David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Saginaw County (1880-1949)

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, Saginaw County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1880-1949
Extent: 256 photographs, 2 ephemera, and 1 booklet of halftone reproduction photos
Abstract:
Photographs of Saginaw County, Michigan. Includes views of the cities of Frankenmuth, Chesaning and Saginaw, storefronts and interiors, parades, church architecture, bridge construction, high school baseball and basketball teams, and various local industries including saw mills, flour mills, machine works and the printing industry. Also includes images of children, families, church and school groups, Civil War veterans, and the aftermath of floods and a fire.
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.801, F.832, F.860, F.891, F.892, F.911, F.914, F.922, F. 940, F.945, F.961, F.992.

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 Saginaw County, Michigan. Includes views of the cities of Frankenmuth, Chesaning and Saginaw, storefronts and interiors, parades, church architecture, bridge construction, high school baseball and basketball teams, and various local industries including saw mills, flour mills, machine works and the printing industry. Also includes images of children, families, church and school groups, Civil War veterans, and the aftermath of floods and a fire.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Agricultural machinery--Michigan.
  • Automobiles--Michigan--1900-1920.
  • Bank buildings--Michigan.
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan.
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Michigan.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Beauty contestants--Michigan--1940-1950.
  • Brides--Michigan.
  • Bridges--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Butcher shops--Michigan.
  • Carriages and carts--Michigan.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Children's theater--Michigan.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Church schools--Michigan.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Classrooms--Michigan.
  • Coal miners--Michigan.
  • Construction workers--Michigan.
  • Costumes--1920-1930.
  • Cross dressing--1920-1930.
  • Deer hunting--Michigan.
  • Drugstores--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Electric generators--Michigan.
  • Fires--Michigan.
  • Fishing--Michigan.
  • Floods--Michigan.
  • Flour mills--Michigan.
  • Frankenmuth, (Mich.)
  • Freemasons--Michigan.
  • Grain--Milling--Michigan.
  • Grocery stores--Michigan--1880-1910.
  • Houseboats--Michigan.
  • Hunting--Michigan.
  • Insurance agents--Michigan.
  • Lumber industry--Michigan--1880-1890.
  • Lumber--Transportation--Michigan.
  • Lutheran church buildings--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Merchandise displays--Michigan--1930-1950.
  • Municipal buildings--Michigan.
  • Parades--Michigan.
  • Pere Marquette Railway.
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Printing industry--Michigan.
  • Race horses--Michigan.
  • Railroad stations--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Employees--Michigan.
  • Roads--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Saginaw County (Mich)
  • Sawmills--Equipment and supplies.
  • School buildings--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Sheet-metal work--Michigan.
  • Steam-engines--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Streets--Michigan.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.
  • Waterworks--Michigan.
  • Weddings--Michigan.
  • Women basketball players--Michigan.
  • Women clothing workers--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Woodworking machinery--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • Andrews, R.W.
  • Ash, W. H.
  • Atkins, E.M.
  • Babion, Mabell Waldron.
  • Baker, William E.
  • Baker, William R.
  • Ball & Wanek Commercial Photographers.
  • Beckmann Brothers.
  • Blackwell Studios.
  • Bowers, A. A.
  • Busch, C.J.L.
  • Chase, Louis S.
  • Covert Studio.
  • Glover, Nelson H.
  • Goodridge Bros.
  • Jacques, F.
  • Kaleyta, Emil A.
  • Larner, Mortimer F.
  • Lyon, Alexander E.
  • Marx, Karl B.
  • Michigan View Co.
  • Murphy Studio [Murphy, Albert Edward].
  • Nichols, Jno. R.
  • Noertzer, J.K.
  • Otto, L.
  • Pharis & Pharis Studio.
  • Potter, C.D.
  • Raynor, Harmon E.
  • Seidel, M.
  • Send, Geo. B.
  • Stromer, William.
  • Terry, L.
  • White, Charles E.
Genre Terms:
  • Ephemera.
  • Pamphlets.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Tintypes.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Saginaw County, Box 1 [series]
 
