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Glance at the Past - Michigan Trust Building

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Glance at the Past is a local history radio project presented by Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center. It's written and voiced by award-winning local historian Diana Barrett.  

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Glance at the Past - Civic Auditorium

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under NONPROFITS

Glance at the Past is a local history radio project presented by Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center. It's written and voiced by award-winning local historian Diana Barrett.    

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WYCE tries new type of fundraising: the Un-Drive

by (Peg Treegarden)

Submitted 03-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

WYCE is in the middle of its "Un-Drive." Certain donation levels can get you dinner and a show, tickets to a show at the Outdoor Summer Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park or tickets to a summer music festival....

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Glance at the Past - Little Italy

by (WYCE)

Submitted 03-25-2012 under NONPROFITS

Glance at the Past is a local history radio project presented by Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center. It's written and voiced by award-winning local historian Diana Barrett.

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Glance at the Past - Old Plank Road

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Plank Road connected Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, its thriving neighbor to the north. This 19th century middle passage finally limited the more than 30 mile trip to a single day's journey. "Glance at the Past" is a collaboration...

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Glance at the Past - Fire Bell

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

This bell still stands at the entrance of Grand Rapids Public Museum. Learn about its rich history with Grand Rapids Fire Department on this episode of Glance at the Past!

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Glance at the Past - Bridge Banquet

by (WYCE)

Submitted 10-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

Civil War soldiers are greeted with a lavish banquet upon their return to Grand Rapids.

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Glance at the Past - Pottery Works

by (WYCE)

Submitted 09-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

John Lipzinski made a lot of pots in his facility which stood at the city limits of Michigan and Eastern in 1876.  He used an old fashioned hand press for flower pots and a more modern press for molding pots.  The hand made pots were used...

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Glance at the Past - McGeorge Bundy

by (WYCE)

Submitted 09-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

McGeorge Bundy, lawyer, diplomat and grandfather to his namesake, the National Security Advisor to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.

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Glance at the Past - Prohibition

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Michigan followed Maine's idea for prohibition in 1853, but, it was found impossible to do enforce this ideal in Grand Rapids. By 1870, Grand Rapids housed 58 saloons and five breweries. Women's organizations for prohibition, were an...

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