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History Of The City Of Grand Rapids, Michigan On CD

History Of The City Of Grand Rapids, Michigan On CD

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Baxter, Albert, History of the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan New York: Munsell & Co., 1891, 977 pgs. Index of biographies and illustrations 1.Location & surroundings 2.Indian occupation 3.The advent of the white man 4.The settlement 5.Incidents & reminiscences 6.Descriptive sketches 7. Outline sketch 8. Beginnings in the two townships 9. The village of Grand Rapids 10. Enterprising pioneers 11. Events of 40 years 12. The Old Residents Assoc. 13. The city charter 14. Municipal annals 15. 4th of July celebrations 16. Storms-Floods-Rainfall 17. 56 winter seasons 18. The police department 19. The fire department 20. important fires 21. Immigration 22. Political parties 23. Temperance & liquors 24. water supply 25. Lights and electricity 26. Public schools 27. Academic, private & parochial schools 28. Libraries & ladies' literary clubs 29. Art 30. The press of Grand River 31. Churches & religious 32. institutions & organizations 33. Public buildings 34. Kent County government 35. City administration 36. Parks & cemeteries 37. Salt wells & works 38. Gypsum & plaster of Paris 39. Flouring mills, saw mills & lumber 40. Foundries & machine shops 41. Wagons, and other vehicles 42. Manufacture of furniture & cabinet wares 43. Industrial enterprises 44. Farm, garden & stock 45. Navigation 46. Early highways 47. Railways 48. Street railways 49. Bridges across Grand River 50. Village roads & city streets 51. Entertainment 52. Military 53. Grand Rapids & Kent County in the war for the Union 54. Volunteers & commisions 55. Fatalities in the service 56. Early marriages & deaths of residents 57. Orders, socieites & clubs 58. Improvements 59. Trade, commerce, business 60. Meats & marketing 61. Banks & bankers 62. Medicine & surgery 63. Doctors 64. The bench & the bar 65. Buildings & homes 66. Statistics General index Personal index General index


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