Holland Sentinel article titled "City's Thriving Tulips Win Praise from Expert". Accompanying image shows Dick Smallenburg (at right),Bouwina Smallenburg and an unidentified man looking at tulips.
Dick Smallenburg (1893-1960) was born in the Netherlands in 1893 and came to Holland, MI in 1921. He worked for awhile as the private gardener of Walter Lane before beginning with the city in 1928. On July 23, 1922, Dick married Bouwina Veenstra in Holland, MI. They are buried in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Bouwina F. Veenstra Smallenburg was born on 10-22-1897 in the Netherlands to Bront Veenstra and Cora Rairdan.
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