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David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, St. Clair County (1880-1946)

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, St. Clair County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1880-1946
Extent: 168 photographs and 1 newspaper
Abstract:
Photographs of St. Clair County, Michigan. Photographs include views of storefronts, street scenes, hotels, residences, railroads, boats and ships, parades, offices, a school, a laundry, a lumber mill, a threshing machine, a switch board, the damage after a storm and other miscellaneous views. Also includes photographs of firefighters, employee groups, a baseball team and other 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.892, F.940, F.961, F.987.

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 St. Clair County, Michigan. Photographs include views of storefronts, street scenes, hotels, residences, railroads, boats and ships, parades, offices, a school, a laundry, a lumber mill, a threshing machine, a switch board, the damage after a storm and other miscellaneous views. Also includes photographs of firefighters, employee groups, a baseball team and other miscellaneous groups and portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Advertising--Soap--Michigan.
  • Agricultural machinery industry--Michigan.
  • Automobiles--Michigan--1910-1950.
  • Banquets--Michigan--1910-1920.
  • Baseball players--Michigan--1940-1950.
  • Bathhouses--Michigan.
  • Bicycles--Michigan.
  • Birthday parties--Michigan--1910-1920.
  • Boatbuilding--Michigan.
  • Boats and boating--Michigan.
  • Bookbinders--Michigan.
  • Boxers (Sports)--Michigan--1880-1890.
  • Breweries--Michigan.
  • Bridges--Michigan.
  • Carriages & coaches--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Cornerstone laying--Michigan.
  • Costumes--1890-1900.
  • City promotion--Michigan.
  • Creameries--Michigan.
  • Dairy workers--Michigan.
  • Diamond Crystal Salt Company.
  • Docks--Michigan.
  • Dogs--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Dredges--Michigan.
  • Drum and bugle corps.--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Electric industry workers--Michigan.
  • Electric railroads--Cars--Michigan.
  • Electric utilities--Michigan.
  • Families--Michigan.
  • Farmers' markets--Michigan.
  • Fire extinction--Equipment and supplies.
  • Fire fighters--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Fire stations--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Fires--Michigan.
  • First communion--Catholic Church.
  • Fishing--Michigan.
  • Fraternal organizations--Michigan.
  • Grocery trade--Michigan.
  • Harbors--Michigan.
  • Harsens Island (Mich. : Island)
  • Horse-drawn rail cars--Michigan.
  • Horses--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Hotels--Michigan.
  • Ice-boats--Michigan.
  • Interior decoration--1890-1910.
  • Judges--Michigan--1870-1880.
  • Lighthouses--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Men--Societies and clubs.
  • Montgomery Ward.
  • Newsletters--Michigan.
  • Offices--Michigan--1910-1920.
  • Paper mills--Michigan.
  • Parades--Michigan.
  • Parlors--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Pere Marquette Railroad.
  • Politicians--Michigan--1870-1880.
  • Postmortem photography--Michigan
  • Railroad construction workers--Michigan.
  • Railroad stations--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Employees--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Michigan.
  • Road construction workers--Michigan.
  • Roads--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Saint Clair County (Mich.)
  • Saint Clair, Lake (Mich. and Ont.)
  • Sawmills--Michigan.
  • Sawmill workers--Michigan.
  • School buildings--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Ships--Launching--Michigan.
  • Stables--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Storms--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Surveying--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Telephone switchboards--Michigan.
  • Threshing machines--Michigan.
  • Veterans--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Women veterans--Michigan.
  • Yacht clubs--Michigan.
  • Yachting--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • Baker, R.G.
  • Beazell, William S.
  • Biddlecomb, William G.
  • Couse, W. A.
  • Denkelberg, Henry Carroll.
  • Farman, Charles F.
  • Gilbert, Soloman Porter.
  • Hancock Studio.
  • Hoskins, C.A.
  • Locke, William.
  • Lowry, Charles W.
  • McAllister.
  • Messer, Curt.
  • Pollis, Herman F.
  • Smith, H.L.
  • Shafer, John J.
  • Taylor, Oscar.
  • White, J. M.
  • Wilber, R. O.
Genre Terms:
  • Cyanotypes.
  • Newspapers.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Photomechanical prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, St. Clair County, Box 1 [series] [view selected images]
 
1. St. Clair Creamery (1 photograph)
 
2. Smith's Mill, Algonac (1 photograph)
 
3. You'll like Port Huron [bridge] (1 photograph)
 
4. [Fire destruction] (1 photograph)
 
5. [Montgomery Ward's bike parade] (1 photograph)
 
6. Farmers market, Quay St. Port Huron (1 photograph)
 
7. [Schoolhouse and crowd] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Men paving road] (1 photograph)
 
9. [Men with horse teams by train] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Fire fighters with hose] (1 photograph)
 
11. [Port Huron baseball team] (1 photograph)
 
12. [Fire house No. 3] (1 photograph)
 
13. Judge Bunce and Mr. Harrington (1 photograph)
 
14. [Depot at Port Huron] (2 photographs)
 
15. [Port Huron-threshing machine] (3 photographs)
 
16. [Survey crew and handcar at Emmet, Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
17. [Lake St. Clair after storm] (2 photographs)
 
18. [Train tracks construction] (2 photographs)
 
19. [Veterans of foreign wars parade] (4 photographs)
 
20. [Diamond Crystal Salt offices and newspaper] (5 photographs, 1 newspaper)
 
21. [Yachting on Lake St. Clair] (40 photographs)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, St. Clair County, Box 2 [series] [view selected images]
 
22. Gar Wood Industries [boat construction] (5 photographs)
 
23. [Miscellaneous portraits] (6 photographs)
 
24. [Miscellaneous family groups] (5 photographs)
 
25. [Miscellaneous views] (3 photographs, 1 photograph of a painting)
 
26. [Miscellaneous residences and hotels] (8 photographs)
 
27. [Fraternal organization parade, corner stone laying] (28 photographs)
 
28. [Miscellaneous street views and storefronts] (9 photographs)
 
29. [Railroad locomotive and crew] (1 photograph)
 
30. [Switchboard room] (1 photograph)
 
31. McKenzie's Hack and Livery Barn (1 photograph)
 
32. [W.A. Couse photographs of harbor] (2 photographs)
 
33. Port Huron Light & Power Company [workers and carriage] (1 photograph)
 
34. [Postmortem of woman] (1 photograph)
 
35. Lakeside Bath House (1 photograph)
 
36. [Residence interiors] (2 photographs)
 
37. [Miscellaneous group portraits] (6 photographs)
 
38. [Boating, shipbuilding, and harbor views] (15 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Baker, R.G.
  • 24.1
Beazell, William S.
  • 38.9
Biddlecomb, William G.
  • 24.2
Couse, W. A.
  • 32
Denkelberg, Henry Carroll.
  • 12
  • 38.2, 38.3
Farman, Charles F.
  • 25.1
Gilbert, Soloman Porter.
  • 38.10
Hancock Studio.
  • 6
Hoskins, C.A.
  • 23.6
Locke, William.
  • 24.4
  • 34
  • 37.6
Lowry, Charles W.
  • 24.5
McAllister.
  • 29
Messer, Curt.
  • 19
Pollis, Herman F.
  • 26.6-26.8
Smith, H.L.
  • 23.5
Shafer, John J.
  • 23.4
Taylor, Oscar.
  • 4
White, J. M.
  • 13
  • 36
  • 37.5
Wilber, R. O.
  • 9
  • 18.2

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.