The Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society and the Van Buren District Library are working together to create a central archives of Southwest Michigan yearbooks and annuals. Currently, there are about 1,300 unique volumes. Being sought are single copies of any yearbook/annual from any educational institution that has been or is in existence in the Michigan counties of Allegan, Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph, Kalamazoo and Van Buren. Included are all towns/villages at all levels of education from elementary through college and also includes trade schools.
How to view the collection:
Visit the Local History Department at:
Van Buren District Library Webster Memorial Library 200 N. Phelps St. Decatur, MI LOCAL HISTORY DEPARTMENT HOURS Items in the Yearbook Collection are held in storage and the library staff will assist with requests.
More about this collection: Contact the Local History Department by email, firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 269-423-4771 if you wish to place your yearbooks in the archives or know of such books available for donation or sale.