eBook The Michigan Companion, 1st Edition

  • Arthur Woodford
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  • ISBN-10: 0979864852
  • ISBN-13: 9780979864858
  • DDC: 917.74
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 864 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

The Michigan Companion features more than 1,200 entries that explore the most significant, best known, and most influential people, places, events, organizations, products, history, and other subjects about Michigan.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction.
Our Team.
1: Abel, Sid (1918–2000).
2: Abolitionists in Michigan.
3: Adams, Jack (1895–1968).
4: Adrian College.
5: AFI-CIO.
6: African Americans in Michigan.
7: African World Festival of Detroit.
8: Agassiz, Alexander (1835–1910).
9: Agriculture Industry.
10: Air Zoo.
11: Albion College.
12: Albom, Mitch (1958–).
13: Alcona County.
14: Alden B. Dow House and Studio.
15: Alger County.
16: Algonquin Indians.
17: Allegan County.
18: Allen, Tim (1953–).
19: Allouez, Father Claude (1622–1689).
20: Alma College.
21: Alma Highland Festival and Games.
22: Alpena.
23: Alpena Community College.
24: Alpena County.
25: Alpena County Courthouse.
26: Alpenfest of Gaylord.
27: Ambassador Bridge.
28: American Car and Foundry Company.
29: American Fur Company.
30: American Motors Corporation.
31: America's Thanksgiving Parade.
32: Amish Community.
33: Amusement Parks.
34: Amway Corporation.
35: Anatomy of a Murder (1959).
36: Anderson, Sparky (1934–2010).
37: Andrews University.
38: Ann Arbor.
39: Ann Arbor Art Fair.
40: Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.
41: Antrim County.
42: Apple Blossom.
43: Applegate, K. A. (1956–).
44: Apples.
45: Aquinas College.
46: Arab American National Museum.
47: Arab Americans in Michigan.
48: Arab International Festival.
49: Architecture.
50: Arenac County.
51: Armada County Fair.
52: Arnow, Harriette (1908–1986).
53: Arsenal of Democracy.
54: Art Deco.
55: Artists and the Arts.
56: Arts, Beats & Eats.
57: Ashley & Dustin Steamer Line.
58: Asparagus.
59: Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848).
60: Au Sable River.
61: Automation Alley.
62: Automotive Companies.
63: Automotive Parts Suppliers.
64: Automotive Styling.
65: Ave Maria Foundation.
66: Aviation History, Civil.
67: Aviation History, Military.
68: Awrey Bakeries.
69: Baker College.
70: Ball Park Franks.
71: Bank Holiday.
72: Baraga, Father Frederic (1797–1868).
73: Baraga County.
74: Barnes-Hecker Mine Disaster of 1926.
75: Barry County.
76: Baseball, Minor League.
77: Baseball, Women's Professional.
78: Battle Creek.
79: Battle of Fallen Timbers.
80: Battle of Lake Erie.
81: Battle of Michilimackinac.
82: Battle of the Overpass.
83: Battle of the River Raisin.
84: Baxter, Charles (1947–).
85: Bay City.
86: Bay County.
87: Bay de Noc Community College.
88: Bay View Assembly.
89: Beal Botanical Garden.
90: Beans.
91: Beaumont, William (1785–1853).
92: Beaumont Hospital.
93: Beaver.
94: Beaver Island.
95: Beaver Island Mormons.
96: Bedding Plants.
97: Beer Brewing.
98: Belgians in Michigan.
99: Belle Isle.
100: Bentley Historical Library.
101: Benton Harbor.
102: Benzie County.
103: Berrien County.
104: The Betsy (1978).
105: Better Made Snack Foods.
106: Beverly Hills Cop (1984).
107: The Big Chill (1983).
108: Big Spring.
109: Bing, Dave (1943–).
110: Bissell.
111: Black Bear.
112: Black Hawk War.
113: Black Lake.
114: Black Legion.
115: Blackbird (ca. 1815–1908).
116: Bloody Run.
117: Blos, Joan (1928–).
118: Blue Water Bridge.
119: Blueberries.
120: Boats, Recreational.
121: Bob-Lo Island.
122: Bois Blanc Island.
123: Bologna Festival.
124: Bonds, Bill.
125: Bonstelle Theatre.
126: Border Crossings.
127: Borders Books.
128: Bowling.
129: Bowman, Scotty (1933–).
130: Bradish, Alvah (1806–1901).
131: Branch County.
132: Briggs, Walter O. (1877–1952).
133: Brock, Sir Isaac (1769–1812).
134: Brook Trout.
135: Brown, John (1800–1859).
136: Brown, Prentiss (1889–1973).
137: Brûlé, Étienne (1591?–1632?).
138: Buick Open.
139: Burt, William Austin (1792–1858).
140: Burt Lake.
141: Busing.
142: Cadillac, Antoine de la Mothe (1658–1730).
143: Calhoun County.
144: Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
145: Calumet Hall and Theatre.
146: Calvin College.
147: Cambridge Junction Historic State Park.
148: Camp Custer.
149: Camp Skeel.
150: Campbell, Jim (1924–1995).
151: Canton.
152: Capital Punishment: Last Hanging.
153: Capital to Lansing.
154: Capuchin Soup Kitchen.
155: Carey, Jacqueline (1964–).
156: Carleton, Will (1845–1912).
157: Carson, Ben (1951–).
158: Carter, Regina (1966–).
159: Casino Gambling.
160: Cass, Lewis (1782–1866).
161: Cass County.
162: Catton, Bruce (1899–1978).
163: Celery.
164: Central Michigan University.
165: Cereal Industry.
166: Chandler, Zachariah (1813–1879).
167: Chapin, Roy (1880–1936).
168: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
169: Charlevoix County.
170: Cheboygan County.
171: Checker Motors Corporation.
172: Chemical Industry.
173: Cherries.
174: Chicago to Mackinac Race.
175: Chippewa County.
176: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians.
177: Cholera Epidemic of 1832.
178: Chrysler, Walter (1875–1940).
179: Chrysler Corporation.
180: Cider Mills.
181: Cigar Manufacturing.
182: Cities, Townships, and Villages: Structure of Government.
183: Civil Rights.
184: Civil War.
185: Civilian Conservation Corps.
186: Cklw.
187: Clare County.
188: Clark, Dutch (1906–1979).
189: Cleary University.
190: Clemenc, Big Annie (1888–1956).
191: Clements Library.
192: Cliff Mine.