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    • 2002-N-0002 Waitress at the Barrels

    • 2002-N-0002 Waitress at the Barrels
    • Waitresses; Restaurants;
    • Studio portrait showing a young woman identified only as "Waitress at the Barrels Kalamazoo, Michigan." She is not in a uniform but is wearing typical 1940's style clothing including a light colored belted dress with a stitched breast pocket...
    • 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-0014 (01) Imperial Beverage Company

    • 2002-N-0014 (01) Imperial Beverage Company
    • Bottling Industry; Beverage Industry;
    • 1941 image showing bottling equipment in use at the Imperial Beverage Company of Kalamazoo located at 1810 Lake Street. When one looks closer one can see that Coca Cola bottles are currently on the line. As of 2017 the Imperial Beverage Company...
    • 2002-N-0014 (02) Imperial Beverage Company

    • 2002-N-0014 (02) Imperial Beverage Company
    • Bottling Industry; Beverage Industry;
    • 1941 image showing bottling equipment in use at the Imperial Beverage Company of Kalamazoo located at 1810 Lake Street. When one looks closer one can see that Coca Cola bottles are currently on the line. As of 2017 the Imperial Beverage Company...
    • 2002-N-0025 (01) Texaco Service Station

    • 2002-N-0025 (01) Texaco Service Station
    • Automobile Service Stations;
    • Twelve unidentified men, wearing the offical Texaco Service Station Uniforms, posed in front of the M. Germain Texaco Service Station located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This image was taken at a time when Service Stations offered full service to the...
    • 2002-N-0025 (02) Texaco Service Station

    • 2002-N-0025 (02) Texaco Service Station
    • Automobile Service Stations;
    • Twelve unidentified men, wearing the official Texaco Service Station uniforms, posed in front of the newly opened Germain's Texaco Service Station located at 6411 West Michigan Avenue on the outskirts of the City of Kalamazoo. This image was taken...
    • 2002-N-0026 (01) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire

    • 2002-N-0026 (01) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire
    • Fire Fighting; Fire engines & Equipment; Businesses;
    • Image taken by commercial photographer John Todd just moments after his arrival on the scene of a Naphtha Chemical Explosion and Fire at the Kalamazoo Sled Company located at 844 East Crosstown Parkway in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Naphtha is a generic...
    • 2002-N-0026 (02) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire

    • 2002-N-0026 (02) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire
    • Fire Fighting; Businesses; Fire Engines & Equipment;
    • Image of the Kalamazoo Fire Department attacking a fire, resulting from a Naphtha explosion, at the Kalamazoo Sled Company. Naphtha is a generic term referring to flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures. The Kalamazoo Sled Company was originally...
    • 2002-N-0026 (03) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire

    • 2002-N-0026 (03) Kalamazoo Sled Company Naphtha Fire
    • Fire fighting; Fire Engines & Equipment; Businesses;
    • Image of Kalamazoo Fire Department fire fighters attacking the fire, resulting from a Naphtha explosion, at the Kalamazoo Sled Company. The Kalamazoo Sled was originally located at 844 East Crosstown Parkway in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Once the...
    • 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-0031 (01) Standard Service Station Explosion

    • 2002-N-0031 (01) Standard Service Station Explosion
    • Automobile Service Stations; Disasters;
    • The aftermath of an explosion of a Standard Service Station located on U.S. 12 outside of Comstock, Michigan. It should be noted that U.S. 12 is today's King Highway/96 which runs east and west from the City of Kalamazoo to the Village of...
    • 2002-N-0031 (02) Standard Service Station Explosion

    • 2002-N-0031 (02) Standard Service Station Explosion
    • Service Stations; Disasters;
    • The aftermath of an explosion of a Standard Service Station located on U.S. 12 outside of Comstock, Michigan. It should be noted that U.S. 12 is today's King Highway/96 which runs east and west from the City of Kalamazoo to the Village of...
    • 2002-N-0100 (03b) West Michigan Avenue

    • 2002-N-0100 (03b) West Michigan Avenue
    • Street Scenes;
    • View, looking northwest, of West Michigan Avenue. The image was taken from the upper floors of the American National Bank Building (the tallest building in downtown Kalamazoo) and focuses on the Hanselman Building and the Burdick Hotel which...
    • 2002-N-0130 (01) Kalamazoo Sled Company

    • 2002-N-0130 (01) Kalamazoo Sled Company
    • Businesses; Sleds & Sleighs;
    • Gentleman, possibly Earl Martin (president of the company), seated behind his desk in the Kalamazoo Sled and Toy Company located at 844 East Crosstown Parkway. Formally known as the Kalamazoo Sled Company and once the largest producer of...
    • 2002-N-0130 (02) Kalamazoo Sled Company

    • 2002-N-0130 (02) Kalamazoo Sled Company
    • Businesses; Sleds & Sleighs;
    • Gentleman, possibly Earl Martin (president of the company), seated behind his desk in the Kalamazoo Sled and Toy Company located at 844 East Crosstown Parkway. Formally known as the Kalamazoo Sled Company and once the largest producer of...
    • 2002-N-0134c (04) Bian and Sons Auto Service

    • 2002-N-0134c (04) Bian and Sons Auto Service
    • Disasters; Fires; Automobile Equipment & Supplies Stores;
    • View, looking southwest, showing the rear of Bian and Sons Auto Parts and Service located on the northeast corner of West Monroe Street and Alexander Avenue in Bangor, Michigan. The image reflects the damage caused when a fire swept through the...
    • 2002-N-0152 (01) War Bond Parade

    • 2002-N-0152 (01) War Bond Parade
    • Parades; Celebrations; Patriotism;
    • Series of ten images of a World War II Bond Drive and patriotic parade taking place in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo in commemoration of "Salute to Our Heroes" month. Nine of the images in this series were taken of the parade from the second...
    • 2002-N-0152 (02) War Bond Parade

    • 2002-N-0152 (02) War Bond Parade
    • Parades; Celebrations; Patriotism;
    • Series of ten images of a World War II Bond Drive and patriotic parade taking place in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo in commemoration of "Salute to Our Heroes" month. Nine of the images in this series were taken of the parade from the second...
    • 2002-N-0152 (03) War Bond Parade

    • 2002-N-0152 (03) War Bond Parade
    • Parades; Celebrations; Patriotism;
    • Series of ten images of a World War II Bond Drive and patriotic parade taking place in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo in commemoration of "Salute to Our Heroes" month. Nine of the images in this series were taken of the parade from the second...

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