David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Midland County (1880-1925)

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

Summary Information

Title: David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Midland County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1880-1925
Extent: 126 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Midland County, Michigan. Includes views of towns, residences, businesses, stores, interiors, factories and other buildings. Includes views of Dow Chemical Co. plants, images of 4th of July celebrations, sports teams, school groups, a barn raising and bridge construction and other miscellaneous group and individual 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.922.

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 Midland County, Michigan. Includes views of towns, residences, businesses, stores, interiors, factories and other buildings. Includes views of Dow Chemical Co. plants, images of 4th of July celebrations, sports teams, school groups, a barn raising and bridge construction and other miscellaneous group and individual portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Amateur theater--Michigan.
  • Automobile dealers--Michigan.
  • Bank buildings--Michigan.
  • Barns--Design and construction.
  • Baseball players--Michigan.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Blackface entertainers.
  • Brass bands--Michigan.
  • Bridges--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Carriages and carts.
  • Children--Societies and clubs.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Dow Chemical Company.
  • Drugstores--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Engine houses (Railroads)--Michigan.
  • Fire departments--Michigan.
  • Fires--Michigan.
  • Flood damage--Michigan.
  • Football teams--Michigan.
  • Foundries--Michigan.
  • Grocery trade--Michigan.
  • High schools--Michigan.
  • Historical reenactments.
  • Memorial Day.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Midland (Mich.)
  • Midland (Mich.)--Aerial views.
  • Modern Woodmen of America.
  • Newspaper presses--Michigan.
  • Offices--1890-1900.
  • Parades--Michigan.
  • Post office buildings--Michigan.
  • Postal service employees--1900-1910.
  • Portraits, Group.
  • Restaurants--Michigan.
  • Sawmills--Accidents.
  • Sawmills--Michigan.
  • School buildings--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Shingle industry--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Street photography--Michigan.
  • Supervisors (Local government)--Michigan.
  • United States. Army. Cavalry.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
Contributors:
  • Berryman, Frederick.
  • Burchnell.
  • Camp Brothers.
  • Camp Studio.
  • Craig, F.W.
  • Hall, Alfred J.
  • Laur, Montraville.
  • Michigan View Company.
  • Nix, Frank H.
  • Stepstone View Co., George Boneville, Mgr.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Midland County, Box 1 [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Midland fire brigade] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Modern Woodmen of America parade] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Sunday school group?] (1 photograph)
 
4. [Smith family homestead] (1 photograph)
 
5. [Edwin Smith blacksmith shop] (1 photograph)
 
6. [Brass band] (1 photograph)
 
7. [Option committee] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Coleman baseball team] (1 photograph)
 
9. Master Paul Linge, nine year old pianist, Midland (1 photograph)
 
10. [C.L. Jenny residence] (1 photograph)
 
11. [E.W. Austin drugstore interior] (1 photograph)
 
12. [M. Cunningham restaurant] (1 photograph)
 
13. [William O' Brien American Express Co.] (1 photograph)
 
14.[ Coal stock pile during strike of 1910] (1 photograph)
 
15. [Barn raising, S.W. Barth farm] (1 photograph)
 
16. J. Johnson, barber, Main St., Midland (1 photograph)
 
17. [Brass concert band] (1 photograph)
 
18. [Theater group on stage] (1 photograph)
 
19. [Football team] (1 photograph)
 
20. Pouring downmetal, Dow Chemical Co. (1 photograph)
 
21. [William Thompson, performer, in character] (1 photograph)
 
22. Dewey Guards-1898 (1 photograph)
 
23. [W. Kent store-4th July ] (1 photograph)
 
24. Midland baseball team, 1905 (1 photograph)
 
25. [Averill baseball team] (1 photograph)
 
26. Old Bromid Plant of The Midland Chemical Co. (1 photograph)
 
27. [Miscellaneous portraits] (4 photographs)
 
28. [Grocery/candy shop interior] (1 photograph)
 
29. [Bank interiors] (3 photographs)
 
30. [Grocery store interiors] (6 photographs)
 
31. [Portrait of a man on horse in uniform] (1 photograph)
 
32. Captain Birdie Starker (1 photograph)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Midland County, Box 2 [series]
 
33. [Exterior of J. M. Doherty business] (2 photographs)
 
34. [Board of Supervisors] (4 photographs)
 
35. [Dow Chemical-aerial views] (2 photographs)
 
36. [A. Reinhart Hardware and Furniture] (2 photographs)
 
37. Curtice Shingle Mill, Coleman (1 photograph)
 
38. [Midland High School fire] (2 photographs)
 
39. [Larkin Block] (2 photographs)
 
40. [Midland Republican print room and office] (2 photographs)
 
41. [Flood damage on the Tittabawasee River] (2 photographs)
 
42. [Oliver Plows-delivery of crates] (1 photograph)
 
43. [Coleman High School architectural views] (2 photographs)
 
44. [Miscellaneous group portraits] (8 photographs)
 
45. [Miscellaneous churches] (3 photographs)
 
46. [Bank blocks] (2 photographs)
 
47. [Midland parade] (1 photograph)
 
48. Draft Board-Midland County, Mich. (1 photograph)
 
49. [C. Feige, undertaker and furniture store] (1 photograph)
 
50. Interior of Registrar's Office, Midland, Michigan-Agricultural Exhibit, Collected by T.B. Main, Registrar (1 photograph)
 
51. [Interior of home goods and general store] (1 photograph)
 
52. Miller Block (1893) Coleman, Mich. (1 photograph)
 
53. [Midland Post Office sorting room] (1 photograph)
 
54. [Fire aftermath, Patrick Block] (1 photograph)
 
55. [Gordonville school with students and teachers] (1 photograph)
 
56. [Scott Brother's storefront and interiors] (3 photographs)
Box   3  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Midland County, Box 3 [series]
 
57. [Views of Midland, copy prints] (6 photographs)
 
58. [Delivery carts] (2 photographs)
 
59. [Tittabawassee & Hope R.R. engine house] (1 photograph)
 
60. [Larkin Saw Mill and disaster] (2 photographs)
 
61. [View of river and plant] (1 photographs)
 
62. [Midland storefronts and street views] (7 photographs)
 
63. [Sham Battle on the Tittabawassee River-Spanish American War] (3 photographs)
 
64. [Coleman, Michigan bridge construction] (6 photographs)
 
65. [Miscellaneous Coleman, Michigan street views and storefronts] (5 photographs)
 
66. [Myers Block] (2 photographs)
 
67. [Coleman Hose Cornet Band] (1 photograph)
 
68. [Lunch room-interior] (1 photograph)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Berryman, Frederick.
  • 3
  • 6
  • 44.8
  • 50
  • 60.1
Burchnell.
  • 8
Camp Brothers.
  • 62.7
Camp Studio.
  • 17
  • 21
  • 42
  • 44.3
Craig, F.W.
  • 24
  • 62.8
Hall, Alfred J.
  • 44.4
  • 65.3
  • 66
Laur, Montraville.
  • 27.3, 27.4
Michigan View Company.
  • 5
  • 13
Nix, Frank H.
  • 19
Stepstone View Co., George Boneville, Mgr.
  • 4

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.