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Kaye Centers and Wendy VanderVeen Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3379
Scope and Contents According to a genealogy compiled by Kaye Centers in June 2006, Alexander Barton Cropsey came to Cass County in the 1850s. The family reunions began in 1908. The ledger began in 1918 originally by Gertrude Elizabeth Humiston James, Alexander’s granddaughter. The book is filled with information on reunions and specific information on family members including births, engagements, marriages and deaths. Newspaper articles on these specific events were cut out and placed in this book. It appears...
Dates: 1918-1975

Underground Railroad Society of Cass County

Identifier: RH-A-4254
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of photocopies, original documents, and photographs relating to the history of the Underground Railroad in Cass County, Michigan, in addition to research about families in the area. This research was collected by the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County, Michigan.The collection covers a wide range of materials primarily focusing on social, legal, and political issues concerning the African American population in Cass County, Michigan from the...
Dates: 1700s-1800s