracken, Dr. Ernest Burnham, Mrs. Smith Burnham, and Harper Maybee during the dedication of McCracken, Burnham, and Maybee Halls on October 28, 1949.
Elizabeth Zimmerman, Ed...
ca. 1949
[Zimmerman, Elizabeth T...
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Title Elizabeth Zimmerman, Edith Eicher, Lucille Nobbs, and M. Dezena Loutzenhiser seated at reception at Western Michigan College of Education
Date ca. 1949
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Women at a pre-commencement reception for the senior class by the Faculty Women's Club on May 9, 1949 at Walwood Ballroom. Pictured from left to right: Elizabeth T. Zimmerman, Minnie D. Loutzenhiser, Lucille A. Knobbs, and Edith M. Eicher. Elizabeth T. Zimmerman taught German from 1905 until 1944 and also served as the chairperson of the modern languages department. Lucille A. Knobbs taught in the English Department from 1921 to 1965. Minnie D. Loutzenhiser taught in the English Department from 1923 to 1957. Edith M. Eicher taught in the English Department from 1925 to 1954.
Bob Burisan and Theodor...
1948-06-09
[Henry, Theodore S. (Th...
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Title Bob Burisan and Theodore S. Henry shaking hands at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1948-06-09
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Bob Burisan and retiring faculty member Dr. Theodore S. Henry shaking hands. Bursian was a student and president of the Western Michigan College of Education Psychology Club. Henry taught in the Psychology Department from 1917 to 1948.
John C. Hoekje and unid...
ca. 1945
Hoekje, John C., 1885-1...
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Title John C. Hoekje and unidentified dignitary from the Netherlands
Date ca. 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of John Hoekje and an unidentified man (left). An unidentified woman and man are standing to Hoekje's right. The woman is wearing pearls and a pin with the coat of arms for the Netherlands (lion holding arrows and a sword). John C. Hoekje was a professor of education and psychology who also served as registrar, dean of admissions and director of extension during his 1916-to-1955 tenure at the University.
English Department Facu...
1954
[Miller, Ralph N., 1916...
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Title English Department Faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description English Department Faculty in Spring 1955 at Western Michigan College of Education. Photograph appeared in the 1954 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured, back row: Ralph Miller, Helen Master, Ruth Van Horn, Georgiann Burge, Edith Eicher, M. Dezena Loutzenhiser, Lorene Gary, Lucille Nobbs, Louise Walker, Dorothy Osborn, Thelma Anton Bernadine (Penny) Carlson, Helen Sellers. Second row: Frank Householder, Dale Lancaster, Jean Malmstrom, Joseph Torok, Robert Limpus. Front row: William Brown, Joseph McKee, Frederick Rogers.
W.J.B. Truitt, faculty,...
ca. 1948
Truitt, William Jenning...
exwa_wmup_u-00033
 
Title W.J.B. Truitt, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1948
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of W.J.B. Truitt, Ed.D., Professor of Education, 1948-1949.
Walter Marburger with r...
ca. 1945
Marburger, Walter G., 1...
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Title Walter Marburger with radio Equipment at Western Michigan College of Education
Date ca. 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Walter Marburger, physics professor, working with short wave radio equipment. Marburger was a faculty and chemist in the Physics Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1925. He was first president of the Faculty Senate from 1958-1959 and founded the VHF Conference for amateur radio operators in 1954. He retired from WMU in 1963 after 38 years of teaching physics and electronics classes. After retirement, he was active in local, state and regional amateur radio operations and operating an amateur radio W8CVQ station from his Kalamazoo home.
Ray Pellett with two st...
ca. 1946
Pellett, Ray C., 1889-1...
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Title Ray Pellett with two students at Western Michigan College of Education
Date ca. 1946
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Ray Pallett, Dean of Men at Western Michigan College of Education, seated at desk and meeting with two students. A recruiting poster for the Army Air Crews is visible in the background. The male student is holding a booklet about Naval careers. Pellett served as Dean of Men from 1923 to 1953.
Deans of Women Bertha D...
ca. 1947
[Davis, Bertha Shean, 1...
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Title Deans of Women Bertha Davis and Elizabeth Lichty with two students in the Bertha Davis Room, Western Michigan College of Education
Date ca. 1947
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Bertha Davis in the Bertha Davis Room, Walwood Hall, with Elizabeth Lichty and two students. Davis served as Dean of Women Students from 1917-1947. Lichty served as Dean of Women Students from 1948-1965. In the background, the fireplace and leather relief by Richard Riegel feature names of the Women's League presidents.
Arrangement Plannning G...
1948
[Saye, Hazel Cleveland,...
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Title Arrangement Plannning Group for the Faculty Women’s Tea, Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1948
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Group of female faculty members in charge of arrangements for Faculty Women's Tea seated in the Faculty Club House (later remodeled as the Arcadia Brook Club House). Members, from left to right: Hazel Cleveland, Dr. Lillian Meyer, Gayle Pond, Mary Doty, and Alice Louise LeFevre. Photo appears in the the Spring 1948 Western Michigan College News Magazine.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
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Title Carola Trittin, faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Studio photograph of Carola Trittin, faculty in paper technology. Trittin was a chemist and served as faculty in Paper Technology Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1955-1959. This photo appears in the Summer 1955 Western Michigan College News Magazine. Prior to joinning the WMU faculty, Carola Trittin was technical director of the Ward Paper Company in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
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Title Carola Trittin, faculty, posing with equipment, Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Carola Trittin, faculty member in paper technology, holding multiple sheets of paper and standing with a piece of equipment in the background. Trittin was a chemist and served as faculty in Paper Technology Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1955-1959. Prior to joinning the WMU faculty, Carola Trittin was technical director of the Ward Paper Company in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000375
 
