Chris-Craft Corporation (1939-1989): While in Holland, the company helped produce military landing craft that were used at Normandy as well as thousands of Chris-Craft cruisers for a boat-hungry, post-war public.
Landing Craft Advertisement, Chris-Craft Corporation (top) Joint Archives of Holland
Advertisement f or George E. Clark from the Michigan State Gazeteer, 1897 (middle) Joint Archives of Holland
North Star Marine Construction Company Brochure, 1929 (bottom) Joint Archives of Holland
From Craft to Industry: The Boat Builders of Holland was an exhibition at the Holland Museum on display from June 14, 2013 through December 30, 2013. Materials for the exhibit were used from both the Joint Archives of Holland and Holland Museum.
Boat Builders of Holland, Chris Craft, Boating Industry in Michigan, West Michigan Boats, Lake Michigan, Lake Macatawa, Faculty Exhibits, Hope College, Joint Archives of Holland