David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Washtenaw County (1865-1962)

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, Washtenaw County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1865-1962
Extent: 241 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Photographs include individual and group portraits of men, women, children, school groups, sports teams, families, militia, and railroad, construction and mill workers. Also includes photos of University of Michigan groups and campus buildings, streets, storefronts, railroad depots, schools, churches and libraries. There are also depictions of brass bands, fire engines, a train wreck, and a barn raising.
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.897, F.909, F.911, F.914, F.922, F.940, F.961, F.987, F.992, F.1005.

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 Washtenaw County, Michigan. Photographs include individual and group portraits of men, women, children, school groups, sports teams, families, militia, and railroad, construction and mill workers. Also includes photos of University of Michigan groups and campus buildings, streets, storefronts, railroad depots, schools, churches and libraries. There are also depictions of brass bands, fire engines, a train wreck, and a barn raising.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Agricultural machinery--Michigan.
  • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America.
  • Ann Arbor (Mich.)
  • Ann Arbor Railroad Company.
  • Automobiles--Michigan--1920-1940.
  • Bands (Music)--Michigan.
  • Barns--Michigan.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Basketball teams--Michigan.
  • Breweries--Michigan.
  • Butchers--Michigan.
  • Carriages and carts--Michigan.
  • Chelsea (Mich.)
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • College buildings--Michigan.
  • College students--Michigan.
  • Creameries--Michigan.
  • Dairying--Michigan.
  • Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971.
  • Drugstores--Michigan.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Farm buildings--Michigan.
  • Fire engines--Michigan.
  • Fire fighters--Michigan.
  • Flour mills--Michigan.
  • Glee clubs--Michigan.
  • Gliders (Aeronautics)--Michigan.
  • Grocery trade--Michigan.
  • Horse racing--Michigan.
  • Hospitals--Michigan.
  • Libraries--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Paperboys--Michigan.
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Employees--Michigan.
  • Railroad stations--Michigan.
  • Roads--Design and construction--Michigan.
  • Saline (Mich.)
  • School buildings--Michigan.
  • School children--Michigan.
  • Steel foundries--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Street-railroads--Michigan.
  • Streets--Michigan.
  • Theater--Michigan.
  • Tornado damage--Michigan.
  • Tornadoes--Michigan.
  • Trucks--1900-1920.
  • University of Michigan.
  • University of Michigan. University Hospital.
  • Washtenaw County (Mich.)
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Ypsilanti (Mich.)
Contributors:
  • Allen, Dewitt.
  • Baron, Herman.
  • Camp, Cyrus T.
  • Cave, J. H.
  • Coletta's Studio.
  • Francisco-Boyce Photo Co.
  • Gibson Photograph Gallery.
  • Hill, Maria Mrs. F.
  • Lyndon, Alford S.
  • Lyndon Studio.
  • Miller, John S.
  • McManus, James D.
  • Mock, Theodore F.
  • Randall & Pack.
  • Rentschler.
  • Scadin, R. Henry.
  • Schmidt & Hoppe.
  • Shaver, Ernest E.
  • Spedding Studio.
  • Straight & Osband.
  • Swain, George Robert.
  • Waterman, G. E.
  • Weller, George K.
  • White, Darwin E.
  • White Studio.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.
  • Tintypes.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Washtenaw County, Box 1 [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Earhart Family dairy farm] (4 photographs)
 
2. [Ann Arbor residences] (2 photographs)
 
3. [Ann Arbor steam engine and crew] (2 photographs (pos & neg))
 
4. [Western Brewery, Ann Arbor] (1 photograph & 1 ephemera (paper ad))
 
4A. [Ann Arbor furniture delivery truck, drivers] (1 photograph)
 
4B. R.M.C. Round-Up, 1911 (1 photograph)
 
5. [University of Michigan buildings] (2 photographs)
 
6. Senior Glee Club, U. of M. '83 (1 photograph)
 
7. The passing of the old clock tower, July 14, '17 (1 photograph)
 
8. [U. of M. student identification cards] (2 photo IDs)
 
9. [University of Michigan portraits] (5 photographs)
 
10. Psychopathic Ward, University Hospital, University of Michigan (1 photograph)
 
11. [Diag and Chem building, University of Michigan] (2 photographs)
 
