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Grand Valley State University

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Life and Times of James H. Zumberge. GVSC Underground Productions video on the Life and Times of James H. Zumberge, First President of Grand Valley State College. The video is in black and white with sound, using a combination of film clips, photographs, newspapers, and letters with audio detailing Zumberge’s time at GVSC, beginning in February 1962. It describes the early days of the College, its groundbreaking, the difficulties in constructing the campus and its opening in 1963. The video also discusses Zumberge's presidential responsibilities, such as accepting gifts like the Angus. It then showed images and film from the Pioneer Class graduation in 1967, and from the accreditation in 1968. The video finishes with best wishes for Zumberge as he moves on to the University of Arizona to teach.

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Grand Valley State audiovisual media collection, (GV000-04)