David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Macomb County (1880-1960)

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, Macomb County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1880-1960
Extent: 170 photographs, 2 newspaper clippings
Abstract:
Photographs of Macomb County, Michigan. Photographs include views of a sawmill, agricultural machinery, railroads, storefronts and interiors, streets, a farm a train wreck, churches, an air base, a banquet hall, a gas station, a waterworks plant, parades, factories, miscellaneous residences and a car promotion. Also includes photos of school groups, a baseball team, a Native American brass band, a beet factory, Macomb Sheriffs, a Ford company outing with 45,000 attendees and 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.897, F.914, F.922, F.940, F.961, F.987, F.999, F.1017, F.1027, F.1028, F.1033.

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 Macomb County, Michigan. Photographs include views of a sawmill, agricultural machinery, railroads, storefronts and interiors, streets, a farm a train wreck, churches, an air base, a banquet hall, a gas station, a waterworks plant, parades, factories, miscellaneous residences, the Chrysler Tank Plant and a car promotion. Also includes photos of school groups, a baseball team, a Native American brass band, and miscellaneous groups and portraits. Most photographs date from the turn of the century but there are several from the 1950s and 1960s

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Advertising--Automobiles--Michigan.
  • Agricultural machinery--Michigan.
  • Airplanes--Michigan--1930-1950.
  • Automobile repair shops--Michigan.
  • Baseball players--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Beauty contestants--Michigan--1920-1930.
  • Brass bands--Michigan.
  • Children--Michigan.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Clergy--Michigan.
  • Couples--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Farms--Michigan.
  • General stores--Michigan--1900--1910.
  • Goat carts--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Grocery stores--Michigan--1900-1920.
  • Hardware stores--Michigan--1930-1940.
  • Hotels--Michigan.
  • Indians of North America--Michigan.
  • Letter carriers--Michigan--1890-1910.
  • Locomotives--Michigan.
  • Lumber--Transportation--Michigan.
  • Lumbering--Machinery--Michigan.
  • Lumbering--Michigan.
  • Machinery industry--Michigan.
  • Macomb County (Mich.)
  • Mount Clemens (Mich.)
  • Orchards--Michigan.
  • Parade floats--Michigan.
  • Parades--Michigan.
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Post offices--Michigan--1890-1910.
  • Pottery industry--Employees.
  • Pottery industry--Michigan.
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan.
  • Railroad stations--Michigan.
  • Sawmill workers--Michigan.
  • Sawmills--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • School children--Michigan--1890-1910.
  • Selfridge Air National Guard Base (Mich.)
  • Service stations--Michigan.
  • Shoe stores--Michigan--1920-1930.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Streets--Michigan.
  • Teachers colleges--Michigan.
  • Travelers--Michigan.
  • Trolley cars--Michigan.
  • Waterworks--Michigan.
  • Weddings--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Women employees--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • A.F. Mann & Son.
  • Anderson, E. J.
  • Biddlecomb, William G.
  • Cuyler, William Benjamin.
  • Flower's Studio.
  • Freeland, Walter B.
  • Furguson's Studio.
  • Hancock Photo.
  • Henk, John A.
  • Hillcrest Photographers.
  • Hulbert, Henry.
  • Kimberlin, O. D.
  • Novak, Ernest L.
  • Novess, Alonzo C.
  • Pollis, Herman F.
  • Quinn, C.
  • Romeo Art Studio.
  • Sawn Studio.
  • Schultz, Otto.
  • Snap Shop Commercial Photography.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Macomb County, Box 1 [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Richmond waterworks] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Winter train wreck] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Streetcars] (2 photographs)
 
4. [Steam Excursion Train] (1 photograph)
 
5. Macomb County festival parade queen on float (2 photographs)
 
6. [Steam tractor and trailers] (1 photograph)
 
7. Mt. Clemens Pottery building [and employees] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Muttonville gas station] (1 photograph)
 
9. New Baltimore Pontiac advertising in Helwig's garage (2 photographs)
 
10. [Native American brass band] (1 photograph)
 
11. [Aviation and New Year's banquet hall] (3 photographs)
 
12. Morton Manufacturing Co., from Romeo to Muskegon (1 photograph)
 
13. Mt. Clemens August 4th, 1905 Mrs. J.C. Pingel Propr. [cottage and group] (1 photograph)
 
14. [Baseball players] (1 photograph)
 
15. [Street views, storefronts, and store interiors] (7 photographs)
 
16. [Miscellaneous school groups] (6 photographs)
 
17. [Selfridge Field] (7 photographs)
 
18. [Lumbering and sawmill collection] (14 photographs)
 
19. [Miscellaneous portraits] (15 photographs)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Macomb County, Box 2 [series]
 
20. [Miscellaneous exterior views] (2 photographs)
 
21. [Silas Nye farm and home] (4 photographs)
 
22. [Miscellaneous group photos] (8 photographs)
 
23. [Churches] (2 photographs)
 
24. [Parade, fruit basket float] (1 photograph)
 
25. The Capron Hotel, Mrs. E. Capron, Prop., July 26, 1909 (1 photograph)
 
26. [Family portrait] (1 photograph)
 
27. [Chrysler Tank Plant, Warren, MI] (3 photographs)
 
28. [Interior views of beet factory] (2 photographs)
 
29. [Sterling Heights railroad] (2 photographs)
 
30. [Macomb County elected officials, including sheriff Louis Groesbeck] (2 photographs)
 
31. [Ford Motor Company employee picnics, 1950-51] (74 photographs, 2 pages of newspaper clippings)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

A. F. Mann & Son.
  • 19.15
  • 22.6
  • 25
  • 26
Anderson, E. J.
  • 12
Biddlecomb, William G.
  • 21
Cuyler, William Benjamin.
  • 30.2
Flower's Studio.
  • 19.10
Freeland, Walter B.
  • 22.3
Furguson's Studio.
  • 14
Hancock Photo.
  • 18
Henk, John A.
  • 13
  • 19.6-19.9, 19.14
Hillcrest Photographers.
  • 19.13
Hulbert, Henry.
  • 6
Kimberlin, O. D.
  • 5.2
Novak, Ernest L.
  • 29
Novess, Alonzo C.
  • 19.2, 19.3
Pollis, Herman F.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 15.3
  • 22.1, 22.2
  • 23.1, 23.2
Quinn, C.
  • 5.1
Romeo Art Studio.
  • 22.8
Sawn Studio.
  • 22.7
Schultz, Otto.
  • 19.12
Snap Shot Commercial Photographers.
  • 11.1

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.