Grand Valley State University is Proud to Announce the Friend of the Kutsche Office Membership Campaign!

The Kutsche Office of Local History, located in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, is home to the Local History Roundtable as well as different projects helping local groups and people preserve, protect and retain history that is important to them.  This is accomplished through oral histories, supervised internships and fellowships, faculty directed projects and the work of experts in their specific fields.

You can be a part of this exciting initiative by becoming a Friend of the Kutsche Office of Local History by making a gift of $45.  Your gift will allow you discounts to future programs of the Kutsche Office of Local History.

To learn more and to donate, click here.

Events

Preserving Your Family History

Preserving Your Family History

October 21, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us at The Holland Museum on Tuesday, October 21 from 7-9pm as we discuss preserving one's history with Catherine Jung, who works with archives and collections at the library.  You...

Community History Harvest

Community History Harvest

November 13, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In the last half of the 20th century, a little known program that still impacts American Indian lives today was administered by the federal government. Called “The Urban Relocation Program”...

Campus Dialogue

Campus Dialogue

November 19, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GVSU announces new project to document the experiences of urban Native Americans In the last half of the 20th century, a little known program that still impacts American Indian lives today was administered...

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Portrait of My Community Celebration

Portrait of My Community Celebration

September 19, 2014

The young scholars who worked for a year documenting the history of their Grandville Avenue neighborhood celebrated the successful conclusion of their project at the Cook Library Center September 18.

GVSU announces new project to document the experiences of urban Native Americans

GVSU announces new project to document the experiences of urban Native Americans

August 11, 2014

This program is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, visit www.gvsu.edu/kutsche or call (616)331-8099.

Gordon Olson Lifetime Contribution to Local History Award

Gordon Olson Lifetime Contribution to Local History Award

April 10, 2014

The Kutsche Office of Local history awarded the first Lifetime Contribution to Local History Award to Gordon Olson.

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