David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Bay County (1870-1929)

Collection processed and finding aid created by May Oyler
Graphics Division, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

Summary Information

Title: David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Bay County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1870-1929
Extent: 184 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Bay County, Michigan. Photographs include views of towns, street scenes, parades, storefronts, delivery wagons, residences, fires and fire destruction, road and bridge construction, photos of local factories, boat launchings, a streetcar, the wreck of a fire truck, and interior views of a church and Bay Business College. Also included are groups of workers, lumbermen, miners, school groups, miscellaneous group photos and miscellaneous portraits.
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu

Access and Use

Acquisition Information

F.832, F.860, F.892, F.909, F.914, F.961, F.991, F.998, F.999, F.1015, F.1018, F.1028, F.1033, F.1077.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research.

Copyright

Copyright status is unknown.

Processing Information

Cataloging funded in part by the Michigan Photographic Historical Society. This collection has been processed according to minimal processing procedures and may be revised, expanded, or updated in the future.

Preferred Citation

David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan. The majority portion donated by David B. Walters in honor of Harold L. Walters, UM class of 1947 and Marilyn S. Walters, UM class of 1950.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Vernacular photography of Bay County, Michigan. Photographs include views of towns, street scenes, parades, storefronts, delivery wagons, residences, fires and fire destruction, road and bridge construction, photos of local factories, boat launchings, a streetcar, the wreck of a fire truck, and interior views of a church and Bay Business College. Also included are groups of workers, lumbermen and miners, school groups, miscellaneous group photos and miscellaneous portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Amateur theater--Michigan.
  • Bay City (Mich.)
  • Bay County (Mich.)
  • Blacksmithing--Michigan.
  • Bottled water industry--Michigan.
  • Bridges--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Business schools--Michigan.
  • Canoes and canoeing--Michigan.
  • Carriages and carts--Michigan.
  • Cemeteries--Michigan--Bay County.
  • Central High School (Bay City, Mich.)
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Circus animals--Michigan.
  • Coal mines and mining--Michigan.
  • Construction equipment industry--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Factories--Employees--Michigan.
  • Families--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Fire engines--Michigan.
  • Fire extinction--Michigan.
  • Fires--Michigan.
  • Floods--Michigan.
  • Human curiosities--Michigan--1920-1930.
  • Ice cream trucks--Michigan.
  • Industrial equipment industry--Michigan.
  • Infants--Portraits.
  • Locomotives--Michigan.
  • Loggers--Michigan.
  • Markets--Michigan.
  • Memorials--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Parade floats--Michigan.
  • Parades--Michigan--Bay City.
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Employees--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Michigan.
  • Roads--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Schools--Michigan--Bay City.
  • Shipping--Michigan.
  • Ships--Launching--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Street cleaners--Michigan.
  • Trolley cars--Michigan.
  • Weddings--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
Contributors:
  • Agdanowski, Stanley Max.
  • Alexander and Butterfield.
  • Bailey, Adelbert D.
  • Baker, William Lloyd.
  • Barrowman, R.
  • Bishop, Henry W.
  • Bortell, Pearl Clinton.
  • Bowers, Arthur A.
  • Buehl, Ernest Kouvad.
  • Dubham, F. W.
  • Gorzycki, Frank J.
  • Goyer, Fred A.
  • Harman & Verner.
  • Harris & Latham.
  • Harris Studio.
  • Heric's Photo Shop.
  • Hicks, W.J.S.
  • Latham, G. A.
  • Lee, James H.
  • Marks, Byron H.
  • Michigan Photo Co.
  • Michigan View Company.
  • Olmstead, Frederick O.
  • Olmsted's Studio.
  • Parker, Charles W.
  • Rogers, J. W.
  • Roman Photo Co.
  • Sartor & Ruddiman.
  • Schmidt, Darwin C.
  • Sterling, George F.
  • W. H. Culver & Co.
  • Wasson, E.J.
  • Welch, Frank Eugene.
  • Williams, George E.S.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Bay County, Box 1 [series]
 
1. [Miscellaneous small views] (20 photographs)
 
2. [Miscellaneous small portraits] (20 photographs)
 
3. [Locomotives and group]
 
4. [Interior store views] (7 photographs)
 
5. [Industrial Brownhoist collection] (4 photographs)
 
6. [View of a man and women in a row boat on a river] (1 photograph)
 
7. [Industrial Brownhoist shop and workers] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Streetcars] (3 photographs)
 
9. [Fraser House Hotel and High Art Theater fire] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Auburn Mich. lumbermen] (1 photograph)
 
11. [Jennison's Hardware burns down] (1 photograph)
 
12. [Town market] (1 photograph)
 
