Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That the Public Loved is an article concerning the private zoo in Holland, Michigan, that was owned by Chicago coal merchant George Fulmer Getz and helped form the Illionois based Brookfiekd Zoo and John Ball Zoo of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
George Fulmer Getz, Lakewood Farm, Getz Farm, Getz Zoo, Holland, Michigan, George Getz Jr., Nancy the Elephant, Susan Getz, Hyo Bos, Abraham Peters, Gerrit Kooyers, Harold Streur, John Ball Zoo, American Red Cross, Globe Corporation, Fred Green, Ziegfeld Follies, Wilma Por, Dr. A.R. Metz, Chicago Zoological Foundation, Marvin Ryzenga, Morris Ryzenga, Fred Woodruff, Leroy Woodruff, Vandenberg, Ken and Patti Bing, William Randolph Hearst, Hearst Garden of Comparative Zoology
Repository citation: Reynolds, Geoffrey D., "Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That the Public Loved" (2010). Faculty Publications. Paper 62.
Published in: Michigan History, Volume 94, Issue 1, January 1, 2010, pages 30-37. Copyright © 2010 Michigan History, Lansing, Michigan.
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