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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 Granulation 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.
Employee operating mach...
1945
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee operating machinery at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945
Description Two unidentfied employees in one of the processing areas at Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. One employee in the foreground is monitoring the process. Another employee is visible in the background.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Excavation for new turbine building at Consumers Power Company
Excavation for new turb...
1940-10-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Manufacturing industri...
 
Date 1940-10-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Manufacturing industries--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Electric industries--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Male employees--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Construction equipment operators--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bulldozers--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Consumers Power Company (Mich.)
Faculty Retirement Grou...
1946
[Sprau, George, 1876-19...
exwa_wmup_u-000328
 
Title Faculty Retirement Group at Western State Teachers College
Date 1946
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Faculty retirement group from Western State Teachers College examining blueprints for development of the new campus. The drawing was prepared by architect Ralph R. Calder. Pictured, standing (left to right): George Sprau, Grover C. Bartoo, Bess Baker Skillman and Harper C. Maybee. Seated: Anna French and Anna Evans. Photo appeared in the Summer 1946 Western Michigan College News Magazine.
First Methodist Church children's choir festival
First Methodist Church ...
1947-04-25
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Church buildings--Mich...
 
Date 1947-04-25
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Church buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Choirs (Music)--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Children's choirs--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Junior Choir Festival (1947 : Kalamazoo, Mich.), Britton, Leoti Combs]
Client [First Methodist Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Britton, Leoti Combs]
First National Bank building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
First National Bank bui...
1948-05-19
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Stores, Retail--Michig...
 
Date 1948-05-19
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Stores, Retail--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Streets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bank buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, First National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Staake and Schoonmaker
First National Bank, interior, lobby
First National Bank, in...
1947-05-08
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Decoration and ornamen...
 
Date 1947-05-08
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bank buildings--Decoration--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bank lobbies--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [First National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Corstange, Bob]
Flood waters at front steps of house
Flood waters at front s...
1943-05-15
Galesburg; Kalamazoo Co...
[Kalamazoo River (Mich....
 
Date 1943-05-15
Location Galesburg; Kalamazoo County; Michigan
Subject [Kalamazoo River (Mich.), Floods--Michigan--Galesburg, Natural disasters--Michigan--Galesburg, Dwellings--Flood damage--Michigan--Galesburg]
Florence Tyler, housemo...
ca. 1945
Tyler, Florence Dewey, ...
exwa_wmup_u-00005
 
Title Florence Tyler, housemother, undated portrait
Date ca. 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of Florence Tyler, director and housemother of Walwood Hall (1940-1944) and housemother of Spindler Hall (1944-1945).
Fox-Davidson Orchestra in Western State Teacher's College Ballroom
Fox-Davidson Orchestra ...
1940-01-06
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Western State Teacher'...
 
Date 1940-01-06
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Western State Teacher's College (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Dance orchestras--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Fox-Davidson Orchestra]
Client Western State Teacher's College (Kalamazoo, Mich.). President's Ball Committee
Frank “Stubby” Overmire...
ca. 1943
Overmire, Frank, 1919-1...
exwa_wmup_u-00060
 
Title Frank “Stubby” Overmire, alumni, in Detroit Tigers uniform
Date ca. 1943
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Frank "Stub" Overmire wearing a Detroit Tigers uniform. Photo is inscribed to "Juddy" Hyames. Stubby Overmire played for Western State Teachers College from 1938 to 1941. He played for the Detroit Tigers from 1943 to 1949.
Frank “Stubby” Overmire...
ca. 1949
Overmire, Frank, 1919-1...
exwa_wmup_u-00059
 
Title Frank “Stubby” Overmire, alumni, in Detroit Tigers uniform
Date ca. 1949
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Frank "Stub" Overmire wearing a Detroit Tigers uniform. Stubby Overmire played for Western State Teachers College from 1938 to 1941. He played for the Detroit Tigers from 1943 to 1949.
Frankfort Sailplane Company, pilot and two men posing with a motor glider
Frankfort Sailplane Com...
1943-12-18
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Airplanes--Michigan--K...
 