1 [Pheasant hunters and dogs] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Parade carriage] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Miscellaneous costumed women, some dressed as men] ( 4 photographs)
 
4. [General Motors sponsored beauty contest] ( 2 photographs)
 
5. Michigan Association Civil War Musicians G.A.R. ( 1 photograph)
 
6. [Sid Thorne. 1907. 2:16 1/4 (racehorse)] ( 1 photograph)
 
7. [Large church group portrait] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Automobile decorated for a parade] ( 1 photograph)
 
9. [Freemasons marching group and Masonic Temple] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Children's mock wedding] (1 photograph)
 
11. [Miscellaneous portraits] (6 photographs)
 
12. [Large church school group outdoors] (1 photograph)
 
13. [Costumed group] ( 1 photograph)
 
14. [Family group in front of house] ( 1 photograph)
 
15. [Pastor and young students] ( 2 photographs)
 
16. [Miscellaneous group portraits] (5 photographs)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Saginaw County, Box 2 [series] [view selected images]
 
17. [Miscellaneous small portraits] ( 16 photographs, 1 ephemera)
 
18. [Children's mock wedding] ( 1 photograph)
 
19. [Outdoor school group] (1 photograph)
 
20. [Miscellaneous groups] (16 photographs)
 
21. [Miscellaneous school groups] ( 15 photographs)
 
22. Saginaw City Waterworks ( 1 photograph)
 
23. [East Saginaw street scene] ( 1 photograph)
 
24. Miller & Marskey Wholesale Notions (1 photograph)
 
25. [Church exterior] ( 1 photograph)
 
26. [View of lumber mill by river] (1 photograph)
 
27. Views of Saginaw and vicinity (1 booklet of halftone reproduction photographs)
 
28. [Parade on Genesee Avenue] ( 1 photograph)
 
29. [East Saginaw street scene] (1 photograph )
 
30. Saginaw River bridge construction, Pier No. 1 completed ( 1 photograph)
 
31. [Family and houseboat] ( 2 photographs)
 
32. Mill Hands of Warner Eastman -- Hoyt & Water ( 1 photograph)
 
33. [Railroad workers and locomotive] ( 1 photograph)
 
34. Calvary Memorial Church, North Saginaw, Mich. (1 photograph)
 
35. Charles Straw Grocer East Saginaw [storefront] (1 photograph)
 
36. [Laying brick pavement] ( 2 photographs)
 
37. [Rifle range construction] ( 2 photographs)
 
38. [Saginaw views-set] ( 6 photographs)
 
39. [Retail merchandising displays-set] ( 7 photographs)
 
40. Farmers Handy Wagon Co., Saginaw, Mich. [demo photo] ( 1 photograph)
 
41. [Saginaw flood] ( 2 photographs)
 
42. [Portable saw mill at work] ( 3 photographs)
 
43. [Miscellaneous storefronts] (2 photographs)
 
44. Alexander Jacobi, Slate, Tin and Iron Roofing (2 photographs, 1 ephemera)
Box   3  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Saginaw County, Box 3 [series] [view selected images]
 
45. Bank of Saginaw ( 1 photograph)
 
46. [Steam or electric generator] (1 photograph)
 
47. Bartlett Corliss, East Saginaw, Mich. [engine] ( 1 photograph)
 
48. Jones School, Saginaw, Mich. (1 photograph)
 
49. [Saginaw Bank interior] (1 photograph)
 
50. [Wickes Bros., Saginaw, Mich., machine] ( 1 photograph)
 
51. [Cantwell's Grocery storefront] ( 1 photograph)
 
52. [The big fire of 1893] ( 1 photograph)
 
53. [Flood view] (1 photograph)
 
54. [Street auction?] (1 photograph)
 
55. [Saginaw Pure Ice Co. exterior view] ( 1 photograph)
 
56. [Wartenberg Block] (1 photograph)
 
57. [Star of the West Milling Co. exterior views] (3 photographs)
 
58. [Saginaw Shipbuilding Company exterior views] (2 photographs)
 
59. [Pere Marquette Railroad] ( 3 photographs)
 
