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"7UP" bowling team, group portrait
"7UP" bowling team, gro...
1940-04-08
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Bowling--Michigan--Kal...
 
Date 1940-04-08
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Bowling--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Team bowling--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Portraits, Group--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Kalamazoo Gazette
Adams Insulation Company, delivery truck
Adams Insulation Compan...
1944-04-13
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Commercial vehicles--M...
 
Date 1944-04-13
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Commercial vehicles--Michigan-Kalamazoo, Advertising--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Delivery of goods--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Roads, Brick--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Adams Insulation Company
Adams Insulation display booth at Kalamazoo County Fair
Adams Insulation displa...
1944-10-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Mineral wool, Display ...
 
Date 1944-10-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Mineral wool, Display of merchandise--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Business enterprises--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Adams Insulation Company
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.
Administration Building...
ca. 1942
exwa_wmup_u-10001
 
Title Administration Building stairs, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1942
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph featuring the stairs and columns of the Administration building on East Campus of Western Michigan University. The photograph, attributed to Charles R. Starring, appeared in the 1942 Brown & Gold yearbook.
Administration Building...
ca. 1940
exwa_wmup_u-10100
 
Title Administration Building, exterior from west, Western State Teachers College
Date ca. 1940
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of the Administration Building from the west. View features the cupola, second level stairs, and parking area. The Administration Building was completed in 1905.
Aerial view of Cessna seaplanes on at the Austin Lake Airport and Seaplane Base
Aerial view of Cessna s...
1945-09-26
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Seaplanes--Michigan--K...
 
Date 1945-09-26
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Seaplanes--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Lakes--Michigan--Kalamazoo County, Aerial photographs--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Sailboats--Michigan, Cessna aircraft, Woodhams, Irving Theodore, 1898-1993]
Client Woodhams, Irving T.
Aerial view of Western ...
1941
exwa_wmup_u-10102
 
Title Aerial view of Western State Teachers College from west
Date 1941
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Gazette photo of an aerial view of Western State Teachers College. Buildings include Administration Building (1905), Gym (1908) and Training School additions (1909), Science Building (1915), Library (1924), Health and Personnel Building (1939), Men’s Gym (1925), Electronics Shop (1915), and the Manual Arts Building (1921). The photograph appeared in the 1947 Brown & Gold yearbook.
Air scouts and pilots examining airplane
Air scouts and pilots e...
1945-11-22
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Airplanes--Maintenance...
 
Date 1945-11-22
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Airplanes--Maintenance and repair, Air pilots--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Scouting (Youth activity), Flight training--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Western Michigan Flying Service, Boy Scouts--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Maher, F., St. Louis, MO
Air scouts assembling an aircraft with instructors
Air scouts assembling a...
1945-11-22
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Airplanes--Maintenance...
 
Date 1945-11-22
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Airplanes--Maintenance and repair, Boy Scouts--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Scouting (Youth activity), Flight training--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Municipal Airport, Western Michigan Flying Service]
Client Maher, F., St. Louis, MO
Air scouts standing at attention for inspection by men in winter coats
Air scouts standing at ...
1945-11-22
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Airplanes--Michigan--K...
 
Date 1945-11-22
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Airplanes--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Scouting (Youth activity), Military uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Municipal Airport]
Client Maher, F., St. Louis, MO
Altar cross and border in a Methodist church
Altar cross and border ...
1943-01-08
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Church buildings--Mich...
 
Date 1943-01-08
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Church buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Methodist Church, Wood carvings, First United Methodist Church (Kalamazoo, Mich)]
American Cancer Society public service window display
American Cancer Society...
1945-04-20
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[American Cancer Societ...
 
Date 1945-04-20
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [American Cancer Society, Show windows--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Advertising--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Cancer--Research]
Client [American Society for the Control of Cancer, Hornbeck, Mrs.]
Ammunition shells industrial plant warehouse, interior
Ammunition shells indus...
1944-11-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Manufacturing industri...
 
Date 1944-11-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Manufacturing industries--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Women employees--Michigan--Kalamazoo, World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Ammunition containers--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Hoover Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Hoover Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Ammunition shells industrial plant, interior
Ammunition shells indus...
1944-11-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Manufacturing industri...
 
Date 1944-11-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Manufacturing industries--Michigan--Kalamazoo, World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Ammunition containers--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Hoover Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Hoover Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
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...
exwa_wmup_u-00117
 
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.
Anna French, faculty at...
ca. 1945
French, Anna L. (Anna L...
exwa_wmup_u-000309
 
Title Anna French, faculty at Western Michgian University
Date ca. 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Anna L. French in her office. She began her career at Western as a assistant librarian in 1907, and later became head librarian in 1939 until her retirement in 1946. The dormatory, French Hall, was dedicated in her honor in 1960.
Army Navy E Award Ceremony at Ingersoll Steel
Army Navy E Award Cerem...
1943-08-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[World War, 1939-1945--...
 
