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  • Kalamazoo College Bowen Hall 

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    Kalamazoo College's Bowen Hall. Bowen Hall was dedicated at Commencement in June, 1902, and served as the College's main classroom building for over half a century. It was named for Charles Clark Bowen, longtime chairman ...
  • Kalamazoo College - James A. B. Stone 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1855)
    Kalamazoo College's first president, James Andrus Blinn Stone, in about 1860. Stone led the College from 1842 through 1863, and was responsible for the institution of high academic standards that allowed the College to ...
  • Kalamazoo College 1886 Class Portrait 

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    Kalamazoo College class portrait. Several of the people pictured here graduated with the Class of 1886 and other late 1880s classes, or did not graduate. They are identified in a list on the back of the photograph: Harry ...
  • Kalamazoo College First Football Team, 1892 

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    Kalamazoo College's first football team, 1892. First row, left to right: Remington, Stripp, Shelvin. Second row: Weeler, McWilliams, Magill. Third row: Agbast, J. Westnedge, Gregg, Cole, Kinnane, Shutts, Lineau. Absent: ...
  • Kalamazoo College's First Track Team, 1895 

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    Kalamazoo College's first track team, 1895. On the back of the photograph: "Photo gift to centennial collection by Coe Hayne. From left to right, top row: H. R. Anderson, distance runner; M. T. Dodge, 440 yards; A. C. ...
  • Kalamazoo College Index Editorial Staff 

    Ford, F. P. (Kalamazoo College, 1895)
    The editorial staff of Kalamazoo College's student newspaper, "The Index." From left to right: C. W. Oakley, Frank Blanchard, F. B. Sinclair, Isabella Bennett, M. A. Greybiel (standing), S. J. Hall (Business Manager), and ...
  • Kalamazoo College Men's Baseball Team, ca. 1896 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1896)
    Portrait of the Kalamazoo College men's baseball team. All players are unidentified. The photograph is labeled 1896, but the "Cathode" yearbook for 1896 depicts a slightly different group of players. The photographer is unknown.
  • Kalamazoo College 1898 Birds'-Eye View 

    Schoch, George W. (Kalamazoo College, 1898)
    A birds'-eye view of Kalamazoo, showing Kalamazoo College's Lower Hall, or Kalamazoo Hall, (right, with cupola) and baseball field. Lower Hall was completed in 1859. The original structure featured towers on the north and ...
  • Kalamazoo College Bowen Hall Cornerstone 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1901)
    The cornerstone of Bowen Hall, dated 1901, the year construction began. Bowen Hall was dedicated at Commencement in June, 1902, and served as the College's main classroom building for over half a century. It was named for ...
  • Kalamazoo College Williams Hall 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1902)
    Kalamazoo College's Williams Hall (Upper Hall), before the fire of 1916. Bowen Hall, built in 1902, can be seen at the far left. Construction was completed in 1849 on Upper Hall, a four-story men's dormitory. As originally ...
  • Kalamazoo College Pushball Players, 1907 

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    Kalamazoo College intramural pushball game between freshmen and sophomores, 1907. Pushball was invented in Massachusetts in 1894 and taken up by Harvard University the next year, but its popularity was brief. It is similar ...
  • Kalamazoo College Lower Hall 

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    Kalamazoo College's Lower Hall. Located on the corner of South Street and Michigan Avenue, the cornerstone of Lower Hall (also known as Kalamazoo Hall) was laid on August 28, 1857. The building was completed in 1859. The ...
  • Kalamazoo College Student in Dormitory Room 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1908)
    An unidentified Kalamazoo College student in a dormitory room, in about 1908. The note "Room 40" has been added in pen on the front of the photo. This dormitory room was likely in Williams (or Upper) Hall, which served the ...
  • Kalamazoo College Mirror Lake 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1908)
    Mirror Lake, sometimes known as the "College Pond," which was near the center of campus at the turn of the century. This view is to the west, looking up the hill toward where Williams or Upper Hall (the men's dormitory) ...
  • Kalamazoo College Class of 1909 

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    Kalamazoo College's graduating class of 1909. The students, in caps and gowns, are standing in a line down the hill from Wheaton Lodge, the women's dormitory. Several faculty members are in line with the students, including ...
  • Kalamazoo College Freshman Hazing, 1909 

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    Kalamazoo College's Class of 1909 with their captured freshmen. The captured students are wearing cone hats and face paint and are tied up, and some appear to have large numbers made out of newspaper pasted to their clothes ...
  • Kalamazoo College Williams Hall Dormitory Room 

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    Kalamazoo College students Lynn A. Wright (left) and Fred O. Pinkham (right) in their dormitory room in Williams Hall, around 1909. Construction was completed in 1849 on Upper Hall, a four-story men's dormitory. As originally ...
  • Kalamazoo College Glee Club, 1910 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1910)
    Kalamazoo College men's Glee Club, 1910. The photograph is a postcard-print which was cut from a personal scrapbook, and the last names of the members are as follows, first row (left to right): Buchanan, Petit, Small. ...
  • Kalamazoo College Students at Ladies' Hall 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1913)
    A group of female students on the front steps of Kalamazoo College's Ladies' Hall (later Wheaton Lodge) in 1913. The students are not identified, but the woman in the upper left is probably Mrs. Archibald Wheaton, who was ...
  • Kalamazoo College Kappa Pi Society, 1914 

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    The members of Kalamazoo College's Kappa Pi literary society, 1914. The women's literary society was founded in 1906 as a spin-off from the existing society for women, the Eurodelphians, because of increased enrollment. ...