60. Union Association of Lumber Dealers ( 1 photograph)
 
61. [Dedication of Michigan Lutheran Seminary] (2 photographs)
 
62. [Miscellaneous occupational groups] ( 3 photographs)
 
63. [Brand and Hardin Flour Mill] (3 photographs)
 
64. [Miscellaneous interior views] ( 8 photographs)
Box   4  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Saginaw County, Box 4 [series] [view selected images]
 
65. [Miscellaneous views, street scenes, storefronts] ( 17 photographs)
 
66. [Miscellaneous residences and boarding houses] (14 photographs)
 
67. [Saginaw Water System construction] (24 photographs)
 
68. [Miscellaneous interior views] ( 6 photographs)
 
69. [Saginaw Sheet Metal Works] ( 2 photographs)
 
70. [Print shop interior] ( 4 photographs)
 
71. [Arctic Insurance Building] (1 photograph)
 
72. [Chesaning parade] (1 photograph)
 
73. [Banner baseball team-Chesaning] (1 photograph)
 
74. [Chesaning High School girls basketball team] (1 photograph)
 
75. [R. P. Mason homestead-Chesaning] ( 1 photograph)
 
76. [Chesaning High School baseball team] ( 1 photograph)
 
77. [Chesaning High School groups] (2 photographs)
 
78. Smiths' Band, Chesaning, Michigan (1 photograph)
 
79. [Portable saw mill-Chesaning, Mich] (1 photograph)
 
80. [Lumber sledges in street-Chesaning, Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
81. [Chesaning State Bank-set] (3 photographs)
Box   5  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Saginaw County, Box 5 [series] [view selected images]
 
82. [Frankenmuth Town Baseball Teams] (5 photographs)
 
83. [Frankenmuth High School baseball team] ( 1 photograph)
 
84. [Ortner Co. Market and Groceries-Frankenmuth, Mich.] (2 photographs)
 
85. [A. Gantwell Shingle-Lumber Mill, Frankenmuth, Mich.] (6 photographs)
 
86. [Sherman House Hotel, S.E. Corner of North Baum and Tuscola] (1 photograph)
 
87. [Two seated portraits of a woman] (2 photographs)
 
88. [A Saginaw high school track and field team] (1 photographs)
 
89. [Michigan State Telephone Company group] (1 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Andrews, R.W.
  • 66.12
Ash, W. H.
  • 62.2
Atkins, E.M.
  • 21.8, 21.9
Baker, William E.
  • 79
  • 85
Baker, William R.
  • 20.6
Ball & Wanek Commercial Photographers.
  • 30
Beckmann Brothers.
  • 11.1, 11.4
  • 16.2, 16.3
Blackwell Studios.
  • 7
  • 12
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16.5
  • 17.15
Bowers, A. A.
  • 2
  • 52
Busch, C.J.L.
  • 17.14
  • 65.15
Chase, Louis S.
  • 31
  • 66.13
Covert Studio.
  • 77.2
Glover, Nelson H.
  • 21.10
Goodridge Bros.
  • 1
  • 3.2-3.4
  • 6
  • 11.2, 11.5, 11.6
  • 13
  • 25
  • 26
  • 59
  • 60
  • 67.4
Jacques, F.
  • 16.1
Kaleyta, Emil A.
  • 39.1
Larner, Mortimer F.
  • 20.9
Lyon, Alexander E.
  • 63.3
Marx, Karl B.
  • 65.14
Michigan View Co.
  • 24
  • 64.7
  • 66.3-66.11
Murphy Studio [Murphy, Albert Edward].
  • 67
Nichols, Jno. R.
  • 17.13
Noertzer, J.K.
  • 66.2
Otto, L.
  • 17.6
Pharis & Pharis Studio.
  • 79
Potter, C.D.
  • 55
Raynor, Harmon E.
  • 20.13
Seidel, M.
  • 65.5
Send, Geo. B.
  • 54
Stromer, William.
  • 17.10-17.12
  • 82
Terry, L.
  • 17.2
White, Charles E.
  • 11.3
  • 16.4
  • 20.12
  • 62.3

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.