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Paul Kutsche Featured in "The Living History Project"

Paul Kutsche Featured in "The Living History Project"

Paul Kutsche's story is among those featured in the "Living History Project."

GVSU office to collect stories of Asian, Pacific Island residents in Holland

GVSU office to collect stories of Asian, Pacific Island residents in Holland

HOLLAND, Mich.  Grand Valley State University's Kutsche Office of Local History will continue to collect oral histories from the Asian and Pacific Island community in Holland.

Faculty to collect local migrants' stories

Faculty to collect local migrants' stories

The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Kutsche Office of Local History have been involved in a grant that is the first of its kind -- a historical storytelling grant called Common Heritage, granted to the university through the NEH...

Native exhibit moves to GRPL

Native exhibit moves to GRPL

The urban Native American exhibition sponsored by the Kutsche Office of Local History is now on display at the Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE.

A Native American's Perspective on Michigan

A Native American's Perspective on Michigan

It's been 211 years since President Thomas Jefferson signed a congressional declaration stating that this part of the world would "constitute a separate territory, and be called Michigan."

Herrick Library to collect stories of Asian and Pacific Americans

Herrick Library to collect stories of Asian and Pacific Americans

Beginning in January, the library, in a collaboration with Grand Valley State University, will be collecting the stories of Holland's Asian and Pacific Islander community.

Department earns NEH grant to collect histories of migrant workers

Department earns NEH grant to collect histories of migrant workers

The Kutsche Office of Local History received a $11,500 Common Heritage Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to collect oral histories of Michigan migrant workers.

NEH awards $434,000 to 38 cultural organizations

NEH awards $434,000 to 38 cultural organizations

WASHINGTON (December 16, 2015)  The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $423,464 in grants to 38 cultural organizations to bring historical records and artifacts currently hidden in family attics and basements across the country.

Federal grant to help collect oral histories of migrants

Federal grant to help collect oral histories of migrants

ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) - The Kutsche Office of Local History at Grand Valley State University has received an $11,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to collect oral histories of Michigan migrant workers.

Federal grant to help gather historical info on migrants

Federal grant to help gather historical info on migrants

With support from an NEH Common Heritage grant, GVSU Kutsche Office will work with the Oceana County Hispanic Center and the Oceana County Historical and Genealogical Society, in addition to Grand Valley's History and Latin American Studies departments.

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