Portrait of My Community
On September 18, 2014, the Kutsche Office of Local History and the
Cook Library Center celebrated the first anniversary of the Cook
Library Scholars Program. The event showcased their year-long effort
to document the history of leadership and community on Grandville Avenue.
Grand Rapids Major George Heartwell (left) with Javier Cervantes, Cook Library Scholars Program Director (September 18, 2014)
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell (left) with Javier Cervantes,
Cook Library Scholars Program Director, at the "Portrait of My
Community," Exhibit Opening, Cook Library Center, 1100 Grandville
Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI. September 18, 2014. Cervantes provided
spanish language translation during the event. This program is a part
of the Kutsche Office of Local History's Youth Leadership Initiative.
The community documentation and exhibit project was a collaboration
among the GVSU Kutsche Office of Local History, Grandville Avenue Arts
& Humanities, and the Grand Rapids Public Library.
Photo by Bri
Luginbill, GVSU News and Information
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