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Esther Lane

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3996
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of Esther Lane (1921-2010) and class composites from when she taught early elementary in Parchment, Michigan (1945-1980).

Dates: 1937-1980

Frank E. Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4324
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials relating to organist Frank E. (“Bud”) Taylor (1913 – 1997) and the State Theater of Kalamazoo. The materials cover a timespan from the mid 1930’s to the early 1980’s.

Dates: mid 1930’s to the early 1980’s

Frederick and Lulu Liniger Mantele Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3678
Abstract

This collection contains photograph albums of the Frederick and Lulu Liniger Mantele family of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dates: 1924-1949

Garret Van Haaften

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3878
Abstract

The collection is comprised of correspondence, articles, photos, and awards that involve Garret Van Haaften, dating from the late 1940’s to the 1990’s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1990

George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3675
Scope and Contents According to Kalamazoo County marriage records, George Cook age 26 married Lucy Jane Garrett, age 25 on February 7, 1872. According to the marriage license, Cook, born in Salem, Michigan, resided in Iowa working as a merchant. Lucy, born in Cleveland, Ohio, had no profession listed. Neither have been found in the 1870 U.S. Census and there is no record of them in the 1872 Kalamazoo City Directory. They could have come to Kalamazoo to marry due to some type of association with Rev. Samuel...
Dates: 1872

Helen Zakin papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_zakin
Abstract

Photographs, negatives, and slides, notes, booklets and papers gathered by Dr. Zakin for her research, as well as academic papers and presentations and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2010

Heritage Community of Kalamazoo

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4232
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of documents, photographs, scrapbooks, photo albums, and VHS/cassette tapes from the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo, an senior living community, located in Kalamazoo Michigan.

The documents include event information, reports, an IRS letter, lists, bylaws and ethical information, agreements, board minutes, a cookbook, guestbook, marketing materials, newletters, ledgers, court cases, and campaign materials.

Dates: 1950s-

House of David Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3689
Abstract

This collection consists of .25 cubic feet and contains materials related to the House of David religious community, amusement park, and baseball team in Benton Harbor, Michigan. These items were purchased with funds from the Starring Endowment and were received by the Archives and Regional History Collection on March 15, 2014.

Dates: 2014

Janet Brown Meulman Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3477
Scope and Contents The booklet contains information about graduates, especially those who attended the reunion on July 25, 2009.Included is information about what life was like for these people when they were growing up in Kalamazoo. The writer also wanted to include information about the community and was able to gather a great deal of information about stores, movie theaters, restaurants, movies and music, just to mention a few categories. There also are photographs from high school, elementary and junior...
Dates: 2009-07-25

Kalamazoo Fire Department Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3664
Scope and Contents The photograph of a tillerman of the Kalamazoo Fire Department was taken by photographer M. Reidsema of Kalamazoo, Michigan between the dates of 1891-1895. The address on the front of the photograph, 101 West Main St., indicates where the photographer had his studio as well as the time period the photograph had been taken; 1891-1895. John Reidsema was a photographer in Kalamazoo from 1889-1911. In this picture, a young man wears a cap with the word “TILLERMAN” followed by “KFD” (Kalamazoo...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891-1895

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 38
Western Michigan University Special Collections 5
 