Date 1943-08-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military awards--1940-1950, Steel industry and trade--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Soldiers--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Awards presentations--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Industrial facilities--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Ingersoll Steel Co.
Army Navy E Award Ceremony at Ingersoll Steel, overhead view
Army Navy E Award Cerem...
1943-08-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[World War, 1939-1945--...
 
Date 1943-08-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military awards--1940-1950, Steel industry and trade--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Steel industry and trade--Employees, Industrial facilities--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Ingersoll Steel Co.
Army-Navy Dance at the Elks Fraternal Center
Army-Navy Dance at the ...
1944-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[World War, 1939-1945--...
 
Date 1944-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [World War, 1939-1945--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Soldiers--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Balls (Parties)--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military awards--1940-1950]
Client Elks Fraternal Center
Arrangement Plannning G...
1948
[Saye, Hazel Cleveland,...
exwa_wmup_u-000370
 
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.
B'nai B'rith Vocational Service Bureau poster "What You Can do with Your Army Training as a Civilian" being used for instruction
B'nai B'rith Vocational...
1945-01-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Military uniforms, Sig...
 
Date 1945-01-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Military uniforms, Signs and signboards--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Posters, Veterans--Employment--Michigan--Kalamazoo, B'nai B'rith. Vocational Service]
Client Kalamazoo Public Schools. Board of Education
Baily, Prihoda & Company, Always 29, Cream of Re-Youth
Baily, Prihoda & Compan...
1945-09-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Business enterprises--...
 
Date 1945-09-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Business enterprises--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Cosmetics--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Beauty, Personal--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bailey, Prihoda and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Always 29 cosmetic cream, Face--Care and hygiene]
Banquet at Columbia Hotel, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Banquet at Columbia Hot...
1943-09-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Women's clothing--Mich...
 
Date 1943-09-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Women's clothing--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Dinners and dining--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Company parties--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Columbia Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Women telephone company workers--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Michigan Bell Telephone Company
Bar at Eagles Lodge, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Bar at Eagles Lodge, Ka...
1944-09-11
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Clubs--Michigan--Kalam...
 
Date 1944-09-11
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Clubs--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bars (Drinking establishments)--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Fraternal Order of Eagles. Kalamazoo Aerie Number 526 (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Fraternal Order of Eagles. Kalamazoo Aerie Number 526 (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Barnes Printing Company, "Accessorone" bottle and box, printed for Upjohn Company
Barnes Printing Company...
1940-02-21
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Upjohn Company, Pharma...
 
Date 1940-02-21
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Upjohn Company, Pharmaceutical industry--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Patent medicines--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Vitamins--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Accessorone (Patent medicine)]
Client Barnes Printing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Bertha Davis and Opal S...
ca. 1940
[Davis, Bertha Shean, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-00029
 
Title Bertha Davis and Opal Stamm
Date ca. 1940
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of Bertha Davis and Opal Stamm by 939 Walwood Place. Davis served first as a music instructor in 1914, then as dean of women from 1917 until 1947. Stamm was an assistant professor of Home Economics, 1934-1963.
Bertha Davis, Dean of W...
Davis, Bertha Shean, 18...
exwa_wmup_u-00032
 
Title Bertha Davis, Dean of Women
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Portrait of Bertha Shean Davis, who served first as a music instructor in 1914, then as Dean of Women from 1917 until 1947. WMU’s Davis Hall is named for her.
Blanche Draper, faculty...
1946
Draper, Fredora Blanche...
exwa_wmup_u-000310
 
Title Blanche Draper, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1946
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Studio portrait of Blanche Draper from the 1946 Brown & Gold yearbook. Draper came to Western State Normal School in 1918 to serve as the faculty editor of the Western Herald. She continued to serve in an advisory capacity to the Herald after it became a student-staffed newspaper. Her position evolved to full-time publicity director for the institution, which she held until her death in 1951. Draper Hall and Dinning Service was co-dedicated in 1950 in her honor for 31 years as publicity director.
Bob Burisan and Theodor...
1948-06-09
[Henry, Theodore S. (Th...
exwa_wmup_u-000323
 
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.
Bowers Manufacturing Company, display of windproof lighters
Bowers Manufacturing Co...
1949-05-17
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Package goods industry...
 
Date 1949-05-17
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Package goods industry, Display of merchandise--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Advertising--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Bowers Manufacturing Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Cadets standing at attention inside gymnasium
Cadets standing at atte...
1944-02-01
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Academic rites and cer...
 