Date 1943-12-18
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Airplanes--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Air pilots--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Gliders (Aircraft)--1940-1950--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Winter--Michigan--Kalamazoo, World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Frankfort Sailplane Company
Fuller Manufacturing Company and surrounding, aerial view
Fuller Manufacturing Co...
1945-12-07
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Factories--Michigan--K...
 
Date 1945-12-07
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Factories--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Aerial photographs--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Industrial buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo, Dwellings--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Fuller Manufacturing Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Garage, exterior, with ...
ca. 1940?
exwa_wmup_u-10069
 
Title Garage, exterior, with cars & buses parked in front, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1940?
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of the cars and buses parked in front of the Garage on East Campus of Western State Teachers College. Located behind the Science Building, the Electronic Building was known by several names including the Garage, Power Plant, Physical Plant Annex, Upholstery Shop, and Industrial Design Shop.
General Gas Light Company, circulator parts
General Gas Light Compa...
1947-03-01
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[General Gas Light Comp...
 
Date 1947-03-01
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [General Gas Light Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Industrial equipment--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client General Gas Light Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
General Gas Light Company, diners and wait staff at a lunch counter
General Gas Light Compa...
1949-05-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Clothing and dress, Di...
 
Date 1949-05-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Clothing and dress, Diners (Restaurants), Fluorescent lighting, Waitresses]
Client General Gas Light Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Genevieve Upjohn Gilmor...
ca. 1949
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Genevieve Upjohn Gilmore posing at desk
Date ca. 1949
Description Genevieve Upjohn Gilmore (1894-1990). Portrait photograph of Genevieve sitting at desk with left hand holding face. Letter on desk along with plant and other items. Bookcases are in the background. Genevieve is wearing either a blouse or dress with a string of pearls.
George Vuicich, faculty
1949
Vuicich, George, 1925-2...
exwa_wmup_u-00028
 
Title George Vuicich, faculty
Date 1949
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of George Vuicich. From 1955-1958 he was an assistant professor of social science teaching in the Campus School. Joined the Department of Geography in 1968.
Gerrit Vander Meer and toddler on tricycle in front of Christmas tree
Gerrit Vander Meer and ...
1940-12-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Christmas decorations-...
 
Date 1940-12-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Christmas decorations--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Tricycles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Toddlers--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Baxter Laundry, Vander Meer, Gerrit]
Client Vander Meer, Gerrit
Gerrit Vander Meer reading to toddler in front of Christmas tree
Gerrit Vander Meer read...
1940-12-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Christmas decorations-...
 
Date 1940-12-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Christmas decorations--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Toddlers--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Baxter Laundry, Vander Meer, Gerrit, Reading--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Vander Meer, Gerrit
Gifford Blyton, faculty...
ca. 1942
Blyton, Gifford Seymour...
exwa_wmup_u-00129
 
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.
Gilmore Brothers department store, interior, with Christmas shoppers
Gilmore Brothers depart...
1944-12-09
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Stores, Retail--Michig...
 
Date 1944-12-09
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Stores, Retail--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Clothing and dress--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Christmas shopping--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Gilmore Brothers (Department store)]
Client [Gilmore Brothers (Department store), Haines, Vera]
Girl Scouts packing for a trip
Girl Scouts packing for...
1940-08-22
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Girl Scouts--Michigan-...
 
Date 1940-08-22
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Girl Scouts--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Uniforms]
Client Kalamazoo Gazette
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.
Group portrait of Kalamazoo Stove Company employees at Piccadilly Inn Restaurant
Group portrait of Kalam...
1945-03-14
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Kalamazoo Stove Compan...
 
Date 1945-03-14
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Kalamazoo Stove Company--Employees, Women employees--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Portraits, Group--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Kalamazoo Stove Company
Group portrait of masons at the Masonic Temple
Group portrait of mason...
1949-04-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Portraits, Group--Mich...
 
Date 1949-04-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Portraits, Group--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Freemasons--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Freemasons--Uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Group portrait of navy platoon members
Group portrait of navy ...
1944?
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[United States. Navy, M...
 
