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...
African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Property; Stover, William B. (William Bradford), 1782-1850
Appraisal of the estate of William Bradford Stover (b. 24 June 1782 in S. C., d. 11 Nov. 1850 in Wilcox, Co., Alabama). Inventory of property includes 41 slaves, livestock, equipment, tools, furnishings, and other effects.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army. Air Corps; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Korea; Japan; Video recordings;
Joseph Boball was born in 1912 and worked in the Aviation Engineers from 1943 through 1946. Joseph was Staff Sergeant in Okinawa and Korea. In Okinawa Joseph spent most of his time building an air strip and other infrastructure. While working in...
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1865); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Certificate of discharge of Pvt. John B. Maloney of Capt. Sherlock's Company A of the 5th Regiment of Infantry Volunteers of the State of Michigan. Maloney, a laborer, joined the Regiment in Ft. Wayne Michigan, and was discharged with surgeon's...
Conrad Thornquist was a Michigan native who attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate and attended Harvard Law School in the Class of 1931. His papers include handwritten and bound class notes from his Harvard Law School coursework...
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...
Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University; Grand Valley State College--Periodicals; College publications; Reports; Muskegon (Mich.); Environmental policy; Environmentalists--Michigan
History of the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute at Grand Valley State University in Muskegon, Michigan, by Gordon L. Olson.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes
Design shows flag on globe floating in water with "Our Country" and stanza from La Marseillaise. Design in red and blue on white envelope. Envelope is addressed to Mrs. B.W. Johnson, stamped and cancelled. D. B. Cook & Co. Chicago.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army. Air Corps; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings
George B. Gane is a WW II veteran who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 92nd Bomber Wing from 1944 to 1945. In this account he discusses his pre-enlistment years, enlistment and training in the U.S., and bombing missions in Europe.