David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Cass County (1870-1936)

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, Cass County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1870-1936
Extent: 41 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Cass County, Michigan including a view of the plant operations of a mining company, workers laying asphalt on a road, a residence, and many photos of the Dowagiac town fair and the Cass County Fair. Also includes group photos of a sports team, a school group, veterinarians at a convention, the Modern Woodsman of America, 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.914.

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 Cass County, Michigan including a view of the plant operations of a mining company, workers laying asphalt on a road, a residence, and many photos of the Dowagiac town fair and the Cass County Fair. Also includes group photos of a sports team, a school group, veterinarians at a convention, the Modern Woodsman of America, and miscellaneous portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • African American school children--Michigan.
  • Camping--Michigan.
  • Cass County (Mich.)
  • Cattle--Showing.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Fairs--Michigan.
  • Flour industry--Michigan.
  • Fraternal organizations--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Horse-shows.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Modern Woodmen of America.
  • Roads--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Road construction workers--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Sports teams--Michigan.
  • Tractors.
  • Veterinarians--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • Bayley, Richard D.
  • Cook, Theodore.
  • Denniston, DeWitt C.
  • Dygert, Geo. H.
  • Ranger & Hazer.
  • Sparks & Root Photographers.
  • Stertzbach, Calvin.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Cass County [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Cass County Fair snapshots] (25 photographs)
 
2. [Sports team with trophy] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Miscellaneous portraits] (8 photographs)
 
4. [Dowagiac Fair] (1 photograph)
 
5. [View of fair] (1 photograph)
 
6. [Truck laying asphalt and workers] (1 photograph)
 
7. [Modern Woodsmen of America group] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Veterinarian convention at the Columbian Hotel] (1 photograph)
 
9. House of L.B. Switzer (1 photograph)
 
10. Plant of the Marcellus Milling Co., Marcellus, Michigan (1 photograph)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Bayley, Richard D.
  • 8
Cook, Theodore.
  • 3.8
Denniston, DeWitt C.
  • 9
Dygert, Geo. H.
  • 3.2
  • 3.3
  • 3.4
Ranger & Hazer.
  • 3.5
Sparks & Root Photographers.
  • 5
Stertzbach, Calvin.
  • 3.7

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.