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Scope and Contents Effie’s diary covers the events of her daily life throughout 1929. Such events include the chores she performed on certain days as well as the social activities she did with Arthur and their friends. On the days that do not have descriptions on her activities, Effie described what the weather was like. In addition, she describes the decline of Arthur’s health until his passing. In addition to the diary, the collection also includes photographs of the couple and educational documents. Arthur...
Scope and Contents Black-and-white photographs of the family, friends, pets, babies, vacations of the Frederick and Lulu Liniger Mantele family. Photographs of family activities include the New Idea Club, the Kalamazoo Movie Club and various garden clubs.The family traveled often as seen in the albums, primarily throughout the Great Lakes region, taking trips to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Canada. They traveled to Switzerland to visit Lulu’s family,...
Scope and Contents Garret Van Haaften materials include material about American National Bank holding company, 1973, professional and personal correspondence, articles, black-and-white photographs, and professional awards. Also includes information about his election to the Kalamazoo City Commission, 1969.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1990
Scope and Contents Lillian Cobb Bechmann was born in Morenci, MI in 1883. She was married to John W. Bailey on July 14, 1910. She and Mae Dorsey Hicks were residents of Battle Creek, MI. In 1933 John W. Bailey was the mayor of Battle Creek. Hicks was married to James A. Hicks in Detroit on October 19, 1921. In January 1933 Hicks and Mrs. Bailey went on an 18-day cruise of the Caribbean aboard the S.S. Reliance. On their trip they took numerous photographs of what they encountered, and kept postcards, cruise...
Scope and Contents The Herschfields were residents of Kalamazoo from 1905 until at least the 1940 Census. The letters and postcards were all written by family members and by a David Herschfield, who was born August 12th 1898 and died in April 29th 1968, had spent time with the American Expeditionary Force from 1918-1919 during WWI. The American Expeditionary Force (or The AEF) was a formation of the United States Army which helped allied forces in the final 2 years of WWI, the AEF saw combat on every front during...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912-1919
- American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
- DiMarino, Jan Van Haaften 1
- Ford, Arthur Homer, 1861-1929 1
- Ford, Ethia P. "Effie" Johnson, 1865-1936 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
- Kalamazoo National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
- Mantele, Frederick, 1885-1975 1
- Mantele, Lulu Liniger, 1893-1971 1
- Michigan State Normal School 1
- Michigan Teachers' Institute 1
- Reliance (Steamship : 1920) 1
- Silberman, Harriette C. Hershfield 1
- Upjohn Company 1
- Van Haaften, Gerret, 1904-1989 1 ∧ less