Grand Rapids Historical Society (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
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Scope and Contents This collection consists of two publications of the Historical Society of Grand Rapids (Michigan), which contain biographical sketches of John Ball by his daughter, Lucy Ball. John Ball, born in New Hampshire in 1794, was an early Michigan pioneer and one of the first to settle in Grand Rapids. The first publication, "John Ball and Early Grand Rapids," recounts Ball's early life, the settlement of the town, and the development of education, one of Ball's lifelong concerns. The...
Dates: 1907 - 1911