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Ladies Library Associat...
ca. 1955
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Ladies Library Association in choir robes, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1955
Description Group portrait of the Ladies’ Library Association members wearing choir robes holding music in their hands. Photograph taken on the first floor of the Ladies’ Library Association Building, South Park Street. View shows ceiling light fixtures and the stained glass window to the rear of the building. All women identified on the back of the photograph. In the backrow: Etta Exner, Fern Dewey, Frances Sweet, Wilma Morton, Madaleine Lederle, Helen Robertson, Vivian Sinclair, Alma Bachelder?, Bethel Pell, Ollie Stratton, Phyllis Nipe, Ethel Blanchard. Front Row from left: Janet Vander Kamp, Mary Soufrau?, Martha Beatty, Hazel Wallace, Mae Walker, Margaret Eley, Helen Baine, Laura Young.
Ladies Library Associat...
1957
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Ladies Library Association on stage, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1957
Description Black and white photograph of Ladies’ Library Association members standing on stage in the auditorium of the Ladies’ Library Association Building, South Park Street. Members wear formal dresses and slacks, all face the same direction. Back of photograph reads "Romberg Program." All women are identified on the back in unknown order.
Grade 2A in classroom, ...
1956-03-08
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Grade 2A in classroom, St. Joseph Elementary School, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1956-03-08
Description Photograph of over 40 second grade students in classroom sitting at their desks looking towards the photographer. Four students are standing in the rear. All students folding their hands on their desks. Girls wearing dresses. Boys wearing shirts, some with the addition of ties and jackets. One student sneezing. View features desks, lights, clock, flag, cabinets and information on board.
Students of Grade 5, ro...
1959-01-28
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Students of Grade 5, room 4, St. Joseph Elementary School, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1959-01-28
Description Fifth grade classroom with students sitting at desks facing photographer. Students rest folded their hands on their desks. Girls wearing dresses, and boys wearing shirts and in some cases ties and suits. A teacher and a sister, who is the principal, are standing along side the blackboard which circles two walls of the class room. View features older classroom shows light fixtures, religious pictures on the wall and words above the blackboard. Students names are handwritten on the back of the photograph paper frame. Pictured, first row, left to right: David Kubica, Mary Atlicn?, Dound Krill, Timoth Ne, Robert W., Joseph M., Sidney W., Tread? W., Michael B., Collen G., Maire P., and Deborah DeW. Second row: Patricia Hart, Lindy Darly, Lindy R., Joyce? Jorden, Paul S., Thomas Morn, Valia S., Emile P., Gren? Dumler, Susan Venich, Louise Jean, Jossett Miseed?. Third row: Charles R., Michael Knight, Jack Vander Clay, Thomas VanderPoul, Alma Underdaro?, Margaret DeWeed, Patricia Gil, Deborah Grim, Judy Patt, Patricia Popize, Janet Huver, and Eleen Collerd?. Fourth row: Richard Kob, Robert Linsley, Mary Jackson, Joseph Bours?, Billy Stevens, Marley Shay, Michael Ward, Paul Wheller, Michael Knowno?, Thomas Mann, Sister Roseans, Mrs. Sicklucki (teacher).
Color Guard walking on ...
1952-05-30
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Color Guard walking on Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1952-05-30
Description Color guard walking east on East Michigan Avenue at the intersection of Portage Street as part of the the Memorial Day parade. All ten are wearing uniforms, hats, shirts and ties. Eight are holding flags and two on both ends of the first row are holding rifles. Large crowds along the street. A band follows color guard. Date based on movie at Michigan Theater marquee in background. On the right side is a sign for Probasco’s store.
Dr. E. Gifford Upjohn, ...
1959-12-12
Washington (D.C.)
 
Title Dr. E. Gifford Upjohn, President of Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1959-12-12
Description Photograph of Dr. E. Gifford Upjohn (1904-1993) President of the Upjohn Company (later Pfizer), testifying before the Senate Anti-monopoly Subcommittee about inflated pricing of pricing pharmaceuticals. Upjohn sits in front of microphones wearing a suit and smoking. The photograph was featured in an article from Michigan Daily, front page of the December 13, 1959 issue.
Ray T. Parfet, Dr. E. G...
1959-07-10
Detroit (Mich.)
 
