Winifred Elliot Ypsilanti, MI
Margaret Ogilvy by J.M. Barrie, New York: Charles Scrivner & Son 1897.
Charles Liskow Ypsilanti, MI
Rush and Candle Holder
Black fur muff, down filled.
Lining for muff, down.
Embroidered laundry bag.
Crocheted bedcover (incomplete).
Crocheted bedcover, youth size.
18 pieces of crocheted lace, including pineapple, greek key, bird, flower and posies, and butterfly designs.
2 handmade lace collars.
Hand-crocheted yoke for nightgown.
Black silk fringe and matching buttons.
Thread picture (Hungarian stitch), incomplete.
Ladies Laundry List booklet.
Designs for needlework including “Designs for Cross-stitch Embroidery”, “Book of Cross-Stitch and Crochet in Color”.
Note: Most of the handwork was done by Mary Ann Hemingway Skinner, grandmother of Charles and Mary Liskow. (born 1853-died 1928)
Carl Worley Ypsilanti, MI
White's First Book of Arithmetic, American Book Co. 1890.
Photograph of Co. E 34th Infantry Michigan State Troopers, Volunteers. Summer of 1943 in Detroit in front of Highland High School.
Records of Thorn School, District #3, Township of Ypsilanti, County of Washtenaw 1909–1927 in two separate ledgers detailing expenses, staff, School Board Membership, etc.
Mrs. Carl Miller Ypsilanti, MI
1938 Calendar-Dionne Quintuplets, “The Five Little Sweethearts of the World” issued by Frank O. Jackson Coal Co. 8 × 12.
1937. Calendar-“The Dionne Quintuplets” issued by Frank O. Jackson Coal Co. 12 × 14.
Bar of Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar Soap in original box.
Giant Match Book advertising “Town Tavern Straight Rye Whiskey”.
Pair of boy's suspenders.
5 Bella Vista Farms Dairy bottle caps.
Medicine Box from Fuller's Drug Store, 230 Michigan W., Ypsilanti, Michigan
Black silk scarf.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Gridley Ypsilanti, MI
Mackinac Bridge Souvenir dated June 26, 27 and 28, 1958 by Mackinac Bridge Dedication Festival Committee.
Gertrude Murray Ypsilanti, MI
Stationary from Ypsilanti School Centennial, 1849–1949.
Foster Fletcher Ypsilanti, MI
“School Savings System of the Normal Training School”in account with Manley Lambie, teacher Margaret E. Wise.
Mrs. Carl Miller Ypsilanti, MI
City of Ypsilanti Council Proceedings 1905–1906.
Mr. Carl Worley Ypsilanti, MI
Old Fashioned Home Songs, School Edition, undated.
Morehead's Family Almanac, 1859 published by D.C. Morehead, M.D.
Mrs. Gilhert Whitaker, Jr. Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Xerox copy of 1864 Washtenaw Co. Atlas from Michigan Historical Collections.
Notes on Persons buried in Judd Cemetery. Xerox copy.
Index to Lyndon Township Land Owners from Ogles 1895 Atlas. Xerox copy.
Index to York “Township Land Owners from Ogles 1895 Atlas”. Xerox copy.
Helen Smallidge Ypsilanti, MI
Tin snips, very old.
Flat Axe, head 10 × 10, old handle has been replaced.
Mr. and Mrs. James Campbell Ypsilanti, MI
Polk's Ypsilanti City Directory 1958.
Polk's Ypsilanti City Directory 1969–70
Mr. and Mrs. John Kornikakis Ypsilanti, MI
Harper's Pictorial History of the Great Rebellion by Alfred H. Buerasey and Henry M. Alden, pub. McDonnell Bros., Chicago, Ill. dated 1866.
Needlecraft Magazine, January 1929
Sheet music, “School of Reed Organ Playing” by Charles M. Landon.
“Compositions by William Mason” from the James Breakey Library.
Records: Edison “Gasse-Noisette Suite Part III and IV, Valse Des Fleurs” Tschaikowsky by the American Symphony Orchestra.
Edison “Saxophone Fantasie” Saxophone with orchestra with Rudy Wiedoeft.
“The Etude” April, 1893.
“The Song Journal” March, 1896.
