United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Goodrich (Mich.); United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865)
Letters from George and Rachel Cary from Goodrich, Michigan to family. Letter to parents, May 8, 1864; letter to S. Lewis, April 4th 1864; and letter to brother mentions 8th Michigan Cavalry, January 19, 1865.
Honors Institute for Young Scholars; Honors Institute for Young Scientists; East Grand Rapids (Mich.); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Grand Valley State College; Science--Study and teaching; University of Michigan; Science
12 states send students to the Institute, article in the Grand Rapids Press, June 7, 1962.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Bedell, Grace, 1848-1936; Billings, Grace Bedell, 1848-1936
Letters sent to Grace Bedell, "Lincoln's Little Girl." As a little girl Grace saw an election portrait of Lincoln with a shaven face. Grace wrote Lincoln asking him to grow a beard as she thought he would look better with whiskers. Grace told...
A. Robert Kleiner was a founding partner of the Kleiner, De Young, and Fayette law firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He served as a chairperson for the Michigan Democratic Party Committee on Apportionment. The A. Robert Kleiner collection documents...
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Other veterans & civilians--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army;
Marvin Abbott was born in June 1938 in Decatur, Michigan and after graduating from high school, attending Michigan State University. While at Michigan State, Abbott went through the ROTC program, which included a six-week basic training course at...
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885
John T. Stuart, Abraham Lincoln's first law partner from April 12, 1837 until May 14, 1841. Print from portrait in the office of Mr. Logan Hay. Signed declaration of responsibility for costs, dated August 26, 1837.
Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
A sermon given November 17, 2002 by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) as part of the Once Upon a Time... series, on Genesis 12:1-3, 21:8-21 and Romans 9:1-8, 11:25-36 at Christ Community Church in Spring Lake, Michigan.
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. Marine Corps
James Abrams was born in Sparta, Michigan, in 1923, and eventually grew up in Montana. After moving to Grand Haven, Michigan, he joined the Marines after Pearl Harbor. After boot camp in San Diego, he was shipped to the Solomon Islands and joined...
Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.—Michigan; Muskegon (Mich.); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership; Women
Kathryn A. Agard, Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University, 2006-2010. She discusses her early life, education, family, and work in the Mental Health field, at Planned Parenthood Federation of...