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    • 2002-N-0001 (01) City Automotive Service

    • 2002-N-0001 (01) City Automotive Service
    • Businesses; Automobile Repair;
    • Image, looking south, showing City Automotive Service located at 464 Portage Street near downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan taken by Mr. Todd (according to the large clock mounted on the wall in the center of the building) on October 7th, 1941 at 4:15...
    • 2002-N-0001 (02) City Automotive Service

    • 2002-N-0001 (02) City Automotive Service
    • Businesses; Automobile Repair;
    • Image, looking south, of the City Automotive Service located at 464 Portage Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Other businesses located within this structure are the Michigan Color Plate Company and the Globe Construction Company. This building once...
    • 2002-N-0007 (01) Bower's Tool and Die Company

    • 2002-N-0007 (01) Bower's Tool and Die Company
    • Company Picnic; Picnics; Industry;
    • Image of the Bowers Tool and Die Company's employee picnic held on September 6th, 1941. The location of this picnic site is believed to be that of Ramona Park located in the then Township of Portage on the west side of Long Lake but this has yet...
    • 2002-N-0007 (02) Bower's Tool and Die Company Picnic

    • 2002-N-0007 (02) Bower's Tool and Die Company Picnic
    • Company Picnic; Picnics; Industry;
    • Image of the Bowers Tool and Die Company's employee picnic held on September 6th, 1941. The location of this picnic site is believed to be that of Ramona Park located in the then Township of Portage on the west side of Long Lake but this has yet...
    • 2002-N-0012 Kalamazoo News Agency

    • 2002-N-0012 Kalamazoo News Agency
    • Newspapers; Newspaper Vendors;
    • Image of three 1930's era delivery vans and one 1930's delivery automobile sporting advertisements for the Saturday Evening Post along with Mr. Will Rogers. Eight unidentified men and one unidentified woman can be seen posing with the vehicles...
    • 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-0028 (01) Earl Gardner and his Orchestra

    • 2002-N-0028 (01) Earl Gardner and his Orchestra
    • Big Bands; Earl Gardner; Nightclubs; Clubs;
    • Formal image of Earl Gardner and his Orchestra posed on the stage of Club Hollywood located at 329 Portage Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As of 2006, this building has been demolished and the site is now occupied by a multistoried office building...
    • 2002-N-0028 (02) Earl Gardner and his Orchestra

    • 2002-N-0028 (02) Earl Gardner and his Orchestra
    • Big Bands; Earl Gardner; Nightclubs; Clubs;
    • Informal image of Earl Gardner (rear center) and his Orchestra posed on the stage of Club Hollywood, 329 Portage Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As of 2006 this building has been demolished and replaced with a multistoried office building owned by...
    • 2002-N-0029 Club Hollywood Patrons

    • 2002-N-0029 Club Hollywood Patrons
    • Nightclubs; Entertainment;
    • Three unidentified couples seated around a small table at the Club Hollywood, 329 Portage Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. On the table are an assortment of Schlitz Beer and 7up bottles. The gentleman in the center is dressed in a khaki United...
    • 2002-N-0030 Club Hollywood Dancers

    • 2002-N-0030 Club Hollywood Dancers
    • Nightclubs; Entertainment;
    • Unidentified couples on the dance floor of Club Hollywood, 329 Portage Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The small tables, as seen in 2002-N-0029, can be seen along the wall in the background. As of 2006, this building has been demolished and this...
    • 2002-N-0037 (01) Mystic Music Studios Operator

    • 2002-N-0037 (01) Mystic Music Studios Operator
    • Music; Radio Broadcasting;
    • Mystic Music Studios operator Mrs. Averill Buck seated at a "Betty Telotone" switchboard. The list of songs on top of the machine states "Just drop a coin and ask Betty to play your favorite selections." Mystic Music Studio was set up so callers...
    • 2002-N-0037 (02) Mystic Music Studios Operator

    • 2002-N-0037 (02) Mystic Music Studios Operator
    • Music; Radio Broadcasting;
    • Mystic Music Studios operator Mrs. Averill Buck seated at a "Betty Telotone" switchboard. The list of songs on top of the machine states "Just drop a coin and ask Betty to play your favorite selections." Mystic Music Studio was set up so callers...
    • 2002-N-0039 DeNooyer Chevrolet Car Center

    • 2002-N-0039 DeNooyer Chevrolet Car Center
    • Automobile Dealerships; Streets; Aerial Views;
    • Aerial image, looking northeast, of the DeNooyer Brothers Automobile Dealership located on Portage Street in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. DeNooyer's dominates the center of the image including (on the left) the used car division at 301 Portage...
    • 2002-N-0043 (01) Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery

    • 2002-N-0043 (01) Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery
    • Cemeteries; Aerial Views;
    • Aerial image, looking east, of the Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery located at 3941 South Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This cemetery has two entrances, one on South Burdick Street, which runs from the left edge to the right edge along the top...
    • 2002-N-0043 (02) Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery

    • 2002-N-0043 (02) Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery
    • Cemeteries; Aerial Views;
    • Aerial image, looking east, of the Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery located at 3941 South Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This cemetery has two entrances, one on South Burdick Street, which runs from the left edge to the right edge along the top...
    • 2002-N-0044 (03) Couple dancing at Club Hollywood

    • 2002-N-0044 (03) Couple dancing at Club Hollywood
    • Nightclubs; Restaurants; United States Army; Wars (1941-1945);
    • A couple dancing at the Club Hollywood formally located at 329 Portage Street (east side of street) in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is dressed in civilian clothes while he is wearing a United States Army Air Corps/Force Class A Uniform with...
    • 2002-N-0046 Downtown Kalamazoo

    • 2002-N-0046 Downtown Kalamazoo
    • Business Districts;
    • Aerial image, looking due north, of downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The streets visible in the image are: (from left to right running north and south - or top to bottom) South Rose Street (left edge); South Burdick Street (now the Kalamazoo Mall);...

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