Title Ray T. Parfet, Dr. E. Gifford Upjohn and Roy W. Neil holding ticker tape
Date 1959-07-10
Description Photograph of men in business attire holding a ticker tape to commemorate the Upjohn Company being listed on the Detroit Stock Exchange. Pictured, right to left: Ray T. Parfet, Vice-President (1922-2006), Dr. E. Gifford Upjohn, President (1904-1993) and Roy W. Neil (1909-1993) President of Detroit Stock Exchange
Crowd by fountain at th...
1959-08-25
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Crowd by fountain at the Burdick Mall, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1959-08-25
Description Group of people wearing summer clothing standing in front of a fountain on the Burdick Mall, later known as the Kalamazoo Mall. They are standing in front of two buildings located at 216-218 South Burdick Street. View includes two storefronts Gilmore's Toy Store and Buehler's Meats.
Children at the Kalamaz...
1958-01-20
London (England)
 
Title Children at the Kalamazoo and How It Grew Exhibit, London
Date 1958-01-20
Description Photograph of four children of an American Embassy official standing at main entrance of the exhibit in London, England on a Kalamazoo sponsored trip by the United States Information Service. Children are wearing long coats. One child points to entrance title sign, "Kalamazoo and how it grew." Exhibit opened November 25, 1957. Typed text above photograph gives context and date of the photo.
Crowd at the Kalamazoo ...
1958-01-25
London (England)
 
Title Crowd at the Kalamazoo and How It Grew Exhibit, London
Date 1958-01-25
Description Group of adults standing at entrance of the exhibit Kalamazoo and how it grew at County Hall, Westminster which opened in November, 1957. Photographs taken in January 1958. View features nine adults including Mrs. John H. Whitney, wife of U.S. ambassador, who wears a fur coat and stands in front of panel of photographs showing downtown Kalamazoo.
Kalamazoo and How It Gr...
1958-9-13
Berlin (Germany)
 
Title Kalamazoo and How It Grew Exhibit, Berlin
Date 1958-9-13
Description Photograph of the “Kalamazoo and how it grew” exhibit in Berlin at Berlin Industrial Fair right before opening September 13, 1958. Adults milling around area. A 975 foot strip of paper loops around the space symbolizing the importance of the paper industry of kalamazoo, Michigan. Text at the top of the photograph summarizes the context of the photograph.
MacDonald, alumni, unda...
ca. 1950
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Title MacDonald, alumni, undated portrait
Date ca. 1950
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Undated photograph of alumna, unknown year, female, identified as MacDonald.
Richard F. Mergener, al...
1959
Mergener, Richard F., 1...
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Title Richard F. Mergener, alumni
Date 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Richard F. Mergener, 1942 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education, at the time of his promotion to second vice president of the Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company.
James E. Morgan, alumni
1959
Morgan, James E., 1927-
exwa_wmup_u-00094
 
Title James E. Morgan, alumni
Date 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of James E. Morgan, 1951 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education, at the time of his promotion from assistant to the general manage of the Oswego, New York facility of IBM’s Federal Systems Division.
Richard Marcus, alumni
1954
Marcus, Richard, 1916-1...
exwa_wmup_u-00097
 
Title Richard Marcus, alumni
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Richard Marcus, 1938 graduate of Western State Teachers College, featured in the Summer 1954 Western Michigan College News Magazine at the time of his appointment as head of the Department of Special Courses and Conferences for the Continuing Education Service at Michigan State College.
James R. Glick, alumni
1954
Glick, James Robert, 19...
exwa_wmup_u-00099
 
Title James R. Glick, alumni
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of James R. Glick, 1954 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education, at the time of his commissioning as a second lieutenant in Naval air corps. Glick received his wings at Pensacola, Florida, and was assigned to the Marine Corps.
A. Westley Rowland, alu...
1955
Rowland, A. Westley, 19...
exwa_wmup_u-00101
 
Title A. Westley Rowland, alumni
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Dr. A. Westley Rowland, 1938 graduate Western State Teachers College, taken at the time he was named director of Michigan State University's year-long centennial program in 1955.
Lt. Robert Chant, alumn...
1958
Chant, Robert James, 19...
exwa_wmup_u-00102
 
Title Lt. Robert Chant, alumni
Date 1958
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Lt. Robert Chant, 1954 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education and Western Michigan's newly formed ROTC program, at the time of his promotion to Lieutenant.
John G. Halmond, alumni
1956
Halmond, John George, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-00105
 
