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    • 2002-N-0582 Edward's Motor Sales

    • 2002-N-0582 Edward's Motor Sales
    • Automobiles; Automobile Dealerships;
    • Edward's Motor Sales located at 1213 North Burdick Street near the intersection with Bush Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The advertisement for the dealership in the 1958 Kalamazoo City Directory reads "Edward's Motor Sales (Edward A...
    • 2002-N-0081 Mr. Gardinier

    • 2002-N-0081 Mr. Gardinier
    • Banks; Financial Institutions;
    • According to the negative envelope this is Mr. Gardinier of the Fidelity Loan Company. The 1942 City Directory of Kalamazoo shows that the Fidelity Loan Company was located in the Hanselman Building (Room #203) 103 North Burdick Street (northwest...
    • 2002-N-1440 Marvane Oil Company

    • 2002-N-1440 Marvane Oil Company
    • Businesses;
    • Unique color image of the Marvane Oil Company located at 1718 East Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The image, ca. 1960, shows the front facade of the building along with one of the company's oil rigs. According to the 1960 Kalamazoo City...
    • 2002-N-0049 (02) Edward D. Taylor

    • 2002-N-0049 (02) Edward D. Taylor
    • Businesses;
    • Image of Edward D. Taylor seated inside his residence at 124 West Michigan Avenue. Mr. Taylor was the president of the George W. Taylor Company, Clothing, Shoes and Men's Furnishings located at 137-141 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo. ...
    • 2002-N-0049 (03) Edward D. Taylor

    • 2002-N-0049 (03) Edward D. Taylor
    • Businesses;
    • Image of Edward D. Taylor seated inside his residence at 124 West Michigan Avenue. Mr. Taylor was the president of the George W. Taylor Company, Clothing, Shoes and Men's Furnishings located at 137-141 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo. ...
    • 2002-N-0051 Marvane Oil Company

    • 2002-N-0051 Marvane Oil Company
    • Businesses;
    • Image of the Marvane Oil Company located at 1718 East Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The image, ca. 1960, shows the front facade of the building along with one of the company's oil rigs. According to the 1960 Kalamazoo City Directory...
    • 2002-N-0049 (01) Edward D. Taylor

    • 2002-N-0049 (01) Edward D. Taylor
    • Businesses;
    • Image of Edward D. Taylor seated inside his residence at 124 West Michigan Avenue. Mr. Taylor was the president of the George W. Taylor Company, Clothing, Shoes and Men's Furnishings located at 137-141 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo. ...
    • 2002-N-0065 Sloan Boy

    • 2002-N-0065 Sloan Boy
    • Children;
    • Two children standing in a crib in a home nursery. The negative envelope identifies one of them as "the Sloan Boy." According to the Kalamazoo City Directory, Harry and Zena Sloan lived for a short while at 429 East Walnut Street in Kalamazoo. ...
    • 2002-N-0083 Bill Carr and Grace Wetzel

    • 2002-N-0083 Bill Carr and Grace Wetzel
    • Couples; People;
    • Young couple identified on the negative envelope as Bill Carr and Grace Wetzel, Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is wearing standard 1940's civilian clothing while he is wearing what appears to be a United States Army enlisted man's Class A uniform...
    • 2002-N-0054 King Pin Games

    • 2002-N-0054 King Pin Games
    • Entertainment; Games; Juke Boxes;
    • Two gentlemen standing amongst Rock-ola Juke Boxes inside the King Pin Games building located at 826 Mills Street on the northwest corner of Mills and Jackson during an apparent "convention." A Rock-ola Juke Box poster hangs on the wall behind...
    • 2002-N-0130 (01) Kalamazoo Sled Company

    • 2002-N-0130 (01) Kalamazoo Sled Company
    • Factories;
    • Image of a gentleman seated behind a desk in a rather sparse office space. The signs on the wall behind him read: "Kalamazoo Sled Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan" and "Toddle Line of Play and Educational Toys Manufactured by J. L Weiner Company...
    • 2002-N-0130 (02) Kalamazoo Sled Company

    • 2002-N-0130 (02) Kalamazoo Sled Company
    • Factories;
    • Image of a gentleman seated behind a desk in a rather sparse office space. The signs on the wall behind him read: "Kalamazoo Sled Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan" and "Toddle Line of Play and Educational Toys Manufactured by J. L Weiner Company...
    • 2002-N-0149a Sutherland Paper Company, Portage Location

    • 2002-N-0149a Sutherland Paper Company, Portage Location
    • Factories; Paper Manufacturing;
    • Sutherland Paper Company, Portage location. This massive building still stands on the north side of Milham Avenue between today's (2018) Concord Street (on the west) and Tech Park Way (on the east). The address is ambiguous but according to the...
    • 2002-N-0016 Homer Family

    • 2002-N-0016 Homer Family
    • Family Portrait;
    • 1940 photograph of an earlier photograph showing a family portrait originally taken ca. 1910. According the the 1939 Kalamazoo City Directory the address on the envelope of 171 Portage Street was home to the following: Wheaton Blue Print & Supply;...
    • 2002-N-0529 American Box Board Company

    • 2002-N-0529 American Box Board Company
    • Industry; Paper Industry;
    • Image of the American Box Board Company located (according to the City Directory) at 411 East Willard in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Kalamazoo City Directory also states that their sales office was located at 426 West South Street.
    • 2002-N-0073 (01) Paul Vandenberg

    • 2002-N-0073 (01) Paul Vandenberg
    • People;
    • Bust shot of a relatively young man seated on a couch. According to the negative envelope this is Paul Vandenberg of 826 West North Street in Kalamazoo. It should be noted that both the 1939 and 1942 Kalamazoo City Directories show a Neal...
    • 2002-N-0073 (02) Paul Vandenberg

    • 2002-N-0073 (02) Paul Vandenberg
    • People
    • Full view of a relatively young man standing outside a house in a residential neighborhood. According to the negative envelope this is Paul Vandenberg of 826 West North Street in Kalamazoo. It should be noted that both the 1939 and 1942 Kalamazoo...
    • 2002-N-0084 Buck Family

    • 2002-N-0084 Buck Family
    • People; Families;
    • Middle aged couple seated on a piano bench in front of a upright piano. The negative envelope containing this image simply reads: "Buck Family." According to the 1942 Kalamazoo City Directory there are numerous possibilities as to which Buck...

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