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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Group portrait of the M...
1957
[Kyser, Daniel, Birkby,...
exwa_wmup_u-000256
 
Title Group portrait of the Music Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Music Department facutly from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Daniel Kyser, Julius Stulberg, Sam Adams, Robert Schieber, Tom Fulton and Holon Matthews. Standing: Russell Brown, Leonard Meretta, Elwyn Carter, Arthur Birkby and Owen Berger.
Group portrait of the P...
1957
[Greenberg, Milton, 192...
exwa_wmup_u-000257
 
Title Group portrait of the Political Science Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Political Science Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Milton Greenberg, Donald Ackerman, Samuel Clark, Leo Stine. Standing: Jack Plano, John H. Romani.
Group portrait of the O...
1957
[Kiss, Rosalia, Hamlin,...
exwa_wmup_u-000258
 
Title Group portrait of the Occupational Therapy Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Occupational Therapy Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured from left to right: Rosalia Kiss, Lois Hamlin, Dean Tyndall, Marion Spear, and Alice Lewis.
Group portrait of the P...
1957
[Miller, Karl, Bradley,...
exwa_wmup_u-000259
 
Title Group portrait of the Physics Department faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Physics Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured left to right: Karl Miller, George Bradley, Nathan Nichols, Walter Marburger, Stanley Derby, and Haym Kruglak.
Library Staff at Wester...
1957
[Lumaree, Phoebe, Knaus...
exwa_wmup_u-000261
 
Title Library Staff at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of Library staff from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Phoebe Lumaree and James Knauss. Standing: Edith Clark, Francis Allen, Katherine Stokes, Hazel Saye, Hazel DeMeyer, Paul Randall, and Gertrude VanZee. James Knauss, History Department, served as the University Archivist at the time this photograph was taken.
Group portrait of the H...
1957
[Acree, Rachel, Volle, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000262
 
Title Group portrait of the Home Economics Department at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Home Economics Department from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured: Rachel Acree, Reva Volle, Betty Taylor, Gladys Rowe and Opal Stamm.
Group portrait of the I...
1957
[Beukema, Henry John, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-000264
 
Title Group portrait of the Industrial Arts Department at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Industrial Arts Department from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Henry Beukema, Donald Nantz, Herbert Ellinger, William Weeks, Dr. Andrew Luff and Dr. Glade Wilcox. Standing: William Schreiber, Donald Black, Robert Hoffman, William Wichers, Clarence Van Deventer, Robert Ring, Elmer Brune and Lindsay Farnan.
Group portrait of the D...
1957
[Reber, Rosalie (Holmes...
exwa_wmup_u-000265
 
Title Group portrait of the Distributive Education Department at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Distributive Education Department from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured: Rosalie Reber, Wendell Fidler, Raymond Dannenberg, and Adrian Trimpe.
Charles S. Nichols, fac...
1957
Nichols, Charles Solon,...
exwa_wmup_u-000267
 
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. 
Group portrait of the C...
1957
[Iffland, Don C., Knowl...
exwa_wmup_u-000301
 
Title Group portrait of the Chemistry Department at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of Chemistry Department faculty in a classroom from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Top row: Don Iffland, Robert Nagler, Esther Woodruff, Elaine Zimmerman, and Paul Holkeboer. Bottom row: Lauri E. Osterberg, Lillian Meyer, Gerald Osborn, James Boynton, and Lawrence Knowlton.
Group portrait of the P...
1957
[McGinnis, Dorothy J., ...
exwa_wmup_u-000304
 
Title Group portrait of the Psychology Department at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of Psychology Department faculty from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Dorothy McGinnis, Richard Schmidt, Charlotte Sumney, and Genevieve Wise. Standing: Eston Asher, Frank Fatzinger, William Reynolds, William Pavlik, and Homer Carter.
Group portrait of the W...
1957
[Randall, John, Myers, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000305
 
Title Group portrait of the Walwood Union Staff at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the Walwood Union Residence Hall staff from the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured: John Randall, LeRoy Myers, Leila-Bell Jaqua, John Hungerford, and Don Scott.
Edith Eicher, faculty a...
1954
Eicher, Edith M., 1887-...
exwa_wmup_u-000307
 
