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American Playing Card Company Records

 Collection — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4312
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of one pamphlet and one price list from the American Playing Card Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan, dating approximately 1900.

Dates: 1900

Carl’s Old Dutch Station Chart

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4350
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one calendar/map/distance chart, most likely made around 1940, from Carl’s Old Dutch Station, which was located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.Several features can be found on the container. On the front side there is a calendar for April 1940 to March 1941, the address and phone number for Carl’s Old Dutch Station, a list of services the Station offers, and directions for use. The station was located at 1223 S. Westnedge Ave, an address which no longer...
Dates: approximately 1940

City of Kalamazoo Rules of Bicycle Ordinance Pamphlet

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4347
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one pamphlet from the City of Kalamazoo dating from 1935 to 1939 titled “Rules of Bicycle Ordinance.”

The ordinance outlines “Ten Don’ts” that bicycle riders are to adhere to, including restrictions on riding at night without lights and weaving in and out of traffic. The ordinance also details the prices for a bicycle license and exchanging bicycle ownership along with a map designating which sidewalks cyclists are unallowed to ride on.

Dates: 1935-1939

Driving While Black in Kalamazoo Pamphlet

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4380

The collection is composed of one undated pamphlet published by the Southwest Michigan Coalition against Racism and Police Brutality about racial profiling.

Dates: Event: 1994-1999

Dwight B. Waldo Lincoln Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3651

Lincolniana collected by Dwight B. Waldo (1864-1936), the first president of Western Michigan University (the books associated with this collection are cataloged individually and searchable through the Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog)

Dates: 1860-1960; bulk 1865-1931; Other: Date acquired: 1947

House of David Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3689

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

Joseph Bodmer Records

Identifier: RH-A-4328
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the Allied Paper Corporation of Kalamazoo, MI and one of its supervisors, Joseph Bodmer (1882 – 1975).

Dates: 1920’s - late 1930’s

Kalamazoo Russian Cultural Association

Identifier: RH-A-3543
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of documents dealing with the Kalamazoo Russian Cultural Association from 1991-2009.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1991-2009

Lockshore Farms 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

Riverside Pony Farm pamphlet

 File — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4251
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a foldout pamphlet featuring ponies for sale by The Riverside Pony Farm in Kalamazoo, MI. Owners Henry Lane and Frank B. Lay. Pamphlet is dated approximately 1909.

Caption on front of document says “Partial List of Ponies Ready for the Market and for Sale by The Riverside Pony Farm”. Inside are lists of colts, fillies, mares, stallions, and geldings for sale with illustrations.

Dates: 1909

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