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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Wolverine Bicycle Club at John Ball Park

Wolverine Bicycle Club at John Ball Park


A large group of mostly young men, note the woman and child in the front, pose with their bicycles spread out on the grassy hill--despite the sign, "Keep off the Grass"--during an outing at John Ball Park. The young man in front and just to the right of the sign wears a hat with the initials W B C on the front which probably refers to the Wolverine Bicycle Club, but he appears to be the only one wearing a hat with that logo.


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TitleWolverine Bicycle Club at John Ball Park
Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
Collection#33-10-18 A-147, Godfrey Anderson Coll., History & Special Collections Dept.

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InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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