VV Hall Holland MI 26 Dec 1920 Det Free Press

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2J Ut A XL S A JL ! : ' 1 f j ' 1 ' ; j ! I host-! : Built by Dutch Pilgrims In 1857, Hope College Hall Still Used Holland, Mich.. Deri. 25 Vnn Vleck hall at Hope co'lege, Holland, Holland, is one of the oldest college buildings in the state, having been erected in 1857. 10 years after Rov. A.. C. Van liaalte reached the shores of Black lake and started the colony n; Ho land. The history which preceeda tho founding of Hop.: college began ictoh.;r 2. 1S46. when Hev. Vftn i.aalte w.th a band of Hollanders, et sail from P.otterdam for New .. I , n,p oouttierncr , : ie.'..-hinK ie.'..-hinK ie.'..-hinK tlu lr destination December j VAN VLECK HALL. net n( emigration In the history of Founded Own School. This short history of the founding of Holland proves wlty-opp wlty-opp wlty-opp c-.dloge c-.dloge c-.dloge 's a religiuos school. In 1X5), t school was start-, start-, start-, and because of the mixture of Kngllsh that wn ; creeping into the language of The colony, by the few "foreli: tiers" who lived here H was decided to start n Holland .department In order to keep the mother tongue or rnc therlands the language of the colony. Dr. van ltaalte gave live acres of land for the school and ""I'-ii ""I'-ii ""I'-ii 'mmuuisih came irom mr.es and cleared the land. lO establish the Seh.-ml Seh.-ml Seh.-ml rfl . , . , :ict in-ment in-ment in-ment h-jhvj h-jhvj h-jhvj in urns.- urns.- ca'. ea.-'i ea.-'i ea.-'i i rejgfoua followers in WIsLonMn. n:an Pave -'a -'a thousand stw ,-,r ,-,r ,-,r but Do. ember IB found them in corl bark, and a tarniet g.-lVu g.-lVu g.-lVu i'-,Lrou. i'-,Lrou. i'-,Lrou. . ten bushels of corn or potatoes or ltnnd Grew Font I a nt,1': Purk or butter and a laborer j gave a couple of davs' wages i.e.tiuse of the hard winter, the These contributions started Hope ii.ind was forced to remain in thai college and by 1SS7. $12,000 wns until spring, but Itev. Van raised by Ilev. Van Vleck for the iVfrV went on In midwinter to erection of the first permanent study the western shore of th building of the collet 4 viVfJl; at". Villon he came tn Tiln-L- Tiln-L- Tiln-L- Tiln-L- i-.i... i-.i... i-.i... ha'.l he saw h-trbor h-trbor h-trbor noli,i hJj innny of his followers were sailors, he began the city. In 1S48 the bam! el pilgrims totaled 4.000. ?f his pilgrimage to America to gain religious liberty, a prominent ...U, JIir"eR tiomeyn. said: This movement will not lose on i be senre of its moral grandeur by comparison with any associated Hope college's iirst graduation class consisted of eight member'" There is an enrollment of more than Jifit) in the preparatory and college departments today and the graduating graduating clap? this year will consist of S3 members. Dr. Edward I Ditr.nent is president. Vftn Vleck hall stl'l stands and Is used as a men's dormitnrv j ; ' 1 j j j i

Clipped from Detroit Free Press26 Dec 1920, SunPage 7

Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan)26 Dec 1920, SunPage 7
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