Boxed Collection – Charles Emerson Brown Collection

The Charles Emerson Brown Collection contains the personal, civic, social, and family papers and photographs of Charles Emerson Brown, c. 1892-1996. The collection consists mostly of photographs of family and personal events, as well as professional. The collection was donated to the Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society by Susan Kay Basinger, Charles Emerson Brown’s daughter, on February 27, 1998.

BoxFolderDescription
11Ephemera, Lincoln Junior High School, n.d., 1934
12Photographs, Lincoln Junior High School Band, 1932 - 1934
13Ephemera, E. Emerson Brown & Pontiac H. S., 1930, 1931, 1934, 1937, 1962, 1987
14Photographs, Mack's Drug Store & Oakland Theater, 1937
15Photographs, C. Emerson Brown & Oakland Park Tennis Courts, n.d., 1937
16Manuscript, Oakland Motor Co. & GMC Truck & Coach, n.d., 1920-21, 1922-23, 1940
17Photographs, Vehicles Made by GMC Truck & Coach Division, n.d., 1902-1952
18Photographs, C. Emerson Brown and GMC Truck & Coach, n.d., 1940 - 1965
19Ephemera & Clippings, GMC Truck & Coach Division, n.d., 1959 - 1987
110Newspaper, GMC Truck & Coach Division, Oct 1969
111Photographs, Oakland Park Methodist Chuch, n.d., 1939, 1946, 1961
112Ephemera & Clippings, Oakland Park Methodist Church, 1933, 1947-51, 1957, 1960
113Photographs & Clippings, North Side Skating & Hockey Club, 1939, 1953-57
114Photograph, Orchard Lake Church, 1955
115Photograph & Clipping, Holly Train Crash, 1947
116Photographs, Taken by C. Emerson Brown, n.d., 1947
117Photographs, Elks Club & Residential Homes, n.d., 1946, 1955
118Family Genealogy, Oliver Williams and C. Emerson Brown, 1956, 1987
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211 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
221 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
231 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
241 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
251 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
261 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
271 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
281 Lantern Slide, Oakland Theater Fire, Aug 1958
292 Negatives, Pontiac Parade, n.d.
21020 Negatives, Mack's Drug Store, 1937
21110 Negatives, Oakland Park Tennis Court, 1937
2128 Negatives, Pontiac Airport, 1937
2132 Slides, Oakland Park - Labor Day, 1948
2143 Negatives, Northside Hockey Team, n.d.
2159 Negatives, Oakland Park Methodist Church - Church School Programs, n.d.
2166 Negatives, Oakland Park Methodist Church - Sunday School Classes, n.d.
2173 Negatives, Oakland Park Methodist Church - Membership Classes, n.d.
2183 Negatives, Oakland Park Methodist Church - Kitchen & Dinner in Basement, n.d.
21939 Negatives, Oakland Park Methodist Church - Corresponding Photos # 1-39, n.d.
22012 Negatives, Oakland Park Methodist Church - Corresponding Photos # 40-52, n.d.
2213 Negatives, Lincoln Junior High School, 1934
2227 Negatives, Holly Train Crash, 1947
2231 Negative, House on Pingree Street Pontiac, 1946
2241 Negative, House on Nelson Street Pontiac, 1945
2252 Negatives, House on Pingree Street Pontiac, 1946