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    • Basarabski, Thomas (Interview outline and video), 2010

    • 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. Navy
    • Thomas Basarabski was born in East Grand Rapids, Michigan. In an effort to avoid the draft, he joined the Navy in 1968. He served in Alaska, the Philippines and California as an intercept reader, working on Soviet communications.
    • Buteyn, Donald (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans; Video recordings
    • Donald Buteyn served in the US Army from 1942-1945. He served as an infantryman in the 303rd Regiment, and saw action along the Dutch/Belgian frontier early in 1945 and took part in the crossing of the Rhine at Remagen. He later participated in...
    • Doornbos, Derk (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
    • Derk Doonbos was born in the Netherlands in 1920 and immigrated to the United States when he was very young. He served in the Army during World War II. He was trained as an Infantryman. He served in North Africa, where he caught malaria. He also...
    • Esiloza Omoh audio interview and transcript

    • Civil rights--Michigan--History; Women--Personal narratives; Discrimination
    • Esiloza Omoh was born in Legos, Nigeria, raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Grand Valley State University. She graduated with a degree in Biomedical Science. She discusses her experiences with discrimination because of the color of her skin.
    • Grand Valley Magazine, 2009 (Fall)

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications
    • Grand Valley Magazine is a quarterly publication for faculty, staff, students, and alumni published by the Grand Valley State University News & Information Services.
    • Forum, volume 035, number 02

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 035, number 02, published on 2010-09-17. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 037, number 04

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 037, number 04, published on 2012-09-17. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 001, number 27

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 001, number 27, published on 1977-05-09. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 24, number 30, p. 3

    • 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 29, number 37, p. 1

    • 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 024, number 30

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 024, number 30, published on 3/13/2000. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 029, number 37

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 029, number 37, published on 4/25/2005. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Glas, Alida (Interview transcript and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Other veterans & civilians--Personal narratives, American; Video...
    • Alida Glas was a teenager in the Netherlands during WW II. In this account, Glas discusses family and friends, the invasion of Holland, and life during the German occupation. She mentions the activities of the Dutch Underground, the effects of the...
    • Goedert, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • 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. Air Force
    • Goedert was born on January 23, 1926 in Oak Park, Illinois. He became an ordained Dominican Priest in 1951 and served in New Orleans from 1952-1960. In 1960 he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served as a Catholic Chaplain. Father...
    • Helen Schiller video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • Helen Shiller, a Jewish American born in 1947 in Long Island, New York. Her father had immigrated to the United States from Latvia and her mother from Belarus. She moved to Chicago‚Äôs Uptown neighborhood in 1972, living on N. Malden Street....
    • Henk, Edward (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
    • Ed Henk was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 21st, 1944. After graduating from high school, Henk attended Grand Rapids Junior College for three semesters before transferring to Ferris State University to study data processing. However, in...
    • Lanthorn, vol. 29, no. 18

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...
    • Lanthorn, vol. 07, no. 25

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...

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