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Weinbrecht Family Farm Record Book

Identifier: RH-A-3939
Scope and Contents The Frank Weinbrecht Farm Family Record Book from 1963 is the documentation of their farming and family needs over the course of the year in Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Famer’s Home Administration. This record book documented the farm’s livestock, equipment, and property’s expenses and production sales. It also documented the family’s personal finances and spending needs throughout the year, including debt payments, and family living...

Wesley Krymer Collection

Identifier: A-3791
Scope and Contents Wesley Krymer was born in 1835 in New Jersey. The earliest record of him in Kalamazoo city directories is 1867, when he was listed has a druggist, his store located at 6 Portage Street. He operated out of 6 Portage Street until 1881. After that his name disappears from city directories until 1885 when he is listed as Dr. Wesley Krymer residing at 211 North Park St. However, by 1887 he is simply listed as Wesley Krymer. Wesley Krymer died on April 10, 1893 in Kalamazoo. He is buried in...

West Douglas Neighborhood Association

Identifier: RH-A-3882
Scope and Contents Material relating to the West Douglas Neighborhood Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan include Community Development Block Grants, 1990-2006; Board of Directors Agenda/Minutes, 1998-2011; Building Blocks information and compact discs.

Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association Collection

Identifier: RH-A-4086
Scope and Contents The Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association created in 1988 existed as a physical organization with a Board of Directors, Committees and regular activities until 2007 when they went online and now have a Facebook page for the Association. The boundary of the neighborhood consists of Burdick Street to the east, Maple Street to the north, Bronson Boulevard to the west and White’s Road and Cork Street to the south. The association consisted of a leadership board and volunteers held board meetings...

Whatsoever Free Bed Association

Identifier: RH-A-3568
Scope and Contents The collection contains annual reports, minutes, membership lists, case books, and financial records. Most of this information is contained in hardbound books, spiral notebooks, or loose leaf paper. There are two folders of correspondence, which consists mainly of thank you cards from patients helped by Whatsoever Free Bed. A number of newspaper clippings and articles contain historical information relating to the association.

William R. Smith World War I Letter

Identifier: RH-A-70
Scope and Contents William R. Smith was born in 1892 making him 22 when he wrote this letter. It primarily talks about how he spent Christmas stationed in Germany. He mentions he will be sending his roster and menu from the day which he says, “I don’t think we could of gotten a better souvenir than this so please keep it.” It appears he was located in Ringsdorg, Germany. He sends his love but does not mention how much longer he would be in Germany. William Smith comes back to Grand Rapids. In the 1930 census he...

William Shakespeare Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3433
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one book, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865, volume 2, Second Michigan Infantry, published by Ihling Brothers & Everard Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. There is no publication date although there is a letter inside the cover dated 1904.

Willis Dunbar Collection

Identifier: RH-A-40
Scope and Contents Dunbar papers include information on his career as an educator, author, historian, radio programming director, and civic leader. Collection reflects Dunbar's varied interests in Kalamazoo and Michigan including files from his radio programs, ca. 1943-1951, material relating to the House of David, Benton Harbor, Michigan, American Expeditionary Forces (Polar Bears), correspondence regarding the Michigan Centennial Commission, Michigan Constitutional Convention material, 1961-1962, scrapbook on...

Wolbers Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3589
Scope and Contents The Wolbers opened the first shopping center in Portage; it was first opened as a general store in 1916. This store was also the first Spartan store in portage. The Wolbers owned and operated this store, Wolbers for 51 years until June of 1967. Wolbers sold a variety of things from grocery items to other items such as garden tools, auto supplies and gas. Henry Wolbers and his parents moved from the Netherlands with him in 1897. Henry met his wife Etta in Portage and opened Wolbers general...

Women in Business

Identifier: RH-A-3479
Scope and Contents Women in Business was a statewide company located in Muskegon.The Kalamazoo and Battle Creek office was managed by Marti Fritz living in Kalamazoo. The inside cover has the categories, zip codes and area codes for the businesses listed. It appears, according to the statement on the bottom of page one that there was a cost to listing in the brochure. Some businesses may not have been owned by women but catered to them. The majority of them do have their owners and operators listed along with...

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
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Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
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American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
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American Roentgen Ray Society 1
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Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
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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
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Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
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Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
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Bird, Charles Harold 1
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Blanchard, William 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
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Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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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
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Campau, Edward J., 1916-2007 1
Campau, Elward B., 1919-1998 1
Cash, Sophie, 1834-1932 1
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Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chambers Publishing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
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Chase, Helen Sebring, 1883-1967 1
Chase, Jay Gould, 1880-1949 1
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