Index to Old Manchester Village

by Hazel Proctor
(Ann Arbor: Ann Arbor Federal Savings, 1974, 101 pgs.)

Indexed by Sharon L. Brevoort, 2003

Old Manchester Village From Original Photographs is a photograph album of Manchester history. Copies can be purchased from the Washtenaw County Historical Society. Copies can also be found at the Ann Arbor District Library (call number R977.435 An, the Chelsea District Library (LH), the GSWC/LDS Library (977.4 Pro), and the Saline District Library (977.435 Old).

Notes:
  1. Names of local residents are indicated in bold letters.
  2. Section titles are indicated in italics.

Businesses & Buildings
Churches, Schools, & Organizations
Everyday Life & Public Events

People & Residences
Rivers, Bridges, & Dams
Streets, Views, & Transportation

Businesses & Buildings
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5 and 10 cent Horse Barn ca 1910, 18
Abraham Polhemus' General Store, 2, 3 map
Alber Cider Mill in 1890, 38
Albert Howe Hotel parade in 1839, 89
Apple Drier, 2, 3 map
Arbeiter Block ca 1900, 24, 30
Bath House, 2, 3 map
Business, 20-46
Cooper Shop, 2, 3 map
Craw's Hotel ca 1910, 18
Dairy Queen, 2, 3 map
Distillery, 2, 3 map
Edwin Jaynes Lumber Yard, 2, 3 map
Elba Post Office established 1833, 49
   (in Spaffards Plains)
Farmer's Hotel and Boarding House, 2, 3 map
fire house in Town Hall, 48
Ford Motor Co., 2
Freeman House lobby, 46
G. A. Fausel Jewelry Store in 1887, 21
Goodyear House, 2, 3 map
Green Hotel built 1868, 15, 45
Haeussler-Kingsley Drug Store ca 1880, 23
Haller's Meat Market 1946-1952, 31
Henry Eicnele's Blacksmith Shop, 2, 3 map
ice house, 5
J. Fred Schaible Dry Goods and
   Grocery Store ca 1885, 25
J. I. Case Threshing Machine Co. (ad), 37
Jordan Convalescent Home, 2, 3 map
Kimble and Schmidt Sawmill ca 1890, 39
Kingsley grist mill in 1890s, 47
Kingsley electric power plant in 1890s, 47
Kline and Schaible car dealership, 96
Lawrence Traubs' Brewery, 2, 3 map, 19
Little Shop, 2, 3 map
Manchester Central Market 1946-1952, 31
Manchester Enterprise, 29, 30
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Manchester Gravel Pit ca 1900, 42
Manchester Handle Company ca 1915, 40
Manchester Hotel, 13
Manchester Township Library purchased 1934, 3, 64, 101
Manchester Water Tower ca 1910, 43
Masonic Hall after 1894, 28
mill, 35
Tom Morgan's General Store, 2, 3 map
Pat's Sporting Goods, 2, 3 map
Peerless Flouring and Paper Mills, 2, 3 map
Planing Mill, 2, 3 map
Plaster Mill, 2, 3 map
Post Office, 2, 3 map
Premium Mills, 14
Reichert Health Spa built 1868, 45
Schneider's Blacksmith Shop ca 1900, 41
Services, 47-49
Sharon Hollow Mill in 1902, 36
Soules' Saw Mill, 2, 3 map
Soulesville Foundry, 2, 3 map, 34
Southern Washtenaw Mills, 2, 3 map
Standard Station, 15
Telephone Company, 30
Town Hall built ca 1876, 48
Township clerk's office in 1910, 81
Towne's Apple Drying House, 5
Union Bank Block built 1894, 28
Union Depot and freight office in 1910, 99
Union Hall, 2, 3 map
Union Savings Bank, 2, 3 map
UnterKircher Block ca 1890, 26
Warren Kimble's Stone Boat Factory, 33
Washtenaw Mill burning in 1924, 17
Wheat Elevator, 2, 3 map
William Brown's Little Grist Mill, 2, 3 map, 20
Woolen Mills, 2, 3 map
Wuerthner Clothing Store ca 1908, 27

