David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Montcalm County (1870-1930)

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, Montcalm County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1870-1930
Extent: 43 photographs and 1 sketch
Abstract:
Photographs of Montcalm County, Michigan. Photographs include views of lumber camps and loggers, a sawmill, a train wreck, a farm, homes, a bread delivery van, stores and other businesses. Also includes photos of baseball teams, a women's basketball team, families, school groups, a band, a banquette, furniture factory workers, and other miscellaneous photos.
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.629, F.860, F.940, F.987, 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 Montcalm County, Michigan. Photographs include views of lumber camps and loggers, a sawmill, a train wreck, a farm, homes, a bread delivery van, stores and other businesses. Also includes photos of baseball teams, a women's basketball team, families, school groups, a band, a banquette, furniture factory workers, and other miscellaneous photos.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Animals in logging--Michigan.
  • Baby carriages--Michigan.
  • Backyard gardens--Michigan.
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan.
  • Banquets--Michigan--1920-1930.
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Employees.
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Michigan.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Bread industry--Michigan.
  • Carriages & coaches--Michigan--1880-1890.
  • Church furniture--Michigan.
  • College and school drama, American--Michigan.
  • Construction projects--Michigan.
  • Construction workers--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Families--Michigan.
  • Family farms--Michigan.
  • Flower arrangements--1900-1910.
  • Funeral decorations--Michigan.
  • Furniture industry and trade--Michigan.
  • Furniture stores--Michigan.
  • Furniture workers--Michigan.
  • General stores--Michigan.
  • Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company.
  • Hairdressing--Michigan.
  • High school students--Michigan.
  • Horses--Michigan.
  • Humorous pictures--1900-1910.
  • Jewelry stores--Michigan.
  • Linemen--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Livestock exhibitions--Michigan.
  • Log cabins--Michigan.
  • Loggers--Michigan.
  • Logging--Michigan.
  • Letter carriers--Michigan.
  • Logging railroads--Michigan.
  • Lumber camps--Michigan.
  • Lumber--Transportation--Michigan.
  • Montcalm County (Mich.)
  • Nuns--Michigan.
  • Organ (Musical instrument)--Michigan.
  • Oxen--Michigan.
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan.
  • Sales personnel--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Sawmill workers--Michigan.
  • Sawmills--Michigan.
  • School buildings--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Stables--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Telephone lines--Michigan.
  • Trucks--Michigan.
  • Utility poles--Michigan.
  • Women basketball players--Michigan.
  • Young men--Michigan.
  • Young women--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • Boote, Ernest H.
  • Chapman, E. Frank.
  • Chapman Bros.
  • Davidson, J. E.
  • Fife, W.C.
  • Gibson, E.H.
  • Groves, Christopher E.
  • Hempstead, Harry M.
  • Littmann & Evans.
  • The Lyndon Studio.
  • Menkee, H.
  • Merell Studio.
  • Moore, W.S.
  • Palethorpe, Thomas.
  • Willert, D.D.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.
  • Sketches.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Montcalm County [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Postman] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Party group] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Portrait of an unidentified nun] (1 photograph)
 
4. [Miscellaneous storefronts] (3 photographs)
 
5. Stanton businessmen's banquet (1 photograph)
 
6. [William Norton saloon] (1 photograph)
 
7. [Man getting a haircut] (1 photograph)
 
8. A section of rollway and banking ground [lumbering view] (1 photograph)
 
9. [Blood family farm] (1 sketch)
 
10. [Livery and feed barn] (1 photograph)
 
11. Lion, champion ox of the lumber woods (1 photograph)
 
12. [Memorial photo with casket] (1 photograph)
 
13. Church furniture factory (1 photograph)
 
14. [Family group and organ] (1 photograph)
 
15. Todd's Quality Bread [delivery van] (1 photograph)
 
16. [Edmore High School women's basketball team and coaches] (1 photograph)
 
17. J.P. Sim's Camps [logging train] (1 photograph)
 
18 Isaac Morris' Lumber Camp, 1880-1881 (1 photograph)
 
19. [Log cabin residence] (1 photograph)
 
20. [Stanton Marching Band] (1 photograph)
 
21. [Telephone linemen, work horses] (1 photograph)
 
22. [Store interiors] (2 photographs)
 
23. [Baseball teams] (3 photographs)
 
24. [Miscellaneous family groups and residences] (2 photographs)
 
25. [Train wreck] (3 photographs)
 
26. [Miscellaneous school groups] (7 photographs)
 
27. Sawmill of Coffren Palmer and Colburn (1 photograph)
 
28. [Views of a construction site in Greenville, Mich.] (2 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Babion, Mabell Waldron.
  • 26.1
Boote, Ernest H.
  • 12
Chapman, E. Frank.
  • 7
Chapman Bros.
  • 17
  • 26.5
Davidson, J. E.
  • 8
Fife, W.C.
  • 3
Gibson, E.H.
  • 14
  • 19
  • 24
  • 26.4
Groves, Christopher E.
  • 1
Hempstead, Harry M.
  • 4.2
Littmann & Evans.
  • 26.2
The Lyndon Studio.
  • 26.6, 26.7
Menkee, H.
  • 18
  • 23.3
Merell Studio.
  • 20
Moore, W.S.
  • 25
Palethorpe, Thomas.
  • 21
Willert, D.D.
  • 26.3

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.