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Walker & Richenmore har...
Richland (Mich.)
1936-02
 
Title Walker & Richenmore hardware store
Description Photograph of the hardware store’s porch in winter. A Sherwin-Williams Paints and Varnishes sign hangs. On back: “Gathering place for older men. Chairs around stove and spitoons handy.” Feb. 1936
Date 1936-02
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Sonnevilles Restaurant
Richland (Mich.)
1936-02
 
Title Sonnevilles Restaurant
Description Written on back: “Donna S. washing windows. Harold Kellogg standing. Hardware porch beyond, Walker & Richenmore, owners. Had chairs around store for customers. A gathering place for men.”
Date 1936-02
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Bridge and windmill on ...
Gull Lake (Mich.)
after 1927
 
Title Bridge and windmill on the estate of W.K. Kellogg
Description Reassembled on a small island in Gull Lake 1927, this authentic Dutch windmill is on the W.K. Kellogg estate.
Date after 1927
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Big fish hanging off ba...
Gull Lake (Mich.)
1930-02-13
 
Title Big fish hanging off back of car
Description Possibly a pike. On back: Gull Lake, Feb 16 1930, Wt 27 pounds, length 45 inches, around 20 inches
Date 1930-02-13
Time Period 1930 - 1939
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 E. Fox, faculty, p...
ca. 1935
Fox, John Edwin, 1874-1...
exwa_wmup_u-00124
 
Title John E. Fox, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1935
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Photograph of John Fox, professor of Physics. Fox served as faculty and as chairman of the Physics Department during his career at Western which spanned 1906 to 1944.
Studio portrait of Elis...
ca. 1930
Zimmerman, Elizabeth T....
exwa_wmup_u-00001
 
Title Studio portrait of Elisabeth T. Zimmerman wearing a fur stole, taken by the Bachrach Studios
Date ca. 1930
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Studio portrait of Elizabeth T. Zimmerman, Faculty 1905-1944. Chair - Department of Modern Languages. d. 26 June 1952. Photograph: Bachrach. SEE ALSO: U-1398-0 for 12 x 14 of same
Studio portrait of Fran...
Ellsworth, Frank E., 18...
exwa_wmup_u-00002
 
Title Studio portrait of Frank E. Ellsworth, taken by Chidnoff Studio New York, New York
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Studio portrait of Frank E. Ellsworth, head of Training School and Dept of Placement, 1916-1938.
John Moore, faculty, un...
ca. 1939
Moore, John Eugene 1913...
exwa_wmup_u-00003
 
Title John Moore, faculty, undated portrait
Date ca. 1939
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Portrait of John Eugene Moore, hired to teach English at Western State Teachers College, 1939-1940.
Ruth Ellsworth, alumni ...
Ellsworth, Ruth E., 190...
exwa_wmup_u-00014
 
Title Ruth Ellsworth, alumni and faculty, undated portrait
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Studio portrait of Ruth Ellsworth, graduate of WSTC in 1930, and visiting professor in 1952 and 1955. Daughter of Frank and Zora Ellsworth. Frank was the principal of Normal then State High School.
Ray Pellett, faculty at...
1939
Pellett, Ray C., 1889-1...
exwa_wmup_u-000312
 
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.
Harry Greenwall, facult...
1939
Greenwall, Harry P., 18...
exwa_wmup_u-000315
 
Title Harry Greenwall, faculty at Western State Teachers College, with floral and decorative table centerpieces
Date 1939
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Harry P. Greenwall, seated, with displays of floral and decorative table centerpieces. Greenwall taught at Western State Teachers College (later Western Michigan University) from 1916 to 1951 in the areas of penmanship, German and Spanish.
Aerial view of East Cam...
1933
exwa_wmup_u-10031
 
Title Aerial view of East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date 1933
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Aerial photograph of Western State Teachers College on Prospect Hill in 1933. The view features the original Administration Building with the Women’s Gymnasium, the Training School, the Science Building, the Library, the Men’s Gymansium, the Barricks, and the “Horseshoe” sidewalk. Tennis courts in the foreground. Designed by Battle Creek architect, Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was completed and occupied in 1905. By 1909 two wings were added: the Training School and the Gymnasium, both featuring columned porticos and lit cupolas. Later, the Gymnasium was renamed the Women’s Gym after the Men’s Gym (Oakland Gym) was constructed in 1925. The campus remained in use into the 1950s. Later, East Campus was known as Historic East Campus.
East Hall and West Hall...
ca. 1933
exwa_wmup_u-10034
 
Title East Hall and West Hall, East campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1933
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Photograph of the back of the Science Building, the Administration Building, Training School (from left to right) and the drive to the top of Prospect Hill on the East Campus of Western State Teachers College, Kalamazoo, Michigan. View from the Northeast. Designed by Battle Creek architect, Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was completed and occupied in 1905. By 1909 two wings were added: the Training School and the Gymnasium. Together they were later known as East Hall. The Science Building opened in 1915 and later was renamed West Hall. The campus remained in use into the 1950s when classes transitioned to the West Campus (later Main Campus). Later, East Campus was known as Historic East Campus.
Newly planted evergreen...
1939
exwa_wmup_u-10036
 