Subject
Photographs 27
black-and-white photographs 12
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6
Scrapbooks 6
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
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photograph albums 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Personal correspondence 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Postcards 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
newsletters 3
Aerial photographs 2
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Business records 2
Correspondence 2
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 2
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Pictorial works 2
Kalamazoo County (Mich.) -- Aerial photographs 2
Letters 2
Menus 2
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Pamphlets 2
Promotional materials 2
Records (Documents) 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
financial records 2
ledgers (account books) 2
negatives (photographs) 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Adventists -- Michigan -- History -- 20th century 1
Albums (Books) 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Art portfolios 1
Benton Harbor (Mich.) -- History 1
Book design--United States 1
Book designers--United States 1
Book jackets 1
Books 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Directories 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- History 1
Calligraphy 1
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Central Elementary School (Parchment, Mich.) -- Photographs 1
Christmas cards 1
Cigarette cards 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Class reunions -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Climax Township (Mich.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 1
Collective settlements -- Michigan -- Benton Harbor 1
Detective and mystery stories 1
Diaries 1
Diplomas 1
Disabilities -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Ephemera 1
Family-owned business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Fire fighters -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Photographs 1
Fliers (Printed matter) 1
Glass painting and staining 1
Graphic arts 1
Graphic design (Typography) 1
Hospitals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Houses -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Illumination of books and manuscripts 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- City Commission -- Elections, 1969 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Relations -- Japan -- Numazu-shi 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works 1
Kalamazoo Fire Department -- History 1
Marriage licenses -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Michigan -- Church history 1
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Pictorial works 1
Motion picture plays, American 1
Nazi propaganda 1
Newspapers 1
Numazu-shi (Japan) -- Relations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Ocean travel 1
Paper money -- Germany 1
Passenger lists 1
Photography of farms -- Michigan 1
Portrait photography -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Postmortem photography 1
Propaganda, German 1
Schools -- Michigan -- Cooper Charter Township 1
Schools -- Michigan -- Parchment -- Photographs 1
Schools -- Philippines 1
Serial publications 1
Shadow (Fictitious character) 1
Shadow (Motion picture : 1994) 1
Sister cities -- Pictorial works 1
Sleds 1
South Elementary School (Parchment, Mich.) -- Photographs 1
Stained glass windows 1
Truck terminals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Trucking -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Underground Railroad -- Michigan -- Cass County 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Western Michigan University -- Buildings -- Pictorial works 1
Women -- 20th century -- Travel -- Michigan 1
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Language
English 42
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
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Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Bean, James 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Brooks, Samuel, 1831-1911 1
Brown, Henry A. (Photographer) 1
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, Barbara Wood 1
Cook, George C. 1
Curtis, Nelson, 1921-1984 1
Davis, Bert Byron (1880-1944) 1
Davis, Rosella Snyder (1876-1958) 1
Demming School (Cooper Township, Mich.) 1
DiMarino, Jan Van Haaften 1
Dornbush, Henry (Photographer) 1
E.B. Russell Grocery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Eddy Paper Company (Three Rivers, Mich.) 1
Eddy, Henry 1
Ford & Humphrey (Firm : Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ford, Arthur Homer, 1861-1929 1
Ford, Ethia P. "Effie" Johnson, 1865-1936 1
Ford, Frank P., 1845- 1
Garrett, Lutie J. 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Glittenberg, Elaine Rhea, 1922-2007 1
Heritage Community of Kalamazoo 1
Hershfield Brothers (Department store) 1
Hershfield family 1
Hershfield, David, 1898-1968 1
Hershfield, Harry Aaron, 1870-1945 1
Hicks, Mae Dorsey, -1970 1
House of David (Religious society) 1
Humphrey & Abbey (Firm : Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Hurtt Family 1
Jackson, Charles Arthur, 1915-2005 1
Kalamazoo Central High School 1
Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Loose Leaf Binder Company 1
Kalamazoo National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Russian Cultural Association 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults 1
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 1
Kalamazoo-Numazu Sister City 1
Kovalak, Tom, 1968- 1
Lacey-Webber Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lane, Esther Louise Wells, 1921-2010 1
Lawson, Estella Sanders, 1909-2011 1
LeFevre Institute (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Macleod, Linda K. 1
Mantele, Frederick, 1885-1975 1
Mantele, Lulu Liniger, 1893-1971 1
Meulman, Janet Brown 1
Michigan State Normal School 1
Michigan Teachers' Institute 1
Miller, Penelope Ann 1
Morgan, Ward C., 1907-1997 1
Mowen, Howard A. (Howard Alden), 1922-2009 1
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei 1
Palmiter & Warrant 1
Perry, Edgar H. 1
Polk, Edwin W. (Edwin Weiss), 1916-2002 1
Pontes, Crimilda, 1926-2000 1
Porter, Morris H. 1
Purnell, Benjamin Franklin (1861-1927) 1
Reliance (Steamship : 1920) 1
Remington Rand, Inc. 1
Ross, Tom 1
Russell, E.B. 1
Saint Augustine High School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Shank, Ellen Louise Emig, 1926- 1
Sharpsteen 1
Silberman, Harriette C. Hershfield 1
Spaeth's Studio (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Street and Smith Publications 1
Taylor, Frank E., 1913-1997 1
Thimble Club (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Tifft, Carl F., 1910-1999 1
Treash, Delia 1
Tucker, Veta Smith 1
United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) (Company I) 1
Universal City Studios 1
Upjohn Company 1
Van Haaften, Gerret, 1904-1989 1
Van Sickle, Adolphus 1
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