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    • 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.
    • Following in His Steps

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 11/4/2013 entitled 'Following in His Steps', as part of the series 'The Human Face of God', on the occasion of Lent III, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Lent, Followers of Jesus, Way of...
    • Costly Obedience

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 11/4/2013 entitled 'Costly Obedience', as part of the series 'The Human Face of God', on the occasion of Lent II, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Lent, Followers of Jesus, Suffering of...
    • The Trinity: The Heart Has Reasons

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2012-06-03 entitled ''The Trinity: The Heart Has Reasons'', at Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges. Scripture references: John 1:1-5, 18, 14:1-20; I John 4:7-8, 12, 16; I John 4:7-8, 12, 16.
    • A Fool For Christ

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2007-04-01 entitled ''A Fool For Christ'', on the occasion of Palm Sunday, at Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges. Tags: Palm Sunday; Transforming Love; Way Of Jesus. Scripture references: Luke 19:35-44;...
    • Jerusalem and Jesus: Deja Vu Forever?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1999-03-28 entitled ''Jerusalem and Jesus: Deja Vu Forever?'', as part of the series ''God in the Mirror of a Human Face'', on the occasion of Palm Sunday, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI....
    • The Death of a Dream

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1995-04-09 entitled ''The Death of a Dream'', as part of the series ''The Dream'', on the occasion of Palm Sunday, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Compassion, Inclusive, Palm...
    • The Way of Jesus: The Road Not Taken

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2011-04-10 entitled ''The Way of Jesus: The Road Not Taken'', on the occasion of Lent, at St. John's Episcopal Church, Grand Haven. Scripture references: Mark 8:31-9:1.
    • The Best Is Yet To Be

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2002-01-06 entitled ''The Best Is Yet To Be'', on the occasion of Epiphany, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Jesus; Light Of The World; Epiphany. Scripture references: Matthew 2:9;...
    • Crucified! Violence in History

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2001-05-27 entitled ''Crucified! Violence in History'', as part of the series ''Credo'', on the occasion of Memorial Day Weekend, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Incarnation; Divine...
    • Longing for Home and Home Away From Home

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1994-12-04 entitled ''Longing for Home and Home Away From Home'', on the occasion of Advent II, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Advent, Exile, Shalom, God. Scripture references:...
    • Blodgett, John W. (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
    • John W. (Jack) Blodgett was born in May 24, 1901 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In addition to continuing the lumbering business of his father, he was a banker. John married Minnie Cumnock in 1895. Apart from the Blodgett Memorial Hospital in East...
    • Widdicombe, John (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
    • John Widdicombe was born in Grand Rapids. His great-grandfather came to New York from England, before moving to Grand Rapids. Mr. Widdicombe’s grandfather Alfred H. Sherwood started the Grand Rapids Panel Company, invented embalming fluid, and...
    • Pearson, Dr. Robert (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • 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
    • Robert Pearson served as an artillery liaison pilot with the 4th Armored Division in WW II. He describes his reasons for enlisting prior to the start of the war, his training first in gliders and then in observation planes, and his service in...
    • Meiers, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2010

    • 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. Air Force
    • Paul Meiers was born in Latvia, where, at the age of six, he and his family were moved to Germany and, eventually, put in a displaced persons camp. After receiving a sponsor to live in America, Meiers enlisted into the Air Force in 1956 where he...
    • Day, Mike (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; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American;
    • Mike Day was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom who is currently serving in the National Guard. His recent term of deployment lasted about 11 ½ months. In this account, Day discusses his pre-enlistment year, his enlistment and training in the...
    • Groggel, Richard (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; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
    • Richard Groggel served during World War II in Germany and France as a Replacement Officer for the 90th Division in 1944. Shortly after arriving, he and his severely shorthanded platoon were captured by a German outfit when defending from a...
    • Maxson, Kay (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; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American
    • Kay Maxson, born in Lowell Michigan in 1933, enlisted in the Naval Reserve in early 1951, and was called to active duty in January, 1952. Trained in fire and damage control, he was assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany. After he joined the...
    • Harlan, Charles (Interview outline and video), 2012

    • 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
    • Charles Harlan grew up in Mancelona, Michigan, and enlisted in the Army as soon as he finished high school in 1966 in order to stay ahead of the draft and have some say in his assignment. After basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, he went to Fort...

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