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Raterink, Teunis. Letters, 1874-1886.4 items, transcriptions. Groningen, Michigan - Staphorst, Overijssel; T. Raterink to relatives.

Redder, Klaas Jans and Klaasje. Letters, 1883-1895. 3 items, transcriptions, with translations. Drenthe, Michigan - Staphorst, Overijssel; K.J. and K. Redder to Jantje Pot Visscher.

Redeker, L. Letter, 1866. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Alto, Wisconsin - Bloomington, Indiana; L. Redeker to H. van Asselt.

Reeder. Travel account, 1957. 9 leaves, photocopies, typewritten. Dongeradeel, Friesland - Canada.

Reglement. Leaflet, 1873. 4 pages. "Reglement voor de Vereeniging tot ondersteuning der emigratie van minvermogenden naar den Noord-Amerikaanschen Staat 'Minnesota'." Amsterdam, Handelsdrukkerij, N.H. Beer. The Netherlands - Minnesota.

Reijerse, Hendrik. Letters, 1923. 2 items, photocopies. Grand Rapids, Michigan - 's-Heer-Arendskerke, Zeeland; H. Reijerse to M.J. Geuze.

Reijerse, Leen. Letter, 1923. 1 item, photocopy. Kalamazoo, Michigan - 's-Heer-Arendskerke, Zeeland; L. Reijerse to M.J. Geuze.

Reiling, J.R. Letter, 1904. 1 item, photocopy. Gilman, Illinois - Gasselternijveen, Drenthe; J.R. Reiling to relatives.

Reiling, Jan and Tonie. Letter, 1978. 1 item, photocopy. Vroomshoop, Overijssel - Muskegon, Michigan; J. and T. Reiling to Hans D. and Jean Helling.

Reitsma, Meinte. Letter, 1902. 1 item, photocopy. St. Louis, Missouri - Wommels, Friesland; M. Reitsma to J. Wagenmakers.

Renting, H. Letter, 1889. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Haren, Groningen - Bodegraven, Zuid Holland; H. Renting to church member.

Renzema, Durk Harmens and Klaaske Wiersma. Letters, 1882-1911. 32  items, typewritten transcriptions, with partial translations. Grand Rapids, Michigan - Berlikum, Friesland; D.H. and K. Renzema to relatives.

Retel, Peter Daniel. Letters, 1882-1893. 35 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Montana - Bloemendaal, Noord Holland; P.D. Retel to relatives.

Reynders, P.C. Letters, 1919-1928. 2 items, photocopies. San Gabriel, California - Leiden, Zuid Holland; P.C. Reynders to Cornelia C. Polder van der Baan.

Riddering, A. Letter, 1872. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Haren, Groningen - Zweelo, Drenthe; A. Riddering to relatives.

Riddering, Albert. Letters, 1865-1874. 2 items, photocopies, with translations. Drenthe, Michigan - Noord Sleen, Drenthe; A. Riddering to Jan Boer.

Riemersma, D. Letters, 1882-1884. 3 items, photocopies, with translations. Kollum, Friesland - Pella, Iowa; D. Riemersma to J.D. Douma and J. van der Ploeg.

Riemersma, M. Letters, 1871-1882. 3 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Kollum, Friesland - Pella, Iowa; M. Riemersma to relatives.

Rientsma, Jentje Rientses. Letters, 1931-1932. 2 items, photocopies. Medemblik, Noord Holland - Rock Valley, Iowa; J.R. Rientsma to Djurre Klaaszoon de Boer.

Riepena, Fokke. Document, 1884.  1 item, photocopy. Citizenship Certificate, Cook County, Illinois; State of Illinois to F. Riepena.

Rijken van Olst, G.J. and M. Heijns. Letters, 1948-1952. 4 items, photocopies, with translations. Den Haag, Zuid Holland - Grand Rapids, Michigan; G.J. and M. Rijken van Olst to Garrett Heijns.

Rijneveld, Jan and Marchie. Letter, 1976. 1 item, photocopy, with transcription and translation. Epe, Gelderland - Grand Rapids, Michigan; J. and M. Rijneveld to friends.

