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    • Gamal Gasim audio interview and transcript

    • Civil rights--Michigan--History; Muslims--United States--Personal narratives
    • Gamal Gasim, assistant professor of Middle East Studies and Political Science, earned his PhD in political science from Texas Tech. He teaches Introduction to Middle East Studies, Middle East politics, and comparative politics. Before Grand Valley,...
    • What Comes Through in the Jesus Story?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2002-03-10 entitled ''What Comes Through in the Jesus Story?'', as part of the series ''Journeying With Jesus On the Road Less Traveled'', at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: God As...
    • God and History: What's Happening?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2001-11-11 entitled ''God and History: What's Happening?'', at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Pentecost; Immanence; Incarnation. Scripture references: Isaiah 65:17-25; I Corinthians...
    • Do You Suppose God Is Really Like That?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2004-03-28 entitled ''Do You Suppose God Is Really Like That?'', as part of the series ''Remembering Jesus, Experiencing God'', at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Shalom; Eschatology;...
    • Love Talk: A Tale of Two Cities and a Rumor of Angels

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2009-12-20 entitled ''Love Talk: A Tale of Two Cities and a Rumor of Angels'', on the occasion of Advent, at Spring Lake Country Club. Scripture references: Luke 2:1-14; Micah 5:2-5a.
    • Who Needs a Good-For-Nothing Church?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2001-10-14 entitled ''Who Needs a Good-For-Nothing Church?'', on the occasion of Harvest Festival, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Scripture references: Mark 2:13-17.
    • Do We Need a New American Dream?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2010-07-14 entitled ''Do We Need a New American Dream?'', on the occasion of Lakeshore Interfaith Community, at Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges. Scripture references: Matthew 5:38-48; Romans 12:1-2,...
    • Just Imagine...

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2009-07-12 entitled ''Just Imagine...'', at Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges. Tags: Non-violence; Inclusiveness. Scripture references: Micah 6:8; Luke 10:25-37.
    • Your Elephant is Showing...

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2008-07-23 entitled ''Your Elephant is Showing...'', on the occasion of Sunday Potluck Picnic, at Pottawattomie Park. Tags: Exclusivism; Pluralism; Brain Science; Arc Of Justice.
    • Jackoboice, George (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
    • George Jackoboice was born in 1908. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1931. He was a member of the Peninsular club and the Cascade Hills Country Club. He co-owned the family business, Monarch Road Machinery Co. He died on 10...
    • Couturier, Mark B. (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Construction worker; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings
    • Mark Couturier, of Greenville, Michigan, graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2006 and worked as a volunteer in Kabul, Afghanistan, helping to build a dental clinic there. He describes daily life in Kabul, the attitudes of the Afghan...
    • Girke, Troy (Interview outline and video), 2006

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American; Other veterans & civilians--Personal narratives,...
    • Troy Girke was born in Allegan, Michigan in 1963 and enlisted in the United States Navy in 1983. Troy remained with the Navy for 20 years and traveled to Africa, Australia, Spain, France, Bahrain, UAE, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the...
    • Ondersma, Peter (Interview transcript and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings
    • Peter Ondersma was born in Orlando, Florida and moved to Michigan in 1955 when he was 8 years old. Peter went to school in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated in 1966 and was drafted into the Army shortly after graduation. He began basic...
    • DeLange, Jeff (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Afghan War, 2001--Personal narratives, American; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American; United...
    • Jeff DeLange served in the Army for a total of five years as an infantryman and toured in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2006 and 2009 where he conducted patrols and later helped with the turnover of operations to the Iraqis.
    • Anderson, Nicholas “Nick” (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Afghan War, 2001--Personal narratives, American; United States. Marine Corps
    • Nick Anderson was born in Minnesota in 1989 and moved to Grand Haven, Michigan three years later. He had given thought to joining the military before 9/11 and, during his senior year of high school, decided that he wanted to be a Marine. Nick swore...
    • Oakes, Ronald (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2010

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American; United States. National Guard
    • After returning from Vietnam in 1969, Ron Oakes married, earned a degree in electronics and traveled around the Midwest working. Eventually, he and his family moved back to Michigan, where Oakes joined the National Guard. As part of the Guard,...
    • Miner, William (Interview outline and video), 2012

    • 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. Marine Corps
    • Will Miner was born in Lennon, Michigan in 1973. After graduating from high school, Miner attended Grand Valley State University for a year before deciding to enlist in the Marine Corps. Once he completed his basic training at the Marine Corps...
    • Ryan, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2011

    • 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. Navy
    • Paul Ryan was born in New York City and attended Notre Dame University on a naval ROTC scholarship. Upon graduating in 1975, he went on active duty for four years, serving on destroyers in the Pacific. After leaving the Navy, he joined the reserves...
    • Gilbert, Carol (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Other veterans & civilians--Personal narratives, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives,...
    • Carol Gilbert is the wife of U.S. Army/Vietnam War veteran Freddie Gilbert. She was born in 1950 in Nuremberg, Germany to a military family and would move back to the U.S. in her childhood. She met Freddie when they were in high school and were...

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