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    • 2002-N-0040 (04) Cobweb Artist

    • 2002-N-0040 (04) Cobweb Artist
    • Art; Artists;
    • Unidentified gentleman known on the negative envelope simply as "Cobweb Painter." Cobweb painting utilizes spider web or caterpillar silk and was first documented in the 16th Century. It is not a common practice and takes skill and extreme...
    • 2002-N-0061 (04)

    • 2002-N-0061 (04)
    • Blizzards; Disasters;
    • Image showing the exterior of one of the damaged buildings at the Decature Seed Company of Decatur, Michigan. Mr. Todd was hired to photograph the collapsed roof caused by the infamous blizzard of 1978 which paralyzed southwest Michigan. In the...
    • 2002-N-0131 (04)

    • 2002-N-0131 (04)
    • Factories; Paper;
    • View, looking due north, showing the front facade of the Sutherland Paper Company located on the north side of Milham Avenue between Concord Street on the west and Lover's Lane on the east. One should note the lack of Interstate 94 (I-94) which...
    • 2002-N-1456 (04) Coca-Cola Bottling Plant

    • 2002-N-1456 (04) Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
    • Soda Industry; Factories;
    • Exterior image (looking southeast) showng the brand new Coca Cola bottling plant located at 216 Peekstok Drive in Kalamazoo. Peekstok is just of south Burdick Street. As of 2017 the bottling plant remains in operation with the exterior facad...
    • 2002-N-0591 (04) Cities Service Station - Interior

    • 2002-N-0591 (04) Cities Service Station - Interior
    • Service Stations; Gas Stations;
    • Interior of the Cities Service Station showing their grand opening display of available automobile merchandise. The station is located at 6012 South Westnedge Avenue on the southwest corner of South Westnedge Avenue and Milham Avenue in Portage,...
    • 2002-N-0026 (04) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire

    • 2002-N-0026 (04) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire
    • Fire Fighting; Fire Engines & Equipment; Businesses;
    • Image of Kalamazoo Fire Fighters mopping up after the fire which resulted from a Naphtha explosion at the Kalamazoo Sled Company located at 844 East Crosstown Parkway in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Once the largest producer of children's sleds in the...
    • 2002-N-0022 (04) Willow's Cafe

    • 2002-N-0022 (04) Willow's Cafe
    • Restaurants; Dance Floors; Dancers;
    • Couple pausing in mid dance-step to have their picture taken by Mr. John Todd. They are dancing at the Willow's Cafe located at 4212 South Westnedge Avenue on the outskirts of Kalamazoo. As of 2017 no traces of the Willow's remain.
    • 2002-N-0047 (04) Don See0lye Ford

    • 2002-N-0047 (04) Don See0lye Ford
    • Automobile Dealerships; Trucks; Ford;
    • Front end view of a brand new Ford Ranchero hitched to a "5th" wheel travel trailer. The rig is parked in front of the Don Seelye Ford dealership located at 3820 Stadium Drive (on the north side of the street) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The camera...
    • 2002-N-0634 (04) Hall's Sales

    • 2002-N-0634 (04) Hall's Sales
    • Trailers; Camping; Trucks;
    • Image of a camping rig consisting of a 5th wheel camping trailer attached to a full size Chevy pickup truck. The trailer was built by Hall's Sales located at 1342 King Highway in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Their phone book advertisement reads: "See...
    • 2002-N-0725b (04) Rice Wedding

    • 2002-N-0725b (04) Rice Wedding
    • Weddings; Marriage; Brides; Wedding Costume;
    • The Bride and her Father waiting at the rear of the Cooper Baptist Church for the wedding to commence. Rice Wedding (Kalamazoo Gazette, January 15th, 1957, page 39 column 4 and page 48 column 4)
    • 2002-N-0624 (04) Jewel Food Store and Osco Drug Store

    • 2002-N-0624 (04) Jewel Food Store and Osco Drug Store
    • Drugstores; Grocery Stores;
    • Aerial view, looking southwest, of the newly completed Jewel Food Store (6330 South Westnedge) and Osco Drug Store (6390 South Westnedge) located in the City of Portage, Michigan. These separate businesses would eventually combine into one large...
    • 2002-N-0020 (04) Plantation Band

    • 2002-N-0020 (04) Plantation Band
    • Music; Bands;
    • Three members of the Plantation Band posed with their instruments including an accordion, guitar and trumpet. They are in front of a Victorian era fireplace located within the Plantation Restaurant of Three Rivers, Michigan. Unfortunately the...
    • 2002-N-0539 (04) Harding's Friendly Market

    • 2002-N-0539 (04) Harding's Friendly Market
    • Grocery Stores; Automobile Service Stations;
    • Image, looking due north, of the Harding's Friendly Market located at 2550 West Michigan Avenue in the Knollwood neighborhood in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Next door to the right (east) is the Knollwood Phillips 66 Service Station at 2428 West Michigan...


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