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1952-1953 Fellowship Aw...
1952
[Miller, Ralph N., 1916...
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Title 1952-1953 Fellowship Awardees standing around a globe
Date 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Faculty members and 1952-1953 Fellowship awardees, Ralph Miller, Chester Hunt, and Elsworth Woods, standing around a globe. Ralph N. Miller, associate professor of English since 1946, was awarded a grant given by the Fund for the Advancement of Education, a branch of the Ford Foundation, to study in the United States. Chester L. Hunt, associate professor of sociology, was awarded a Fulbright grant for the 1952-53 school year to serve as a lecturer in sociology at the University of the Philippines. Elsworth Woods, professor of the political science department from 1949-1955, was selected for an instructorship in general education at Harvard University. After completing this study period, he headed of the Basic Studies program.
A. Westley Rowland, alu...
1955
Rowland, A. Westley, 19...
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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.
AAA Insurance building, exterior
AAA Insurance building,...
1957-08
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Light's Tree Company (...
 
Date 1957-08
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Light's Tree Company (Richland, Mich.), Office buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Landscape design--Michigan--Kalamazoo, AAA Insurance building (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Light's Tree Company (Richland, Mich.)
AAA Insurance building, exterior, back with parking lot
AAA Insurance building,...
1957-08
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Building, Brick--Michi...
 
Date 1957-08
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Building, Brick--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Office buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, AAA Insurance building (Kalamazoo, Mich), Miller-Davis Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Landscape design--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Light's Tree Company (Richland, Mich.)
Aero-Motive Manufacturing Company, industrial valve
Aero-Motive Manufacturi...
1957-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Machinery industry--Mi...
 
Date 1957-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Machinery industry--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Valve industry--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Aero-Motive Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Morrison, Glen]
Aero-Motive Manufacturing Company, industrial valve
Aero-Motive Manufacturi...
1957-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Machinery industry--Mi...
 
Date 1957-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Machinery industry--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Valve industry--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Aero-Motive Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Morrison, Glen]
Allen-Bradley Company Quality Motor Control products on display with salesmen at Klose Electric Company
Allen-Bradley Company Q...
1958-06
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Display of merchandise...
 
Date 1958-06
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Display of merchandise--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Electric lighting--Equipment and supplies, Business meetings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Electric light fixtures, Allen-Bradley Company]
Client Klose Electric Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Alma Routsong, author, ...
ca. 1959
[Routsong, Alma, 1924-1...
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Title Alma Routsong, author, pen name Isabel Miller
Date ca. 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Alma Routsong who attended WMU in 1943 as Elma Routsong. Routsong published her first two novels under her name, including Round Shape (Houghton Mifflin, 1959) and subsequent works under the pen name Isabel Miller and went onto win the first Stonewall Book Award for Patience and Sarah which was originally self-published under the title A Place For Us.
American National Bank building, Kalamazoo, MI
American National Bank ...
1950-10-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Art deco (Architecture...
 
Date 1950-10-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Art deco (Architecture)--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Bank buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, American National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Banks and banking--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Miller-Davis Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
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
Attic damage from a house moving accident
Attic damage from a hou...
1959-10-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Accidents--Michigan--V...
 
Date 1959-10-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Accidents--Michigan--Van Buren County, Wooden-frame houses--Michigan--Van Buren County, Dwellings--Michigan--Van Buren County, Attics--Michigan--Van Buren County]
Client Hartford Insurance Company
Baldwin Hall, Albion College, exterior, Albion, MI
Baldwin Hall, Albion Co...
1957-11
Albion; Michigan
[Albion College--Buildi...
 
Date 1957-11
Location Albion; Michigan
Subject [Albion College--Buildings, Albion College. Baldwin Hall, College students--Clothing--Michigan--Albion]
Client [Miller-Davis Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Britigan, Robert D.]
Barbour Hall Junior Military Academy, group portrait of boys in cowboy outfits
Barbour Hall Junior Mil...
1958-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Costumes--Michigan--Ka...
 
