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Front of Kalamazoo County Building, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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 photos of the Milham Offices. The bulk of the photos come from the Kalamazoo Lumber Fire and the Comstock Tornado. For more information on the Tornado consult the donor file, or look up the Kalamazoo Gazette from August 8, 1939 and on.


  • Creation: Dated photos range 1938-1942; One pamphlet dates 1931; Some photos are not dated



From the Collection: 1 boxes : The collection amounts to .50 cubic feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


6" x 6"


Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490