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    December 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor attacked

    December 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor attackedDecember 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor attacked
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    Michigan History

    Detroit's magnificent early federal buildings

    Detroit’s magnificent early federal buildingsDetroit's magnificent early federal buildings
    • Michigan History
    • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
    Michigan History

    The legacy of Henry Ford

    The legacy of Henry FordThe legacy of Henry Ford
    • Michigan History
    • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
    Michigan History

    Michigan and World War I

    Michigan and World War IMichigan and World War I
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    • 1 month ago
    Michigan History

    The 1971 Lake Huron water tunnel explosion

    The 1971 Lake Huron water tunnel explosionThe 1971 Lake Huron water tunnel explosion
    • Michigan History
    • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    Michigan

    Mich. Historical Society announces 2018 awards

    Mich. Historical Society announces 2018 awardsThe society presents the awards every year to individuals and organizations that have made contributions to state and local history
    • Michigan
    • 3 months ago
    Michigan

    Land bank seeks to restore historic Battle Creek homes
    The land bank owns 26 historic homes that it doesn’t want to demolish, but that need to be rehabbed

    Plans to restore historic Battle Creek homesThe land bank owns 26 historic homes that it doesn’t want to demolish, but that need to be rehabbed
    • Michigan
    • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
    Michigan History

    Detroit's early history in aviation

    Detroit’s early history in aviationDetroit's early history in aviation
    • Michigan History
    • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Detroit

    Who the heck is Thaddeus Kosciuszko?

    Who the heck is Thaddeus Kosciuszko?His statue at Third and Michigan in Detroit is impressive, but who knows who Tadeusz Kosciuszko was? Neal Rubin quizzes passersby.
    • Detroit
    • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
    Detroit

    Purchase of train depot adds new chapter to long history

    Train depot purchase adds new chapter to historyBorn on the eve of World War I, Michigan Central Depot witnessed the birth of 20th-century Detroit
    • Detroit
    • 6 months, 1 week ago
    Tigers

    Mickey Lolich: How Ilitch dashed his pizza career dream

    Lolich book dishes on Mike Ilitch, 1968 TigersRead an excerpt from his new book, 'Joy in Tigertown,' in which the World Series hero works for the pizza king
    • Tigers
    • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
    Michigan

    Civil War soldiers forgotten no more in Traverse City

    Civil War soldiers forgotten no more in Traverse CityGroup dedicates time and effort memorializing forgotten soldiers who fought in the war between states but later died in relative obscurity.
    • Michigan
    • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
    Michigan History

    Louis Kamper, architect of Detroit's Gilded Age

    Louis Kamper, architect of Detroit’s Gilded AgeLouis Kamper, architect of Detroit's Gilded Age
    • Michigan History
    • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
    Life

    Albert Kahn, Detroit's master architect

    Albert Kahn, Detroit’s master architectAlbert Kahn, Detroit's master architect
    • Life
    • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
    Detroit

    Dr. Carl Lauter treated the injured in 1967

    Dr. Carl Lauter treated the injured in 1967Dr. Carl Lauter worked at Detroit Receiving Hospital during the riots, not leaving for seven days straight. He'll never forget one miraculous case: A fireman was shot between the eyes, but suffered only a headache.
    • Detroit
    • 8 months ago
    Michigan History

    Lindbergh, Detroit’s native son, became a sensation

    Lindbergh, Detroit’s native son, became a sensationThe aviation pioneer lived here only now and then, but his roots ran deep
    • Michigan History
    • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
    Michigan History

    Building Detroit's 20th century skyline

    Building Detroit’s 20th century skylineBuilding Detroit's 20th century skyline
    • Michigan History
    • 9 months ago
    Wayne County

    Grosse Pointe South marks 50 years since MLK’s speech

    Grosse Pointe South marks 50 years since MLK’s speechHundreds are expected to fill the Grosse Pointe South High School gymnasium Wednesday for a re-reading of King’s speech
    • Wayne County
    • 9 months, 1 week ago
    TV Plus

    Pioneering Detroit black-affairs TV show turns 50

    Pioneering Detroit black-affairs TV show turns 50Detroit Public TV’s ‘American Black Journal’ celebrates 50 years as one of the nation’s first black-issues TV news shows
    • TV Plus
    • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
    Detroit

    Defense attorney: Prosecution's witnesses were 'simply awful'

    Defense attorney: Prosecution’s witnesses were ‘simply awful’Birmingham attorney Norman Lippitt, who defended the three Detroit police officers in the fatal shootings of three youths at the Algiers Motel annex, returns to the site of the 1967 incident and reminisces about the case.
    • Detroit
    • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
    Detroit

    The Algiers Motel shootings tribunal

    The Algiers Motel shootings tribunalThe Rev. Dan Aldridge explains how he helped to organize a citizens tribunal -- as close to a real trial as possible -- on the 1967 shootings of three young black men at the Algiers Motel annex. The verdict was guilty on all charges.
    • Detroit
    • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
    Michigan History

    Michigan Winter Olympians through the years

    Michigan Winter Olympians through the yearsMichigan Winter Olympians through the years
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    Michigan History

    Life in Michigan in 1966

    Life in Michigan in 1966Life in Michigan in 1966
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    • 11 months ago
    Michigan History

    America's push for civil rights in the 1960s

    America’s push for civil rights in the 1960sAmerica's push for civil rights in the 1960s
    • Michigan History
    • 11 months, 1 week ago
    Michigan History

    Diet and exercise fads in the Victorian era

    Diet and exercise fads in the Victorian eraDiet and exercise fads in the Victorian era
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    • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
    Michigan History

    George Armstrong Custer's Michigan ties

    George Armstrong Custer’s Michigan tiesGeorge Armstrong Custer's Michigan ties
    • Michigan History
    • 11 months, 3 weeks ago