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History Detectives: Sleuthing for Local History

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 12:00 AM


A day-long event made up of six programs exploring various aspects of Grand Rapids history. Presented by area historians and members of historical and cultural organizations, topics are varied and reflect the unique heritage of West Michigan. Topics include:

• Lawrence C. Earle is Grand Rapids’ First Artist
• African American Women in Turn-of-the-Twentieth Century Grand Rapids
• Grand Rapids and the Holocaust
• Evening Entertainment in Grand Rapids, 1940-1970
• School Gardening Programs in Progressive Era Grand Rapids
• WWII: When Patriotism Was the Norm

All events are free and open to the public. Space is limited and seating is offered first come, first served. There will be an overflow room available with simulcast video presentation. A boxed lunch is available for purchase. Email rsvp@grpl.org to purchase a lunch.

Phone: (616) 988-5400
Event url: www.grpl.org

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111 Library St. Northeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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