13. [Crowd of people at steamer George F. Williams Launch] (1 photograph)
 
14. [Laying down asphalt] (1 photograph)
 
15. [Central High school] (1 photograph)
 
16. [Religious, school, and athletic groups] (13 photographs)
 
17. [Industrial Works Factory] (4 photographs)
 
18. [Fire truck-train wreck] (4 photographs)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Bay County, Box 2 [series] [view selected images]
 
19. [Miscellaneous portraits] (18 photographs)
 
20. [Street scenes, town views, parades] (11 photographs)
 
21. [Miscellaneous groups] (12 photographs)
 
22. [Miscellaneous water vessels] (5 photographs)
 
23. [Churches & religious groups] (3 photographs)
 
24. [Miners in coal mine] (1 photograph)
 
25. [Interior of Bay City Business College] (1 photograph)
 
26. [Miscellaneous industrial views] (3 photographs)
 
27. [Bridge construction, workers and crane] (1 photograph)
 
28. [Residential house, horse, and sleigh in winter] (1 photograph)
 
29. [Central High School, Bay City, Mich.] (1 photograph)
Box   3  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Bay County, Box 3 [series] [view selected images]
 
30. [Business exteriors] (13 photographs)
 
31. [Group portrait of policemen] (1 photograph)
 
32. [Wedding portraits] (6 photographs)
 
33. Masonic Temple, Bay City, Mich. (1 photograph)
 
34. [Children on roller coaster] (3 photographs)
 
35. [Organized labor] (2 photographs)
 
36. [Funerals and postmortem photography] (4 photographs)
 
37. [Albert Trucking Co.] (2 photographs)
 
38. [Men and women at Kawkawlin railroad station] (2 photographs)
 
39. [Front entrance of "Wonder-Boy" sideshow caravan, ca. 1924] (1 photograph)
 
40. [William L. Clements Residence] (1 photograph)
 
41. [City views, Bay City] (7 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Agdanowski, Stanley Max.
  • 16.11, 16.13
  • 32.3, 32.4
  • 36.4
Alexander and Butterfield.
  • 16.12
Bailey, Adelbert D.
  • 2.15
Baker, William Lloyd.
  • 6
  • 19.13
  • 32.1
Barrowman, R.
  • 16.6
Bishop, Henry W.
  • 20.4
Bortell, Pearl Clinton.
  • 22.1
Bowers, Arthur A.
  • 4.5
  • 12
  • 15
  • 16.9
  • 18.1
  • 19.9-19.11, 19.18
  • 20.8
  • 21.5, 21.6, 21.8, 21.12
  • 27
  • 29
  • 30.13
  • 35.2
Buehl, Ernest Kouvad.
  • 18.2, 18.4
  • 32.6
Dubham, F. W.
  • 19.3
Goyer, Fred A.
  • 21.4
Gorzycki, Frank J.
  • 2.11
  • 21.9
Harman & Verner.
  • 2.1, 2.9, 2.12, 2.19
  • 4.7
  • 19.12, 19.14, 19.16
  • 20.10
  • 21.3
  • 30.4
  • 33
  • 36.3
Harris & Latham.
  • 2.2
  • 3.2, 3.3
  • 19.4
  • 20.6
  • 30.8
Harris Studio.
  • 2.20
  • 19.17
  • 21.7
  • 23.1, 23.3
  • 36.1, 36.2
Heric's Photo Shop.
  • 4.1-4.4
  • 16.4
Hicks, W.J.S.
  • 32.5
Latham, G. A.
  • 21.2
Lee, James H.
  • 2.14
Marks, Byron H.
  • 2.7
  • 19.6
Michigan Photo Co.
  • 11
Michigan View Company.
  • 4.6
Olmsted's Studio.
  • 2.10
Olmstead, Frederick O.
  • 2.16, 2.18
Parker, Charles W.
  • 19.2
Rogers, J. W.
  • 2.6, 2.13
  • 19.15
Roman Photo Co.
  • 2.3
  • 14
  • 16.10
  • 21.11
Sartor & Ruddiman.
  • 30.11
Schmidt, Darwin C.
  • 35.1
Sterling, George F.
  • 1.18
  • 20.7
  • 21.10
  • 28
  • 30.9
W. H. Culver & Co.
  • 3
Wasson, E.J.
  • 19.7
  • 26.2
  • 32.2
Welch, Frank Eugene.
  • 2.17
Williams, George E.S.
  • 2.5
  • 19.5
  • 19.8
  • 41

Related Materials

David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.

Bibliography

Tinder, David V. Directory of Early Michigan Photographers. This reference work contains biographical information about virtually every known commercial and significant amateur photographer in the state of Michigan from the first known appearances in the 1840s into the early twentieth century.