Historical Society of Battle Creek
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Film shot ca.1938 showing very rare footage of W.K Kellogg airport in Battle Creek, Mich and showing an original American airlines passenger plane. The film also depicts an unidentified Mich town (possibly Battle Creek) and an unidentified Mich lake.-historicusjoe [First 4:38 skipped showing scenes of Greenfield Villagage in its infancy]
A collection of moving images produced on 16mm film to honor Leila Post Montgomery (widow of C.W. Post of Post Cereal) who donated property and construction for Leila Hospital in Battle Creek in the 1920s. By the late 30s, she was a resident there as well, living on site until her death in 1940. The funeral of Leila Post Montgomery at Oak Hill cemetery is at the end of this video.
This Video Presentation is a Proposal for the New Regional History Museum of Battle Creek
1940s Post Cereal Factory Tour
Former estate of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg and his wife Dr. Carrie Staines Kellogg, the Manor House was built on the highest point overlooking Gull Lake in 1925-1926. Near Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, the Kellogg Manor House is a wonderful day trip for those interested in history and historic homes. Self-guided tours offered most weekdays. Video produced by Merigan Communications.