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Berkey & Gay Furniture Co Plant No. 1

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

Winter Driving in John Ball Park, ca. 1932

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

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

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jan

History Detectives 2017

10th ANNUAL
SLEUTHING FOR LOCAL HISTORY

Saturday, January...

09
feb

Brookby and the Blodgetts

by Jeff Sytsma

Who were the Blodgetts, and what did they do?  And...

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THU 12 JAN 7:00 PM

The Streetcar Era in Grand Rapids
by Prof. Carl Bajema & Tom Maas

Step back in time with street cars in Grand Rapids. Horse cars, cable cars, steam dummy trains, electric street cars and interurbans all carried passengers within and to-and-from Grand Rapids between 1865 and 1935.

Grand Rapids Public Library
Ryerson Auditorium, 2nd Floor

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111 Library St NE FL 4
Grand Rapids MI 49503-3268

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