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Scope and Contents A.W. Johnson retail store was opened on August 29, 1914 on 110 W. Main St. by Alfred Woodworth Johnson and Vernon McFee. On February 13, 1915 Alfred Woodworth bought out his partner Vernon McFee, making Alfred the president and sole owner of the company. Lawrence Barnes joined the company as a salesman in 1919 where he would work for Alfred Woodworth until Alfred’s retirement in 1958. Alfred would spend his remaining years as a Christian Science Practitioner until his death on July 16, 1961....
Abstract The collection is composed of materials from the Edwards and Chamberlin Hardware Company, a Kalamazoo firm in business from 1889 until 1931. The materials date from 1911 until 1931.
Scope and Contents Documents include monthly newsletters (Visage, Professional link, and Mall City notes); membership rosters; board/chapter minutes; and two copies of The history of the Kalamazoo Chapter 50th anniversary 1946-1996.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946-2015
Scope and Contents Documents in this collection include communication between members, events for the Michigan Guardianship Association, government information relation to the association. Also included is membership information, financial reports, newspaper articles, newsletters, meeting minutes and other information relating to this group and the well-being of the elderly.