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H06-1638.70. Holland Daily Sentinel. Newspaper, 1897, 1901, 1909. 1 folder.

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Hope College

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Daily newspaper of the Holland, Michigan, area. This collection includes the Semi-Centennial Supplement, 1847-1897, which includes information on the businesses and businessmen of the city at that time, political comment, commercial comment, Western Theological Seminary, mayors of Holland, marshals of Holland, advertisements, images, etc. Personalities and topics covered include Mayor James De Young, city clerk William O. Van Eyck, postmaster De Keyzer, marshal Dyke, prosecuting attorney Arend Visscher, Holland-Chicago Line steamships, Captain George W. Pardee, Sir John Steketee, Austin Harrington, J. C. Calhoun, John Pessink, Congressman William Alden Smith, John Hummel, W. B. Conkey, James Huntley, Kanters Brothers, A. I. Kramer dry goods, Holland & Lake Michigan Electric Railroad and its president Charles M. Humphrey, general manager E. W. Ferguson, secretary Elven T. Larson, superintendent M. J. Kinch, civil engineer T. O. Williams, superintendent of construction C. S. Cleaver, L. A. Stratton livery, John D. Kanters printing, K. M. Schreck cigars, Fred Boone livery, John F. Zalsman repair shop, Dr. A. C. Van Raalte Gilmore dentist, Dr. L. N. Tuttle physician, Dr. F. J. Schouten physician and surgeon, O. E. Yates physician and surgeon, G. J. Diekema attorney, Dr. Baker and Dr. Betts physicians, Dr. T. W. Butterfield physician and surgeon, Chicago & West Michigan Railway, steamer Music, steamer Harvey Watson, Isaac Fairbanks notory public, N. Klock editor of the Holland Daily Sentinel, New City Hotel, B. Steketee store, Cornelius J. DeRoo of Walsh-DeRoo flouring mill, John Kruisenga grocery store, A. I. Kramer dry goods, De Kraker & De Koster meat market, Holland City Steam Laundry, Scott-Lugers Lumber Company, William Van Der Veere City Meat Market, Henry D. Kremers physician, John Nies, H. Van Tongeren cigar factory, George P. Hummer of West Michigan Furniture. The collection also contains the September 23, 1909, issue that includes businesses and businessmen and history of the Holland kolonie, beginning in 1847. Personalities and topics covered include Du Mez Brothers dry goods, the Flower Shop and Henry P. Dutton, Nick Dykema tailor, George H. Huizinga jewelry store, Engbertus Vander Veen coppersmith, John Nies hardware, the French Cloak Company (clothiers) and Wolf Herman and I. Altman, city hall building, semi-centennial of Holland in 1897, Henry Vander Ploeg book store, Holland Candy Company and Peter Spero, Holland fire of 1871, postmaster Gerrit J. Van Schelven, the Hotel Holland and Mr. Wentworth, the Holland City State Bank Nathan Kenyon, Jacob Van Putten, Dirk B. Van Raalte, John Kollen, and P. H. McBride, Pillar Church (Pillar Christian Reformed Church, Ninth Street Christian Reformed Church), the Merchants’ Association and Fred Beeuwkes and the Honorable Gerrit J. Kollen, Holland City Council (William O. Van Eyck, Abe Nauta [street commissioner], Richard Overweg [city clerk], Henry A. Naberhuis [engineer], D. W. Jellema, Herman Van Tongeren, John Vandenberg, Arthur Van Duren [city attorney], Arthur Drinkwater, Mayor Brusse, John Dyke, Will Lawrence, Henry Hyma, and Nicolas Prakken), Cook Brothers music store and Herman Cook and Barney Cook, Kleyn’s shoestore, city parks and J. A. Kooyers (superintendent of parks), A. Pieters store and bazaar, Simon Sprietsma & Sons shore store and Mr. Ver Plank, L. S. Sprietsma, Nick Sprietsma, Coster Photo Supply Company, the Independent Telephone Company and Citizens Telephone Company and Jud R. Watson, W. H. Orr, H. Van Tongeren cigar manufacturer, transportation systems history, Mr. George E. Kollen and the Woman’s Literary Club, resort activities, piers and lighthouse, R. M. De Pree & Company and the Gerber Drug Company and Con De Pree, E. E. Gerber, D. E. Bradford, and the public schools. (Oversized Non-Photographic Media Drawer)

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