The thread that binds us: A look at maids' lives during Women's History Month

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 04-05-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

At first glance, there is nothing about The Leonard at Logan Bed & Breakfast (440 Logan SE) that screams banal.  The English-style bed & breakfast in Heritage Hill is an upscale destination for mini-vacations, weddings, business...

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GR Historical Women walking tour gets higher turnout than expected

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NEWS

On a beautiful Saturday morning—perfect weather for walking—more than 130 people crammed into two rooms at the Grand Rapids Public Library (111 Library NE) to learn about an overshadowed perspective of history in Grand Rapids: The woman's...

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Celebrate the Legacy of Women's History during a whirlwind of events this March

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

A look back in history shows West Michigan women have long worn different hats while at work or play. Their lives took them to crowded cigar factories, warm laundry rooms, noisy newsrooms and the spotlight of stages. To celebrate their legacy...

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