Hope College

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Son of Frederick James Zwemer and Anna Klumper Zwemer. Attended the Holland public school system and Hope College Preparatory School from 1917-1921; Hope College class of 1926 graduate; member of the Knickerbocker Society (fraternity), Science Course, Men’s Glee Club and Pre-Medic Club; earned a teaching certificate from Michigan State Teachers College and a master’s degree from Michigan State University and continued graduate work at New York State Teachers College in Albany and at Northwestern University; professional public school teaching career took him to Bay City and Lowell, Michigan. The collection includes biographical information, photograph of Zwemer and a photograph album he kept while attending Hope College Preparatory School and Hope College from approximately 1917-1926 and after graduation. The album contains images of Hope College events, students, organizations and local places of interest.


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