Title Edith Eicher, faculty at Western Michgian University
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Studio portrait of Edith Eicher, faculty at Western Michigan College, from the 1954 Western Michigan College New Magazine. Edith Eicher was professor of English from 1925 to 1954. Eicher Hall, a residence building, was named in her honor.
D. Carl Shilling, facul...
1952
Shilling, David Carl, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-000308
 
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.
John Schuster, faculty ...
1956
Schuster, John J.
exwa_wmup_u-000313
 
Title John Schuster, faculty at Western Michigan College, playng saxophone
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description John Schuster, faculty, with a saxophone. Schuster taught music at Western Michigan College from 1955 to 1957.
Faculty group dressed a...
ca. 1955
[Brown, Helen M., 1916-...
exwa_wmup_u-000314
 
Title Faculty group dressed as court jesters at Western Michigan College
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Three faculty members, Helen Brown, Margaret Large, and Marcella Faustman, dressed as court jesters. Brown began at Western in 1947 in Women's Physical Education and retired from the Dance Department in 1981. Large began in Women's Physical Education in 1949 and retired in 1979. Faustman began in the Music Department in 1951 and retired in 1977.
Group portrait of visit...
1952
[Thomas, Eugene S., Zan...
exwa_wmup_u-000316
 
Title Group portrait of visiting faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of the visiting faculty during the Summer Session 1952. Pictured: Eugene S. Thomas (Education), Howard Zandbergen (Library), Ruth Ellsworth (Social Studies Education), Lawrence Sutton, Hazel M. Brown (Library), Eugenia Schmitz (Library), and Hazel Snyder (Campus Training School). Eugene S. Thomas was the basketball coach from 1928-1939 and principle at Central High School in Kalamazoo from 1945-1965. Howard Zandbergen was a cataloging librarian from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Ruth E. Ellsworth was an assistant professor from Wayne State University and daughter of WMU faculty Frank E. Ellsworth. Lawrence Sutton was the director of studies at Ashridge College, England. Hazel M. Brown was a librarian at Longfellow Elementary School in Royal Oak, Michigan. Eugenia Schmitz was a 1931 WMU graduate and assistant professor of library science at the University of Michigan. Hazel Snyder was a 1949 WMU graduate and teacher at the campus training school.
Group portrait of new f...
1953
[Van Deventer, W. C. (W...
exwa_wmup_u-000318
 
Title Group portrait of new faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1953
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of new faculty beginning Fall 1953. Standing: William C. Van Deventer (Biology Department head), Lt. Col. Comet Gibson (ROTC commandant), Zack York (Speech department head). Seated: President Paul Sangren, Lilyan Galbraith (Home Economics head), J. Towner Smith (Dean of Men). Photo appeared in the Western Michigan College News Magazine Fall 1953.
John C. Hoekje and his ...
ca. 1955
[Hoekje, John C., 1885-...
exwa_wmup_u-000320
 
Title John C. Hoekje and his wife Helen standing in line at event in park-like setting
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description John C. and Helen Hoekje standing in line at an unidentified event in park, possibly with students from Western Michigan University. A gazebo and a lake are in the background. John C. Hoekje was a professor of education and psychology who also served as registrar, dean of admissions and director of extension during his 1916-to-1955 tenure at the University. John C. Hoekje was a professor of education and psychology who also served as registrar, dean of admissions and director of extension during his 1916-to-1955 tenure at the University. Helen Hoekje served as a housemother in University residence halls for several years.
1952-1953 Fellowship Aw...
1952
[Miller, Ralph N., 1916...
exwa_wmup_u-000321
 
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.
English Department Facu...
1954
[Miller, Ralph N., 1916...
exwa_wmup_u-000326
 
