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Hoekstra Hardware

 Collection
Identifier: A-4000
Scope and Contents Hoekstra Hardware had been in the Kalamazoo area for nearly 150 years and been considered the oldest retail business in Kalamazoo. Hoekstra Hardware was started in 1867, by Dutch immigrants Jurian and Lucy Hoekstra and up until 1946 was run by the members of the Hoekstra family: Lucy, Jurian, Samuel, James, Elias, Jamie, John, and Peter.Ownership later transitioned to the Hoogerheide, Izenbaard, and Ippel families and was remained a father son business up until it closed. The store...

Hope Luder Civil War Letters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3474-AC-2011-069
Scope and Contents The first folder contains a mail-order book promoting two books form from the Women’s Christians Temperance Union along with the envelope that came with it.The twelve letters have been split up into four groups. The first being a letter to Ellen Webster from her father Henry Vansyth (pretty sure that’s what it is) talking about how he had trired to visit her but was not able to find her home.The second group is two letters to James Wilson from his brother Oscar and...

House of David Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3689
Scope and Contents The first items in this collection are (20) black and white postcards measuring 3.5” x 5.5”. The first (4) postcards are related to the House of David baseball teams. The next (4) postcards show different scenes of the miniature railroad that operated at the House of David amusement park. There are also (2) postcards that feature the “midget autos” that were built and maintained by House of David members. The next (4) postcards show miscellaneous scenes from the House of David community. There...

International Typographical Union Souvenir Program

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3308
Scope and Contents The booklet was printed for the 70th annual convention for the International Typographical Union (ITU) which was held in Kalamazoo, Michigan from August 10-15, 1915. Inside the book are small photographs of the general committee and smaller planning committees. It appears as if the convention may have been planned by individuals in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids. Included is a history of the Kalamazoo Union #122 of the ITU, along with a welcome from Guy Wilson, president of the Kalamazoo Chamber of...

James S. Gilmore Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-3804
Scope and Contents James S. Gilmore Jr. was born in June 1926. To the casual race fan, Jim Gilmore's face probably wouldn't stand out in a crowd. But, put him in his team's famous red-and-white checkered shirt beside Indianapolis 500 legend A.J. Foyt and Gilmore suddenly is an important part of the picture. Although he never got behind the wheel of a car in the Indianapolis 500, Gilmore was a constant at Indy throughout the 1970s. He sponsored A.J. Foyt's team in 1977, when the Texas legend won his fourth...

Janet Brown Meulman Booklet

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Identifier: RH-A-3477
Scope and Contents The booklet contains information about graduates, especially those who attended the reunion on July 25, 2009.Included is information about what life was like for these people when they were growing up in Kalamazoo. The writer also wanted to include information about the community and was able to gather a great deal of information about stores, movie theaters, restaurants, movies and music, just to mention a few categories. There also are photographs from high school, elementary and junior high...

Jeremiah H. Cronin Store Ledger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3953
Scope and Contents This collection contains one single account ledger book from J.H. Cronin Store of Marshall, Michigan between May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915. This store was owned by Jeremiah Henry Cronin and was established in 1851 according to the Marshall directory of 1934. This ledger features all grocery sales accounts kept in chronological order. Every page in the ledger was full, and included the name of the customer and a list of their purchases below. This ledger provides a historical account of the daily...

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family papers 5
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Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Upjohn Company 3
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Western Michigan University 3
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
A. W. Johnson Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Abrams, Samuel T., Rabbi 1
Academy of Music (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alabastine Company 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Boudeman, Donald O. 1
Boudeman, Donald, 1880-1949 1
Boudeman, Donna Nicholson, 1909-1987 1
Bourne family 1
Bowen family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Boylan, Walter J. 1
Brady, Christine 1
Bridges, Arthur 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Brooks, Samuel, 1831-1911 1
Brown, Henry A. (Photographer) 1
Bunker Junior High School (Muskegon, Mich.) 1
Bunkers, Suzanne L 1
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 1
C. H. Dickinson General Hardware (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
CBS-Hytron Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.) 1
Campau family 1
Campau, Edward J., 1916-2007 1
Campau, Elward B., 1919-1998 1
Cash, Sophie, 1834-1932 1
Centers, Kaye 1
Chamberlain, Warren & Hatfield (Three Oaks, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chambers Publishing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
Chase family 1
Chase, Helen Sebring, 1883-1967 1
Chase, Jay Gould, 1880-1949 1
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