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City of Kalamazoo Rules of Bicycle Ordinance Pamphlet

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4347
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one pamphlet from the City of Kalamazoo dating from 1935 to 1939 titled “Rules of Bicycle Ordinance.”

The ordinance outlines “Ten Don’ts” that bicycle riders are to adhere to, including restrictions on riding at night without lights and weaving in and out of traffic. The ordinance also details the prices for a bicycle license and exchanging bicycle ownership along with a map designating which sidewalks cyclists are unallowed to ride on.

Dates: 1935-1939

Esther Morris Rasmussen

Identifier: RH-A-1584
Scope and Contents Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1930-1980

Kalamazoo County Rural Free Delivery Booklet

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4346
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one booklet from Kalamazoo County that was printed in 1904 titled “A Complete Directory of Twelve Rural Free Delivery Routes.” The booklet in this collection details 12 routes that operated in Kalamazoo County in 1904. The pages contain information regarding Rural Free Delivery routes in Kalamazoo County, including the names of carriers and individuals who received mail on each route. The cover notes the booklet also contains “Rates of Domestic Postage”, an...
Dates: 1904