Forgotten Detroit

Author: Paul Vachon
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738560878
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Mary Chase Stratton created a new art form. And Henry Ford II changed the course of his family legacy. Forgotten Detroit delves into the wellspring of history to retell some of these lesser-known stories within Detroit's rich heritage.

Forgotten Landmarks Of Detroit

Author: Dan Austin
Publisher: History Press
ISBN: 9781609498283
Size: 61.20 MB
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From the hallowed halls of Old City Hall to the floating majesty of steamships to the birthplace of the automotive industry, Dan Austin, author of Lost Detroit and creator of, recaptures stories and memories of a ...

Lost Restaurants Of Detroit

Author: Paul Vachon
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 143965851X
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Through stories and recipes nearly lost to time, author Paul Vachon explores the history of the Motor City's fine dining, ethnic eateries and everything in between. Grab a cup of coffee--he's got stories to share.

Searching For The Forgotten War 1812

Author: Patrick Richard Carstens
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781456867553
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Original painting by Peter Rindlisbacher This artist's impression depicts the
British Fleet leaving Amherstburg just prior to the Battle of Lake Erie In the early
days of the war, Major General Isaac Brock took advantage of the weak American
leadership to defeat the American army under the command of General Hull at
the Siege of Fort Detroit. In this encounter when Fort Detroit surrendered the
United States Navy lost its only warship on Lake Erie, the brig USS Adams, which
was ...

America S Forgotten Pandemic

Author: Alfred W. Crosby
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521541756
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J. W. Inches, Commissioner of Health of Detroit, Michigan, sent off telegrams to
the commanders of all army and navy camps in the Middle West informing them
that Detroit, as of Ocober 19, would be off limits to all military personnel except
those in perfect health on necessary military business and carrying a letter from a
superior officer to that effect. Fortunately for military-civilian relations, the
pandemic soon infected Detroit so thoroughly that Inches's policy became a dead
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Author: Richard Bak
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439615225
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James J. Brady was touched by Tom May's cartoon, “Forgotten,” which appeared
on the front page of the Detroit Journal in 1910 and depicted the despair of a
child forgotten on Christmas morning. Brady, a dropout and runaway, had eked
out a living on Detroit's streets shining shoes and selling newspapers before
teaching himself bookkeeping. In 1914, the year he was named collector of
internal revenue for the Detroit region, Brady started the Old Newsboys
Goodfellow Fund, which ...

Old Newsboys Goodfellow Fund Of Detroit 100 Years

Author: Lauren McGregor and John Minnis on behalf of the Old Newsboys Goodfellow Fund
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1467112585
Size: 60.46 MB
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" One such fortunate kiddie was retired Detroit News columnist Pete Waldmeir, a longtime Goodfellow who generously agreed to write the introduction to this book, Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit: 100 Years.

Detroit S Statler And Book Cadillac Hotels

Author: David Kohrman
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738520254
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This book serves as a comparative study of the Book-Cadillac and Statler Hotels of Detroit, and their impact on the development of Washington Boulevard.

Dead But Not Forgotten

Author: Amber Hunt
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 142996376X
Size: 41.28 MB
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And she wanted to raise her children farther away from homicide-heavy Detroit.
Two years after Barb's death, Renee and Michael married and moved to Windber
, where he and the girls had tagged along on a few family trips already. Renee's
parents gave them two plots of land. The plan was to open a store, and being in a
sleepy borough was no problem. “We sold so much product online that it didn't
really matter where our location was,” Renee recalled. Even in 1992, at the time
of ...

Detroit S Historic Hotels And Restaurants

Author: Patricia Ibbotson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 143961878X
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Detroits population grew rapidly after the beginning of the 20th century due to the growth of the automobile and other industries, and the city became a tourist and convention center.