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Michigan -- History

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Bentley Historical Library

Since 1935, the Bentley Historical Library has been providing interested parties with timely and insightful materials about both the history of the state of Michigan and the esteemed University of Michigan. Currently, the library includes more than 30,000 linear feet of archives and manuscripts, 60,000 printed volumes, and over one and a half million photographs. Those who might be planning a...
Historical Society of Michigan

Founded in 1828, the motto of the Historical Society of Michigan is "Promoting our state, our stories since 1828." The Society does a terrific job if it. This website offers curious parties access to information about the state's history, along with materials on the Society's work, outreach efforts, and publications. On the homepage, visitors can learn about the Michigan History magazine and the...
Remembering the Flint Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937

Developed with the assistance of the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for Humanities, this online multi-media digital exhibit examines one of the most celebrated strikes in American history, the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937. The idea for the project had its origins in 1978, when Neil Leighton (a political science professor at the University of Michigan-Flint) was at a...
The Making of Modern Michigan

A number of digital collections have been started at the country's universities in order to both provide access to otherwise little-seen materials and to also train staff how to create such increasingly valuable online collections. Under the direction of staff members at Michigan State University, The Making of Modern Michigan brings together important documents dealing with Michigan history. On...