Historical Photograph Collection

Dublin Core

Title

Historical Photograph Collection

Subject

Photographs
Calhoun County (Mich.)

Description

A collection of historical photographs from Marshall and surrounding areas.

Many individuals in photographs are unidentified. Please contact Marshall District Library with any information that might help identify locations or people in these images.

Date

1840-1950

Rights

Rights status of individual images not evaluated. Users are advised to check for copyright before publishing or otherwise distributing photographs. All known information about the source of the images is found in the labels on the photographs.

Relation

The "Forgotten Faces, Forgotten Places" Facebook group, run by contributor Kate Keller, features many of the photographs shared with this collection, and more. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ForgottenFacesForgottenPlaces/
The Directory of Early Michigan Photographers, by David V. Tinder, was used to identify early photographers and studios.
https://clements.umich.edu/files/tinder_directory.pdf
The Fort Lewis College Center of Southwestern Studies was consulted for rough dating of postcards. https://www.fortlewis.edu/finding_aids/images/M194/PostcardDating.htm.

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

Image

Identifier

MDL.LH.005

Coverage

Calhoun County (Mich.)

Collection Items

Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Man with Glasses
A cabinet card image of a young man with glasses. Unidentified. Taken by the Harrison L. Burgess of Albion, Mich.

Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Woman
A cabinet card image of a young woman. Unidentified. Taken by the J. R. Halsted (John R. Halstead) of Albion and Leslie, Mich.

"A Portrait from the Pike Studio." Unidentified Young Woman.
An image of a young woman. Unidentified. Taken by the Pike Studio (Frank W. Pike) of Albion, Mich.

Portrait Photograph of Floyd Johnson
An image of a young man, identified as Floyd Johnson on the back of the photograph. Taken by the Burton C. Tuttle of Albion, Mich. Photographer information provided by Kate Keller, contributor.

Family Portrait Photograph of the Goucher Family
A family portrait cabinet card photograph of the Goucher family of Marshall, Mich. Taken by the John Edward Mast, also of Marshall.

Family information provided by Kate Keller:

"Franklin W. “Frank” Goucher, son of Orman and Melissa E. (Beach)…

Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Woman and Child
An image of an unidentified woman and child. Taken by Joseph L. Hamilton of Marshall, Mich.

Photograph of Unidentified Man and Woman
A cabinet card image of an unidentified man and woman standing beside a chair. Taken by Arthur William Brown of Marshall, Mich. Card label states that the photographer's studio was located in the Raymond Block of downtown Marshall.

Portrait Photograph of Annie Blake
An image of a young man, identified as Annie Blake on the back of the photograph. Taken by Seneca Boyce Smith of Marshall, Mich.

Portrait Photograph of Norton Wilcox Hoag
A cabinet card portrait of Norton Wilcox Hoag, age 3. Taken by Philip C. Hartung of Albion, Mich.

Family information provided by Kate Keller:

"Norton Wilcox Hoag, son of Lester P. and Myrtle (Bixby) Hoag, was born 6 Aug 1903 in Springport,…

Postcard Photograph of 323 N. Madison St.
A postcard photograph believed to be of 323 N. Madison St., Marshall, Mich.

Part of a collection donated to Marshall District Library by Dr. Diana Stout. Previously in the collection of Paul and Celia (Lake) Grace.
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