Date 1958-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Costumes--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Schoolboys--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Portraits, Group--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military education--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Barbour Hall Junior Military Academy (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Sister Christine]
Barbour Hall Junior Military Academy, group portrait of boys in uniform
Barbour Hall Junior Mil...
1958-02
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Military cadets--Michi...
 
Date 1958-02
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Military cadets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military uniforms--Michigan--Kalamazoo--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Military education--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Schoolboys--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Portraits, Group--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Barbour Hall Junior Military Academy (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Sister Christine]
Bill Knapp's restaurant, exterior
Bill Knapp's restaurant...
1957-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Restaurants--Michigan-...
 
Date 1957-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Restaurants--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Miller-Davis Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client [Miller-Davis Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Britigan, Robert D.]
Boxing ring in disrepai...
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Title Boxing ring in disrepair, Campus School interior, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1950 - 1959, 1960 - 1969]
Description Interior of the Campus School basement featuring a boxing ring in dis-repair.
Brundage Company, industrial press
Brundage Company, indus...
1957-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Brundage Company, Indu...
 
Date 1957-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Brundage Company, Industrial machinery--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client [Brundage Company, Brundage, Ward]
Bryant Street Fire Station, exterior
Bryant Street Fire Stat...
1957-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Public buildings--Mich...
 
Date 1957-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Public buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Fire stations--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Miller-Davis Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Buck Read and Mike Gary...
1958-11-01
[Read, Herbert W., 1880...
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Title Buck Read and Mike Gary at fishing campsite
Date 1958-11-01
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Color photograph, taken November 1, 1958, of Herbert "Buck" Read and Mike Gary at fishing campsite in wooded area. Read served as head basketball coach from 1922 to 1949 and taught in the Men's Physical Education Department. Gary served at football coach at WMU from 1922 to 1945, and as athletic director and head of the men’s Physical Education Department from 1949 to 1967.
Bus with advertising sign, Carling Black Label Beer
Bus with advertising si...
1957-07
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Buses--Michigan--Kalam...
 
Date 1957-07
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Buses--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Ray Vickerstaff Advertising Company (Toledo, Ohio), Advertising--Beer]
Client Ray Vickerstaff Advertising Co. (Toledo, Ohio)
Bus with advertising sign, WKMI Radio
Bus with advertising si...
1957-07
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Radio stations--Michig...
 
Date 1957-07
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Radio stations--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Buses--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Ray Vickerstaff Advertising Co. (Toledo, Ohio), WKMI (Radio station : Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Ray Vickerstaff Advertising Co. (Toledo, Ohio)
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, ...
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.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000374
 
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.
Catherine Bouner, facul...
ca. 1953
Bauner, Catherine Irene...
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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, ...
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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.
Charles Darby, faculty,...
1955
Darby, Charles L., 1925...
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Title Charles Darby, faculty, undated portrait
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Charles Darby, faculty Psychology 1955-1956.
Charles S. Nichols, fac...
1957
Nichols, Charles Solon,...
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Title Charles S. Nichols, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Charles S. Nichols working machinery. Charles Nichols taught Manual Arts at Western Michigan University from 1921-1957. The photo appears in the WMC News Magazine, Summer 1957 edition. 
Checker Cab Company, control panel
Checker Cab Company, co...
1957-05
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Reliance Gauge Column ...
 
Date 1957-05
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Reliance Gauge Column Company (Ohio), Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Engineering instruments--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Reliance Gauge Column Company (Ohio)
Chicken Charlie's, exterior, parking lot and building
Chicken Charlie's, exte...
1957-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Automobiles--Michigan-...
 
Date 1957-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Automobiles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Parking lots--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Restaurants--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Chicken Charlie's Restaurant (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Chicken Charlie's, exterior, parking lot with sign
Chicken Charlie's, exte...
1957-10-19
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Automobiles--Michigan-...
 
Date 1957-10-19
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Automobiles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Parking lots--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Neon signs--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Restaurants--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Chicken Charlie's Restaurant (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Chicken Charlie's, exterior, view of parking lot and intersection
Chicken Charlie's, exte...
1957-10
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Restaurants--Michigan-...
 
