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8th grade woodwork proj...
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Title 8th grade woodwork projects, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Front image of a postcard to M. Sherwood featuring 8th grade woodwork projects in a classroom in the Manual Arts Building. Handwritting on the lower edge of the photo reads: “8th grade - Rock Island, Ill.” The woodwork projects include shelves, a lecturn, side tables, and bins.
Administration Building...
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Title Administration Building lounge, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description East Hall lounge at Western Michigan State Teachers College. The lounge was formerly the library.
Booklet, Catalogue of P...
1925
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Title Booklet, Catalogue of Pictures in Western State Normal School Library
Date 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Booklet titled the “Catalogue of Pictures in the Western State Normal School Library” loaned from the collection of Albert M. Todd, 1925. The booklet is 31 pages including cover. The booklet contains a foreward by Librarian Anna L. French, black-and-white illustration of select artworks, and a description of each artwork including bibliography of the original artist and provenance. Booklet contains some French.
Campus bus delivering t...
1924
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Title Campus bus delivering teachers-in-training to Portage Consolidated School, Western Michigan University
Date 1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of the Western State Normal school bus delivering teachers-in-training (Rural Education curriculum) to Portage Consolidated School on South Westnedge.
Classroom, Manual Arts ...
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Title Classroom, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Workshop in a classroom of the Manual Arts Building. Students work at various machinery.
Column details of East ...
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Title Column details of East Hall, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description Column details of the Administration Building with Training School and Woman’s Gymnasium additions (East Hall). View looking north from the front of the Training School. View includes a tall fence between Training School and Administration Building. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The additions were completed in 1908 and 1909 respectively.
Cupola detail, Administ...
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Title Cupola detail, Administration Building, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description Detail of cupola located on top of the Administration Building (East Hall), Western Michigan University. The Administration Building with its cupola was completed in 1905.
East Campus from across...
ca. 1925?
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Title East Campus from across Oakland Drive, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1925?
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph showing the Library and Science Hall, from the north, on the East Campus of Western Michigan University. In the background is the back of the cupola on the Administration Building. In the foreground is the Barracks along Michigan Avenue built in 1918. To the far right of the photo is a part of the Men’s Gymnasium (later Oakland Gym) built in 1925.
East Hall from southeas...
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Title East Hall from southeast, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description Western State Normal School on the top of Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill). View from the southeast featuring the Administration Building with Training School and Gymnasium additions (East Hall). In the foreground, students stand on sidewalk.
East Hall porticoes, We...
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Title East Hall porticoes, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Porticoes of the Administration Building with the Training School and Woman’s Gym additions (East Hall). View looking south. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The additions were completed by 1909.
Exterior entrance of Ma...
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Title Exterior entrance of Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description The northeast façade of the Manual Arts Building. In the foreground are sidewalks and a low rope fence.
Fireplace and painting ...
ca. 1925
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Title Fireplace and painting in Library reading room, Western State Teachers College
Date ca. 1925
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Two-story Reading Room in Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College. View, looking north, features the painting of Yosemite Valley by Thomas Hill above the ornamental mantle. In front of the marble fireplace are two display cases of rare books from the AM Todd Collection. The Reading Room was designed by Henry H. Turner and Victor E. Thebaud Architects in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Front of Library just a...
1924
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Title Front of Library just after completion, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date 1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of the Library front just after completion on East Campus of Michigan College of Education. Some landscaping is installed, but the walks and drives are not yet paved. The Library (later named North Hall) was built in 1924, and would be the main library until Waldo Library was built in the 1950s. During that time it was used by the College of Business until 1990 when the College of Business moved out. It has since been used to house archival material and it was home to the Department of Industrial Design for a few years during the last decade. The building, except for the front, was razed in 2014.
Front of the Natural Sc...
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Title Front of the Natural Science Building, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Facade of the Natural Science Building (West Hall). View includes the grounds and sidewalks in front of the building. A student walks in front of the building.
