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cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Small-format photographs affixed to card stock, popular in the mid-19th century.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1872

Kalamazoo Portrait Photographers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1870-1900