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    • 2002-N-0505 (1) M3A1 37mm Field Artillery

    • 2002-N-0505 (1) M3A1 37mm Field Artillery
    • Artillery (Weaponry); Military Facilities; World War II (1941-1945)
    • Two United States Army soldiers loading a "37MM Gun M3A1 on carriage M4A1 standard" at Fort Custer near Battle Creek, Michigan. They appear to be practice firing "dud" shells towards the large tarp located near the corner of the barracks building...
    • 2002-N-0033 Soldier at Fort Custer

    • 2002-N-0033 Soldier at Fort Custer
    • Military Facilities; World War II (1941-1945); Soldiers;
    • Unidentified soldier seated behind a desk somewhere on the Fort Custer military base. He is wearing the standard "Class B" uniform consisting of the olive drab wool shirt and black tie (note, by late 1942 the black ties would be phased out for the...
    • 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-0640 (2) King Pin Games Company - Bond Display

    • 2002-N-0640 (2) King Pin Games Company - Bond Display
    • Banks; Banking; Financial Institutions; Games; World War II (1941-1945);
    • Image of the King Pin Games Company's bond display located inside the Art Deco lobby of the American National Bank and Trust Company of Kalamazoo located at 136 East Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The display features a variety...
    • 2002-N-0050 (02) Silver Star Skate Rink

    • 2002-N-0050 (02) Silver Star Skate Rink
    • Roller Skating; Skating Rinks;
    • Young couple, identified as Virgel Cheney and T. Cline, skating at the Silver Star Skate Rink located at 141 Portage Street in downtown Kalamazoo. She is wearing typical 1940's style clothing while he is dressed in the standard United States Army...
    • 2002-N-0066 (01) Silver Star Skate Rink

    • 2002-N-0066 (01) Silver Star Skate Rink
    • Roller Skating; Skating Rinks;
    • Group of eleven individuals (some wearing skates and some not) standing at 11:45 pm in front of the "Skate Room" and "Refreshment Counter" of the Silver Star Skate Rink located at 141 Portage Street in downtown Kalamazoo. As of 2017 the sight once...
    • 2002-N-0066 (02) Silver Star Skate Rink

    • 2002-N-0066 (02) Silver Star Skate Rink
    • Roller Skating; Skating Rinks;
    • Group of eleven individuals (some wearing skates and some not) standing at 11:45 pm in front of the "Skate Room" and "Refreshment Counter" of the Silver Star Skate Rink located at 141 Portage Street in downtown Kalamazoo. As of 2017 the sight once...
    • 2002-N-0069 Silver Star Stake Rink

    • 2002-N-0069 Silver Star Stake Rink
    • Roller Skating; Skating Rinks;
    • Two gentlemen standing in front of the large silver star inside the Silver Star Skate Rink located at 141 Portage Street in downtown Kalamazoo. It is unclear as to the significance of the white visor caps that both gentlemen are wearing. As of...
    • 2002-N-0505 (2) Soldier Seated in Barracks

    • 2002-N-0505 (2) Soldier Seated in Barracks
    • Military Facilities; Soldiers; Military Personnel; Barracks; World War II (1941-1945);
    • A United States Army Soldier seated on the edge of his bunk in an unidentified barracks buildings located at Fort Custer. Fort Custer is a military facility located on the boarder of Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties in the state of Michigan. This...
    • 2002-N-0505 (5) Marines With Their Dates

    • 2002-N-0505 (5) Marines With Their Dates
    • Military Personnel; Military Facilities; Marines (Military personnel); World War II (1941-1945);
    • Group of nine individuals seated around a table at an unknown military service club. Beverages including Coca-Cola and various alcoholic drinks can be seen on the table-clothed table. From left to right: female Marine, male Marine in dress blue...
    • 2002-N-0505 (6) Marine Corporal and his Date

    • 2002-N-0505 (6) Marine Corporal and his Date
    • Marines (Military personnel); Military Facilities; World War II (1941-1945);
    • An unidentified United States Marine Corporal wearing the forest green winter dress uniform seated at a table with his civilian date. On the table-clothed table are their drinks and ashtrays with match books. Unfortunately, the location of this...
    • 2002-N-0505 (4) Military Officers and Civilians

    • 2002-N-0505 (4) Military Officers and Civilians
    • Military Facilities; Military Officers; Clubs; World War II (1941-1945);
    • Three unidentified men, two United States Army Officers and one civilian, standing around a table at which three civilian women, presumably their wives, are seated. The location of the image, which appears to be an officers club, is unknown. As...
    • 2002-N-0505 (3) Soldier Standing Outside

    • 2002-N-0505 (3) Soldier Standing Outside
    • Soldiers; Military Facilities; Military Life; Military Personnel; World War II (1941-1945);
    • A Corporal in the United States Army (circ. 1941-1945) standing outside an unknown location. He is wearing the standard army class A four pocket uniform with an "overseas" cap as his cover. By his expression and his gate, he seems to have been...
    • 2002-N-0505 (7) Marines and their Dates

    • 2002-N-0505 (7) Marines and their Dates
    • Marines (Military personnel); Military Facilities; World War II (1941-1945);
    • From left to right: United States Marine Corporal wearing the forest green winter service uniform, three civilian women and a United States Marine Sergeant wearing the forest green winter service uniform. The group is standing inside an unknown...
    • 2002-N-0501 (1) Railroad Station and Freight Depot

    • 2002-N-0501 (1) Railroad Station and Freight Depot
    • Railroads; Railroad Stations; Hotels;
    • View, looking southeast, towards the intersection of South Pitcher Street (running straight) and East Michigan Avenue (running from left to right) in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Italian Revival railroad station on the left (dating from 1874)...
    • 2002-N-0022 (05) Willow's Cafe

    • 2002-N-0022 (05) Willow's Cafe
    • Restaurants; Diners (Restaurants); Celebrations;
    • This is a fascinating image for two reasons. First: according to the negative envelope, this image was taken on Friday, November 1st, 1941 at the Willow's Cafe located at 4212 South Westnedge Avenue however, the costumed gentleman in the...
    • 2002-N-0547 (1) Railroad Depot and Columbia Hotel

    • 2002-N-0547 (1) Railroad Depot and Columbia Hotel
    • Railroads; Railroad Stations; Hotels;
    • Street scene looking southwest down Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Italian Revival railroad station (empty on the left) dates from 1874 and is the former home of the Grand Rapids and Indiana Line which served the community...

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