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Calvin-Giddings Patriotic Association


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Hollyhock Lane Parade records

Identifier: Collection 397
Abstract The Hollyhock Lane Parade records contain various materials documenting the history of this annual Grand Rapids neighborhood Independence Day parade that began in 1934 and continues to the present day. Founded by residents of Calvin and Giddings Avenues, the parade committee was incorporated as The Calvin-Giddings Patriotic Association, Inc. The parade became known as the “Hollyhock Lane Parade” due to the hollyhock lined alley adjoining the two streets. The collection contains many...
Dates: 1935-2012