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American Tool & Die Works

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Identifier: RH-A-3938
Scope and Contents “Precision Tools and Dies” is a general informational/ advertisement booklet for the American Tool & Die Works company located in Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1937 to roughly about 1955. This booklet provides a map displaying the company’s wide variety of distribution around the area of Kalamazoo, reaching as far as Indiana, Ohio, and various cities in the northern and eastern areas of Michigan. The booklet also contains some images, including the building of the company, and several of the...

B.F. Freeland Sons Company

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Identifier: RH-A-3810
Scope and Contents The B.F. Freeland Sons Company’s main products were galvanized steel stock tanks, used to provide water to livestock. The catalog advertises several different kinds of stock tanks, with prices, dimensions, diagrams, and a few photographs of their products in use. In addition to the stock tanks, the catalog advertises a few different types of stock feed boilers and cookers, as well as other pieces of farm equipment, such as tank pumps and barn ventilators.

Bond Supply Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-4030
Scope and Contents The Bond Supply Company, founded by Fred J. Bond c1873-1938, began in 1912 in Kalamazoo located on the southwest corner of North Rose and Eleanor Street. In the 1912 city directory, the company stated that it was "Manufacturers and Jobbers, Plumbing, Steam, Mill Well Supplies." The Bond Supply Company, a wholesale firm, was the successor of the Quinn Manufacturing Company located at the same site which employed Fred Bond. Over the years, Bond served as Secretary and General Manager joined by...

Dort Drivers Today and Tomorrow

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Identifier: RH-A-4048
Scope and Contents Brochure has black and white illustrations of Dort automobiles; information on the Model 14 Fourseason and the Model 19 Fourseason (touring, roadster, coupes, and sedans); and a price list for the automobiles in the brochure.

General Gas Light Company Pamphlet

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Identifier: RH-A-3936
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of a pamphlet as an advertisement from the General Gas Light Company located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Published in 1928, it promoted their Humphrey Radiantfire, an indoor gas heater which could fit in the fireplace. The pamphlet advertised 24 radiators which came in various colors such as brown, bronze, black, rich maroon, green, wrought iron, pierced hearth and various shades of brass. Other products advertised included 6 brass fenders and...

John Deere Farmers Pocket Ledger

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Identifier: RH-A-3943
Scope and Contents The Farmers Pocket Ledger appears to be a general guide produced by the John Deere Company and distributed to several hardware or farming stores. This ledger served as a personal guide for farming tactics while also promoting and advertising the products and tools the John Deere Company had to offer.

National Gas Light Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3391
Abstract The collection is composed of one catalog from the National Gas Light Company located in Kalamazoo, Michigan dated 1908-1909.

Paula Lupina Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3443
Scope and Contents Paula Lupina was employed by the pharmaceutical company known respectively as the Upjohn Company, Pharmacia & Upjohn, Pharmacia, and Pfizer from 1972 – 2004. She did secretarial work for the departments of Discovery Research, Global Operations, and Facilities Resources.

The items, which consist of corporate publications and office supplies, came to the Regional History Archives in February, 2011 due to Lupina's moving out of the area.

The Comstock Manufacturing Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3653
Scope and Contents The catalogue was produced in 1895 by the Comstock Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The company was a manufacturer of automatic cut-off engines, boilers, pumps, and power transmitting machinery. The catalogue includes illustrations of its products along with their prices and information.