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  • Collection: Mathias J. Alten Collection
Go to Diary of Camelia Alten item page

Diary kept by Camelia Alten, daughter of artist Mathias Alten, during her senior year at Central High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan from January 1, 1917 through July 2, 1917. In it she chronicles the details of her school, family, and social life.…
Go to Sketch of drawing class by Mathias Alten item page

Sketch of drawing class by Mathias Alten. captioned ""Mr. Alten's life class at work, with well draped model posing, from a sketch by Alten.""
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Sketch of Mathias Alten by Ray Barnes, published in the Grand Rapids Press. One illustration used in article, ""G.R. artist began his notable career near inspiring German miracle spring.""
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

Wheels--The world's oldest, greatest and simplest invention"" April 1921 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten.
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

Scene in Wolverine Brass Works Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 1921 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten.
Go to Mathias and Bertha Alten in Venice Italy item page

Newspaper photograph of Mathias and Bertha Alten and Mrs. John Cusick in gondola in Venice Italy. Alten was painting in Italy the summer of 1922.
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

The making of automobile tires August 1921 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten.
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

John Segar, cabinet maker Grand Rapids Chair Co. October 1921 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: a magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

What I get out of Making School Desks September 1921 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten.
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

Man repairing machine, December 1920 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten.
Go to Illustration from The Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

Illustration of scene from Wolverine Brass Works in Grand Rapids Michigan from February 1921 cover of The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers, painted by Mathias Alten
Go to Cover of Commonwealth magazine painted by Mathias Alten item page

Muskiteeto and Modern Home Heating May 1921 cover illustrating an article in The Commonwealth: A magazine for workers painted by Mathias Alten.
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