Title John G. Halmond, alumni
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of John G. Halmond, 1940 graduate of Western State Teachers College, at the time he became Mayor of North Muskegon, Michigan.
Randal J. Kool, alumni
ca. 1957
Kool, Randal Jay, 1934-
exwa_wmup_u-00107
 
Title Randal J. Kool, alumni
Date ca. 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Randal Kool, 1957 graduate of Western Michigan University, in military uniform. Kool was in the ROTC. as a student.
William Thomas Ward, fa...
1955
Ward, William Thomas, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-00108
 
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...
exwa_wmup_u-00109
 
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
Phoebe Walz, faculty
1955
Goven, Phoebe Lenora Wa...
exwa_wmup_u-00110
 
Title Phoebe Walz, faculty
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Phoebe Walz from the Western Michigan College Newsletter at the time of her appointment as faculty to Western Michigan College in 1955. Walz was also a 1950 Graduate of Western Michigan College of Education.
Evelyn Steketee Upjohn,...
1953
Upjohn, Evelyn Steketee...
exwa_wmup_u-00112
 
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.
Nellie Sparks, faculty,...
ca. 1955
Sparks, Nellie Elizabet...
exwa_wmup_u-00113
 
Title Nellie Sparks, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Nellie Sparks, physical education faculty at Western Michigan College from 1955-1958
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.
Herbert Bergema, facult...
1958
Bergman, Herbert, 1925-...
exwa_wmup_u-00115
 
Title Herbert Bergema, faculty, portrait
Date 1958
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Herbert Bergman, assistant professor of English, Western Michigan University, 1958-1959.
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.
Catherine Yocum, facult...
ca. 1959
Yocum, Catherine Jean, ...
exwa_wmup_u-00119
 
Title Catherine Yocum, faculty, portrait
Date ca. 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Catherine Jean Yocum from the October 1959 Western Michigan University Newsletter at the time she was hired as assistant professor of Women’s Physical Education.
Richard Barron, faculty...
1956
Barron, Richard C., 193...
exwa_wmup_u-00121
 
Title Richard Barron, faculty, portrait
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Richard C. Barron at the time he was appointed assistant director of alumni relations at Western Michigan College. Barron was a 1952 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education.
Richard Barron, faculty...
1957
Barron, Richard C., 193...
exwa_wmup_u-00122
 
Title Richard Barron, faculty, portrait
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Richard C. Barron, assistant director of alumni relations at Western Michigan University, 1958-1959. Barron was a 1952 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education.
Richard D. Bryck, facul...
1956
Bryck, Richard, 1933-
exwa_wmup_u-00130
 
Title Richard D. Bryck, faculty, portrait
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Studio portrait of Richard D. Bryck at the time he was hired to teach physical education and driver training at State High School. Bryck was a 1955 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education. Photograph was taken by the Beverly Studios in Kalamazoo’s State Theatre Building, and was included in the October 1956 Western Michigan College Newsletter.
Wallace Garneau, facult...
1958
Garneau, Wallace Louis,...
exwa_wmup_u-00131
 
Title Wallace Garneau, faculty
Date 1958
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Wallace Garneau who began teaching at Western in 1938 and organized Western's first radio station, WMCR, in 1950. WMCR became WMUK in 1961. Garneau was also a 1935 graduate of Western State Teachers College. This photo appeared in the March 1958 Western Michigan University Newsletter in an article announcing his death.
William Reynolds, facul...
1956
Reynolds, William Franc...
exwa_wmup_u-00133
 
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.
K. Philip Rahbany, facu...
1957
Rahbany, K. Philip, 192...
exwa_wmup_u-00135
 
Title K. Philip Rahbany, faculty, portrait
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of K. Philip Rahbany at the time of his appointment as assistant professor, economics, Western Michigan University. The photo appeared in the June 1957 Western Michigan University Newsletter
Leslie Gunter, faculty,...
1955
Gunter, Leslie W., 1929...
exwa_wmup_u-00136
 
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.
Karl Hans Van Ditzhuyze...
1959
Ditzhuyzen, Karl Hans V...
exwa_wmup_u-00137
 
