David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Kalamazoo County (1880-1930)

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, Kalamazoo County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1880-1930
Extent: 114 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Photographs include views of factories, stores, rural landscapes, residences, a railroad depot, a paper mill, an automobile show, a fire, a parade, the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, and other miscellaneous views. Also includes photographs of a baseball team, school groups, circus performers, 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.860, F.891, F.909, F.914, F.938, F.940, F.961, F.987, F.999, F.1027, F.1028, F.1033, F.1113, F.1114.

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 Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Photographs include views of factories, stores, rural landscapes, residences, a railroad depot, a paper mill, an automobile show, a fire, a parade, the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, and other miscellaneous views. Also includes photographs of a baseball team, school groups, circus performers, and miscellaneous portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Art schools--Michigan.
  • Automobiles--Michigan--1910-1920.
  • Baby carriages--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Bicycles--Michigan.
  • Boats and boating--Michigan.
  • Cereal products industry--Michigan.
  • Chapels--Michigan.
  • Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
  • Children--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Circus performers--1900-1910.
  • Clergy--Michigan--Kalamazoo.
  • Coopers and cooperage--Michigan.
  • Couples--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Docks--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan--1890-1920.
  • Excursion boats--Michigan.
  • Factories--Employees--Michigan.
  • Factories--Michigan.
  • Families--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Fire fighters--Michigan--1910-1920.
  • Fires--Michigan.
  • Floats (Parades)--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Food industry and trade--Employees--Michigan.
  • Food industry and trade--Equipment and supplies.
  • Group portraits--1890-1900.
  • Gull Lake (Mich.)
  • Harness making and trade--Michigan.
  • Hotels--Michigan.
  • Houseboats--Michigan.
  • Interior decoration--1890-1910.
  • Kalamazoo County (Mich.)
  • Kalamazoo River (Mich.)
  • Knights Templar (Masonic order)
  • Label industry--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Michigan Asylum for the Insane.
  • Newspaper vendors--Michigan.
  • Parks--Michigan--Kalamazoo County.
  • Paper industry--Michigan.
  • Paper industry workers--Labor unions--Michigan.
  • Paper mills--Michigan.
  • Parades & processions--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Postmortem photography--Michigan.
  • Psychiatric hospital patients--Michigan.
  • Psychiatric hospitals--Employees.
  • Public libraries--Michigan.
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan.
  • Railroad conductors--Michigan.
  • Railroad stations--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Skiing--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Squirrels--Michigan.
  • Staves and stave trade--Michigan.
  • Streets--Michigan--Kalamazoo.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 11th (1863-1865)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel.
  • Vacation homes--Michigan.
  • Waterworks--Michigan.
  • Windmills--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Women cyclists--Michigan.
  • Women household employees--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • Austin, George W.
  • Baldwin, Schuyler C.
  • Beebe, Harry.
  • Burdick & Wilson.
  • The Central Studio.
  • Chamberlin's Studio.
  • Chatelain, Ali Numa.
  • The Commercial Photo Shop.
  • Ford, F. P.
  • Graham, Wm. M.
  • Joy, L. L.
  • Meints, Jacob.
  • Packard, Cullen C.
  • Perry, Edgar H.
  • Reidsema, John M.
  • Schumaker, E.O.
  • Shepardson Photo.
  • Siewert, Herman H.
  • Slocum Bros.
  • Sortor, James Edward.
  • Spaeth, Frederick K.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.
  • Tintypes.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Kalamazoo County, Box 1 [series] [view selected images]
 
1. Schoolcraft Depot (1 photograph)
 
2. [Hawthorne Paper Mill interior] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Barbour Hall school band] (1 photograph)
 
4. [Woman riding bicycle on street] (1 photograph)
 
5. [Harness shop, auto service] (1 photograph)
 
6. [Michigan Buggy Co. Fire] (2 photographs)
 
7. Pressroom, Lambooy Label Co (1 photograph)
 
8. [Miscellaneous views] (7 photographs)
 
9. [Gull Lake, rural country scenes] (14 photographs)
 
10. [Parade] (2 photographs)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Kalamazoo County, Box 2 [series] [view selected images]
 
11. [Cottages and Michigan Asylum for the Insane-set] (16 photographs)
 
12. Kate and Geo. Bacon [portrait] (1 photograph)
 
13. [Miscellaneous portraits] (17 photographs)
 
14. [Barrel factory] (2 photographs)
 
15. [Miscellaneous interior views] (4 photographs)
 
16. [Michigan Asylum for the Insane] (13 photographs)
 
17. [International Brotherhood of Papermakers] (1 photograph)
 
18. [Bonsor's Orchestra] (1 photograph)
 
19. First auto show in Kalamazoo (1 photograph)
 
20. Galesburg High School runners up 1930 [baseball teams] (1 photograph)
 
21. [Paper mill interiors and dock] (3 photographs)
 
22. [Miscellaneous residential views] (5 photographs)
 
23. [Miscellaneous school groups] (6 photographs)
 
24. [Circus and circus performers] (3 photographs)
 
25. Dr. Price Cereal Food Company (2 photographs)
 
26. [Train wreck] (1 photograph)
 
27. [View of Kalamazoo Railway Supply Co.] (1 photograph)
 
28. Photograph showing surroundings of Manvel Wind Mill erected by Williams Mf'g Co., Kalamazoo, Mich. (1 photograph)
 
29. [Postmortem of a small boy in casket surrounded by flowers] (1 photograph)
 
30. [Group portrait of Bryant Paper Co. employees, July 28, 1938] (1 photograph)
 
31. [Checker Motors Co. vehicle, interior and rear] (2 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Austin, George W.
  • 13.4, 13.5, 13.11, 13.14
  • 17
Baldwin, Schuyler C.
  • 14.1, 14.2
  • 15.2
Beebe, Harry.
  • 13.6, 13.7, 13.10
Burdick & Wilson.
  • 22.5
The Central Studio.
  • 12
  • 23.6
Chamberlin's Studio.
  • 23.3
  • 23.4
Chatelain, Ali Numa
  • 13.12
The Commercial Photo Shop.
  • 31.1
Ford, F. P.
  • 13.3
Graham, Wm. M.
  • 8.5
  • 23.5
  • 24.1, 24.2
Joy, L. L.
  • 25.2
Meints, Jacob.
  • 8.6
Packard, Cullen C.
  • 13.16
Perry, Edgar H.
  • 13.8
Reidsema, John M.
  • 13.9, 13.17
Schumaker, E.O.
  • 25.1
Shepardson Photo.
  • 7
Siewert, Herman H.
  • 13.15
  • 18
Slocum Bros.
  • 20
Sortor, James Edward.
  • 13.13
Spaeth, Frederick K.
  • 29

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.