David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, St. Joseph County ( 1870-1949)

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, St. Joseph County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1870-1949
Extent: 62 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of St. Joseph County, Michigan. Includes views of a foundry, storefronts, several industrial interiors including the Sheffield Car Company, along with numerous images of cars and streetcars manufactured by the Sheffield Car Company. Also includes images of a train wreck, a girls high school volleyball team and miscellaneous individual and group 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.897, F.911, F.914, F.922, F.940.

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. Joseph County, Michigan. Includes views of a foundry, storefronts, several industrial interiors including the Sheffield Car Company, along with numerous images of cars and streetcars manufactured by the Sheffield Car Company. Also includes images of a train wreck, a girls high school volleyball team and miscellaneous individual and group portraits.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Automobile factories--Michigan
  • Automobiles--Michigan--1900-1920
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan
  • Cable cars (Streetcars)--Michigan
  • Carriages and carts--Michigan
  • Creameries--Michigan
  • Dairying, Cooperative--Michigan
  • Dwellings--Michigan
  • Factories--Michigan
  • Foundries--Michigan
  • Horses--Michigan
  • Laundries--Michigan
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan--1890-1910
  • Railroad passenger cars--Michigan
  • Railroad stations--Michigan
  • Saint Joseph County (Mich.)
  • School children--Michigan
  • Storefronts--Michigan
  • Streets--Michigan
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.
  • Volleyball for Women--Michigan
  • Water towers--Design and Construction.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits
Contributors:
  • Avery Studio & Camera Shop.
  • Barrows, Charles V.
  • Hagerty, James E. & Son.
  • Silliman, Charles P.
  • Smith, Anthony J.
  • Udell, Addison Alvah.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, St. Joseph County [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Delivery wagon] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Portrait of a horse with man] ( 1 photograph)
 
3. White Pigeon - KOTMN band ( 1 photograph)
 
4. [E.T. Somerville portrait in uniform] (1 photograph)
 
5. [Misc. School Groups] (2 photographs)
 
6. [Sheffield Co. automobiles and street cars] (22 photographs)
 
7. [Constantine Cooperative Creamery] (2 photographs)
 
8. [Train Wreck] (3 photographs)
 
9. [Depot at Mendon, Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Constantine High School girls volleyball team] (1 photograph)
 
11. [Miscellaneous portraits] (4 photographs)
 
12. [Foundry] (6 photographs)
 
13. [Street scene, storefronts] (3 photographs)
 
14. West's American Laundry (3 photographs)
 
15. [Portrait of unidentified Grand Army of the Republic fraternal member] (2 photographs [same negative])
 
16. [Water Tower construction and locomotive roundhouse] (1 photograph)
 
17. [Sheffield Car Co. Shop - industrial interior] (1 photograph)
 
18. [Industrial interiors] (4 photographs)
 
19. [Miscellaneous groups] (2 photographs)
 
20. Rachel Wiley and residence at Mottville, Mich. (1 photograph)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributer Index

Avery Studio & Camera Shop.
  • 12
Barrows, Charles V.
  • 4
Hagerty, James E. & Son.
  • 11.4
Silliman, Charles P.
  • 16
  • 17
  • 19.2
Smith, Anthony J.
  • 18
Udell, Addison Alvah.
  • 15.1

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.