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Alvan Motor Freight

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Identifier: RH-A-3270
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents pertaining to Alvan Motor Freight, Inc., and various acquisition agreements carried out between Alvan, Putnam Transfer, and Daum. Also, the collection includes internal documents related to the production of a hand book for non-union employees, as well as various bank loan agreements.

John Woods Papers

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Identifier: 03-exws_woods
Abstract Personal papers of twentieth century American poet John Woods, including drafts of individual poems and book manuscripts, research materials, academic career files, photographs, cassette tape recordings. Also associated with this collection are 987 books from the poet's personal library, many inscribed by the authors (the books are cataloged separately and searchable through the WMU Libraries online catalog)

Kalamazoo Entertainment Scrapbook

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Identifier: RH-A-3330
Abstract The collection is composed of one scrapbook filled with programs, announcements, newspaper clippings and a menu from various Kalamazoo sites from 1912 to 1927.

Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Society Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3760
Scope and Contents Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Society collection includes performance programs; orchestra rosters; publications by and about the society; audio-visual recordings; scrapbooks; color and black-and-white photographs. The audio/visual recordings include floppy disks; VHS; cassettes; reel to reel recordings; and compact disks.

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.

Margaret Poinier Bird

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Identifier: RH-A-3597
Scope and Contents Margaret Poinier Bird began these diaries on July 30th, 1930 to document her and her families daily life while traveling abroad. She faithfully wrote everyday through April 30th, 1932.Before the trip began Margaret Poinier is living with her husband, Charles Harold Bird, and their two children, Barbra and Margaret, in Glendale, Los Angeles, California. They left their home on the hot summer evening of June 30th, 1930 at 6 o’clock and headed north. Some of the stops the Bird family...

Nelson Curtis Scrapbook

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Identifier: RH-A-3520
Scope and Contents Nelson Curtis was born in Kalamazoo, MI in 1921 to Bessie and Homer Curtis. In 1934, when the scrapbook was created, the family lived on 811 Harrigan Ct. and his father worked as a printer. His family attended the Kalamazoo Missionary Church. Curtis graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in June 1939. After a couple years, he attended Western Michigan College to study education. In the 1942 yearbook, Brown and Gold, Curtis is pictured as a member of the Men’s Glee Club. Also, in 1942 he...

Order of the Eastern Star, Coldwater, Michigan, Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3242
Abstract The collection is filled with scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Coldwater, Michigan Chapter, Number 1 of the Order of the Eastern Star (OES). Also included are newsletters from the Chapter along with newsletters from the Tyre Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons also from Coldwater.

The Phyllis Anderson Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3649
Scope and Contents This scrapbook belonged to a Muskegon, Michigan native named Phyllis Anderson, born in 1936. She chronologically recorded her years at Muskegon “Bunker” Junior High from 1947-1950 to the end of her Senior High year at Muskegon Senior High from 1950-1951. Anderson included cut-outs from the Junior High School’s newspaper The Sand Dune and Muskegon’s newspaper The Muskegon Chronicle, various photographs, play and choir programs, educational awards, personal letters, and school ephemera for...

World War I German Soldiers Album Collection

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Identifier: 04-exws_wwi
Scope and Contents Collection contains three photograph albums and a scrapbook. Two photograph albums belonged to unidentified German soldiers in World War I, and contain images from approximately 1911-1918. Photograph album of Paul Hohendorn, a medical officer on the Eastern Front in World War I, with label naming Albert Borowski and a handwritten note, "Onkel, Paul im Kriegseinsatz Ost 1914/18". Accordion spine scrapbook, "Meine Stationer als Soldat im Weltkrieg 1914-1918." Scrapbook belonged to Paul Pommer, a...