Churches, Schools, & Organizations
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1st and 2nd grades in 1898, 53
20th Century Club, 76
American Baseball League, 40
Baptist Church, 2, 3 map
Bridgewater Township school, 50
Catholic Church, 2, 3 map
Churches, 59-63
Democratic Caucus in 1910, 81
Emanuel's Church, Parsonage, School, 61
Emanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church, 2, 3 map
Grammar Room in 1889, 56
Intermediate School, 2, 3 map
Lutheran Church, 2, 3 map
Manchester Dandies' Club pre-1900, 79
Manchester High School built 1869, 54
Manchester High School class of 1909, 55
McMahon School, 57
merit card in 1882, 58
Methodist Church and Parsonage, 2, 3 map
Michigan Historical Collections, 101
Nichols School in 1882, 58
Old Baptist Church (pre 1900s), 60
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Old German Church, 6
Organizations, 76-83
Presbyterian Church, 2, 3 map
Presbyterian School, 2, 3 map
Reunion: 1st Michigan Infantry, 82
Reunion: war veterans, 82
   (Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I)
Rowe's Corner School built 1880, 52
Schools, 50-58
Sharon Center Church built 1848, 59
   (Congregational, then Methodist, now Baptist)
St. Mary's Church and Rectory before 1909, 63
St. Mary's Church built 1909, 62
Sam Sturgis Collections, 101
Saturday Club, 78
Shakespeare Club, 77
Southwest Farmers' Club, 80
Union School, 2, 3 map
Universalist Church, 2, 3 map
Ward School built 1852, 2, 3 map, 51
Washtenaw Historical Society, 101

Everyday Life & Public Events
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1912 Ford, 95
A Good Place to Live, 100
auditorium ca 1900, 24
bandstand ca 1920, 92
base ball bats, 40
basketball games, 24
boardwalk, 23, 26
buggy, 94
calcium carbide tank, 95
celery crates, 44
cider press and steam engine in 1890, 38
cobble stone street, 23
concerts, 24
Cornet Band in 1875, 88
cutting ice before 1900, 32
balloon mishap at Sports Day in 1913, 91
blizzard of 7 April 1886, 15
dances, 24
Electric Oil (rubbing oil), 23
electric street lights ca 1892, 14, 47
fire escape in 1892, 54
grape arbor, 75
hitching rail, 23, 24, 26
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July 4th Parade in 1839 (poster), 89
July 4th Parade in 1896, 88
kerosene street lamp, 25
Manchester baseball team in 1915, 86
Manchester football team in 1913, 85
Manchester Orchestra 1914-1918, 87
Mayor's Day 20 May 1957, 83
motorcycle, 97
movies ca 1920, 92
patent medicine (ad), 20
picnic site, 93
plays, 24
public baths, 13
road scraper for snow removal, 15
running water, 13
sheep crossing "The Narrows" at Soulesville, 21
sheep going to market in 1915, 21
skating party in 1895, 84
Sports & Recreation, 84-93
threshing machine, 37
Village council, 48
Welcome Home Parade in 1919, 90
windmill, 13

