70 Years of Growing:
History of Walters Gardens, Inc.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – 7:30 p.m.
Maas Center Auditorium, Hope College
264 Columbia Avenue, Holland...
Walters Gardens, Inc. is North America’s leading wholesale grower of perennials. For over 70 years, the company has built its reputation by offering a wide of over 1,000 new and classic perennials of the finest quality to independent growers. Chief Operating Officer Troy Shumaker will show us a wonderful video about the company’s history and answer questions you may have.
The Society of American Archivists, of which the Joint Archives of Holland is a member, debuted this video at last month’s annual meeting. I hope it conveys some of the reasons why archivists and archives are important to the daily lives of researchers and the people they represent through their writing.
Holland Area Historical Society to Host Program About World World II in Holland, Michigan.
World War II Life in the “Old Home Town” – Part Two
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Maas Auditorium, Hope College...
264 Columbia Avenue, Holland
In observance of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, local historian and author Randy Vande Water concludes his presentation of Holland’s civilian and military participation in World War II. Topics will include Selective Service (Draft), civil defense and bonds, Tulip Time, National Guard and Pearl Harbor.
Read about the history of Grand-Craft boats in the latest issue of the Joint Archives of Holland Quarterly newsletter.
In the latest issue of the Joint Archives of Holland Quarterly newsletter two Hope College students present their latest research. Charlyn Pelter presents her research about the journey of a teenager from war torn Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Holland, Michigan. Jillian Nichols presents her research about local girl that became an important influence in the Reformed Church in America's medical missionary movement to Amoy, China in the early part of the 20th century.
Check out the important history of the presidency at Hope College in the latest issue of the Joint Archives Quarterly
Check out the fascinating life Woldemar Bary, a Russian immigrant and an engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, in the latest issue of the Joint Archives Quarterly newsletter.
Check out the fascinating life Abraham J. Muste, of one of Hope College's own and America's best known peace activist in the latest issue of the Joint Archives Quarterly newsletter.
Check out the history of the Jesiek Brothers Shipyard: From Minnows to Marina in the latest issue of the Joint Archives Quarterly newsletter.