Title Karl Hans Van Ditzhuyzen, portrait
Date 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Karl Hans Van Ditzhuyzen at the time of his appointment as instructor in physics at Western Michigan University. He previously studied on the campus as a Fulbright scholar in 1952-53.
Kenneth Beighley, facul...
1959
Beighley, Kenneth E.
exwa_wmup_u-00140
 
Title Kenneth Beighley, faculty, portrait
Date 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Kenneth Beighley at the time he was hired as instructor for mathematics and science in the Campus School at Western Michigan University. Photo appeared in the July 1958 Western Michigan University Newsletter. He taught from 1959-1961.
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.
Philip Mason, faculty, ...
1954
Mason, Philip Loyd, 193...
exwa_wmup_u-00144
 
Title Philip Mason, faculty, portrait
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Philip Mason, instructor in music at Western Michigan College of Education, 1955-1956. Mason also received a B.M. from Western Michigan College of Education in 1955.
John A. Popplestone, fa...
1958
Popplestone, John A. 19...
exwa_wmup_u-00146
 
Title John A. Popplestone, faculty
Date 1958
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of John Popplestone at the time of his appointment as an assistant professor of psychology at Western Michigan University. Photo appears in the September 1958 Western Michigan University Newsletter. Popplestone taught at Western Michigan University from 1958-1961.
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.
James G. Carter, facult...
1959
Carter, James Grafton, ...
exwa_wmup_u-00148
 
Title James G. Carter, faculty, portrait
Date 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of James G. Carter, Certified Public Accountant, at the time of his appointment as assistant professor of accounting at Western Michigan University. The photo appears in the October 1959 Western Michigan University Newsletter.
William Putnam, faculty...
1960
Putnam, William P., 193...
exwa_wmup_u-00149
 
Title William Putnam, faculty, portrait
Date 1960
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of William P. Putnam at the time he was appointed as boy’s advisor at the Western Michigan University High School, 1960-1961. The photo appears in the October 1960 Western Michigan University Newsletter. Putnam was a 1957 graduate of Western Michigan University.
Peggy Ramstad, faculty,...
1955
Ramstad, Peggy Ann, 192...
exwa_wmup_u-00150
 
Title Peggy Ramstad, faculty, portrait
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Peggy Ramstad at the time she was appointed elementary music teacher at the Western Michigan College Campus School where she taught until 1961. The photo appeared in the Winter 1955 Western Michigan College News Magazine.
Western Michigan Colleg...
ca. 1955
exwa_wmup_u-10082
 
Title Western Michigan College, main entrance, exterior
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Exterior view of Administration Building of Western Michigan College facing Davis Street and featuring portico, columns, and balustrade in Georgian Revival style. Designed by Battle Creek architect, Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was WMU's first building (erected as Western State Normal School) and used until the 1950s.
Group portrait of Biolo...
1957
[Powers, Myrtle M. (Myr...
exwa_wmup_u-000251
 
Title Group portrait of Biology Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Biology Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Myrtle Powers, Frank Hinds, Harriet Bartoo, Elaine Hurst, and Bette Barnes. Standing: Merrill Wiseman, Lee Baker, Leo VanderBeek, Edward Reynolds, Edwin Steen, Bettina Carter, Daniel Jackson, and A. Verne Fuller.
Group portrait of the A...
1957
[Siedschlag, Lydia, 189...
exwa_wmup_u-000253
 
Title Group portrait of the Art Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of Art Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Elaine Stevenson, Elizabeth Smutz, Lydia Siedschlag, and Hazel Paden. Standing: Keith Bailey, John Kemper, Harry Hefner, Richard Bryant, and Stanley Phillips.
Group portrait of the P...
1957
[Stephanson, E. E., Tri...
exwa_wmup_u-000254
 
Title Group portrait of the Paper Technology Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of Paper Technology Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. From left to right: E. E. Stephanson, Miss Carola P. Trittin, and Dr. R. A. Diehm.
Group portrait of the M...
1957
[McCully, Joseph C., Po...
exwa_wmup_u-000255
 
Title Group portrait of the Mathematics Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Mathematics Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Dr. McCully, Adelaide Howsen, Pearl Ford, Gertrude Wolinski, Carolyn Reiger, and Robert Seber. Standing: Fred Beeler, Dr. Charles Butler, Kim Peterson, Dr. James H. Powell, and Dr. Herbert Hannon.
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