People & Residences
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Ahrens, Alvin, residence, 2, 3 map
Allen, Lewis, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Baxter, Bill, dry goods, 73
Bessac residence, 67, 68
Blosser, Matt D., newspaper editor, 29
Brees, Theron, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Brown, Ethel, 101
Brown, William, grist mill, 2, 3 map
Bus, Fred, 2
Carr, Mary Ann, ca 1860s, 74
Carr, William, ca 1860s, 74
Carr, Wm. S., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Carter, U. M., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Case, B., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Case, Barnabas, distillery, 2
Case, Emanuel, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Case, Stella, ca 1895, 30
Case, Eva, telephone operator, 30
Clark, Caleb, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Clark, J. S., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Corey, J. D., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Davis, Benjamin, distillery, 2
Dresselhouse, Ed, Mayor's day 1957, 83
Driggs, Wm. S., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Eicnele, Henry, blacksmith, wagonmaker, 2
Eisele, Paul, property, 2, 3 map
English, John, farmer, residence, 80
Fausel, G. A., family and residence, 22
Field brothers, planing mill, 2
Fountain, J. H., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Fountain residence built ca 1842, 67, 68
French, Benj., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Gilbert, Mr., farmer, 100
Grossman property, 2, 3 map
Haeussler, R. B., Mayor's day 1957, 83
Haeussler residence, 67, 68
Hammond, Seymour, cooper, 2
Hay, Mr., cooper, 2
Higgins, Mr., celery farmer, 44
Holley, Mrs. Glen, residence, 2, 3 map
Howe, Albert, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Howell, C., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Huber, Ferdinand, passenger in 1912 Ford, 95
Huber property, 2, 3 map
Jaynes, Edwin, lumber yard, 2
Jaynes, Mr., 2
Jenter, Arthur, Mayor's day 1957, 2, 83
Kapp, Dr. Christian, physician, 72
Kellogg, Oliver, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Kief, Freddie, with dog, 69
Kief, John, bath house, 2
Kief, John D., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Kief residence before 1917, 66
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Kimble, Warren, factory owner, 33
Kingsley, J. H., mill owner, 14
Kirchhofer, Julia, 2
Kirchhofer, Marie, high school principal, 73
Kline, Mr., 96
Knorpp, Clarence, driving 1912 Ford, 95
Knorpp, Clarence, driving motorcycle, 97
Knorpp, Tosselo, Mayor's day 1957, 83
Koebbe, Geo., farmer, 37
Lehman, Fred, Mayor's day 1957, 83
Lephsis, Vincent, 2
Luckhardt, Flora, property, 2, 3
Lynch, Dr. James, residence built 1867, 64
Merriman, George, Mayor's day 1957, 83
Morgan, Tom, general store, carpenter, 2
Moore, Byron, residence, 2
Morse, N., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
People, 69-75
Residences, 64-68
Parr, Clayton, township supervisor, 53
Polhemus, Abraham, general store, 2
Porter, Mr., 2
Pottle, W. H., residence, 2
Reck, Claire, 101
Reichert, Jacob, hotel owner, 2
Roberts, George, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Root, Bennet, Mayor's day 1957, 83
Root, Dr. B. F., postmaster, 49
Rose, Harvey, with family, 75
Schaible, Mr., 96
Schaible, J. Fred, dry goods, 25
Schneider, John, blacksmith, 41
Schneider, Marie, 101
Seruis, Harold, with lamb in 1910, 70
Seruis, Ronald, with lamb in 1910, 70
Sloat, J. R., committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Snowman, Alfred R., postcards, 24, 47, 59, 65
Soules, James, saw mill, 2
Sowle, James, committee, 15 June 1859, 89
Spafard, Mrs. Frank S., 2
Sutton, Grant, 94
Toburen property, 2, 3 map
Traub, Lawrence, brewer, 2, 19
Van Dyne, John D., residence, 2
Walbridge, Chauncy, postmaster, 2
Walton residence, 67, 68
Waters, A. J., residence ca 1900, 65
Waters, A. J., teacher, lawyer, politician, 58
Watkins residence, 2, 3 map
Weinlander, Mr., celery farmer, 44
Weir, Kitty, teacher, 53
Younghans, Henry, boarding house, 2

Rivers, Bridges, & Dams
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The Bent Elm on Raisin River, 93
Brewery Bridge, 19
bridge, 7
dam, 35
dam at Kingsley electric power plant in 1890s, 47
Exchange Place bridge ca 1900, cover, 9
Exchange Place bridge March 1908, 16
Exchange Place Dam, 9, 16
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The Narrows, Soulesville, 21
railroad bridge in 1907, 36
Raisin River, 2, 3 map, 9, 14, 32, 35, 39, 84, 93, 98
Sharon Hollow bridge in 1902, 36
Soulesville Dam, 34
wooden bridge, 20
Ypsilanti-Hillsdale Railroad bridge, 98

Streets, Views, & Transportation
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1890 view from Water Tower Hill, 5
Bethel Church Road in 1890, 38
Bird's-Eye View, 2-6
Bird's-Eye View of Manchester in 1872, 2-3
Bird's-Eye View of Manchester ca 1900, 4
Bogue Street parade route, 89
City Road, 2, 3 map
Clinton Street, 15
Detroit, Hillsdale, and Indiana Railroad Depot, 2, 3 map
Exchange Place (Main St. in 1925), 8-14, 22, 28, 73
Exchange Street parade route, 89
Furnace Street, 2, 39
gravel train ca 1900, 42
Hibbard Street, 2, 3 map
Jackson Street, 11, 18
Jefferson Street, 11
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Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad ca 1900, 42
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad Depot, 2, 3 map
Lake Shore Depot, 6
looking south from Ann Arbor Hill, 6
Macomb Street parade route, 89
Main Street, 2, 3 map, 10, 15, 31
railroad bridge in 1907, 36
Riverside Street/Drive, 2, 3 map, 22, 39
Schleweis Road, 80
Street Scenes, 7-19
Territorial Street/Road, 2, 3 map, 45
Transportation, 94-99
Union Street, 45
village center in 1868, 8
Washington Street parade route, 89
W. Austin Road, 49