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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-0006 (01) Boy Scouts - Troop 9

    • 2002-N-0006 (01) Boy Scouts - Troop 9
    • Boy Scouts; Churches; Clubs;
    • One of two virtually identical group portraits of Troop 9, of the Boy Scouts of America (the other image is not posted). The troop is posed inside the Bethel Baptist Church once located on the northwest corner of Parsons Street and Edwards Street...
    • 2002-N-0006 (02) Boy Scouts - Troop 9

    • 2002-N-0006 (02) Boy Scouts - Troop 9
    • Boy Scouts; Churches; Clubs;
    • One of two virtually identical group portraits of Troop 9, of the Boy Scouts of America (the other image is not posted). The troop is posed inside the Bethel Baptist Church once located on the northwest corner of Parsons Street and Edwards Street...
    • 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-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-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-0075 Club Hollywood - Ace Big Band

    • 2002-N-0075 Club Hollywood - Ace Big Band
    • Big Bands; Clubs; Restaurants;
    • The Ace Brigs "Big Band" on stage at Club Hollywood. Club Hollywood was a restaurant/night club located at 329 Portage Street just south of downtown Kalamazoo. As of 2018 the club and the building that it once utilized no longer exist.
    • 2002-N-0077 (01) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan

    • 2002-N-0077 (01) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan
    • Farm Produce; Warehouses;
    • Image of a warehouse style building with railroad tracks visible next door. According to the negative envelope this is Hybel Produce in Martin, Michigan. In looking at maps of Martin, Michigan it is possible that this building once stood on...
    • 2002-N-0077 (02) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan

    • 2002-N-0077 (02) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan
    • Farm Produce; Warehouses;
    • Image of a warehouse style building with railroad tracks visible next door. According to the negative envelope this is Hybel Produce in Martin, Michigan. In looking at maps of Martin, Michigan it is possible that this building once stood on...
    • 2002-N-0077 (03) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan

    • 2002-N-0077 (03) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan
    • Farm Produce; Warehouses;
    • Image of a warehouse style building with railroad tracks visible next door. According to the negative envelope this is Hybel Produce in Martin, Michigan. In looking at maps of Martin, Michigan it is possible that this building once stood on...
    • 2002-N-0077 (04) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan

    • 2002-N-0077 (04) Hybel Produce - Martin, Michigan
    • Farm Produce; Warehouses;
    • Image of a warehouse style building with railroad tracks visible next door. According to the negative envelope this is Hybel Produce in Martin, Michigan. In looking at maps of Martin, Michigan it is possible that this building once stood on...
    • 2002-N-0078 (01) Music Department,  Woolworths

    • 2002-N-0078 (01) Music Department, Woolworths
    • Music; Sound recording stores; Department Stores;
    • Here we are looking at the record department located inside the F. W. Woolworth Department Store located at 157 South Burdick Street in downtown Kalamazoo. The young employee is known only as Betty. As of 2018 the buidling that once housed the F....

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