A Twentieth-Century Jewish Life
Biography of a Jewish doctor who survived and triumphed over the horrors of the Holocaust.
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The first book devoted to the life and work of a contemporary Italian-born American artist Harry Bertoia.
The Life and Times of Sunnie Wilson
The life and times of Sunnie Wilson reflected on the changes in Detroit over the last sixty years.
Invaluable Lessons from My Father
Wry and witty stories of unconventional mentors show the foundation of O’Neill’s writing life.
The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Volume 2: 1934–1941
Selections from the diary of Mordecai Kaplan, founder of Reconstructionism in America, detailing a provocative firsthand account of Jewish life in America and of the mind of a very challenging thinker.
Scenes from the Life and Times of Henry Ford
An illustrated collection of essays about the various people, events, and experiments from Henry Ford’s lifetime.
Vladimir Jabotinsky’s famous autobiography, published in English for the first time.
The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest-Serving Attorney General
The nation’s longest-serving attorney general tells the story of a life that spanned two centuries and a career that helped transform consumer protection and public interest law.
Memoir of respected Detroit civic and civil rights leader Arthur L. Johnson.
The Letters of Krystyna Wituska, 1942-1944
A compelling firsthand account of life behind bars in Nazi Germany, from the point of view of a young member of the Polish Underground.
The intimate and detailed autobiography of Naomi Long Madgett, award-winning poet and poet laureate of Detroit.
Holocaust Childhoods Remembered
Looking at the Holocaust through the eyes of children who lived through it, this collection offers an inspiring assortment of perspectives on survival.
An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship
An important autobiography that reveals the story of William Sanders Scarborough who rose out of slavery to become a renowned classical philologist and African American icon.
The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Volume 1: 1913-1934
Selections from the diary of the founder of Reconstructionism in America, covering Kaplan’s early years as a rabbi, teacher of rabbis, and community leader.
Written in 1894, this autobiography tells the story of a Chippewa-Scots-French woman from Madeline Island in Lake Superior.
First Bishop of Marquette, Michigan
An introductory biography of Baraga, lengthy passages from his letters, vignettes about persons in the text and a comprehensive bibliography yield an in-depth portrait of mid-nineteenth century life, especially in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Life of Otis Milton Smith
In Looking Beyond Race, Otis Milton Smith recounts his life as an African American who overcame poverty and prejudice to become a successful politician, and eventual president of General Motors.
A southern black community’s struggle to defend itself against racist groups.
German Missionary to the Michigan Indians, 1847-1853
This is an historical account of a Lutheran missionary's life with American Indians in central lower Michigan in the 19th century.
A heart-rendering history of the systematic, unrelenting destruction of human dignity and individual will.