Ringeling, A. Letters, 1896-1898. 4 items, photocopies. Holland, Michigan - Hoogeveen, Drenthe; A. Ringeling to Sloothaak family.

Ris, Ria and Fred. Letters, 1988-1990. 8 items, photocopies. Surrex, British Columbia - Haarlem, Noord Holland; R. and F. Ris to Henry F. Ris.

Ritsema, Klaas Pieters. Letter, 1834. 1 item, with translation. Unknown - unknown; K.P. Ritsema to Pieter Hofstede de Groot.

Ritzema, D. Letter, 1915. 1 item. Maple Lake, Minnesota - Pieterburen, Groningen; D. Ritzema to relatives.

Roelofs, George. Letter fragment, 1907. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Port Sheldon, Michigan - Amsterdam, Noord Holland; G. Roelofs to H.J. Roelofs.

Roelofs, J. Letter, 1848. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Pella, Iowa - the Netherlands; J. Roelofs to friends.

Roerig, Berend. Letter, 1893. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Grand Rapids, Michigan - Bedum, Groningen; B. Roerig to J. Tilma.

Rogers, Janet. Letter, 1948. 1 item, photocopy (English). Unknown - Groningen, Groningen; J. Rogers to Geertruida Hillegina Scheringa Van der Nald.

Rollema, Annie. Letters, 1974-1975. 9 items. (English). Sneek, Friesland - Long Beach, California; A. Rollema to husband and children.

Rollema, Dinie. Letters, 1975. 7 items, photocopies. Sneek, Friesland - Long Beach, California; D. Rollema to R. Rollema.

Rollema, Reinder. Letters, 1974-1977. 28 items, photocopies. Sneek, Friesland - Long Beach, California; R. Rollema to Rienk and Annie Rollema .

Romkema, Cornlius. Letters, 1919-1925. 3 items, with translations. Workum, Friesland - Springfield, South Dakota; C. Romkema to uncle and aunt.

Romkema, J. Letters, 1918-1933. 12 items, with translations. St. Johannesga, Friesland - Springfield, South Dakota; J. Romkema to relatives.

Romkema, Mabel. Letters, 1946-1949. 4 items, photocopies. Bellflower, California - Joure, Friesland; M. Romkema to Evert J. Vogel.

Romkema, Margje and Meintje. Letters, 1912.3 items, with translations. Joure, Friesland - Springfield, South Dakota; M. and M. Romkema to uncle.

Romkema, Pierjte. Letters, 1912-1921. 20 items, with partial translations. St. Johannesga, Friesland - Springfield, South Dakota; P. Romkema to brother.

Romkema, Uelke and Trijntje. Letters, 1913-1934. 16 items. Eesterga and Follega, Friesland - Springfield, South Dakota; U. and T. Romkema to brother.

Romkema, Willem. Letters, 1937-1956. 35 items, photocopies. Springfield, South Dakota - Joure, Friesland; W. Romkema to Evert J. Vogel.

Rooda, Tunis (Thomas Rhoda). Letter, 1906. 1 item. Hawthorne, New Jersey - Grand Rapids, Michigan; Letter of Recommendation.

Roorda, Albert A. Letters, 1902-1908. 8 items, photocopies. Sioux Center, Iowa - Oosterwolde, Friesland; A. A. Roorda to Arjen de Jong.

Roorda, Albert Epke. Letters, 1870-1875. 8 items, published translations. Veenklooster, Friesland - Des Moines, Iowa; A. E. Roorda to parents. Published in the Roorda Family History, Des Moines, Iowa, private printing, no date.

Roorda, Izaak Epke. Travel account, 1853. 12 pages, published translation. Dantumawoude, Friesland - Pella, Iowa. The account was published in the Roorda Family History, Des Moines, Iowa, private printing, no date.

Roos, Dick. Letters, 1931-1950. 5 items, photocopies, with partial translations. The Netherlands - Doon, Iowa; D. Roos to Kortenhoeven-Feikema family.

Roosjen, Simon and Martha. Letter, 1929. 1 item, Groningen, Groningen - Grand Rapids, Michigan; S. and M. Roosjen to Jan Jansma.

