This postcard shows a graduation picture of Bertram Barber, a graduate in 1912. He became a biology professor at Hillsdale College. It was his inspiration and work which resulted in the creation of Slayton Arboretum.
The description from the verso of this color postcard reads "Barber Amphitheatre, Hilldale College, Hillsdale, Michigan, named for Dr. Bertram A. Barber, who developed it from the old city gravel pit. It has been the scene of alumni and student...
This postcard shows more of the landscape of campus but Central Hall and East Hall may be seen in the background of the photograph. The photograph appear to have been taken by Bertram Barber who apparently was responsible for making the postcard
This photographic postcard shows Mauck Hall shortly after its completion in 1927. The ivy has not had time to grow on the outside walls. Note the car to the left of the building. It is possible that Bertram Barber was the photographer.