The Joint Archives of Holland

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The Joint Archives of Holland

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The papers of William Robertson Angus, Jr., missionary to China and the Philippines; Rutgers University Class of 1922; Hartford Seminary Class of 1925; graduate work at Yale University; licensed by the Classis of Bergen, 1925; commissioned by the RCA…

The collection contains her 2003 oral history recording and transcript concerning her family’s move to the area from Chicago in 1943 to farm, her grandparents Leonard Foster and Gladys Leone Stoutmire, a cross burning incident, prejudice at the…

Chicago area African-American family that located to the West Olive area in 1956 to raise blueberries, black angus cattle, and eventually open a service station on Butternut Drive.

Former employee of the Chris-Craft Corporation, Holland Furniture, Modern Partions, Uniline of Grand Rapids, and founder of Trendway in 1968

Commercial fishing family located in Holland, Michigan and Western shore of Wisconsin

Former resident of the North Side of Holland, Michigan

Graduate of Holland High School and local Holland Vietnam Conflict veteran. Served with the U.S. Army Fifth Special Forces (Green Berets), Third Corps, as a 1st Lt., 1967-1969.

Oral history interview conducted by Melissa LeBarge and Irene van der Lugt with post World War Two Dutch immigrant Elly W. Hess about her experiences working in the Dutch Underground in Amsterdam and France

Worked with Jason Petroelje of Skipper-Craft Boats to build his own 15-foot Skipper-Craft boat in 1959.

Photographic slide images of the Ottawa Beach area including the Ottawa Beach Hotel, the Murphy family (caretaker of the hotel, boat builder, and livery operator), railroad, and western Black Lake scenes, and oral history transcript and tape recorded…
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