Henry Kremers

Content Youth Education Marriage & Family Physician Businessman First Democratic Mayor The Kremers House Politician Death & Legacy Bibliography By Madalyn DeJonge From 1882 to 1914, Dr. Henry Kremers provided medical care to the residents of Holland. The respected physician was committed to serving the city’s Civil War Veterans and its impoverished men, women, and Read More …

Arend Visscher

Content Youth & Education Holland Improvement Company Legal Service Community Service Death & Legacy Gallery Bibliography By Victoria Henry Holland native Arend Visscher was an alumnus of Hope College and the University of Michigan Law School. He practiced law in his hometown, representing the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) in the 1883 State of Michigan Supreme Read More …

Adelaide Dykhuizen

Content Youth The New Woman Hope Years Becoming an Educator Life as an Educator Death & Legacy Gallery Bibliography By Caroline Haley Born in 1905, Adelaide Dykhuizen and her twin sister Geraldine Dykhuizen went to Hope College in the early 1920s, forty years after the first women enrolled at the school. The twins were the Read More …

Anna Elenbaas Ketting

Content Early Years Education at Hope College Career in the West The Winnebago Mission Return Home Gallery Bibliography By Taylor Rebhan Anna Martha Elenbaas was born at the turn of the twentieth century in a small immigrant town in West Michigan. She attended the local high school and college, worked as a teacher in Nebraska, Read More …

A. J. Muste

Content Youth Education World War I Textile Worker Strike Marxism-Leninism World War II The Cold War Death & Legacy Timeline Bibliography By Madalyn Northuis Originally Published in the Joint Archives Quarterly, Volume 22.04: Winter 2013 Timeline by Hayley Schultz On February 22, 1967, Hope College honored the life and work of A. J. Muste, a Read More …