Group photo of unidenti...
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Title Group photo of unidentified students in classroom, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description Group photo of unidentified men posing in a classroom, possibly the Science or Manual Arts lab.
Group photograph of nur...
ca. 1928
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Group photograph of nurses at the Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan
Date ca. 1928
Description Kalamazoo State Hospital nurses, in uniform and caps, gathered outside. Names included on the back of the photograph include (order uncertain): Marie Marr, Margaret Madden, Wadeen Reddinger, Alma Allen, Mrs. Daalder, Bessie Van Trease, Krueger, Lucy Clark, Mrs. Hathaway, Mrs. Murphy, Viola McKinnon, Bertha Gay, Muriel Lawrence, La Monk, Ruth Stuart. Kalamazoo State Hospital, founded as the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, was renamed in 1911 and later became known for pioneering improved medical treatment of mentally ill patients. The hospital also was a pioneer in the creation of nursing and occupational therapy programs.
Hadley Gardens, East ca...
1924
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Title Hadley Gardens, East campus, Western Michigan University
Date 1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph featuring a rabbit in Hadley Gardens on East Campus of Western State Normal School. A fallow garden plot on East Campus was located in front of Hadley House and south of the Training School. The garden was named after Theodosia Hadley, faculty for biology and science.
Industrial Arts classro...
ca. 1925
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Title Industrial Arts classroom with students, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Industrial Arts classroom in the Manual Arts Building. View features male students working with tools.
Industrial Arts trainin...
ca. 1925
[Marks, Justin, Green, ...
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Title Industrial Arts training, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Industrial Arts students working in a lab. The class is possibly for cement or brick production. Handwritten names on the back of the photograph include: Justin Marks, Paul L. Green, Emerson Brown(?), Keith Morrison.
Interior of show tent, ...
ca. 1920
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Title Interior of show tent, Redpath Chautaugua, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1920
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Interior of the show tent for the Redpath Chautauqua circuit, pitched at Davis & Cedar Streets in Kalmamazoo, MIchigan for a summer session during the World War I period. Photograph views from the back of the tent looking over the crowd to the stage. The Redpath Chautauqua circult was a traveling group who presenting music dramas, usually school sponsored. This was an adult education movement in rural America that brought entertainment and culture to the community with speakers, musicians and showman. Kalamzoo’s first Chautauqua was held in 1909 and later in 1909. Western State Normal School sponsored the Redpath Chautauqua to come over the next fourteen years until its last appearance in 1926.
Ivy climbing front of G...
ca. 1925
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Title Ivy climbing front of Gymnasium attachment, Administration Building, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of ivy growing on the front of the Gymasium attachment of the Administration Building at Western State Normal School. The photograph first appeared in the Brown and Gold 1925 yearbook. The two wings to the Administration Building, The Training School and the Gymnasium, were added in 1909.
Kroger Store, interior,...
ca. 1927
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Kroger Store, interior, 1227 Lincoln Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1927
Description Interior of Kroger Store butcher and deli counter on 1227 Lincoln Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A man in a white apron and tie stands behind the counter with meat saws, cleavers, and scales. The store features a tin ceiling, glass display cases with cuts of meat, and pickle jars on top of the display case. Historically, 1227 E. Michigan Avenue was known as 1227 Lincoln Avenue.
Library Building, lower...
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Title Library Building, lower lobby, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Lower Lobby in the Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College. View facing west and features a New Books cart display, a display board, and spiral staircase. The Reading Room was designed by Henry H. Turner and Victor E. Thebaud Architects in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Library interior, stack...
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Title Library interior, stacks, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description General stacks in the Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College.