Title English Department Faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1954
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description English Department Faculty in Spring 1955 at Western Michigan College of Education. Photograph appeared in the 1954 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured, back row: Ralph Miller, Helen Master, Ruth Van Horn, Georgiann Burge, Edith Eicher, M. Dezena Loutzenhiser, Lorene Gary, Lucille Nobbs, Louise Walker, Dorothy Osborn, Thelma Anton Bernadine (Penny) Carlson, Helen Sellers. Second row: Frank Householder, Dale Lancaster, Jean Malmstrom, Joseph Torok, Robert Limpus. Front row: William Brown, Joseph McKee, Frederick Rogers.
English Department Facu...
1957
[Miller, Ralph N., 1916...
exwa_wmup_u-000327
 
Title English Department Faculty at Western Michigan University, in a classroom
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description English Department Faculty in 1957 at Western Michigan University. The photograph appeared in the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Pictured, back row: Dr. Ralph Miller, Frank Householder, John Woods, Dr. Arnold Nelson, John McNally, Phil Denenfeld, Dr. Frederick Rogers, David Pugh, Robert A. Palmatier, and Dr. David F. Sadler. Middle row: William Rosegrant, John Orr, Dr. Robert Limpus, Dorothy Osborn, Katherine Rogers, Bernadine Carlson, Georgianna Burge, and Helen Sellers. Seated (left to right): Dr. John Freund, Clayton Holladay, Louise Walker, Lucille Nobbs, Thelma Anton, Jean Malmstrom, and Anne Oas.
Robert Limpus and Fred ...
1956
[Limpus, Robert Moore, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000333
 
Title Robert Limpus and Fred Rogers, English Faculty at Western Michigan College
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Robert Limpus and Frederick Rogers standing in front of books, possibly the departmental library at Western Michigan College. Limpus became a member of the English faculty in 1947 and was appointed head of Basic Studies in 1956. He became Dean of General Studies in 1965 and retired in 1970. Rogers became a member of the English faculty in 1946 and was chair of the Department in 1956 until his retirement in 1971.
H. Glenn Henderson and ...
1956
[Henderson, H. Glenn (H...
exwa_wmup_u-000334
 
Title H. Glenn Henderson and Elwyn Carter, faculty at Western Michigan College, with spouses
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description H. Glenn Henderson, faculty in the School of Music from 1913-1956, receives congratulations from Dr. Elwyn Carter at a music banquet. Photo appeared in the Western Michigan Colleges News Magazine, Winter 1956. Mrs. Henderson is on the far left and Mrs. Harper Maybee is on the far right. Carter headed the School of Music from 1945 to 1965 and retired in 1979.
Group portrait of the I...
1957
[Beukema, Henry John, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-000341
 
Title Group portrait of the Industrial Technology Department Faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1957
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photo of the Industrial Technology Department at Western Michigan University, which appeared in the 1957 Brown & Gold yearbook. Seated: Henry Beukema, Dr. Donald Nantz, Herbert Ellinger, William Weeks, Dr. Andrew Luff, and Dr. Glade Wilcox. Standing­: William Schreiber, Donald Black, Robert Hoffman, William Wichers, Clarence Van Deventer, Robert Ring, Elmer Brune, and Frank Scott.
Jack W. Murphy, faculty...
1950?-05-05
Murphy, Jack William, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-000347
 
Title Jack W. Murphy, faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1950?-05-05
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Jack W. Murphy, faculty in the speech department and men's debate coach, holding trophy. Murphy wears a wool, plaid blazer. A plaque on the trophy reads "Manchester vs. Western Michigan”. The Western Michigan College of Educaton Men's Debate team won against Manchester College (Indiana) at a tournament on May 5, 1950.
President Paul Sangren ...
1951-06-16
[Sangren, Paul V. (Paul...
exwa_wmup_u-000366
 
Title President Paul Sangren and honorary degree recipients at 1951 Commencement, Waldo Stadium, Western Michigan University
Date 1951-06-16
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Dr. Paul Sangren and honorary degrees recipients L. C. Mohr, Theodore L. Brownyard, Cleo Hartwig, and Earl J. McGrath at Western Michigan College of Education Commencement, June 1951. Commencement speaker Dr. Earl J. McGrath, US commissioner of Education, was awarded a degree of Doctor of Laws. Miss Cleo Hartwig, nationally known sculptress and a graduate of Western Michigan College, received a degree of Master of Fine Arts. L. C. Mohr, superintendent of schools at South Haven, received a degree of Doctor of Education. Theodore L. Brownyard, chemist in the Bureau of Ordnance, Navy Department receive a Doctor of Science. The photograph appeared in the Summer 1951 Western Michigan College News Magazine Vol. 9 No. 4.
Group photograph of the...
1955
[Macmillan, Margaret Bu...
exwa_wmup_u-000371
 
