The Pioneering Efforts of Detroit Police Commissioner George Edwards
Bridging the River of Hatred portrays the career of George Clifton Edwards, Jr., Detroit's visionary police commissioner.
Detroit City Poetry 2001
A multicultural anthology of Detroit poetry from the 1930s to the present.
Walter, Roy, and Victor
This book portrays the brothers' lifelong commitment to each other and to workers' rights.
Picturing Early Detroit, 1701-1838
Fascinating glimpses of Detroit in the years before photography.
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.
From Margin to Mainstream
In this volume, Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock bring together the work of twenty-five contributors to create a richly detailed portrait of Arab Detroit.
Breweries and Beers Since 1830
Brewed in Detroit describes the history of the brewing industry in the Detroit metropolitan area from its beginning in the 1830s to the present revival by microbrewers and brewpubs.
A Narrative History of Tiger Stadium
This historical companion of Tiger Stadium contains almost two hundred rare photographs that capture the spirit of 140 years of baseball in Detroit.
Henry M. Leland
Master of Precision is the fascinating firsthand account of Henry Martyn Leland's life and work during the early days of the automobile industry.
History of a Detroit Cemetery
A celebration of an important Detroit landmark, Elmwood Endures reveals Detroit's rich and interesting history.
Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway
In Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties, Philip P. Mason provides a fascinating look at the excesses and failures of Prohibition in the United States, and specifically in Michigan.
The Negro Leagues in Detroit, 1919-1933
In Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars, Richard Bak documents the extraordinary history of Detroit's first and foremost black professional baseball team.
An Oral History of Detroit's African American Community, 1918-1967
More than one hundred individuals who lived in Detroit at some time during the period from 1918 to 1967 share stories about everyday life.
The Golden Age of Baseball in Detroit
A peek into the mind and soul of professional baseball as it was played in a dynamic city fifty, sixty, and even seventy years ago.
Set against the violently fragmented matrix of Detroit in 1973, Dobyns' novel is an unlikely fusion of love and violence.
The Legacy of Albert Kahn salutes the achievements of one of America's most distinguished architects
Faith, Fun, and Foible
A selection of writings and addresses by Detroit benefactor Leonard N. Simons (1904-1995).
City of Race and Class Violence, Revised Edition
This revised edition charts Detroit’s bitter history of race and class violence, and its particular effect on the city today.