Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

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  • HCDL-gn-Teeple-N088_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of the Livingston County Infirmary which was located on 18 acres northeast of Thompson Lake.  It closed in 1967 after operating for thirty years.

    Livingston County Press & Argus/453521105/?terms=%22County%20Infirmary%22&match=1 (in library use only)
  • HCDL-gn-Teeple-N080_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of a postcard of Sigler & Sigler Sanitarium, Pinckney, Michigan.

    The year of the photograph/postcard is unknown.
  • HCDL-gn-Teeple-N064_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of Mellus Hospital, 300 East Grand River Avenue, Brighton, Michigan.  It opened in 1931.
  • HCDL-gn-Pinckney19_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of the Pinckney Sanitarium, Pinckney, Michigan - 1920.
  • HCDL-bd-Conversation-Dick-Lane-Jim-Young-Pete-Baldwin_m.jpg

    A Conversation with Richard Lane, Jim Young, and Peter Baldwin - What happens when you gather a Mayor, Hardware owner and a hospital administrator Great stories about familiar faces, local places, hometown aces.

    Richard Lane was the Administrator for McPherson Hospital, Howell, Michigan 1970-1982.

    Jim Young was a 1953 graduate of Howell High School, Howell, Michigan, owner of Howell Auto Parts, Howell, Michigan and mayor of Howell, Michigan 1975-1985.

    Peter Baldwin was a 1953 graduate of Howell High School, Howell, Michigan and a 3rd generation ower of Baldwin Hardware, Howell, Michigan.


    Mentioned in the video:

    • Dodge showroom
    • Ration Board
    • Orly Young
    • WWII
    • Scrap drives
    • Baldwin Hardware
    • George Dunn
    • General Douglas MacArthur
    • Mike Hagman
    • Veterans' Memorial
    • Livingston County Fair
    • Catrell Street
    • Thureson Lumber
    • class reunions
    • Howell High School
    • Michigan Avenue
    • post office
    • Bob Lynn
    • John Page
    • Kris Christopherson
    • Sibley Street
    • Pinckney
    • Charlie Culver
    • Young Motor Sales
    • Howell Recreation Center
    • Joanne Faye
    • Lyman Faye
    • Howell Lake
    • Paul Bennett
    • Chemung Hills Country Club
    • Howard Gentry
    • Stan Dickson
    • Boy Scouts
    • Howell Armory
    • Howell Auto Parts
    • St. Joseph Catholic Church
    • Bob White
    • Standard Oil gas station
    • Howell Rotary Club
    • Troop 63
    • Marsh Dayton
    • Dick Yost
    • Bert Woodhams
    • Citizen's Insurance
    • Charlie Sutton
    • Family Restaurant
    • Eager's Restaurant
    • Midget Restaurant
    • Martin Lavan
    • Don Monroe
    • First National Bank
    • McPherson Hospital
    • Moe, the barber
    • Ed Garland
    • Clifton Heller
    • Heller's Flowers
    • Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority Board
    • Dick Slayton
    • Archives of Howell
    • Bicentennial History book
    • Howell Fire Department
    • Rad Tucker
    • Don Williams
  • HCDL-bd-nursesschool2_u.jpg

    In 1964, the first graduates of the McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, received their diplomas in a ceremony at Hawkins Elementary School Brighton.   The graduates were twenty-one women.  The School for Practical Nursing was sponsored by the McPherson Health Center where classes were held, and by Brighton and Howell Public Schools.  It was  funded by government funds under the Manpower Retraining Act through 1966.   All of the graduates passed their state board examination and were eligible to be licensed by the State Board of Nursing as Licensed Practical Nurses.   The School for Practical Nursing graduated their last class in 1987.

    In this 1964 photograph, the School of Practical Nursing Class honors its graduating class in the traditional white uniform dress.

    Standing back:  Tami Alexander, unknown, Dorothy Yeagle, unknown, Sydney Morse, Susan Haynes, unknown, unknown, unknown

    Middle row: unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mary Bugard Korsgren, unknown

    Front Row: unknown, Elaine Woodruff, Emily Janet Rohrabacher, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown
  • HCDL-bd-Healing-Place-Howell-Sanatorium_m.jpg

    Michigan State Sanatorium, Howell State Hospital, Hillcrest Center, Howell, Michigan. In 1890, the Michigan State Board of Health petitioned the state Legislature for money to create and support a Michigan State Sanatorium to care for patients suffering from tuberculosis.

    In 1905, the State legislators approved $20,000 for land acquisition and one year of operating expenses.(HCDL-bd-Healing-Place-Howell-Sanatorium_m.mp4)

    Names Mentioned:

    • tuberculosis
    • Michigan State Sanatorium
    • Fred Euler
    • County Farm Road
    • New York
    • Dr. Trudeau
    • shacks
    • Administration building
    • chapel
    • power plants
    • farm
    • water tower
    • tunnel system
    • lobby 
    • Nellie Lansing Glenn
    • carbolic acid
    • University of Michigan physicians
    • streptomycin
    • Glen Smith
    • cooks
    • Harry Lamb
    • Pauline Bailey
    • Dan Leavenworth
    • Jim Guy
    • Midland Michigan
    • Laundry
    • Clinton Whalen
    • consumption
    • Hillcrest Center for Developmentally Disabled
    • P.A. 111
    • Howell State Hospital
    • unknown persons
    • Marion Township
    • Ruth ??
    • Marily Wilson
    • Ruth and Leslie White
    • Dr. Frank Detterbeck
    • Lou Crawford
    • Ralph Benson
    • Delores  ?Calen
    • Robert ?Calen
    • Livingston County Poor Farm
    • cemetery
    • Blossom Farm
    • Archives of Michigan
  • HCDL-ngp-P007-02-0009_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of a police car and two unknown individuals taken in front of the City of Howell Police Station, 121 North Michigan Avenue, Howell, Michigan.

    It shows the intersection of North Michigan Avenue and East Clinton Street, and in the background is McPherson Memorial Hospital.  Note the brick roadway that is Michigan Avenue.
  • HCDL-ngp-H005-07-0001_u.jpg

    Photographs of Brighton Hospital, Brighton, Michigan, 1982.  The address was 12851 East Grand River Avenue, Brighton.
  • HCDL-ngp-H005-05-0056_u.jpg

    This is a portrait of Richard Lane, McPherson Hospital, President and CEO, Howell, Michigan,  1981.
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