Title Group photograph of the History Department at Western Michigan College of Education
Date 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of History Department in 1955-1957. Sitting: Margaret MacMillan, James Knauss, and Edythe Mange seated. Standing: Robert Russell, Willis Dunbar, Russell Seibert, Robert Friedmann, Charles Starring and Howard Mowen.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000373
 
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-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.
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.
Retiring faculty, 1956,...
1956
[Plough, John Henry, 18...
exwa_wmup_u-000377
 
Title Retiring faculty, 1956, Western Michigan College
Date 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Group photograph of retiring Western Michigan College faculty. Seated: James Knauss, H. Glen Henderson. Standing: John Plough, Wynand Wichers, and William Brown. James Knauss was a professory of history since 1929. H. Glen Henderson was the associate professor of music since 1913. John H. Plough was the assistant professor of Industrial Arts since 1941. Wynand Wichers was the vice-presendent since 1945. William Brown as a professor of english since 1917.
Gale Clark, faculty at ...
1959
Clark, Gale Wilmer, 192...
exwa_wmup_u-000379
 
Title Gale Clark, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date 1959
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Gale W. Clark, faculty in general business, teaching a class at Western Michigan University in 1959. In the foreground are male and female students seated at wooden table arm school desks. Gale W. Clark came to the School of Business in 1957. North Hall housed the campus library and classrooms for the College of Busines' finance and commerical law, marketing, academic advising, college administration and psychology department. In 1990, the College of Business was moved to the Haworth College of Business on West Campus.
WJR College Caravan bro...
1959-10-13
[Gary, Mitchell Joseph,...
exwa_wmup_u-000381
 
Title WJR College Caravan broadcasting at Western Michigan University
Date 1959-10-13
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description WJR College Caravan stop at WMU on October 13,1959. Announcers Mike J. Gary, Cornelius MacDonald, WJR Sports Director Bob Reynolds (nicknamed “Rapid Robert”), and WJR Engineer Keith Kinney, sitting at a table with broadcasting equipment. Mike Gary was the WMU athletic director. C. B. MacDonald was the comptroller at WMU.
Students boarding bus i...
1953
exwa_wmup_u-10046
 
Title Students boarding bus in front of Oakland Gym, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date 1953
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of female students in long coats lined up in front of a bus parked on Oakland Drive, East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the background is the front of the Men’s Gym (later Vandercook Hall).
Electronics Building, e...
ca. 1956
exwa_wmup_u-10067
 
Title Electronics Building, exterior view, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of the front entrance to the Electronics Building (also Electronics Shop) on East Campus of Western Michigan College of Education. Garage doors have been replaced with brick. Located behind the Science Building, the Electronic Building was known by several names including the Heating Plant (1915), Garage, Power Plant, Physical Plant Annex, Upholstery Shop, and Industrial Design Shop. Photograph appeared in the April 1956 Western Michigan College Newsletter.
Two students in Electro...
ca. 1956
exwa_wmup_u-10068
 
Title Two students in Electronics lab, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1956
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Photograph of two students in the electronics lab working with equipment and schematics on East Campus of Western Michigan College of Education. 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.
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.
East Hall portico, West...
ca. 1955
exwa_wmup_u-10110
 
Title East Hall portico, Western Michigan College
Date ca. 1955
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description East Hall portico through the trees.
Office room 109, East H...
1952
exwa_wmup_u-10125
 
Title Office room 109, East Hall, Western College of Education
Date 1952
Time Period 1950 - 1959
Description Female employees working in office room 109 of East Hall. Photographed by Ward C. Morgan (Ward Morgan Studio #5224-5).
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