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Leonidas School Photo

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3993
Scope and Contents

The teacher in the photo is Eustace Pier, he was born in Leonidas in 1895 and was employed at a public school teacher in Leonidas his entire life. The students in the photo, whose names are legibly written on the back, are Clark Carlisle, Lester and Norman Lyon, Ruth and June Taylor, Dorothy Bennett, Rhea and Jimmie McEwan, Parker Botzner, Marjorie Nichols, Wilbur Tutweiler, Laverne Harmen, Lucile Tomilson, Gladys Kelly, and Hattie Bohstadt. They were all born between 1905-1913.

Dates: 1915-1920

Lida Adams School Certificate

 File — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4295
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of three of Lida Adams Drown’s (1883-1972) credit certificates from the Lawrence Public Schools in 1900.

Printed sections include the school, the type of certificate, grades, faculty, class subject, and the name of the student. Lida Adams assessments were performed on May 31st and June 1st of 1900 in botany, physical geography, and Latin.

Dates: 1900

Lincoln Republican Club of Kalamazoo County Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4029
Scope and Contents These two programs were for the 13th (1907) and the 14th (1908) annual banquets of the Lincoln Republican Club of Kalamazoo County both held at the AUV Auditorium on Portage Street. The programs contain a list of officers, music, menu, program and committee members for the event including the Reception Committee. There also are the words for the song, "America." Each year there would be an outside speaker in addition to addresses by the President, vocal selections and shorter speeches from...
Dates: 1907-1908

Linda Macleod Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3397
Scope and Contents Photos of locations and events around Kalamazoo, Michigan, taken by Carl F. Tifft and dating from 1938-1942. Tifft took photos for and was part of the Clarage Fan Company basketball team. Tifft took photos of the Kalamazoo Lumber Fire which occurred in 1938, a parade put on by the circus in downtown Kalamazoo (undated), the Comstock Tornado in August 1939, Milham Park, the view of downtown Kalamazoo from inside the Hanselman Building, and...
Dates: Dated photos range 1938-1942; One pamphlet dates 1931; Some photos are not dated

Lockshore Farms Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3147
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one pamphlet for Lockshore Farms of Kalamazoo, Michigan, dating from the early 1940s.The pamphlet advertises Lockshore Farms, gives a short history of the company, and boasts of the high performance of their cattle. In particular, it boasts of the use of their Guernsey cattle. It also provides a brief snapshot of the process behind their milk production. It promotes its homogenized Vitamin D Milk and its “Golden Guernsey” milk. Finally, the last...
Dates: early 1940s

Louise Decker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3799
Scope and Contents Louise Decker was born in 1912 in Otsego, Michigan. While writing this diary, she lived on Washburn Street and Dayton in Kalamazoo Michigan. She died on July 16, 1998 in Kalamazoo.She kept this diary over five years between 1939 and December 1942. She recorded an entry of three or four lines almost every day. Every day she wrote about what she and her husband, Frank, did and about the weather. Most of the entries are about cleaning the house, shopping with her sister, visiting...
Dates: 1939-1942

Louretta E Stevens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3634
Abstract

This collection contains six letters. These letters are from 1887 and are all written in the month of August

Dates: 1887

L.S. Dooley, Jeweler Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3516
Scope and Contents

From the business statement we know that his Jeweler store was for some time located at 49 N. Main Street, Three Rivers. By 1964 it appears that Dooley had moved his business to a new location at 111 ½ W. Michigan Street. This may have been caused by new jewelers moving into the area, as seen within the 1964 Telephone Directory which has three jewelers all listed on N. Main Street. Although this directory does not list Dooley’s store.

Dates: 1943-1960

Lull Carriage Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3540
Scope and Contents The collection amounts to .05 cubic feet and is composed of one booklet, titled "The Four Wheeler ‘Kalamazoo Kind’" published by the Lull Carriage Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan in July, 1918. The booklet contains stories, anecdotes, information and advertisements from the company. Almost all of the pieces in this booklet relate to World War I and deal with for example, substituting beans for meat, rationing wheat, women and war and stories about those who have enlisted. This booklet is...
Dates: July 1918

Lydia Siedschlag Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3643
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written between Lydia Siedschlag and Alfonso Ianelli, and some newspaper clippings.Letters from Lydia are undated but topics covered indicate they are from 1934-1935 and the 1940s. Letters from Alfonso Ianelli are dated and cover 1934-1935 and one is from 1960. Newspaper clippings concern the Fountain of the Pioneers that Ianelli created for Bronson Park.Topics in the letters range from where colleagues are working, how much Lydia’s...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-1935, 1940s, 1960

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Upjohn Company 5
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Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 3
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Michigan Female Seminary 2
Packard, Cullen C., 1839-1898 2
Parks, Floyd 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
A. W. Johnson Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Abrams, Samuel T., Rabbi 1
Academy of Music (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Agape Christian Student Fellowship (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 1
Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Carriage Company 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Playing Card Co. 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925 1
Ames, Edward, 1851-1949 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arcadia Roller Rink (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Aseltine, Elmer A. (Elmer Adelbert), 1865-1946 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Bannister, Burr, 1837-1916 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Barton, Olin W. 1
Battle Creek (Mich.). Fire Department 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beard, Chauncey 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Beta Phi Mu. Kappa Chapter (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Boardman, Ann Gilbert 1
Boardman, Gilbert S (Gilbert Simeon), 1833-1917 1
Boardman, S. (Samuel Ward) 1
Bodmer, Joseph, 1882-1975 1
Boekeloo, Hubert J., 1918- 1
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