John Kelsch

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$1 Million Reward Offered For Stolen Judy Garland Slippers

An anonymous donor has offered a $1 million reward for credible information leading to the pair of actress Judy Garland’s ruby red slippers stolen from a museum in her Minnesota hometown. Garland wore the sequined red slippers in the 1939 movie “Wizard of Oz.” Three other pairs still exist.

07/11/2015

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Grand Rapids’ Judy Garland Museum Is Still Big Draw

John Kelsch has helped put Grand Rapids on the map by celebrating the life of its biggest star – Judy Garland. Some say “The Wizard of Oz” is the most-watched film of all time. “Three-and-a-half billion people have seen ‘The Wizard of Oz,’” Kelsch said. This feat makes Grand Rapids’ native Garland – born Frances Gumm…

06/10/2013