Esther Ensign Ypsilanti, MI
High School, Ypsilanti, MI dated June 13, 1931.
Photo Album detailing the genealogy of the Crawford-Wilson Family from 1811. Includes Michigan Centennial Family Certificate, Marriage Certificate, (copy) and photographs. This is a very complete family history and reflects the careful research of Esther Ensign.
Clara Anderson (deceased) presented by Carrie Huston Ypsilanti, MI
Sheet Music: “March of Progress” by J.R. Shannon, souvenir of the opening of Grinnell Bros. new Detroit Headquarters. 1908.
“Ypsi High Good-Bye” words by John E. Brooks and music by George P. Becker.
Mrs. Kenneth Lamb
Charcoal Portrait of a man, 15 × 18 unsigned and undated.
Charcoal Portrait of a woman, 15 × 18 unsigned and undated.
(Portraits probably done at the same time by the same artist. Came out of the Alice J. Beal House but efforts to identify have been fruitless.)
Mrs. Thomas Brooks (Dorothy) Ypsilanti, MI
(daughter of Howard J. and Naomi Hand)
Gertrude Woodard's: Remington Standard No. 6 typewriter with cover.
Box of Carter's Gossamer Carbon paper.
Framed collection of ferns dating from 1861.
Complete correspondence of Miss Woodard in regard to the placing of her 1902 Covert Motorette in the General Motors Museum of Transportation in Flint, Michigan. 1957–1958.
Data on Old Cemetery (now Prospect Park)
Assortment of personal notes and clippings.
C.S. Woodard's: Black Inkwell holder with pen.
Small wooden level, four inch.
3 Triangular rulers, scaled for map drawing.
2 wooden flat rulers scaled metrics.
2 Ink Pens and assortment of points.
1995 Plat Map of Ypsilanti from Atlas.
1825 Plat Map.
2 copies 1845 “Map of the States of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with settled sections of Michigan and Wisconsin”
Enlargement of the Michigan Section of the 1845 Map listed above.
Pencil drawing on tissue of Machine.
Survey of the Huron River on paper. Pencil sketch, 1902.
Pencil drawing of Charles Hewitt Farm.
“Field Notes of the U.S. Survey of Meanders of Huron River through T3SR8E” Old.
Copy of 1843 Pettibone Map of Washtenaw County.
Mr. & Mrs Don Gridley Ypsilanti, MI
Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gilden Ypsilanti, MI
Bench Vise, 3 ft. 4 in length, very old. From the original Industrial Arts Department at Michigan State Normal College (Eastern Michigan University).
Leon Chapman Ypsilanti, MI
Letter postmarked November 12, 1887 and addressed to Miss Nina Babcock, City from W. Mc.
Program from 1873 “Third Annual Fair” Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Arthur Howard Ypsilanti, MI
“Congratulations-Chandler Birthday Club” Booklet from Annual Birthday Tea 1956–1982.
Mrs. Paul Bird Ypsilanti, MI
Woman's Study Club, Ypsilanti, Michigan 1973–74. Fiftieth Annual Program.
John Burton Ypsilanti, MI
Record: “Ypsilanti” a 45 RPM vocal by Nancy Adams, arranged by Nancy Adams. Philips Label.
Photograph of group in costume including Donald Comstock and Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Comstock. Approx. 1900.
Mrs. Carl Miller Ypsilanti, MI
1001 Questions and Answers on the theory and Practice of Teaching by B.A. Hathaway, pub. The Burrows Bros., Cleveland, Ohio 1886.
McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book, Revised Edition, pub. Van Antwerp Bragg & Co., Cincinnati & New York, Dec. 1879.
Park's English Grammar by J.G. Park, Instructor, pub. by the author 1894.
In 1893 Michigan State Normal College published an Annual called “The Aurora”. It was published consecutively from that date. In a recent inventory, we find our collection through 1968 complete excepting the following volumes: 1897, 1908, 1927, 1931, 1933, 1936, 1947, 1958 and 1964. If you have one of the missing “Aurora” yearbooks, we would be glad to complete our collection.
The Administration Committee of the Museum is interested in replacing the salescase in the White Room. The glass is in bad repair. If you know of anyone who will be disposing of a salescase, please call Ann McCarthy or Doris Milliman. They will be glad to hear from you.