Photos of Parchment, Michigan, 1910-1949
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Parchment City overviewCirca 1935. Kindleberger Park, foreground, is in an early stage of development.
Aerial view, circa 1935The administration building, constructed in 1928, is seen in the center of the photo.
Aerial view, circa 1930The Jacob Kindleberger home at 521 S Riverview Drive. The farm land that is to become Kindleberger Park beginning in 1933, has not yet been developed.
Riverview Dr in front of KVP laboratoryCirca 1940. Looking north on Riverview Drive, not far from where the library stands today.
Parchment busThis photo appears to have been taken in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Perhaps this vehicle was used to transport employees.
KVP FiretruckThe company provided public services, such as this firetruck, to the growing village before it was incorporated. The house in this photo is the home of the company's founder, Jacob Kindleberger. Circa 1930.