We are over the moon knowing that the Joint Archives of Holland contributed archival materials to a new three-part, six hour film that will debut on local PBS stations July 8, 2019. Last February we were contacted for information about astronaut Col. Frank Borman’s visit to Hope College on February 19, 1970 to present at a […]
Today we read about Thomas Vander Veen’s military activities in France from October 28-30, 1918 along with Natalie Fulk’s comments. Monday, Oct. 28: ● “We left next morning and hiked all the way to Jony, after waiting there for more than an hour we finally left on trucks. I was not feeling very good. Weak […]
Thomas Vander Veen was a Dutch-American soldier in World War 1 who fought on the Western Front in France. His main job was as a messenger and he carried messages between his company commander at the front and the Post Commander at the rear. He wrote a journal of his experiences in the war which […]
The Board of Wold Missions annual reports and Women’s Board of World Missions annual reports are now online for the researchers to use for research. This additional material is part of the Joint Archives of Holland at Hope College’s ongoing mission to make available rare and unique archival materials to researchers around the world.