New Materials - April 2008

April 2008

Degree Staff Costumes, Regalia, Paraphernalia, Books, Blanks and Supplies for Odd Fellow Lodges: Net Catalogue Number Five by  Henderson-Ames CompanyDegree Staff Costumes, Regalia, Paraphernalia, Books, Blanks and Supplies for Odd Fellow Lodges: Net Catalogue Number Five
Henderson-Ames Company,
Call Number: H 366.3 H496.1
1900?
This turn of the century catalog is from one of Kalamazoo’s most interesting companies. The Henderson-Ames Company was once one of the country’s leading suppliers of uniforms and regalia, serving lodges, secret societies and other social organizations.
Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, Vol. 1 by Ira GlazierEmigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, Vol. 1
Glazier, Ira
Call Number: H 929.341 E539
2006
Glazier (former director, Center for Migration Research, Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies and Immigration) presents the first volume of a new series intended to give the historian and genealogist a database of English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York between 1870 and 1897.
The House of David by Christopher SirianoThe House of David
Siriano, Christopher
Call Number: H 289.9 S6197
2007
In 1903, Benjamin Purnell, a long-haired, bearded itinerant preacher, arrived in Benton Harbor. He and his wife, Mary, stepped out of their covered preacher’s wagon, and gazing across a thriving summer resort, they saw their long-awaited paradise. Acquiring this paradise, they established a religious colony called the House of David, which grew to over 1,000 members from around the world. This book will take readers on the fascinating journey of the House of David.
Lake boats : the enduring vessels of the Great Lakes by Greg McDonnellLake boats : the enduring vessels of the Great Lakes
McDonnell, Greg
Call Number: H 387 M4789
2007
A full-color pictorial tribute to the historic ships of the Great Lakes with 170 extraordinary photographs by the author and other photographers, introductory essays and a detailed appendix with the specifications and history of each ship in the book.
Michigan Family Field Trips: Fun Sites for Kids  by Ellyce FieldMichigan Family Field Trips: Fun Sites for Kids
Field, Ellyce
Call Number: H 917.74 F453.1
2008
Written for busy parents and families on the go, Michigan Family Field Trips features the best Michigan places for children, in a format that's small enough to stow in a bag or the car.
Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope by Don Van RynMistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope
Van Ryn, Don
Call Number: H 920 V275
2008
Meet Laura Van Ryn and Whitney Cerak: one buried under the wrong name, one in a coma and being cared for by the wrong family. This book weaves a complex tale of honesty, vulnerability, loss, hope, faith, and love in the face of one of the strangest twists of circumstances imaginable.--From publisher description.