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. Naval Reserve. Women’s Reserve; Women
Mary Jean Brooks was in the WAVES during World War II. She trained at Smith College in communications. She worked in the Naval Department building in Washington, D.C., encoding and decoding messages sent to and from naval bases and ships. She...
Michigan--History; Local histories; Memoirs; Oral histories (document genre); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Personal narratives; Heritage Hill (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Emma Howe Foote was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on 3 February 1885, the daughter of Elijah Hedding Foote and Frances Amelia Howe. She lived at the corner of Lyon and College, and attended Junior College. Emma was married to Clarence S. Dexter,...
Edward V. Gillis worked in the tool and manufacturing business in Grand Rapids Michigan. Gillis was a collector whose focus was Native Americans. This collection includes magazines, posters, maps, other published and some unpublished materials.
Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Articles
An article written by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 3/1/1993 entitled "God Language: The Deeper Issue", a Perspectives Article. Tags: Nature of God, Creeds, Historical Thinking,Metaphors for God, Nature of Religious Development, Theological Paradigms.
Grand Valley State University; Michigan; Allendale (Mich.); Grand Valley State College; Zumberge, James Herbert; Facilities; Office buildings; Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; College presidents
Interior of the Grey House administrative offices. Left to right: Ellamae Braun, Kenneth VerBurg, Kent Co. School Superintendant Erwin J. Kleinert, Dr. James H. Zumberge, Mrs. V. Scheidt, Mrs. C. Cahill, 1962.
Grand Valley State University; Michigan; Allendale (Mich.); Grand Valley State College; Facilities; Office buildings; Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale;
Moving the Grey House, home of the first campus administrative offices at Grand Valley State College, to a new location on M-45. The building was sold to private owner Larry Waterman after new administrative offices were built., 1969
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Marine Corps; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings;
Robert Halle served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Robert and Bruce both served in Korea. Robert enlisted in the Marine Reserves at the age of seventeen, and was called to active duty during his junior year of high school. He trained...
Grand Valley State University; Grand Valley State College; Michigan; Allendale (Mich.); Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Facilities
In preparation for an open house, wives of four Grand Valley State College founders cleaned and polished the interior of the Grey House, used for administration, on March 14, 1962. From left to right, Mrs. Donald Waterman, Mrs. David E. Dutcher,...
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865)
Official documents and correspondence of James B. Sabin, Company F, 2nd Michigan Volunteer Calvery, 1861-1863. Certificates and oath of identity, and correspondence from Camp Benton, St. Louis, Missouri, and an article from the Grand Rapids Press,...