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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Design & Standards Committee, Home Research Foundation

Design & Standards Committee, Home Research Foundation


Arleigh Hitchcock, Executive Director of the Foundation, stands at the center. Behind Hitchcock are photographs and artists' renderings of site development. The sketch of Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome can be seen to the right of Hitchcock. The table is also covered with working plans. Names of others in the photograph are not identified but they may have included members James P. Erdman, Design Coordinator for the Grand Rapids Furniture Makers Guild; Charles R. Sligh of Sligh Furniture; John M. Brower; and Wesley Aves.


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TitleDesign & Standards Committee, Home Research Foundation

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Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionCollection #354, History & Special Collections Dept., Grand Rapids Public Library

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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