Title Newly planted evergreens in the lawn in front of Health and Personnnel Buildings, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date 1939
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Photograph newly planted evergreens in the lawn in front of the Health and Personnel Building. To the right is the cars parked along the drive infront of the Training School and Administration Building. View toward the Northeast. Designed by Battle Creek architect, Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was completed and occupied in 1905. By 1909 two wings were added: the Training School and the Gymnasium. Together they were later known as East Hall. The Health and Personnel Building opened in 1939. It was later renamed Speech and Hearing Center.
Ellis Walker, health se...
Walker, Ellis J., 1878-...
exwa_wmup_u-00034
 
Title Ellis Walker, health services, undated portrait
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Portrait of Ellis J. Walker, Ph.B., R.N., Director of Health Services, 1927-1946.
Administration Building...
ca. 1933
exwa_wmup_u-10039
 
Title Administration Building and Science Hall on Prospect Hill, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1933
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Photograph featuring East Campus on Prospect Hill. View features the original Administration Building with the Women’s Gymnasium, the Training School, and the Science Building. Designed by Battle Creek architect, Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was completed and occupied in 1905. By 1909 two wings were added: the Training School and the Gymnasium. The campus remained in use into the 1950s when classes transitioned to the West Campus (later Main Campus). The Science Building opened in 1915 and later was renamed West Hall. Later, East Campus was known as Historic East Campus.
Library and Science Bui...
ca. 1933?
exwa_wmup_u-10047
 
Title Library and Science Building, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1933?
Time Period 1930 - 1939
Description Photograph of the Library and Science Building on Prospect Hill, East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the foreground is the Barracks along Michigan Avenue. On the right is the front of the Men’s Gym (later Vandercook Hall). The Library (later named North Hall) was built in 1924. The Science Building opened in 1915 and later was renamed West Hall. Later, East Campus was known as Historic East Campus.
East Hall porticoes, We...
exwa_wmup_u-10112
 
Title East Hall porticoes, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Porticoes of the Administration Building with the Training School and Woman’s Gym additions (East Hall). View looking south. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The additions were completed by 1909.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10129
 
Title Administration Building lounge, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description East Hall lounge at Western Michigan State Teachers College. The lounge was formerly the library.
Training School in wint...
exwa_wmup_u-10105
 
Title Training School in winter, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description Photograph of the Training School in winter. View looking up hill. A man stands on top of high looking down.
Porticoes of Administra...
exwa_wmup_u-10107
 
Title Porticoes of Administration Building and Gym addition, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description Porticoes of the Administration Building and Gym addition (East Hall). View looking north. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The Gymnasium addition was completed in 1908.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10106
 
Title Administration Building and Gym porticoes, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description Porticoes of the Administration Building and Gym addition (East Hall), Western State Teachers College. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The Gymnasium addition was completed in 1908.
Shop 106, Manual Traini...
exwa_wmup_u-10187
 
Title Shop 106, Manual Training Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Photograph of Shop 106 in the Manual Arts Building. View of the classroom features male students working at machines, possibly for woodworking. Handwritting on the lower edge reads: “W. S. N.S. Shop 106.”
8th grade woodwork proj...
exwa_wmup_u-10186
 
Title 8th grade woodwork projects, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Front image of a postcard to M. Sherwood featuring 8th grade woodwork projects in a classroom in the Manual Arts Building. Handwritting on the lower edge of the photo reads: “8th grade - Rock Island, Ill.” The woodwork projects include shelves, a lecturn, side tables, and bins.
Machinery inside the Ma...
exwa_wmup_u-10185
 
Title Machinery inside the Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Photograph of the interior of the Manual Arts Building lab. The view features machinery.
Exterior entrance of Ma...
exwa_wmup_u-10184
 
Title Exterior entrance of Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description The northeast façade of the Manual Arts Building. In the foreground are sidewalks and a low rope fence.
Small cabinets displaye...
exwa_wmup_u-10183
 
Title Small cabinets displayed in Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Student projects on display in classroom in Manual Arts Building. The projects, small cabinets, are arranged on tiered stands. The student projects were a part of a woodworking class taught by M. Sherwood.
Two men working with ma...
exwa_wmup_u-10181
 
Title Two men working with machinery, Manual Arts Building, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Two unidentified men, possibly students, working with machinery in the Manual Arts building.
Woodworking projects, M...
exwa_wmup_u-10180
 
Title Woodworking projects, Manual Arts classroom, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Woodworking projects displayed in cabinet in Manual Arts classroom.
Student workworking pro...
exwa_wmup_u-10179
 
