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.
Melanie Shell-Weiss (right), Director of the Kutsche Office of Local History (GVSU) with Edwin Hernandez (left), DeVos Family Foundations at the "Portrait of My Community" exhibit opening (September 18, 2014)
Melanie Shell-Weiss (right), Director of the Kutsche Office of Local
History (GVSU), and Edwin Hernandez, DeVos Family Foundations, at the
"Portrait of My Community," Exhibit Opening, Cook Library
Center, 1100 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI. September 18, 2014.
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
Photo by Bri Luginbill, GVSU News and Information
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