Date 1944?
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [United States. Navy, Military cadets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military uniforms, Western Michigan College of Education., Navy V-12 Program (U.S.)]
Client [Western Michigan College of Education., Navy V-12 Program (U.S.)]
Group portrait of sorority members
Group portrait of soror...
1949-04-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Women's clothing--Mich...
 
Date 1949-04-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Tableware--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Fraternities & sororities--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Fullerton, Jean Wiley Snyder, 1914-1971, Lichty, Elizabeth, 1899-1965, Alpha Chi Omega]
Group portrait, American Red Cross, Kalamazoo Chapter, nurses
Group portrait, America...
1945-03-26
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Uniforms, Nurses--Mich...
 
Date 1945-03-26
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Uniforms, Nurses--Michigan--Kalamazoo, World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo, American Association of the Red Cross, American Association of the Red Cross. Nursing Service]
Client Sutherland Paper Company
Grumman F6F Hellcat airplane on exhibit at the Kalamazoo Airport
Grumman F6F Hellcat air...
1943-10-25
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[World War, 1939-1945, ...
 
Date 1943-10-25
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [World War, 1939-1945, Naval aviation, Hellcat (Fighter planes)]
Client [Kalamazoo Stove Company, Hilmert, Jacob]
Grumman TBF Avenger airplane on exhibit at the Kalamazoo Airport
Grumman TBF Avenger air...
1943-10-25
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[World War, 1939-1945, ...
 
Date 1943-10-25
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [World War, 1939-1945, Naval aviation, Grumman Avenger (Torpedo bomber)]
Client [Kalamazoo Stove Company, Hilmert, Jacob]
Gymnasium portico, West...
ca. 1946
exwa_wmup_u-10104
 
Title Gymnasium portico, Western State Teachers College
Date ca. 1946
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph featuring portico of the Gymnasium attachment from the top of the Administration Building.
Harry P. Greenwall, fac...
ca. 1949
Greenwall, Harry P., 18...
exwa_wmup_u-00184
 
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.
Health and Personnel Bu...
ca. 1940?
exwa_wmup_u-10021
 
Title Health and Personnel Building and West Hall, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1940?
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Front of the Health and Personnel building and West Hall on East Campus of Western State Teachers College. Photograph view of the main entrance, looking northwest over snow covered yard. The Health and Personnel building opened in 1939. It was later renamed the Speech and Hearing Center. It was the first building on the historic East Campus to be razed in 2013. Originally named the Science Building, West Hall was built in 1915.
Herbert Slusser, facult...
ca. 1930
Slusser, Herbert, 1898-...
exwa_wmup_u-00025
 
Title Herbert Slusser, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1930
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Herbert Slusser, associate professor, English Department 1924-1947
Howe Military School Ceremony, school boys in uniform
Howe Military School Ce...
1944?
Howe; LaGrange County; ...
[Uniforms, Howe Militar...
 
Date 1944?
Location Howe; LaGrange County; Indiana
Subject [Uniforms, Howe Military School, Military education--Indiana--Howe, Military cadets--Indiana--Howe]
Client [Howe Military School, Preston, Mr.]
Howe Military School dance
Howe Military School da...
1944?
Howe; LaGrange County; ...
[Uniforms, Howe Militar...
 
Date 1944?
Location Howe; LaGrange County; Indiana
Subject [Uniforms, Howe Military School, Balls (Parties)--Indiana--Howe]
Client [Howe Military School, Preston, Mr.]
Howe Military School dance, overhead view
Howe Military School da...
1944?
Howe; LaGrange County; ...
[Howe Military School, ...
 
Date 1944?
Location Howe; LaGrange County; Indiana
Subject [Howe Military School, Balls (Parties)--Indiana--Howe, Gymnasiums--Indiana--Howe]
Client [Howe Military School, Preston, Mr.]
Howe Military School football players
Howe Military School fo...
1944?
Howe; LaGrange County; ...
[Uniforms, Military edu...
 
Date 1944?
Location Howe; LaGrange County; Indiana
Subject [Uniforms, Military education--Indiana--Howe, Football players--Indiana--Howe, Howe Military School--Sports, Football helmets--Indiana--Howe, Football uniforms--Indiana--Howe]
Client [Howe Military School, Preston, Mr.]
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