A History of the Chrysler Corporation
The first comprehensive history of the Chrysler Corporation, this book is intended for readers interested in the history of automobiles and of American business, and for fans and critics of Chrysler's products.
A Roster and History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War
The first extensive treatment of Michigan's early military forces, this book includes the names of all known Michiganians who answered the call to arms prior to the Civil War and explains the circumstances of each major conflict.
A History of the Boys and Girls Republic
The story of a notable children's institution founded at the turn of the twentieth century, this book looks at the lives of troubled children and those who helped them, and illuminates major shifts in America's child welfare system.
The Sculpture Park at the Frederik Meijer Gardens
With illustrations of both the works and the artists, this history of the famous sculpture park at Frederik Meijer Gardens gives valuable insight into how the garden was developed and the art that is displayed there.
Walter, Roy, and Victor
This book portrays the brothers' lifelong commitment to each other and to workers' rights.
A history of the Finnish people in Michigan published in English for the first time.
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.
Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier
Schooner Passage is a history of some of the magnificent sailing vessels and their role in maritime trade along Lake Michigan.
A New Look at America's Freshwater Coast
A detailed picture of the status of the Great Lakes at the end of the twentieth century.
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.
Geography, geology, architecture, and biography are joined to create this detailed study of a region and the majestic sandstone with which it was developed.
Contemporary Michigan Poetry
An anthology that offers a sampling of the best poetry written by Michigan writers.
The Goodridge Brothers, African American Photographers, 1847-1922
The story of the most prolific African American photographers in North America.
A historically accurate, well-rounded picture of shipwrecks on the Great Lakes.
Expanding the Frontiers of Civil Rights documents an important shift in state level policy to make clear that civil rights in Michigan embraced all people.
The Seasons of a Great Lake
Huron is pleasurable reading for any student of natural history or the Great Lakes region, or for anyone who has ever spent time at a summer cottage or wished to do so.
The Story of Ancient Copper Working in the Lake Superior Basin
This work examines the archaeological record of copper mining in the Lake Superior area.
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.
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.
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.