Roost, John. Letters, 1859. 5 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Holland, Michigan; Albany, New York - Holland, Michigan; J. Roost to wife and A. C. Van Raalte.

Roozendaal, Gerrigje. Letter, 1856. 1 item, photocopy, with transcription and translation. Calumet, Illinois - Brandwijk, Zuid Holland; G. Roozendaal to A. Roozendaal.

Rosenboom, Frouwina. Letters, 1888. 2 items, photocopies, with translations. Grand Rapids, Michigan - Oude Pekela, Groningen; F. Rosenboom to Jacobus Schoonbeek.

Rosenboom, G. Letter, 1925. 1 item, photocopy. Glendale, California - Grand Rapids, Michigan; G. Rosenboom to relatives.

Rosenboom, Gerhardus and Harmana Schoonbeek. Letters, 1874-1931. 25 items, photocopies, with translations. Grand Rapids, Michigan - Oude Pekela, Groningen; G. and H. Rosenboom to Jacobus Schoonbeek.

Rosenboom, Theresa. Letter, undated. 1 item, photocopy (English). Grand Rapids, Michigan - unknown; T. Rosenboom to relatives.

Rosendaal, Jan. Letter, 1892.
1 item, photocopy with translation. Texel, Noord Holland - Muskegon, Michigan. J. Rosendaal to Dirkje Trap-Rosendaal.

Roskam, Jacob. Letter, 1948-1949. 4 items, photocopies. Midland Park, New Jersey - Stavoren, Friesland; J. Roskam to H. Roskam Dijkstra.

Rotschäfer, A. Letter, 1912. 1 item, photocopy. Holland, Michigan - the Netherlands; A. Rotschäfer to brother.

Rottschaefer, Alderick. Letter, 1920. 1 item, photocopy. Grand Rapids, Michigan - Wijnjeterp, Friesland; A. Rottschaefer to Daniel van der Meulen.

Rouwenhorst, J.W. Letters, 1909. 2 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Hengelo, Gelderland - USA; J.W. Rouwenhorst to relatives.

Rozema, H. Letters, [1945-1948]. 2 items, photocopies. Franeker, Friesland - [Pella, Iowa]; H. Rozema to S. de Vries.

Rubingh, Grietje; with H. and J. Walkotten. Letters, 1882-1918. 3 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Groningen and Wildervank, Groningen - Graafschap, Michigan; G. Rubingh to relatives.

Rubingh, Heichiena. Letters, 1870-1898. 4 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Wildervank, Groningen - Ellsworth and Graafschap, Michigan; H. Rubingh to John Rubingh.

Rubingh, Jan. Letters, 1874-1918. 8 items, photocopies, with transcriptions and translations. Muskegon and Grand Rapids, Michigan - Wildervank, Groningen; J. Rubingh to relatives and friends.

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Ruisch, Geertje. Letter, 1885. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Alton, Iowa - Galesburg, Iowa; G. Ruisch to G 3 N. Van't Sant.

Ruiter, Gerrit. Letters, 1917. 3 items, translations. Ferrysburg, Michigan - the Netherlands; G. Ruiter to son.

Ruiter, Roelof. Letter, 1906. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Grand Rapids, Michigan -Vroomshoop, Overijssel; R. Ruiter to Arend Bosscher.

Rustenburg, A. Letter, 1952. 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Beekbergen, Gelderland - Escalon, California; A. Rustenburg to Jan and Dre de Visser.

Rustenburg, P. Letters, [1952]-1970. 17 items, photocopies, with translations. Enkhuizen, Noord Holland - Escalon, California; P. Rustenburg to Jan de Visser.

Rutgers, Willem R. and Aaltje Reefhuis. Letters, 1848-1894. 32  items, photocopies, with partial transcription. Schuilenburg, Overijssel - Holland and Overisel, Michigan; W.R. and A. Rutgers to friends and Swierze Rutgers.

Rutgers van der Loeff, Abraham. Letter, 1906. 1 item, photocopy, with transcription and translation. Berkeley, California - the Netherlands; A. Rutgers van der Loeff to relatives.

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