Date 1957-10
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Restaurants--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Automobiles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Parking lots--Michigan--Kalamazoo]
Client Chicken Charlie's Restaurant (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
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.
Chrysler car with woman at side of house
Chrysler car with woman...
1957-06
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Dwellings--Michigan--K...
 
Date 1957-06
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Dwellings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Otto Kihm (Firm), Chrysler automobile, Milwood (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client [Otto Kihm (Firm), McIntyre, William A.]
Civic League Home, 301 W. Cedar, Kalamazoo, MI, exterior
Civic League Home, 301 ...
1957-11
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Architecture, Domestic...
 
Date 1957-11
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Architecture, Domestic--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Civic League Home (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client [Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children, Upjohn, W. J. (William John)]
Clare Harnden, alumni
1953
Harnden, Clare Rich, 19...
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Title Clare Harnden, alumni
Date 1953
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Clare Harnden, 1953 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education.
Claud Bosworth, alumni
1955
Bosworth, Claud Aaron, ...
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Title Claud Bosworth, alumni
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Claud Bosworth, 1934 graduate. Image is from the Western Michigan College News Magazine featuring a story about Bosworth who was the head of the Michigan State College Continuing Education Services Department of Community Services.
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.
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.
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.
D. Carl Shilling, facul...
1952
Shilling, David Carl, 1...
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Title D. Carl Shilling, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description D. Carl Shilling with his collection of political buttons and ribbons. Shilling was a faculty member in the political science department beginning in 1921 and chair for the last seven years of his career at WMU. He retired in 1952. Photograph was printed in the Spring 1952 Western Michigan College News Magazine.
Dale E. Artz, alumni
ca. 1955
Artz, Dale E., 1928-201...
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Title Dale E. Artz, alumni
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of Dale Artz, 1950 graduate of Western Michigan College of Education. Artz served as Army Reserve Command and General Staff instructor, obtaining the rank of colonel.
Daniel F. Jackson, facu...
1954
Jackson, Daniel F. (Fra...
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Title Daniel F. Jackson, faculty, 1954 portrait
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Studio portrait of Daniel F. Jackson, assistant professor of biology, 1955-1959.
Display case of tools, ...
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Title Display case of tools, Manual Arts Building, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1940 - 1949, 1950 - 1959]
Description Various tools organized in a display toolbox inside the Manual Arts Building. Tools include wrenches, pliers, and scissors.
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.
Dr. W.R. Brown lecturin...
ca. 1952
Brown, William R., 1886...
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Title Dr. W.R. Brown lecturing to Shakespeare class in Oakland Gym
Date ca. 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph taken while Dr. Brown, faculty of the English Department, lectured on Shakespeare.
Durametallic Building, exterior
Durametallic Building, ...
1957-11
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Automobiles--Michigan-...
 
Date 1957-11
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Automobiles--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Industrial buildings--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Durametallic Corporation (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client [Kalamazoo Artcraft Manufacturing Company, Upjohn, Burton]
East Hall portico, West...
ca. 1955
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Title East Hall portico, Western Michigan College
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description East Hall portico through the trees.
East Michigan Avenue at King Highway, near entrance of the Veterans Memorial Bridge, Kalamazoo, MI
East Michigan Avenue at...
1951-04-30
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Streets--Michigan--Kal...
 
Date 1951-04-30
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Streets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Traffic signs and signals--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Veteran's Memorial Bridge (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Stanley, Jim
East Michigan Avenue looking east, Kalamazoo, MI
East Michigan Avenue lo...
1951-04-30
Kalamazoo; Michigan
[Standard Oil Company, ...
 
Date 1951-04-30
Location Kalamazoo; Michigan
Subject [Standard Oil Company, Streets--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Service stations--Michigan--Kalamazoo, Sun Company, Hap and Dick's Sunoco Service Station (Kalamazoo, Mich.), O'Leary's Standard Service Station (Kalamazoo, Mich.)]
Client Stanley, Jim
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