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    • Petition by the executors of the estate of Edmund Townsend, 1854

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Court records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Townsend, Edmund; Townsend, John E.; Townsend, Samuel C.; Townsend, Thomas; Townsend, Wentworth R.; Johnson, Henrietta; Johnson, Robert; Parkes, L.;...
    • Petition by the executors of the estate of Edmund Townsend directing the disposition of two female slaves who are the daughters of the deceased.
    • Life Through Dying

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Articles
    • An article written by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 11/1/1994 entitled "Life Through Dying", a Perspectives Article. Tags: Hebrew Scriptures, Wisdom Literature, Death,Life, Nature of God.
    • The Church: The Celebration of Life and Death

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1998-11-01 entitled ''The Church: The Celebration of Life and Death'', as part of the series ''The Church: Human Community'', at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Community of Faith,...
    • God: The Feeling That Remains Where the Concept Fails

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2001-06-10 entitled ''God: The Feeling That Remains Where the Concept Fails'', as part of the series ''Credo'', on the occasion of Trinity Sunday, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags:...
    • What Is Worth Dying For?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2003-05-25 entitled ''What Is Worth Dying For?'', on the occasion of Memorial Day Weekend, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Memorial Day; The Way Of Peace. Scripture references: Micah...
    • The God We Cannot Flee

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2008-10-19 entitled ''The God We Cannot Flee'', at Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges. Tags: Immanence Of God; Nature Of Spiritual Experience. Scripture references: Psalm 139.
    • Receipt from William Florville for services rendered

    • Florville, William, approximately 1806-1868; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; African Americans; Haitians
    • Receipt from William Florville (Billy the Barber), for money received from the estate of E.S. Rohly for services rendered. Florville was Abraham Lincoln's African American barber in Springfield, Ill.
    • Forum, volume 15, number 14

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 21, number 35

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 036, number 09

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 036, number 09, published on 2011-10-24. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 001, number 12

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 001, number 12, published on 1977-01-10. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Kindel, Katrina (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
    • Katrina Cup van Asmus was born in 1904. She married Charles Kindel in 1924. She was heavily involved with the local and national Humane Society and was instrumental in forming the Michigan Federation of Humane Societies. Mrs. Kindel managed...
    • Rozema, Jacob (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2007

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings;
    • Jacob Rozema was born in the Netherlands and moved with his family to Michigan in 1930. He enlisted in the medical corps and served in the 148th station hospital in New Guinea before transferring to an evacuation hospital in Manila. In the...
    • Youngquist, Gord (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. Coast Guard
    • Gord Youngquist served in the United States Coast Guard from 1977 to 1987. During this period Gord served in a wide variety of positions and locations from Cortez Florida, Sarasota Florida, Saint Petersburg Florida, as well as aboard an ice breaker...
    • Goins, Donald (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Army Air Corps; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
    • Donald Goins was born in 1921 in Sigma, Michigan, and grew up in Zanesville, Ohio. His family farmed and ran a produce trucking business that made regular trips to the Southern United States to market. Although Goins is African- American, he did...
    • McAlpine, Barry (Interview outline and video), 2012

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; United States. Army; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American
    • Barry McAlpine was born in Cass City, Michigan in 1945. After graduating from high school in 1963, McAlpine briefly worked at General Motors before attending Michigan State University. However, his time at Michigan State did not work out and in...
    • Kutten, Harry (Interview outline and video), 2011

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
    • Harry Kutten was born in St. Louis in 1924 to Russian immigrant parents, and enlisted in the Navy while still in high school after he heard of the tragedy of Pearl Harbor. He felt obligated to join the armed forces after this incident, and cited...
    • Ward, Jack (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • 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
    • Jack Ward enlisted in the US Army in 1968. He trained as a helicopter mechanic and was sent to Vietnam in 1969. He was stationed at Camp Holloway, outside of Pleiku. He spent most of his time on the base because of his assignment, but endured...
    • Mann, Randy (Interview transcript and video), 2011

    • 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
    • Randy Mann was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in July 1949. Although he received his draft notice following his high school graduation, Mann did not enter the service until eighteen months later. After completing basic training at Fort Knox,...

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