Library Reading Room, W...
ca. 1925
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Title Library Reading Room, Western State Teachers College
Date ca. 1925
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930-1939]
Description Two-story Reading Room in Library Building (North Hall) at Western State Teachers College. View looking northeast features features seating for 300 students, marble fireplace, paintings donated by the local art collector A.M. Todd including the notable “Yosemite Valley” by Thomas Hill, and recessed wall shelving. The Reading Room was designed by Henry H. Turner and Victor E. Thebaud Architects in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The image appeared in the book Kalamazoo Lost and Found by Kalamazoo Historian Lynn Houghton.
Machine Woodworking Sho...
ca. 1924
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Title Machine Woodworking Shop 103, Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Date ca. 1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Side a. Photograph of the Machine Woodworking 103 class in the Manual Arts Building. View of the classroom features male students working at machines and with woodworking tools. Handwritting on the lower edge reads: “Western State Normal, Kalamazoo, Mi., Dept. of Manual Arts. Machine Woodworking 103.”
Machinery inside the Ma...
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Title Machinery inside the Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Photograph of the interior of the Manual Arts Building lab. The view features machinery.
Main entrance door of t...
ca. 1925
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Title Main entrance door of the Administration Building, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Color photograph of the main entrance door of the Administration Building on East Campus of Western Michigan University. The view features Georgian style entry with a half-round window. The photograph appeared in the 1925 Brown and Gold yearbook.
Main entrance of the gy...
ca. 1925
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Title Main entrance of the gymnasium, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Color photograph of the front portico of the gymnasium attachment on the north side of the Administration Building. The photograph first appeared in the Brown and Gold 1925 yearbook. The Gymnasium, one of two wings to the Administration Building, was added in 1909. Together with the Administration Building, the building was later renamed East Hall and remained in use until 1950s.
Manual Arts Building at...
ca. 1925
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Title Manual Arts Building at Western State Normal School, exterior
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Exterior of the Manual Arts Building with car parked in front of the building. It was later renamed the Brink Building in 1921.
Manual Arts Building fr...
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Title Manual Arts Building front entrance, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Northeast entrance of the Manual Arts Building of Western State Normal School. In the foreground are sidewalks.
Manual Arts Building in...
1921
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Title Manual Arts Building in winter, Western State Normal School
Date 1921
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description The front of the Manual Arts Building in winter through the trees.
Manual Arts Building, f...
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Title Manual Arts Building, from side, in disrepair, Western State Teachers College
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description The northwest side of the Manual Arts Building in disrepair.
Manual Arts classroom w...
ca. 1925
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Title Manual Arts classroom with students, Western State Normal School
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of a classroom or workshop in the Manual Arts Building. View features studentds working at tables with woodworking tools.
Manual Arts course broc...
1924
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Title Manual Arts course brochure w/degree requirements, Western State Normal School
Date 1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description 4-page brochure featuring the Manual Arts Building of Western State Normal School. The brochure outlines the newly formed two-year and four-year course in Manual Arts, and lists the required courses offered each semester. Also featured are pictures of students and graduates.
Manual Arts, 'oil guns'...
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Title Manual Arts, 'oil guns' display
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description A man, possibly a student, posing beside a three-piece set of equipment on wheels in the Manual Arts Building. The equipment is possibly related to motor lubrication. The first machine on the left is labeled “gear lub” and includes tools labeled water pump, wheel bearing, universal joint, steering gear, and oil gun. The middle container is labeled “drain oil.” The container on the far right is labeled “spring lub.”
Members of the Merry Ma...
ca. 1920
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Members of the Merry Maids Club, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1920
Description Members of the Merry Maids Club of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Eight girls of varying ages stand in front of a woman holding the edge of an American flag. One young woman in front holds a sign, "Merry Maids Club" and wears a headpiece with a star. The Merry Maids Club was an organization for girls and young women affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church in Kalamazoo.
Party group in gym, Adm...
ca. 1920
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Title Party group in gym, Administration Building, Western State Normal School
Date ca. 1920
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Formally dressed party group at event in the Gym of Western State Normal School. In the center, a band sits under a pavilion. A flag on left reads “WSNS.” Banner to the right reads: "Manual Training - now watch us grow". “Spaeth” is hand written in white ink on the lower left of photograph.
