Holland Memories Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Holland Memories: The Early Years book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Photos will be scanned on-site and given right back to you.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from the 1800s through 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Ottawa County, Holland, and Zeelend, Michigan areas.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.
  • Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions.
  • If you are a private collector, please call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

  • Download as PDF (fillable) or JPG.

Session Details

Tuesday, July 18, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Holland Sentinel
54 W. 8th Street, Holland
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Wednesday, July 19, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Holland Museum
The Armory Building
16 W. 9th Street, Holland
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Thursday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Bridge Youth Ministry Center
210 E. Main Avenue, Zeeland
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Saturday, July 22, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Holland Museum
The Armory Building
16 W. 9th Street, Holland
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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

Holland Memories: The Early Years Cover
Holland Sentinel presents Holland Memories: The Early Years


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