Title Student workworking projects display, Manual Arts classroom, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Student work on display in a woodworking lab at the Manual Arts Building. Several pieces are labled possibly with names including Finch, Stewart, Adams, Hen. Jr.?, Bloom?. In the background, wood working equipment hangs from the wall. The student projects were a part of M. Sherwood’s woodworking class, part of the Manual Training curriculum.
Manual Arts, 'oil guns'...
exwa_wmup_u-10178
 
Title Manual Arts, 'oil guns' display
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description A man, possibly a student, posing beside a three-piece set of equipment on wheels in the Manual Arts Building. The equipment is possibly related to motor lubrication. The first machine on the left is labeled “gear lub” and includes tools labeled water pump, wheel bearing, universal joint, steering gear, and oil gun. The middle container is labeled “drain oil.” The container on the far right is labeled “spring lub.”
Classroom, Manual Arts ...
exwa_wmup_u-10177
 
Title Classroom, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Workshop in a classroom of the Manual Arts Building. Students work at various machinery.
Manual Arts Building fr...
exwa_wmup_u-10175
 
Title Manual Arts Building front entrance, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Northeast entrance of the Manual Arts Building of Western State Normal School. In the foreground are sidewalks.
Manual Arts Building, f...
exwa_wmup_u-10171
 
Title Manual Arts Building, from side, in disrepair, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description The northwest side of the Manual Arts Building in disrepair.
Front of the Natural Sc...
exwa_wmup_u-10162
 
Title Front of the Natural Science Building, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Facade of the Natural Science Building (West Hall). View includes the grounds and sidewalks in front of the building. A student walks in front of the building.
East and south sides of...
exwa_wmup_u-10161
 
Title East and south sides of Natural Science Building in winter, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description East facade and south side of Natural Science Building (West Hall) through the trees in winter. View includes sidewalk and message board.
Natural Science Buildin...
exwa_wmup_u-10159
 
Title Natural Science Building, side view with greenhouse, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description Photograph of the south side of Natural Science Building and greenhouse on East Campus of Western State Teachers College. View of Natural Science Building, particially obscurred by trees, and sidewalk to Oakland Drive.
West Hall, west façade,...
exwa_wmup_u-10153
 
Title West Hall, west façade, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description West façade of West Hall on East Campus of Western Michigan University. View from below.
Library interior, stack...
exwa_wmup_u-10198
 
Title Library interior, stacks, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description General stacks in the Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College.
Library Building, lower...
exwa_wmup_u-10197
 
Title Library Building, lower lobby, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Lower Lobby in the Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College. View facing west and features a New Books cart display, a display board, and spiral staircase. The Reading Room was designed by Henry H. Turner and Victor E. Thebaud Architects in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Fireplace and painting ...
ca. 1925
exwa_wmup_u-10194
 
Title Fireplace and painting in Library reading room, Western State Teachers College
Date ca. 1925
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Two-story Reading Room in Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College. View, looking north, features the painting of Yosemite Valley by Thomas Hill above the ornamental mantle. In front of the marble fireplace are two display cases of rare books from the AM Todd Collection. The Reading Room was designed by Henry H. Turner and Victor E. Thebaud Architects in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Portrait of Janice Douglas as a child
Portrait of Janice Doug...
1939-02-11
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Clothing and dress, Ch...
 
Date 1939-02-11
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Clothing and dress, Children--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Girls--Photographs, Douglas, Janice, Portrait photography--Children, Photography of children--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Foster, Bernice
Portrait of Janice Douglas as a child
Portrait of Janice Doug...
1939-02-11
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Clothing and dress, Ch...
 
Date 1939-02-11
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Clothing and dress, Children--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Girls--Photographs, Douglas, Janice, Portrait photography--Children, Photography of children--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Foster, Bernice
Kooi-Knapper Company, window display of men's accessories
Kooi-Knapper Company, w...
1939-02-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Stores, Retail--Michig...
 
Date 1939-02-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Stores, Retail--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Display of merchandise--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Show windows--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Dress accessories--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Kooi-Knapper Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Woman in kitchen
Woman in kitchen
1939-06-23
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Women's clothing--Mich...
 
Date 1939-06-23
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Hairstyles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Kitchens--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Morris, David, atty.
Woman on back porch steps, pointing to damage
Woman on back porch ste...
1939-06-23
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Women's clothing--Mich...
 
Date 1939-06-23
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Wooden stairs--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Wooden-frame houses--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Morris, David, atty.
Man seated in armchair in living room
Man seated in armchair ...
1939-06-23
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Men's clothing--Michig...
 
Date 1939-06-23
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Men's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Living room furniture--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Ashtrays--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Morris, David, atty.
Two women seated on formal couch, one smoking
Two women seated on for...
1939-06-23
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Pumps (Shoes), Sofas--...
 
Date 1939-06-23
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Pumps (Shoes), Sofas--Michigan, Women's clothing--Michigan]
Client Morris, David, atty.
Woman at kitchen sink washing dishes
Woman at kitchen sink w...
1939-06-23
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Women's clothing--Mich...
 
Date 1939-06-23
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Kitchens--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Tableware--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Morris, David, atty.
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