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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Conrad G. Swensberg

Conrad G. Swensberg

1880 ca

This portrait of Conrad G. Swensberg, founder of the Grand Rapids Business College in 1866, depicts a well-dressed man wearing a jacket with a velvet collar and bound lapels. His watch chain is just visible above his name, written at the bottom of the picture. He sports a rather wispy goatee and a full mustache.


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TitleConrad G. Swensberg
Date1880 ca

Title from collection. The Grand Rapids Business College was the ancestor of what would eventually become Davenport University.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI.
CollectionColl. #54-35-39.1631, History & Special Collections Dept.

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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