Redpath Chautauqua on E...
ca. 1920
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Title Redpath Chautauqua on East side of East Hall, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1920
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Show tent for the Redpath Chautauqua circuit, pitched at Davis & Cedar Streets in Kalamazoo, Michigan for a summer session during the World War I period. Photograph view looking down East Campus hill. The Redpath Chautauqua circult was a traveling group who presenting music dramas, usually school sponsored. This was an adult education movement in rural America that brought entertainment and culture to the community with speakers, musicians and showman. Kalamazoo’s first Chautauqua was held in 1909 and later in 1909. Western State Normal School sponsored the Redpath Chautauqua to come over the next fourteen years until its last appearance in 1926. The image appeared in the book Kalamazoo Lost and Found by Kalamazoo Historian Lynn Houghton.
Rose Netzorg Kerr on st...
ca. 1921
Kerr, Rose Netzorg, 189...
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Title Rose Netzorg Kerr on stairs of East Hall
Date ca. 1921
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of Rose Netzorg on the stairs of East Hall. She was the head of the Art Department at Western State Normal School from 1912-1922.
Shop 106, Manual Traini...
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Title Shop 106, Manual Training Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Photograph of Shop 106 in the Manual Arts Building. View of the classroom features male students working at machines, possibly for woodworking. Handwritting on the lower edge reads: “W. S. N.S. Shop 106.”
Six young women in a bo...
ca. 1925
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Six young women in a boat on the Kalamazoo River, Michigan
Date ca. 1925
Description Photograph of six unidentified women in a wooden boat on the Kalamazoo River. The women are wearing cloche hats, knickers, middy blouses, and sweaters.
Small cabinets displaye...
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Title Small cabinets displayed in Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Student projects on display in classroom in Manual Arts Building. The projects, small cabinets, are arranged on tiered stands. The student projects were a part of a woodworking class taught by M. Sherwood.
Snow-covered path behin...
ca. 1925
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Title Snow-covered path behind Administration Building, Western State Normal School
Date ca. 1925
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description A snow covered path behind the Administration Building at Western State Normal School. The photograph first appeared in the Brown and Gold 1925 and 1941 yearbooks.
Student workworking pro...
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Title Student workworking projects display, Manual Arts classroom, Western State Normal School
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Student work on display in a woodworking lab at the Manual Arts Building. Several pieces are labled possibly with names including Finch, Stewart, Adams, Hen. Jr.?, Bloom?. In the background, wood working equipment hangs from the wall. The student projects were a part of M. Sherwood’s woodworking class, part of the Manual Training curriculum.
Students on East Campus...
ca. 1920-1924
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Title Students on East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date ca. 1920-1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of four students on the Northwest side of East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the background is the Library, Science Building, the cupola of the Administration Building, and the Heating Plant smoke stack.
Tree-line drive leading...
ca. 1922
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Title Tree-line drive leading to Western State Normal School, East Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date ca. 1922
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description The tree-line drive behind the Training School of Western State Normal School. The photograph first appeared in the Brown and Gold 1922 yearbook. The tree-line drive was main entrance to campus from Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Two men working with ma...
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Title Two men working with machinery, Manual Arts Building, Western Michigan University
Time Period [1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description Two unidentified men, possibly students, working with machinery in the Manual Arts building.
West Hall through trees...
1927
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Title West Hall through trees, Western State Teachers College
Date 1927
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of West Hall on East Campus of Western State Teachers College partically obscured by trees. West Hall was orginally built as the Science Building. Handwritten label on lower edge reads “Science Bldg. W.S.T.C.”
West Hall, Science Buil...
1924
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Title West Hall, Science Building as seen from below.
Date 1924
Time Period 1920 - 1929
Description Photograph of West Hall on East Campus of Western State Normal School seen from below. View looking northeast.
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