Trousers Shaped Kalamazoo One Leg At A Time
Kalamazoo is known for Checker cabs, Gibson guitars, and both pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, but did you also know it made the widely-distributed Kazoo-brand trousers?
Uneasy Years: Jewish Life During Depression and War
Kalamazoo’s Jewish community is nearly as old as the city. In 1844, 16 years after pioneer Titus Bronson first arrived, Mannes Israel, an itinerant Jewish merchant, opened a dry goods store on Main Street.
Douglass Community Center Offered A Refuge From War
A war and the efforts of a group of Kalamazoo residents were instrumental in developing the Douglass Community Center.