Title Carola Trittin, faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Carola Trittin, faculty member in paper technology, leaning on work table. In the background are shelves with bottles of chemicals. Trittin was a chemist and served as faculty in Paper Technology Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1955-1959. Prior to joinning the WMU faculty, Carola Trittin was technical director of the Ward Paper Company in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Leslie and Aletha Kenoy...
1942-07-29
[Kenoyer, Leslie Alva, ...
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Title Leslie and Aletha Kenoyer in greenhouse, Western State Teachers College
Date 1942-07-29
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Leslie and Aletha Kenoyer in greenhouse adjacent to Science Hall (West Hall) at Western State Teachers College. Leslie Kenoyer taught in the biology department and also served as chair from 1923-1953. The Science Building, also know as West Hall and Natural Science Building, was the second building to open at the Western State Normal School in 1915.
Clara Bush, faculty, po...
1945
Bush, Clara Noreen, 192...
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Title Clara Bush, faculty, portrait
Date 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of Clara Bush, 1944 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education. Photograph is from 1945 when she was appointed faculty in the Speech Department at Western Michigan College of Education.
William Thomas Ward, fa...
1955
Ward, William Thomas, 1...
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Title William Thomas Ward, faculty
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of William T. Ward, at the time of his appointment as principal of the Paw Paw Training School. Image appears in the Fall 1955 Western Michigan College News Magazine.
Anna C. Lindblom, facul...
ca. 1950
Lindblom, Anna E., 1886...
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Title Anna C. Lindblom, faculty
Date ca. 1950
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Studio portrait of Anna E. Lindblom, faculty member Speech Department, Western Michigan College of Education
Evelyn Steketee Upjohn,...
1953
Upjohn, Evelyn Steketee...
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Title Evelyn Steketee Upjohn, faculty, portrait
Date 1953
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Evelyn Steketee, Western Michigan College of Education, faculty member in student personnel and guidance services at Western Michigan College of Education, 1946-1955.
Elizabeth Caughran, fac...
1954
Caughran, Elizabeth L.,...
exwa_wmup_u-00114
 
Title Elizabeth Caughran, faculty, portrait
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Ellzabeth Caughran, speech faculty, Western Michigan College of Education from 1948-1956.
Ann Barbara Carlin, fac...
ca. 1947
Carlin, Anna Barbara, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-00116
 
Title Ann Barbara Carlin, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1947
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio photograph of Anna Barbara Carlin, visiting professor and supervisor of the Paw Paw Training School affiliated with Western Michigan College of Education, 1947-1950.
Anna Evans, faculty, po...
ca. 1945
Evans, Anna L., 1880-19...
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Title Anna Evans, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Anna Evans, faculty member in the Rural Life and Education Department from 1922 to 1946. This photo appears in the 1945 Brown and Gold Yearbook and the Summer 1962 Western Michigan College of Education News Magazine.
Catherine Bouner, facul...
ca. 1953
Bauner, Catherine Irene...
exwa_wmup_u-00118
 
Title Catherine Bouner, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1953
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Catherine Irene Bauner, faculty member in the Campus School and Nursery School, 1953-1954.
Grace Gish, faculty
ca. 1935
Gish, Grace Iola, 1899-...
exwa_wmup_u-00120
 
Title Grace Gish, faculty
Date ca. 1935
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Photograph of Grace Gish, professor at Western Michigan University from 1929-1962 in the College of Education.
John Amey, faculty, por...
ca. 1948
Amey, John David, Jr., ...
exwa_wmup_u-00127
 
