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View Resource Woods and Water: Folksongs from Michigan History

The folk songs in this album preserve a direct link to the lives of lumbermen, ore haulers on the Great Lakes, and immigrant farmers in nineteenth-century Michigan. Listen as Duane Starcher performs the following titles: Michigan-I-A, The Bigler, The Little Brown Bulls, Red Iron Ore, Once More a-Lumbering Go, On Mee-shee-gan, Turner?s Camp on the Chippewa, The Beaver Island Boys, The P...

http://www.secondcello.com/michiganfolksongs/
View Resource Historical Collections of the Great Lakes [Bowling Green State University]

The purpose of the Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL)is to collect, preserve, and make available historical materials documenting the Great Lakes region and connecting waterways. The HCGL's collections include materials related to commercial shipping, shipbuilding, navigation, maritime law, commercial fishing, shipwrecks, yachting, labor history, popular literature, freshwater...

http://www.bgsu.edu/library/cac/collections/hcgl.html
View Resource Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910

"Pioneering the Upper Midwest" is a digital books collection that portrays the states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century through first-person accounts, biographies, promotional literature, local histories, ethnographic and antiquarian texts, colonial archival documents, and other works. The collection's 138 volumes depict the land and its...

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/umhtml/umhome.html
View Resource Prima Civitas Foundation (PCF)

Regional community and economic development collaborative committed to putting Mid-Michigan first. Activities are aimed at diversifying Mid-Michigan's economy, promoting job growth, and supporting the expansion of industries such as next generation transportation, alternative energy, biomass, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and homeland security.

http://primacivitas.org/
View Resource Detroit Public Television's "American Black Journal "

Documenting over thirty years of Detroit history from African American perspectives, this collection of programs includes interviews, round-table discussions, field-produced features and artistic performances featuring African Americans, many of who are among the nation's most recognized and controversial figures, and provides the visual and audio context of key debates and discussions...

http://abj.matrix.msu.edu/
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