Date 1944-02-01
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Academic rites and ceremonies, Military cadets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Flight training--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Western Michigan Flying Service
Campus drive and Health...
ca. 1940
exwa_wmup_u-10040
 
Title Campus drive and Health and Personnel Building, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1940
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of students on the sidewalk along campus line drive. A student stands on the sidewalk in front of Health and Personnel Building. Cars are parked along the drive. The Health and Personnel building opened in 1939. It was later renamed the Speech and Hearing Center.
Campus drive entrance, ...
ca. 1940?
exwa_wmup_u-10042
 
Title Campus drive entrance, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1940?
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph of the entrance to campus drive off of Oakland Drive, East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the background is the South sides of the Health and Personnel Building and, behind trees, the Training School. Students walk on the side walk and cars are parked along the drive.
Carrie Stoeri, faculty,...
1945
Stoeri, Carrie E., 1906...
exwa_wmup_u-00142
 
Title Carrie Stoeri, faculty, portrait
Date 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Photograph 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 1945 Brown & Gold Western Michigan College of Education yearbook.
Carrie Stoeri, faculty,...
1948
Stoeri, Carrie E., 1906...
exwa_wmup_u-00141
 
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.
Census enumerators
Census enumerators
1940-03-28
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Clothing and dress--Mi...
 
Date 1940-03-28
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Clothing and dress--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo (Mich.)--Census, Government questionnaires--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Kalamazoo Gazette
Cessna 180 seaplanes on lake at the Austin Lake Airport and Seaplane Base
Cessna 180 seaplanes on...
1945-09-26
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[United Service Organiz...
 
Date 1945-09-26
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [United Service Organizations (US), Amphibian planes, Cessna aircraft, Woodhams, Irving Theodore, 1898-1993]
Client Woodhams, Irving T.
Chevrolet DeLuxe, dented
Chevrolet DeLuxe, dente...
1945-09-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Automobiles--Collision...
 
Date 1945-09-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Automobiles--Collision damage--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Chevrolet automobile]
Client Warner, F.
Children eating at Ingersoll Steel picnic
Children eating at Inge...
1943-08-12
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Children--Michigan--Ka...
 
Date 1943-08-12
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Children--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Company picnics--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Ingersoll Steel Co., Lory, William]
Christian Endeavor Billboard in front of Kalamazoo County Courthouse
Christian Endeavor Bill...
1945-02-28
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[United Society of Chri...
 
Date 1945-02-28
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [United Society of Christian Endeavor, Art deco (Architecture)--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Streets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Billboards--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Advertising--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County Courthouse (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Kalamazoo County Building (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client [Mulholland Advertising Company, Kephart, C. M.]
Civic Auditorium, exterior
Civic Auditorium, exter...
1943-08-25
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Streets--Michigan--Kal...
 
Date 1943-08-25
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Streets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Community theater--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Theater architecture--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Civic Theater (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Clara Bush, faculty, po...
1945
Bush, Clara Noreen, 192...
exwa_wmup_u-00106
 
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.
Clarke Sanding Machine Company advertisement for the Dreadnaught Sander
Clarke Sanding Machine ...
1944-11-07
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Sanding machines--Mich...
 
Date 1944-11-07
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Sanding machines--Michigan--Muskegon, Floors, Wooden, Electric apparatus and appliances--Michigan--Muskegon, Clarke Sanding Machine Company (Muskegon, Mich.)]
Client [Crescent Engraving Company, Post, George]
Class of 1945 graduates...
1945
exwa_wmup_u-000367
 
Title Class of 1945 graduates lined up outside East Hall, Western Michigan University
Date 1945
Time Period 1940 - 1949
Description Graduating students in academic regalia standing on the promenade on the east side of East Hall following 1945 commencement at Western Michigan College of Education. In the background are East Hall porticoes.
Consumers Power Company Bowling Tournament
Consumers Power Company...
1940-04-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Bowling--Michigan--Kal...
 
Date 1940-04-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Bowling--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bowling alleys--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Team bowling--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Male employees--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Sports, Entertainment events]
Client [Consumers Power Company (Mich.), Adams, Frederick K.]
Consumers' Power Company, "Old Timers" banquet
Consumers' Power Compan...
1940-01-24
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Clothing and dress--Mi...
 
Date 1940-01-24
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Clothing and dress--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bands (Music)--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Dinners and dining--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Company parties--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Consumer's Power Company (Mich.), Adams, Frederick K.]
Consumers' Power Company, Civic Theater, fortune teller scene
Consumers' Power Compan...
1940-02-15
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Costumes--Michigan--Ka...
 
Date 1940-02-15
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Costumes--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Theater--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Girls--Societies and clubs, Civic Theater (Kalamazoo, Mich.). Girls Committee]
Client [Consumer's Power Company (Mich.), Adams, Frederick K.]
Consumers' Power Company, exterior, with holiday decorations
Consumers' Power Compan...
1940-12-30
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Automobiles--Michigan-...
 
Date 1940-12-30
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Automobiles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Christmas decorations--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Electric industries--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Consumer's Power Company (Mich.), Neal, Thomas M.]
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