Berenice Bryant Lowe wrote a book, "Tales of Battle Creek" in 1976. This book tells the "who, what, when, where and why of Battle Creek's past." and it is available online here. Ms. Lowe breaks the book down into the following sections:
- Now and Then
- Names and Places
- Everyday Life
- They Left Their Mark
If you are researching ancestors in the Battle Creek, Michigan area, I encourage you to check this book out, who knows maybe you will find your ancestor.