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Garret Van Haaften

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Identifier: RH-A-3878
Scope and Contents Garret Van Haaften materials include material about American National Bank holding company, 1973, professional and personal correspondence, articles, black-and-white photographs, and professional awards. Also includes information about his election to the Kalamazoo City Commission, 1969.

George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

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Identifier: RH-A-3675
Scope and Contents According to Kalamazoo County marriage records, George Cook age 26 married Lucy Jane Garrett, age 25 on February 7, 1872. According to the marriage license, Cook, born in Salem, Michigan, resided in Iowa working as a merchant. Lucy, born in Cleveland, Ohio, had no profession listed. Neither have been found in the 1870 U.S. Census and there is no record of them in the 1872 Kalamazoo City Directory. They could have come to Kalamazoo to marry due to some type of association with Rev. Samuel...

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...

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...

Kalamazoo Fire Department Photograph

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Identifier: RH-A-3664
Scope and Contents The photograph of a tillerman of the Kalamazoo Fire Department was taken by photographer M. Reidsema of Kalamazoo, Michigan between the dates of 1891-1895. The address on the front of the photograph, 101 West Main St., indicates where the photographer had his studio as well as the time period the photograph had been taken; 1891-1895. John Reidsema was a photographer in Kalamazoo from 1889-1911. In this picture, a young man wears a cap with the word “TILLERMAN” followed by “KFD” (Kalamazoo Fire...

Kalamazoo Loose-Leaf Binder Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3382
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 12 photographs from the Kalamazoo Loose Leaf Binder Company and its successor, the Remington Rand Company which was located at 314-320 (later 312-334) W. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The photographs are from about 1911 until 1940.

Kalamazoo-Numazu Sister City Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3383
Overview The collection is composed of 84 black-and-white photographs taken during the May 10-12, 1964 visit to Kalamazoo by the Numazu, Japan delegation.

Kalamazoo Portrait Photographers

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Identifier: RH-A-2898
Abstract The collection is composed of photographs, mainly carte de visites, cabinet cards and miscellaneous photographs of unidentified people taken by Kalamazoo photographers. These photographs more than likely were taken anywhere between 1870 and 1955.

Kalamazoo Russian Cultural Association

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Identifier: RH-A-3543
Scope and Contents Beginning in the early 1990’s, the Kalamazoo-Pushkin Partnership was founded by Janet Ferguson after a trip to Pushkin in Russia. The city of Pushkin was in great need of supplies after the fall of the Soviet Union, and some of the later members of the group helped to get them supplies. When they met the supply crate in the town, they began to create friendships with many of the local people. The Kalamazoo-Pushkin Partnership became the Kalamazoo Russian Cultural Association in 2011, but their...

Kalamazoo Sled Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3345
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one scrapbook from the Kalamazoo Sled Company from 1931-1952. The scrapbook is filled with advertisements of sleds, the majority of them made by the Kalamazoo Sled Company.

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Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
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American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
Bean, James 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Brooks, Samuel, 1831-1911 1
Brown, Henry A. (Photographer) 1
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, George C. 1
Curtis, Nelson, 1921-1984 1
Davis, Bert Byron (1880-1944) 1
Davis, Rosella Snyder (1876-1958) 1
Demming School (Cooper Township, Mich.) 1
DiMarino, Jan Van Haaften 1
Dornbush, Henry (Photographer) 1
E.B. Russell Grocery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ford & Humphrey (Firm : Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ford, Arthur Homer, 1861-1929 1
Ford, Ethia P. "Effie" Johnson, 1865-1936 1
Ford, Frank P., 1845- 1
Garrett, Lutie J. 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Glittenberg, Elaine Rhea, 1922-2007 1
Hershfield Brothers (Department store) 1
Hershfield family 1
Hershfield, David, 1898-1968 1
Hershfield, Harry Aaron, 1870-1945 1
Hicks, Mae Dorsey, -1970 1
House of David (Religious society) 1
Humphrey & Abbey (Firm : Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Hurtt Family 1
Jackson, Charles Arthur, 1915-2005 1
Kalamazoo Central High School 1
Kalamazoo Loose Leaf Binder Company 1
Kalamazoo National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Russian Cultural Association 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults 1
Kalamazoo-Numazu Sister City 1
Lacey-Webber Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lane, Esther Louise Wells, 1921-2010 1
LeFevre Institute (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Macleod, Linda K. 1
Mantele, Frederick, 1885-1975 1
Mantele, Lulu Liniger, 1893-1971 1
Meulman, Janet Brown 1
Michigan State Normal School 1
Michigan Teachers' Institute 1
Morgan, Ward C., 1907-1997 1
Palmiter & Warrant 1
Perry, Edgar H. 1
Porter, Morris H. 1
Purnell, Benjamin Franklin (1861-1927) 1
Reliance (Steamship : 1920) 1
Remington Rand, Inc. 1
Ross, Tom 1
Russell, E.B. 1
Saint Augustine High School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Shank, Ellen Louise Emig, 1926- 1
Sharpsteen 1
Silberman, Harriette C. Hershfield 1
Spaeth's Studio (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Tifft, Carl F., 1910-1999 1
Treash, Delia 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) (Company I) 1
Upjohn Company 1
Van Haaften, Gerret, 1904-1989 1
Van Sickle, Adolphus 1
Van Zoeren, Albert, 1898-1970 1
Van Zoeren, Charles A. 1
Vivian, Alice Thomas, 1914-1984 1
Whipple, Elias A., 1845-1864 1
White, William S. (Photographer) 1
Wood, Thomas E. (Photographer) 1
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