Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Ritner, Joseph, 1780-1869; Whig Party (U.S.);United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;
Letter discussing scientific lectures, the re-election of Pennsylvania Gov. Joseph Ritner, and Massachusetts's reluctance to support William Henry Harrison.
Queyonna Hunt was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hunt is an ambassador for the LGBT Resources Center at Grand Valley State University. She discusses her work with the center and how knowledge can be expanded on GVSU campus.
Colette Seguin-Beighley is director of the LGBT resource center at Grand Valley State University. She compares her experiences growing up in San Francisco during the civil rights movement with her experiences in West Michigan.
Richard Robinson is a 26 year old homosexual who grew up in Clarkston, MI. He attended Oakland Community College from 2003-2005 and GVSU as an undergrad from 2005-2008. His undergrad was in Philosophy and anthropology. He is now a grad student...
Ryan Cronk is a student at Grand Valley State University, double majoring in Accounting and Economics. Ryan is an active member of the LGBT community as well as the Delta Upsilon fraternity. Ryan passionately works to educate others on LGBT issues...
Civil rights--Michigan--History; Hispanic Americans--Personal narratives; Discrimination against Hispanic Americans
James Morton talks about his family’s experience immigrating to the United States during the big flight of Puerto Ricans of the 1950s. He also discusses his experiences with discrimination in both Queens, New York and West Michigan.
Cynthia Mader is an outstanding woman who is an advocate for the advancement of civil rights for the LGBTQ community in the West Michigan area, as well as a professor in Grand Valley State University‟s College of Education. Recently, Cynthia was...
Queyonna Hunt was born in raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a journalism and creative writing major with an emphasis print and publishing at Grand Valley State University. She discusses her involvement in the LGBT community.