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Michigan Voices

Our State’s History in the Words of the People Who Lived It

Compiled and Edited by Joe Grimm

A fascinating assemblage of old family letters, diaries, journals, photos, and other memorabilia, Michigan Voices introduces the reader to a more personal side of the state’s history.

Published: October 1987
ISBN: 9780814319680

The Situation in Flushing

By Edmund G. Love
Foreword by Judd Arnett

In a nostalgic, yet nimble telling of his boyhood in Flushing, Michigan, Edmund Love notes that he was born into a world that ceased to exist almost as soon as he entered it.

Published: October 1987
ISBN: 9780814319178

Call It North Country

The Story of Upper Michigan

John Bartlow Martin

Call It North Country recounts the lives of miners, hunters, trappers, and lumberjacks—the hardy breeds who first populated the harsh land of the Upper Peninsula.

Published: October 1986
ISBN: 9780814318690

Michigan Place Names

The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities

By Walter Romig
Foreword by Larry B. Massie

From Aabec in Antrim County to Zutphen in Ottawa County, from Hell to Hooker, Michigan Place Names is a compendium of information on the origins of the state's geographical names.

Published: October 1986
ISBN: 9780814318386

Mighty Mac

The Official Picture History of the Mackinac Bridge

Lawrence A. Rubin

This impressive photograph collection captures the struggles and the hardships, as well as the determination and the pride of the men who labored to build the Mackinac Bridge.

Published: April 1986
ISBN: 9780814318171

The Origins of the Modern Jew

Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824

By Michael A. Meyer

An excellent overview of the intellectual history of important figures in German Jewry.

Published: April 1972
ISBN: 9780814314708
Published: April 1972
ISBN: 9780814337547