David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Berrien County (1865-1924)

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, Berrien County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1865-1924
Extent: 88 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Berrien County, Michigan. Photographs include views of streets, storefronts, delivery wagons, the St. Joseph River, a railroad depot, a church, the deconstruction of a hotel, a cart after an accident, and other miscellaneous views. Also includes group photographs of cider mill workers, farm workers, soldiers, bands, a singing group, men at a shooting competition, children in a classroom and other miscellaneous groups and 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.891, F.922, F.938, F.940, F.961, F.996, F.998, F.999, F.1015, F.1018, F.1027, F.1028, F.1054, F.1066, F.1067, F.1074, F.1077, F.1083.

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 Berrien County, Michigan. Photographs include views of streets, storefronts, delivery wagons, the St. Joseph River, a railroad depot, a church, the deconstruction of a hotel, the Benton Harbor fire, a cart after an accident, and other miscellaneous views. Also includes group photographs of cider mill workers, farm workers, soldiers, bands, a singing group, men at a shooting competition, children in a classroom and other miscellaneous groups and portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • African American men--Michigan.
  • Amateur theater--Michigan.
  • American Legion.
  • Asparagus industry--Michigan.
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan.
  • Berrien County (Mich.)
  • Beverage industry--Employees.
  • Carriages and carts--Accidents--Michigan.
  • Carriages and carts--Michigan.
  • Catholic church buildings--Michigan.
  • Cemeteries--Michigan.
  • Cider industry--Michigan.
  • Couples--Portraits.
  • Deer hunting--Michigan.
  • Drugstores--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Families--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Farms--Michigan--1880-1890.
  • Fife and drum corps--Michigan.
  • Lost architecture--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Newspaper buildings--Michigan.
  • Paperboys--Michigan.
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Railroad bridges--Construction.
  • Railroad stations--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Railroad tracks--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Resorts--Michigan.
  • Saint Joseph River (Mich. and Ind.)
  • Service stations--Michigan.
  • Shooting contests--Michigan.
  • Soldiers--United States--1890-1900.
  • Schools--Michigan.
  • Steamboats--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Trolley cars--Michigan.
  • Vineyards--Michigan.
  • Vocal groups--Michigan.
  • Wagons--Michigan.
  • Watermelons--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
Contributors:
  • A. D. Lacy & Co.
  • Cameron, Charles Martin.
  • Darling, Harry.
  • Densmore, Jay S.
  • Elson, Elon J.
  • Gerber, D. S.
  • Hakkerup, N. L. (N. Larson)
  • Hawkins, R. M.
  • House of David Studio.
  • Hughson, H. G.
  • Ives, E.B.
  • Johnson Bros.
  • LeClear, Albert Avery.
  • Nuechterlein Studio.
  • Poundstone, John N.
  • Schneider's Studio.
  • Schultz, Jacob F.
  • Sesser, William F.
  • Smith, R. G.
  • Vosburg, Leonard C.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.
  • Tintypes.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Berrien County [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Catholic church] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Soldiers at Eastman Springs] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Man in cemetery] (1 photograph)
 
4. [Group portrait of women eating watermelon] (1 photograph)
 
5. St. Joseph River (2 photographs)
 
6. On Wilson Bro. fruit farm (2 photographs)
 
7. [Horse and carriage; A.J. Kidd Drugstore storefront] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Interior view of classroom and teacher] (1 photograph)
 
9. [The Democrat Newspaper office storefront] (1 photograph)
 
10. Hughson's Views of St. Joseph Mich., the great summer resort (1 photograph)
 
11. The Emory Resort, a romp in the peach orchard (1 photograph)
 
12. [Howard & Pearl Drug Co.-storefront] (1 photograph)
 
13. [Delivering groceries ca. 1923, Benton Harbor, Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
14. [Spellman's Cider Mill] (1 photograph)
 
15. Grandpa Adam & deer head (1 photograph)
 
16. [Overturned truck off railroad track] (1 photograph)
 
17. [Electric streetcars] (3 photographs)
 
18. [Miscellaneous bands] (7 photographs)
 
19. [Miscellaneous portraits] (15 photographs)
 
20. [Hotel Vincent collapse-set] (3 photographs)
 
21. [Street views, Benton Harbor, Mich.] (4 photographs)
 
22. [Miscellaneous views] (9 photographs)
 
23. [Miscellaneous group portraits] (13 photographs)
 
24. [Miscellaneous theater groups] (2 photographs)
 
25. [Various storefronts and interiors] (5 photographs)
 
26. [Benton Harbor fire, February 18, 1918] (1 photograph)
 
27. [Portrait of a horse] (1 photograph)
 
28. [National Standard Company Managerial Group] (4 photographs)
 
29. [Edwards Home, St. Joseph, Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
30. [New Buffalo depot] (1 photograph)
 
31. [Group portrait of newsboys] (1 photograph)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

A. D. Lacy & Co.
  • 19.9
Cameron, Charles Martin.
  • 18.3
  • 19.14
  • 23.9
Darling, Harry.
  • 18.4
Densmore, Jay S.
  • 19.7
Elson, Elon J.
  • 19.8
  • 23.7
Gerber, D. S.
  • 23.10
Hakkerup, N. L. (N. Larson)
  • 23.6
Hawkins, R. M.
  • 19.15
House of David Studio.
  • 23.13
Hughson, H. G.
  • 10
  • 11
  • 18.7
Ives, E.B.
  • 4
Johnson Bros.
  • 23.2
LeClear, Albert Avery.
  • 31
Nuechterlein Studio.
  • 19.13
  • 23.11
Poundstone, John N.
  • 21.1
  • 21.2
  • 21.3
  • 21.4
Schneider's Studio.
  • 15
  • 18.1
  • 24.1
Schultz, Jacob F.
  • 23.3
Sesser, William F.
  • 22.2
Smith, R. G.
  • 19.6
Vosburg, Leonard C.
  • 23.5

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.