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Items associated with name 'Grand Rapids (Mi.)'

Lynn Pritchard's Horoscope Readings Journal

by Pritchard, Lynn (1909 – 1947)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

This large journal was kept by Lynn Pritchard of Grand Rapids, Michigan between 1909 and 1947. Pritchard, who was a photographer, traveled through Wisconsin, Canada, Kentucky, and other areas and read people's horoscopes. The readings are comprised of two pages: the horoscope chart with symbolic annotation and the "Data of Nativity" where information about the "principal" was recorded. The first reading was of Pritchard and was performed by Dr. Charles Patterson, an allopathic doctor, and also includes newspaper clippings about Pritchard's family.

Associated Subjects: Questionnaires • Spirituality • Family Life • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2014.021
Repository: Special Collections
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Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) Extension Reports (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

by Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) (1904 – 1908)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These reports, recorded by the Secretary of the Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) of Grand Rapids, Michigan, document the organization's efforts to involve working women in their activities. Members visited local factories in order to distribute the organization's circulars and invitations to Y.W.C.A. sponsored events. The reports include the names and dates of the factories visited, titles of talks given, number in attendance, and general remarks about the women and their conditions. The transcription is attached.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Labor History • Minutes (Records) • Spirituality
Identifier: SC2013.003
Repository: Special Collections
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