Title John Amey, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1948
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of John Amey. Amey was a graduate of Western Michigan College of Education and taught economics and business education at Western between 1948 and 1952.
Gifford Blyton, faculty...
ca. 1942
Blyton, Gifford Seymour...
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Title Gifford Blyton, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1942
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of Gifford S. Blyton who taught in the Department of Speech at Western Michigan College of Education from 1942-1948.
Smith R. Burnham and Er...
1947
[Burnham, Ernest, 1869-...
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Title Smith R. Burnham and Ernest L. Burnham, faculty
Date 1947
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Snapshot of Dr. Ernest Burnham and Dr. Smith Burnham taken November 1947. They are standing in front of a car and North Hall is in the background. Ernest Burnham taught rural education at Western Michigan College of Education and Smith Burnham was a professor and chair of the history department at Western Michigan College of Education.
William Reynolds, facul...
1956
Reynolds, William Franc...
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Title William Reynolds, faculty, portrait
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Dr. William F. Reynolds, faculty member in psychology at Western Michigan College from 1956 to 1958. The photo is from 1956 at the time he was appointed.
Cornelia Matthews, facu...
1949
Matthews, Cornelia Dewe...
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Title Cornelia Matthews, faculty, portrait
Date 1949
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of Cornelia Matthews, instructor in the English Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1946-1949. Photo appeared in the Western Michigan College News Magazine, Winter 1950 in an article announcing her death.
Leslie Gunter, faculty,...
1955
Gunter, Leslie W., 1929...
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Title Leslie Gunter, faculty, portrait
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Leslie W. Gunter at the time of his appointment as instructor to the mathematics department of Western Michigan College of Education.
Violit Beirge, faculty,...
1943
Gasslander, Violet Walt...
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Title Violit Beirge, faculty, portrait
Date 1943
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio photograph of Violet Beirge, professor of education at Western Michigan College of Education from 1946 to 1951. Photograph taken by Chidnoff Studio, reprinted by Artcraft Engraving Company of Kalamazoo, Mich.
Carrie Stoeri, faculty,...
1948
Stoeri, Carrie E., 1906...
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Title Carrie Stoeri, faculty, portrait
Date 1948
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of Carrie E. Stoeri. Stoeri, who served as secretary to the Registrar from 1932-1937 and secretary to the Dean of Women from 1937-1946 at Western Michigan College of Education. Photo appears in Cincinnati Enquirer, October 17, 1948 at the time she is appointed head of the Central Registration and Clerical Personnel of the Cincinnati YWCA.
Vincent McGugan, facult...
1954
McGugan, Vincent M., 19...
exwa_wmup_u-00143
 
Title Vincent McGugan, faculty, portrait
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Vincent McGugan at the time he received a Ford Foundation grant for the 1954-55 academic year to continue study in communication and language arts. McGugan was a 1949 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education. From 1951 to 1956, he taught at Paw Paw High School which was affiliated with Western’s College of Education. Photo appears in Summer 1954 Western Michigan College Magazine.
Margaret Jane Brennan, ...
ca. 1947
Brennan, Margaret Jane,...
exwa_wmup_u-00145
 
Title Margaret Jane Brennan, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1947
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Margaret Jane Brennan, teacher at the Paw Paw Training School. Brennan was a 1937 graduate of Western State Teachers College. She was also a professor of Home Economics at Western Michigan University from 1965 to 1979.
Marie Krust, faculty, p...
ca. 1952
Fornarotto, Marie Krust...
exwa_wmup_u-00147
 
Title Marie Krust, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Marie Krust instructor of music and violinist at Western Michigan College of Education 1952-1953. Krust was a 1948 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education.
Harry P. Greenwall, fac...
ca. 1949
Greenwall, Harry P., 18...
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Title Harry P. Greenwall, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1949
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Harry P. Greenwall who taught at Western Michigan University from 1916 to 1951 in the areas of penmanship, German and Spanish.
Electronic instruction ...
ca. 1959
Black, Donald J. (Donal...
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Title Electronic instruction by Don Black, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1960
Description Dr. Donald Black instructing a student in radio class in the Electronic Shop, East Campus, Western Michigan University. Donald Black was the faculty in radio and TV in the 1950s.
Electronics Building Cl...
1956
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Title Electronics Building Classroom, Western Michigan College
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1960
Description Male faculty and students setting up lights and electrical equipment in the Electronics lab located in the basement of the Garage (previously the Heating Plant) on East Campus of Western Michigan College. Photograph appeared in the April 1956 Western Michigan College Newsletter.
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