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Lydia Siedschlag Papers

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Identifier: RH-A-3643
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written between Lydia Siedschlag and Alfonso Ianelli, and some newspaper clippings.Letters from Lydia are undated but topics covered indicate they are from 1934-1935 and the 1940s. Letters from Alfonso Ianelli are dated and cover 1934-1935 and one is from 1960. Newspaper clippings concern the Fountain of the Pioneers that Ianelli created for Bronson Park.Topics in the letters range from where colleagues are working, how much Lydia’s...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-1935, 1940s, 1960

Mae Dorsey Hicks Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3894
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...
Dates: 1933

Mall City Harmonizers

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Identifier: RH-A-4370
Abstract

The collection is composed of 2 boxes with 28 folders of many artifacts from the Mall City Harmonizers, a barbershop chorus, of Kalamazoo Michigan ranging from 1942 all the way up to 2022.

Dates: 1942-2022

Martha Louise Wright Shirtum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3150
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of calendars, 3-year appointment books, and a 1951 Lansing Public Schools memo from Martha Louise Wright Shirtum (1928-2015) who lived in Lansing, Michigan. The items date from 1963-1989, and 1951.The calendars and day planners in folders 1-6 belong to Martha Louise’s father’s, Robin Wright (1894-1974). On the day planners, it has his name embossed on the cover. Robin Wright was a mechanic for much of his life, until sometime in the 1950s. He also...
Dates: 1951, 1963-1989

Martha McCall Account Book

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4261
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger from 1900-1905 that belonged to Martha McCall (1867-1963) of Alamo, Kalamazoo County.The contents of the ledger tracks accounts of individuals who purchased produce, artisan items such as butter jellies, jams, canned fruits, and other items from Martha McCall. The accounts state the name of the account holder, date of purchase, the type and amount of items purchased, and the cost of the items bought. On page 50 the records switch from “petty...
Dates: 1900-1905

Mary Louise Treash Gaudie Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3309
Abstract

The collection is composed of a baby book and miscellaneous items for Mary Louise Treash Gaudie born in Kalamazoo on September 12, 1912 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1912-1930

Merrill R. Wiseman Scrapbook

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Identifier: RH-A-4203
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one scrapbook created by Merrill R. Wiseman (1896-1966), who spent time in the Pacific theater during World War II. The scrapbook contains photos and memorabilia obtained by Merrill R. Wiseman during his time in Manila, Philippines.The photographs cover a wide variety of topics, based on content the photos were mostly likely taken near the end of World War Two. There are photos of the ruins of Manilla, native people of the Philippines, soldiers from...
Dates: 1941-1947

Milwood Elementary School

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Identifier: RH-A-3980
Abstract

This collection consists of two boxes of material from the Millwood Elementary School. The collection contains class photos, photos of the school, record books, and account books and scrapbooks from the Millwood Mothers club.

Dates: 1925-1999

Miscellaneous Ledgers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3586
Abstract

This collection is made up of two ledgers and two documents found in one of the ledgers. The first ledger the dates range from 1906 to about 1918. The second ledger ranges from 1913 to 1918. The two documents were found in the second ledger. These two ledgers were written by different people.

Dates: 1906-1918

Nellie Ritter Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-153
Scope and Contents The collection consists of diaries kept by Susan Layman Dickman between 1867 and 1910 in Berrien County, Michigan. The collection also includes two Berrien County school registers created between 1876 and 1888 and an account book used by the Flewallen family between 1849 and 1893, both from Berrien County.The bulk of the collection consists of annual diaries kept by Susan “Susie” Layman Dickman (b. 1836 d. 1913) dating between 1867 and 1910. Her diary entries are very brief and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1867-1910, 1876-1888, 1849-1893

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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 2
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Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
minute books 2
tax records 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
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Advertising -- Bicycle industry 1
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
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Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
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Funeral homes -- Michigan -- Athens 1
Grocery trade -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
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Hardware stores -- Michigan -- Paw Paw 1
Hospitals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
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Jewelry stores -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Department of Public Safety 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History, Military 1
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Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Records and correspondence 1
Leonidas (Mich.) -- History -- Sources 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Sermons 1
Menus 1
Military law -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Military regulations 1
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Ocean travel 1
Pamphlets 1
Passenger lists 1
Paw Paw (Mich.) -- History 1
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Police reports -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Postal service -- Michigan -- Saint Joseph County 1
Postcards 1
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
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Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Bourne family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
Chase family 1
Chase, Helen Sebring, 1883-1967 1
Chase, Jay Gould, 1880-1949 1
Clark Commercial College (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, Barbara Wood 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Cronin, Jeremiah H., 1873-1960 1
Delia E. Treash, 1885-1984 1
Dooley, Lloyd S., 1896-1979 1
E.J. Kelly Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Farrell Products Company (Dowagiac, Mich.) 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Flannery, Norma, 1899-1984 1
Four Township Water Resources Council (Mich.) 1
Galesburg High School Alumni Association (Mich.) 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Green, W. Frank (William Frank), 1860-1939 1
Griffin family 1
Harmon, Arthur, (1926-2002) 1
Harmon, Hilda Jean, (1926-2022) 1
Helmsworth, James A., 1915-2015 1
Helmsworth, Juliet Chase Muller, 1909-2000 1
Hicks, Mae Dorsey, -1970 1
Hinga, Dirk, 1861-1928 1
Hinga, Frederick Martin, 1926-2012 1
Hinga, Marvin, 1891-1951 1
Hinga, Mildred Quigley, 1897-1994 1
Hinga, Shawn 1
Humphrey, Bissel, 1792-1855 1
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
J.H. Cronin Store (Marshall, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Downstreamers Canoe Club (Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Light Guard 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults 1
Kalamazoo and South Haven Railroad 1
Kelly, Eugene, 1890-1964 1
Kingsbury, Charles Henry 1
Kovalak, Tom, 1968- 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lawson, Estella Sanders, 1909-2011 1
LeFevre Institute (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation (Athens, Mich.) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Loney, Wayne H. 1
Mall City Harmonizers 1
McCaul's Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Michigan State Troops. Regiment, 2nd. Company C 1
Michigan. National Guard 1
Milwood Elementary School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Milwood Mothers Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Muller, Charles F., 1906-1968 1
Newcomb, Martha, 1867-1963 1
Oakwood School District, Kalamazoo County, Mich. 1
Pease & Son Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
People's Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Pierce, Ardis J. (Ardis Jean), 1944-2013 1
Pope family 1
Quigley family 1
Reliance (Steamship : 1920) 1
Ritter, Joseph K. 1
Robert G. McCaul 1
Robinson, Claude, 1880-1957 1
Saint Augustine High School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Sangren, Paul V. (Paul Vivian), approximately 1895-1967 1
Schroeder, Orville B., 1896-1970 1
Shakespeare Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Shell, Barbara 1
Shell, Bobby 1
Shirtum, Martha Louise, 1928-2015 1
Siedschlag, Lydia E., 1891-1980 1
Simmons, Orville C., approximately 1827- 1
South Side Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Southworth, Otis (Otis Monroe), 1861-1940 1
Spencer Lighthouse of Athens (Athens, Mich.) 1
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Steward, L.J. 1
Taylor, Frank E., 1913-1997 1
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