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Rouge

Pictured In Its Prime

Ford R. Bryan
Covering the Years 1917 - 1940

An illuminating photographic tour of Henry Ford’s famous Rouge plant—an industrial site that signifies an era’s triumph in integrated manufacturing and economic progress.

Hardback
Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780972784306
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780814336830
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Riding the Roller Coaster

A History of the Chrysler Corporation

Charles K. Hyde

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.

Hardback
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814330913
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814337813
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Michigan's Early Military Forces

A Roster and History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War

Rosters compiled by Le Roy Barnett
with histories by Roger Rosentreter

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.

Hardback
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814330814
$42.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814340301

For the Good of the Children

A History of the Boys and Girls Republic

Gay Pitman Zieger

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.

Hardback
Published: January 2003
ISBN: 9780814330869
$36.99

Gardens of Art

The Sculpture Park at the Frederik Meijer Gardens

Edited by E. Jane Connell

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.

Paperback
Published: July 2002
ISBN: 9780971203426
$29.99

Birds of Southeastern Michigan and Southwestern Ontario

Alice H. Kelley

An up-to-date examination of bird population in southeastern Michigan and Ontario.

Paperback
Published: November 2001
ISBN: 9780877370345
$9.95
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The Reuther Brothers

Walter, Roy, and Victor

by Mike and Pam Smith

This book portrays the brothers' lifelong commitment to each other and to workers' rights.

Paperback
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814329955
$15.99
Hardback
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814329948
$27.95
eBOOK
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814339886

The Diary of Bishop Frederic Baraga

First Bishop of Marquette, Michigan

Edited and Annotated by Regis M. Walling and Rev. N. Daniel Rupp
Translated by Joseph Gregorich and rev. Paul Prud’homme, S.J.

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.

Paperback
Published: July 2001
ISBN: 9780814329993
$26.99
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History of the Finns in Michigan

Armas K. E. Holmio
Translated by Ellen M. Ryynanen

A history of the Finnish people in Michigan published in English for the first time.

Paperback
Published: June 2001
ISBN: 9780814329740
$36.99
Hardback
Published: June 2001
ISBN: 9780814327906
$49.95
eBOOK
Published: June 2001
ISBN: 9780814340004

Schooner Passage

Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier

Theodore J. Karamanski

Schooner Passage is a history of some of the magnificent sailing vessels and their role in maritime trade along Lake Michigan.

Hardback
Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9780814329115
$39.99

Looking Beyond Race

The Life of Otis Milton Smith

Otis Milton Smith and Mary M. Stolberg
With a foreword by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

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.

Hardback
Published: August 2000
ISBN: 9780814329399
$32.99

The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region

Kathryn Bishop Eckert

Geography, geology, architecture, and biography are joined to create this detailed study of a region and the majestic sandstone with which it was developed.

Hardback
Published: July 2000
ISBN: 9780814328071
$46.99

Enterprising Images

The Goodridge Brothers, African American Photographers, 1847-1922

John Vincent Jezierski

The story of the most prolific African American photographers in North America.

Hardback
Published: June 2000
ISBN: 9780814324516
$42.99

New Poems from the Third Coast

Contemporary Michigan Poetry

Edited by Michael Delp, Conrad Hilberry, and Josie Kearns
Foreword by Donald Hall

An anthology that offers a sampling of the best poetry written by Michigan writers.

Paperback
Published: June 2000
ISBN: 9780814327975
$24.99

Huron

The Seasons of a Great Lake

Napier Shelton

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.

eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814336489
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Wonderful Power

The Story of Ancient Copper Working in the Lake Superior Basin

Susan R. Martin

This work examines the archaeological record of copper mining in the Lake Superior area.

Paperback
Published: May 1999
ISBN: 9780814328439
$29.99
Hardback
Published: May 1999
ISBN: 9780814328064
$54.95
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A Place for Summer

A Narrative History of Tiger Stadium

Richard Bak

This historical companion of Tiger Stadium contains almost two hundred rare photographs that capture the spirit of 140 years of baseball in Detroit.

Hardback
Published: June 1998
ISBN: 9780814325124
$39.99

The Long Winter Ends

Newton G. Thomas

The Long Winter Ends tells the story of a year in the life of a young emigrant miner who leaves Cornwall in the southwest of England to work in the copper mines of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

eBOOK
Published: January 1998
ISBN: 9780814335864

In the Wilderness with the Red Indians

German Missionary to the Michigan Indians, 1847-1853

E. R. Baierlein
Translated by Anita Z. Boldt
Edited with an Introduction by Harold W. Moll
Foreword by Pastor Richard Latterner

This is an historical account of a Lutheran missionary's life with American Indians in central lower Michigan in the 19th century.

Paperback
Published: November 1996
ISBN: 9780814325810
$22.99

Master of Precision

Henry M. Leland

Mrs. Wilfred C. Leland with Minnie Dubbs Millbrook
With an Introduction by Allan Nevins and Frank E. Hill

Master of Precision is the fascinating firsthand account of Henry Martyn Leland's life and work during the early days of the automobile industry.

Paperback
Published: September 1996
ISBN: 9780814326657
$34.99

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