12. Phi Kappa Psi, 1881 (1 photograph)
 
13. [Oracle Board of '86] (1 photograph)
 
14. [Misc. University of Michigan] (2 photographs)
 
15. [Male students from class of 1886] (1 photograph)
 
16. Reunion 1911 class of '86, U. of M. (1 photograph)
 
17. [Wrestling Team, University of Michigan] (1 photograph)
 
18. [University of Michigan Campus] (8 photographs)
 
19. [Michigan Stadium concrete repair] (10 photographs)
 
20. 1915 U. of M. dental class (1 photograph)
 
21. [University of Michigan residential houses] (4 photographs)
 
22. University of Michigan campus views] (9 photographs)
 
23. [University of Michigan students] (7 photographs)
 
24. [Misc. Groups, University of Michigan] (7 photographs)
 
25. [Chelsea residence with women and children in front] (1 photograph)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Washtenaw County, Box 2 [series] [view selected images]
 
26. [Misc. school groups] (4 photographs)
 
27. [Ransom's Store, Cavanaugh Lake] (1 photograph)
 
28. [Train wreck, October 27, 1884] (1 photograph)
 
29. [Portrait of Carrie Gregory (tintype)] (1 photograph)
 
30. [Wedding shower? group] (1 photograph)
 
31. Fuller & Dexter reunion (1 photograph)
 
32. [On-stage group portraits] (2 photographs)
 
32A. [Green house construction crew] (1 photograph)
 
33. [Misc. photos, portraits] (7 photographs)
 
34. [Manchester store fronts, interiors] (6 photographs)
 
35. [Misc. store fronts, interior] (4 photographs)
 
36. [Misc. groups] (6 photographs)
 
37. [Washtenaw County downtown views] (8 photographs)
 
38. [Barn raising] (1 photograph)
 
39. [Brass band] (1 photograph)
 
40. [Ypsilanti Views -- Historic Society] (93 photographs)
 
41. [Normal School student apartment interior] (2 photographs)
 
42. [Misc. city views] (3 photographs)
 
43. [Ypsilanti wrestling team] (1 photograph)
 
44. [High school basketball team] (1 photograph)
 
45. [Ypsilanti tornado damage] (2 photographs)
 
46. [State Normal Band] (1 photograph)
 
47. [Washtenaw Times Band] (1 photograph)
 
48. [Men's basketball group] (1 photograph)
 
49. [Misc. groups, Ypsilanti] (6 photographs)
 
50. My Senior Days [high school album and portrait] (2 photographs)
 
51. '17 DENTS Reunion-Ann Arbor-1937 [University of Michigan] (1 photograph)
 
52. [Students with glider constructed by University of Michigan engineering shop] (1 photograph)
 
53. [J.P. Eschelbach butcher shop, Ann Arbor, 1909] (1 photograph)
 
54. [Gov. Thomas E. Dewey receives bust of himself presented by Univ. of Mich. classmates, 1944] (1 photograph)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Allen, Dewitt.
  • 24.6
Baron, Herman.
  • 49.3
Camp, Cyrus T.
  • 44
  • 49.2, 49.5
  • 50
Cave, J. H.
  • 40.35
Coletta's Studio.
  • 2.1
Francisco-Boyce Photo Co.
  • 51
Gibson Photograph Gallery.
  • 36.4
  • 39
Hill, Maria Mrs. F.
  • 33.2
Lyndon, Alford S.
  • 16
  • 23.4-23.7
  • 24.1, 24.5
  • 32A
Lyndon Studio.
  • 26.3, 26.4
  • 36.1, 36.2
McManus.
  • 27
Miller, John S.
  • 43
  • 48
Mock, Theodore F.
  • 49.6
Randall & Pack.
  • 4A
Rentschler.
  • 36.5
Scadin, R. Henry.
  • 38
Schmidt & Hoppe.
  • 4B
Shaver, Ernest E.
  • 25
  • 28
  • 33.3
Spedding Studio.
  • 17
  • 24.3
Straight & Osband.
  • 49.4
Swain, George Robert.
  • 7
Waterman, G. E.
  • 45
Weller, George K.
  • 30
  • 31
  • 32.2
  • 36.3
White, Darwin E.
  • 33.6
White Studio.
  • 2.2

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.