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  • Subject is exactly "Grand Rapids (Mich.)"
Go to Christine Marcus Stone interview (video and transcript) item page

Christine Marcus Stone is a painter of Navajo, Scottish, and English descent, who was born in Tuscon, Arizona and moved to Michigan at a young age. In her interview, she disucsses her arts education, her personal and family history, and the Grand…
Go to Hunter Genia interview (video and transcript) item page

Hunter Genia is a member of the Saginaw Swan Creek Black River Band of Chippewa. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and holds degrees in criminal justice and social work. In this interview, he discusses his family history, the Grand Rapids Native…
Go to Wag Wheeler interview (audio and transcript) item page

James Wagner "Wag" Wheeler was born in eastern Oklahoma to Cherokee parents in 1935. In his life in Salisaw, Oklahoma, Wheeler worked as an accountant and administrator until becoming the Executive Director of Oklahoma Indian Opportunity. After the…
Go to Leroy Hall and Jason Quigno interview (audio and transcript) item page

Leroy Hall is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa tribe, who resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Leroy grew up in a number of Michigan communities, including Merritt, Mount Pleasant, and Grand Rapids. He attended college at Bay de Noc Community Collee…
Go to June Mamagona Fletcher interview (audio and transcript) item page

June Mamagona Fletcher is a member of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake). She was born in Detroit, Michigan and has lived in Dorr and Grand Rapids, Michigan. She holds an MBA from Grand Valley State Unviersity as…
Go to Jeffrey Chivis interview (audio and transcript) item page

Jeffrey Chivis is a member of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, and is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chivis graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Grand Valley State University (GVSU), and obtained his master’s…
Go to Green Scrapbook item page

Green scrapbook with a number of newspaper clippings and photos related to the Grand Rapids Boat and Canoe Club
Go to Dark Brown Scrapbook item page

Dark brown scrapbook with a number of newspaper clippings and photos related to the Grand Rapids Boat and Canoe Club
Go to John F. Corbet Death item page

Newspaper clipping of eulogy for John F. Corbet, who died at 83 and won a $1,000 prizeat the Columbian exposition, defeating Edward Clator in a single sculls race.
Go to Rugged Oarsmen Will have Reunion at Luncheon item page

Newspaper Article about the 1887 World Honors Winners from Grand Rapids Boat and Canoe Club, and their reunion at the luncheon honoring A. A. Carroll.
Go to GVSC Revives an Old, Proud GR Sport item page

Newspaper article detailing GVSC's role in bringing crew back to GR, after Grand Rapids Boat and Canoe Club gifted clubhouse back to the city. One section tells the history of Grand Rapids Boat and Canoe Club prior to GVSC.
Go to A Four Out for a Spin item page

Full-sized sheet of paper, pencil script. At the top, crossed out, "Members of first crew to win race for," underneath that, "A four out for a spin - Herbert Conlon, Ernst Conlon, McQuewan, Corbet."
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