David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Van Buren County (1896-1930)

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

Summary Information

Title: David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Van Buren County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1896-1930
Extent: 38 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Van Buren County, Michigan. Photographs include individual portraits of adults and children, group portraits of sports teams, families, workers, school groups and a band. Also includes photos of street and scenic views, a train, a store interior, and residences.
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.892, F.909, F.914, 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 Van Buren County, Michigan. Photographs include individual portraits of adults and children, group portraits of sports teams, families, workers, school groups and a band. Also includes photos of street and scenic views, a train, a store interior, and residences.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan.
  • Bangor (Mich.)
  • Basketball teams--Michigan.
  • Bridges--Michigan.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • Construction workers--Michigan.
  • Decatur (Mich.)
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Gobles (Mich.)
  • Grocery stores--Michigan--1880-1910.
  • Lawrence (Mich.)
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Nature photography--Michigan.
  • Paw Paw (Mich.)
  • Pine Grove (Mich. : Township)
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Michigan.
  • School buildings--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • South Haven (Mich.)
  • Streets--Michigan.
  • Van Buren County (Mich.)
Contributors:
  • Axford, L. E.
  • Brown, Nanna Louise.
  • Erard, C. M.
  • Leader Studio.
  • Moyes & Hopkins.
  • Nielsen.
  • Toogood, F. W.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Van Buren County [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Interior of house] (1 photograph)
 
2. [Boys and girls high school basketball teams] (3 photographs)
 
3. [Double studio portrait of toddler] (1 photograph)
 
4. James S. Donahue (1 photograph)
 
5. [Group portrait of 5 men and 4 women wearing caps] (1 photograph)
 
6. [Work crew next to giant tank on rollers] (1 photograph)
 
7. [Set of scenic views of Bangor] (16 photographs)
 
8. [Family group in swimsuits on beach] (1 photograph)
 
9. [Bangor Fruit Exchange group] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Miscellaneous school groups] (5 photographs)
 
11. [Miscellaneous street views] (3 photographs)
 
12. [Interior of Ray's Groceries] (1 photograph)
 
13. [South Haven residence] (1 photograph)
 
14. [Paw Paw High School band group] (2 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Axford, L. E.
  • 5
Brown, Nanna Louise.
  • 8
Erard, C. M.
  • 6
Leader Studio.
  • 4
Moyes & Hopkins.
  • 10.4
Nielsen, John A.
  • 9
Toogood, F. W.
  • 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.