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    • 2002-N-0624 (07) Jewel Foods and Osco Drugs

    • 2002-N-0624 (07) Jewel Foods and Osco Drugs
    • Grocery Stores; Drugstores; Shopping Centers;
    • Aerial view, looking northwest, of the newly opened Jewel Foods and Osco Drugs located off of South Westnedge in Portage, Michigan. Osco's address is 6390 South Westnedge (on the south end of the complex) while Jewel Foods address is 6330 South...
    • 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-0665 Jacobson's Department Store

    • 2002-N-0665 Jacobson's Department Store
    • Businesses; Department Stores;
    • Architectural rendering of the "soon to be built" Jacobson's Department Store which will replace the Central Fire Station on the northeast corner of Lovell Street and South Burdick Street in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Central Fire Station...
    • 2002-N-0667 (1) Aerial - Miller Lumber Company

    • 2002-N-0667 (1) Aerial - Miller Lumber Company
    • Businesses; Lumber; LumberYards;
    • Aerial view, looking northeast, of the Miller Lumber Company and the Miller Sash and Door Company located at 1919 Factory Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Factory Street can be seen running from left to right while Reed Street is visible running...
    • 2002-N-0667 (2) Aerial - Miller Lumber Company

    • 2002-N-0667 (2) Aerial - Miller Lumber Company
    • Businesses; Lumber; Lumberyards;
    • Aerial view, looking towards the northeast, showing the Miller Lumber Company and the Miller Sash and Door Company located at 1919 Factory Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Factory Street is visible running from left to right while Reed Street...
    • 2002-N-1438 West Michigan Avenue at Rose Street

    • 2002-N-1438 West Michigan Avenue at Rose Street
    • Street Scenes; Hotels;
    • Image, looking east, taken from the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and Rose Street on a summer day ca. 1955. The businesses visible along West Michigan Avenue include: The Burdick Hotel (large multi-story structure on the north side of...
    • 2002-N-0539 (01) Harding's Friendly Market

    • 2002-N-0539 (01) Harding's Friendly Market
    • Grocery Stores; Automobile Service Stations;
    • Image (looking northeast) of Harding's Friendly Market located 2550 West Michigan Avenue, just to the west of the campus of Western Michigan University. The building is located in what is known as the Knollwood neighborhood in Kalamazoo,...
    • 2002-N-0040 (01) Cobweb Artist

    • 2002-N-0040 (01) 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-0040 (02) Cobweb Artist

    • 2002-N-0040 (02) 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-0040 (03) Cobweb Artist

    • 2002-N-0040 (03) 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-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-0048 (01) Solar Powered Radio

    • 2002-N-0048 (01) Solar Powered Radio
    • Solar Energy; Radios;
    • Young Mr. Bekken (first name not known) listening to his Sun (Solar) Powered Radio of his own design and creation. He can be seen sitting in the living room of his home. It was not uncommon at this time period for young people to dabble in...
    • 2002-N-0048 (02) Solar Powered Radio

    • 2002-N-0048 (02) Solar Powered Radio
    • Solar Energy; Radios;
    • Young Mr. Bekken (first name not known) listening to his Sun (Solar) Powered Radio of his own design and creation. He can be seen sitting in the living room of his home. It was not uncommon at this time period for young people to dabble in...
    • 2002-N-0076 (02) Club Hollywood

    • 2002-N-0076 (02) Club Hollywood
    • Nightclubs;
    • Group of women seated around one of the wall booths at the Club Hollywood located at 329 Portage Street just south of downtown Kalamazoo. The three women on the right are wearing the club's "waitress" uniforms while the others appear to be in...
    • 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-0645 (4) Rol-A-Map

    • 2002-N-0645 (4) Rol-A-Map
    • Grocery Stores; Maps;
    • Unidentified gentleman receiving directions from a store clerk. She is utilizing a new invention known as a Rol-A-Map which combines the ease of a rolled map with the size of a standard atlas. To access the map one simply has to select the proper...

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