Latest Past Events

Hollyhock Lane 4th of July Parade

Ottawa Hills neighborhood, Grand Rapids, MI

Annual Ottawa Hills Hollyhock Lane 4th of July Parade. You are invited to join us as we continue the tradition of marching in the Hollyhock Parade. Meet us at the corner of Calvin and Alexander at 8 AM and join the fun with bands, bicyclists, candy, and placards. To quote a past participant: this event […]

“An Army of Women:” A Diverse Midwest in World War I Women’s Registration Cards

Pew Campus, Grand Valley State University 401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids

Part of the 2022 Midwestern History Conference, please register (free) to attend. *Session begins at 10:20 AM Chair: Robert Franciosi, Grand Valley State University Panelists: The Importance of the Midwest and a Survey of Race and Ethnicity Jo Ellyn Clarey, Greater Grand Rapids Women’s History Council A Close Look at African American Women Outside a […]