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Fatal Wave, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Mar 2014

Fatal Wave, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Fatal Wave is an article concerning the July 1938 seiche that happend in Holland, Michigan and north to Muskegon, Michigan along the Lake Michigan eastern shoreline, taking several lives in its wake.


Hilda Mueller: The Queen Of Speed, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 2013

Hilda Mueller: The Queen Of Speed, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Hilda Mueller: The Queen of Speed concerns the life of Hilda Mueller Wuepper, a life-long resident of Bay City, Michigan who who won many races and set several world records from 1929-1933 within the sport of hydroplane racing.


Roamer, Before Chris-Craft, Geoffrey D. Reynolds May 2012

Roamer, Before Chris-Craft, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Roamer, Before Chris-Craft is an article concerning the history of the Roamer Boat Company (1946-1955) of Holland, Michigan, its acquisition by the Chris-Craft Corporation in 1955 to become the Roamer Steel Boats Division of Chris-Craft. The Robert Linn family is also featured as the founders of the company.


Along The Shores Of Macatawa: Boat Building In Holland, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jul 2011

Along The Shores Of Macatawa: Boat Building In Holland, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Along the Shores of Macatawa: Boat Building in Holland is an article concerning the history of ship and boat building in the Holland, Michigan area from 1836-2011.


Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That The Public Loved, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 2010

Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That The Public Loved, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

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.


Moving Forward And Outward, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Oct 2009

Moving Forward And Outward, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Moving Forward and Outward is the third of five short articles about the history of Hope College, located in Holland, Michigan.


Growing As A College, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jun 2009

Growing As A College, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Growing as a College is the second of a series of short articles concerning the history of Hope College, located in Holland, Michigan.


Beginning Of Hope, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Feb 2009

Beginning Of Hope, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Beginning of Hope is the first of five short articles about the history of Hope College, located in Holland, Michigan.


Lake 'N Sea Speedboats, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 2008

Lake 'N Sea Speedboats, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Lake 'n Sea Speedboats concerns the manufacture of the Lake 'n Sea boat line by the LakenSea Boat Corporation (a division of Southern Plastic Corporation), Chris-Craft Corporation, Parsons Corporation and Michigan Fiberglass Company, Holland, Michigan.


Infamous Beauties: The Story Of The Lake 'N Sea Speedboats, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 2005

Infamous Beauties: The Story Of The Lake 'N Sea Speedboats, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Infamous Beauties: The Story of the Lake 'n Sea Speedboats concerns the manufacture of the Lake 'n Sea boat line from 1956-1963 by the LakenSea, a division of Southern Plastic Corporation (1956-1957), the Chris-Craft Corporation (1957-1958), Parsons Corporation (1958-1960) and Michigan Fiberglass Company (1960-1963).


Built Along The Shores Of Macatawa: The History Of Boat Building In Holland, Michigan, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jul 2004

Built Along The Shores Of Macatawa: The History Of Boat Building In Holland, Michigan, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Built Along the Shores of Macatawa: The History of Boat Building in Holland, Michigan is an article concerning the history of ship and boat building in the Holland, Michigan area from 1836-2004.


100 Years Of Saving Lives, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 2004

100 Years Of Saving Lives, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

100 Years of Saving Lives is an article that concerns the history of the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard station at Charlevoix, Michigan, 1898-2004.


Ordeal In The Ice, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 2004

Ordeal In The Ice, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Ordeal on the Ice is an article concerning the February 8, 1936 rescue of Clayton Brown by United States Coastguardsman Boatswain's Mate Earl Cunningham (1895-1936) that resulted in his own death and that of Claude Beardsley and the awarding of the Gold Lifesaving Medal to Cunningham posthumously.


Nautical Namesakes Of A.C. Van Raalte, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jul 1999

Nautical Namesakes Of A.C. Van Raalte, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Maritime Namesakes of A.C. Van Raalte is an article that concerns the history of the great lakes ships that bore his name for over eighty years.


Maritime Namesakes Of A.C. Van Raalte, Geoffrey D. Reynolds Jan 1999

Maritime Namesakes Of A.C. Van Raalte, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Maritime Namesakes of A.C. Van Raalte is an article that concerns the history of the great lakes ships that bore his name for over eighty years.