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Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3805
Scope and Contents From the Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. Constitution: "Preamble: We, the mothers of the members of the armed forces of the United States of America, do unite to establish a permanent organization. Desiring to continue to be of services, if necessary, to the perpetuation of democratic government, and are proud and honored that our sons and daughters have been chosen to serve their country.""Object: the object of this organization shall be patriotic, educational, social, and for service;...

Bond Supply Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-4030
Scope and Contents The Bond Supply Company, founded by Fred J. Bond c1873-1938, began in 1912 in Kalamazoo located on the southwest corner of North Rose and Eleanor Street. In the 1912 city directory, the company stated that it was "Manufacturers and Jobbers, Plumbing, Steam, Mill Well Supplies." The Bond Supply Company, a wholesale firm, was the successor of the Quinn Manufacturing Company located at the same site which employed Fred Bond. Over the years, Bond served as Secretary and General Manager joined by...

Burton C. Waite Diaries

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Identifier: RH-A-3378
Overview The collection is composed of two diaries written by Burton C. Waite from Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1889 and 1890.

Burton Edward Fischer Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3831
Scope and Contents Burton Edward Fischer (also known as “Bertie”) was born in Kalamazoo on February 27, 1882, and was buried on July 31, 1965. Burton’s father from Germany and his mother from Michigan. He built a successful musical career in Kalamazoo with his older brother, Charles (Charlie) Leonard Fischer, as a prolific pianist, instructor, music publisher, and composer. Together, their most popular songs include pieces written specifically for the Western Normal School (WMU) football team (“The Squad”),...

C. John Vander Weele Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3068
Scope and Contents The items contained within this collection date from the era of Charles Clarage’s son, Harry Clarage. During the time of Harry Clarage, the company experienced an expansion in scope, and a subsequent need for facility expansion. In 1957, Clarage Fan Company upgraded from their previous plant of 200,000 sq. ft. to one of 340,000 sq. ft. From there, the company continued to thrive, was seen as a lucrative opportunity to outside investors, and was purchased by Twin City Fan Companies Ltd. in 1997....

Calhoun County Justice of the Peace Docket

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Identifier: RH-A-3585
Scope and Contents This docket was purchased from John I. Herrick who was a bookseller and stationer who operated out of Detroit. The docket itself contains many civil cases spanning over a three year period. They are the cases tried by John Balkeom. The cases he tired are civil cases that give a brief description of the case, and damages and costs awarded. On the bottom of many of the case pages is the date that the payment was made.

Candace Anderson Record

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Identifier: RH-A-3945
Scope and Contents Candace Anderson and others found information about women in Michigan History through diaries, letters and other secondary sources. The women she included were Madame Magdelaine LaFramboise, Pamela Thomas, Sojourner Truth, Mary Wallace, Madelon Stockwell Turner, Jenny Justine Jokala, Viola Corrigan and Josephine Casey. The back cover lists the other artists that aided her in the production of this record. A1 Madame Madelaine La Framboise A2 ...

Caroline Bartlett Crane Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-92
Scope and Contents The collection contains material relation to Caroline Bartlett Crane's personal and public life as a Unitarian minister, a social and urban reformer, suffragist, and early conservationist. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, speeches, sermons, articles,articles, travel journals, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Papers relating to women's issues of the early 20th century include: correspondence with suffragists Anna Howard Shaw, Susan B. Anthony, and Jane...

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ledgers (account books) 17
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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 6
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
black-and-white photographs 5
family papers 5
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minutes (administrative records) 4
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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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