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    • Bledsoe, Henry (Interview outline and video), 2005

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Air Force;
    • Henry Bledsoe was born in 1951, in an Illinois farming community. He served in the Vietnam War in the Air Force as a medic. He spent several months in Vietnam, where he tested blood cultures and worked with a unit whose job it was to keep patients...
    • De Loof, Arnold (Interview outline and video), 2007

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; United States. Air Force; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American
    • Arnold De Loof grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War. After training, he was sent to Alaska and Korea, where he did supply work and eventually became a fireman.
    • Forum, volume 034, number 27

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 034, number 27, published on 2010-03-29. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 035, number 26

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 035, number 26, published on 2011-03-21. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 035, number 27

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 035, number 27, published on 2011-03-28. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 038, number 24

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 038, number 24, published on 2014-03-10. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Garner, Curly (Interview outline and video), 2003

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Coast Guard; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
    • Curly Garner enlisted in the Coast Guard shortly after graduating from high school. He trained on Government Island in California and was sent to the Aleutian Islands during WWII. Their job was to try and rescue pilots that went down near the top...
    • Grit, Jacob (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Jake Grit was drafted into the Army in 1943 and fought in World War II. He served in a rifle company in the 9th Division, which he joined as a replacement in September, 1944. He saw action in the Hurtgen Forest, the Battle of the Bulge, at the...
    • Jim Harrison papers

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    • The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked...
    • Kloet, Ronald (Interview outline and video, 2 of 3), 2011

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; United States. Army; United States. Air Force; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Other...
    • In July 1969, Ron Kloet returned to Vietnam for a third tour of duty. During this tour, he served as part of the intelligence section for the 1st Air Cavalry Division in the Phuoc Long Province. While with the 1st Air Cav., Kloet took part in...
    • Meade, Mary Alice (Interview transcript and audio)

    • Michigan--History; Local histories; Memoirs; Oral histories (document genre); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Personal narratives; Heritage Hill (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Valley State University; Women
    • Mary Alice Martin was born in Grand Rapids in 1897. She returned home from Vassar College during WWI to farm “war gardens.” She traveled to China with her family at age 23. She married Richard Meade Jr., her second husband, on 30 November...
    • Olah, Andrew M. (Interview outline and video), 2005

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Andrew M. Olah was born on March 4, 1924 and grew up in Muskegon, MI. After being drafted, Andrew served as a sergeant for the U.S. Army. He served in England, France, Luxembourg, and Germany. During his service, Andrew was selected by the...
    • University press releases, March 1964

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from March 1964 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, August 2005

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from August 2005 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, September 2005

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from September 2005 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, November 2005

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from November 2005 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, March 2014

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from March 2014 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • Rooker, Leanne (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Other veterans & civilians--Personal narratives, American;
    • Leanne Rooker’s husband fought in the first Iraq war while she remained home in the states. She was very anxious the whole time he was gone, even though he did not actually get involved in combat. Leanne felt that the protesting during the war...
    • Sampson, John (Interview outline and video), 2010

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1942, John Sampson joined the ROTC while at Western Michigan University. Following graduation from Western Michigan and graduate school at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Sampson went through signal corps...

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