Abner Doubleday circa 1800s

photo courtesy of Bruce Allardice

Winter Driving in John Ball Park, ca. 1932

courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Collections, Postcard Collection #78

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Santa Parade down Monroe Ave, Nov. 4, 1950

courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Collections, Robinson Studio Collection #125

Pearl Street Bridge 1875

courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Collections, George E. Fitch Collection #18

Pearl Street Bridge

courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Collections, Postcard Collection #78

Brookby Estate of John W. Blodgett

photo courtesy of Jeffrey Sytsma

The Train at Herpolsheimers

courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Collections, Robinson Studio Collection #125

Berkey & Gay Furniture Co Plant No. 1

courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Collections, GRPL Photo Collection #54

Upcoming Events:

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The GRHS Programs for 2014–15 continue as April 9 asks, Who the Heck is Abner Doubleday: Baseball and the Civil War, and lastly May 14 our Annual Banquet and Baxter Award Program: The Berkey and Gay Litigation of 1933-34. The Furniture City's Struggle Against the Corporate Raider, The Simmons Bedding and Furniture Company.

We look forward to seeing you there. If you, or a friend, have a research project that you'd like to present as a program feel free to contact GRHS Programs Committee at grhs.local@gmail.com