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Photographs, 1944, 1947-1948


Scope and Contents

Series of photographs taken at Doubleday Brothers and Company. Photographs include the store, offices, departments, employee parties, warehouse, displays, and employees. The photographs were taken mostly in the 1940s of the store at 241 East Michigan around 1944 and in 1948. There also is a series taken during a fire in February, 1948 which damaged the store and offices tremendously. The series taken in September was after the renovation. Almost all of the photographs, except the ones of the fire, were taken by Ward Morgan. The majority of the photographs are identified including the ones with employees, many of which were used in the Fiftieth Anniversary publication done in 1948.


  • Creation: 1944, 1947-1948



From the Collection: 5.35 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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

Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
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Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
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