The New York Times Almanac 2002

Author: John Wright
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DETROIT, MICHIGAN Founded in 1701 by Antoine de La Mothe, sieur de
Cadillac, Detroit lies on the Detroit River between Lake Erie and Lake Huron.
Named Fort Pontchartrain-du-Detroit (of the strait), the oldest permanent
settlement on the Great Lakes flourished as a trading post for trappers, under
French control (to 1760), then British (to 1796) and then American. The first
steamboat reached Detroit from Buffalo in 1818, but it was the easy access to
eastern markets via the Erie ...

The American Almanac And Repository Of Useful Knowledge For The Year 1834

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At Detroit, aged 68, the Rev. Gabriel Richard, a Catholic priest, and a man of
extensive learning. He was born at Saintes in France; came to America after the
commencement of the French Revolution ; was sent as a missionary to Illinois;
went to Detroit in 1798; and was elected a delegate to Congress in 1823. Sept.
16. . At Boston, aged 81, Major Thomas JMelville, who took an active part in the
Revolution, and formed one of the Boston “Tea party.” Oct. 13. — At Norfolk, Va.,
John E.

This Is Detroit 1701 2001

Author: Arthur M. Woodford
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814329146
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The Detroit Almanac: Three Hundred Years of Life in tlw Motor City. Edited by
Peter Gavrilovich and Bill McGraw. Detroit: Detroit Free Press, 2000. Detroit Black
Writers' Guild. Paradise Valley Days: A Photo Album Poetry Book. Detroit: Detroit
Black Writers' Guild, 1998. Detroit Institute of Arts. American Paintings in the
Detroit Institute of Arts. New York: Hudson Hills, 1991. Detroit Public Library.
Detroit in Its World Setting: A 250- year Chronology, 1701-1951. Edited by Rae
Elizabeth ...

Detroit 1967

Author: Joel Stone
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
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After serving the Detroit Police Department as administrative assistant to the
commissioner of police in 1966–67, he published The Detroit Riot of 1967 (1969)
. Bill McGraw, a Detroit native, has been exploring the city's history, old and new,
for decades. He spent thirty-two years at the Detroit Free Press as a city-desk
reporter, sports writer, Canada correspondent, editor, and columnist. Along with
Peter Gavrilovich, he edited The Detroit Almanac (2001). His writing has
appeared in the ...

Detroit City Is The Place To Be

Author: Mark Binelli
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Fine, Sidney, Violence in the Model City: The Cavanagh Administration, Race
Relations, and the Detroit Riot of1967 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press,
1989). Gallagher, John, Reimagining Detroit (Wayne State University Press,
2010). Gavrilovich, Peter, and McGraw, Bill, The Detroit Almanac (Detroit: Detroit
Free Press, 2006). Georgakas, Dan, Detroit: IDo MindDying (New York: St.
Martin's Press, 1975). Halberstam, David, The Reckoning (New York: William
Morrow & Co, ...

Forgotten Detroit

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Without the capabilities of the automotive industry, victory could not have been
won. This industrial might was also responsible for the phenomenal growth
Detroit experienced during the first half of the 20th century. The city's population
soared from 285,000 in 1900 to 1.8 million in 1950. Was this merely an accident
of history? Could the automotive industry have developed elsewhere? According
to The Detroit Almanac, the answer is no. While Detroit and several other cities
possessed ...

Detroit

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The Bucket of Blood on Hastings and Clinton Streets was a twostory woodsided
saloon. It was owned by Billy Boushaw. According to The Detroit Almanac: 300
Years of Life in the Motor City, “The Bucket . . . was widely regarded as a tough
town's toughest joint at the turn of the century, an allnight saloon with an
integrated clientele, the oftencrowded Bucket was the scene of card games, crap
games, dice games, open prostitution, socalled 'wild music' and considerable
knife and gun ...

Discombobulation

Author: Wayne Rudolph Davidson
Publisher: Abbott Press
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11 Kristi Tanner, “Raw Data: Detroit's population lowest since 1914,” Detroit Free
Press, July 29, 2013, http://archive.freep.com/article/20130728/OPINION05/
307280034/detroit-population-decline-loss. 12 Detroit Historical Society,
accessed November 2, 2013, .... 26 Peter Gavrilovich and Bill McGraw, eds., The
Detroit Almanac; 300 Years of Life in the Motor City (Detroit: Detroit Free Press,
2010), 36. 27 Ernest H. Borden, Detroit's Paradise Valley (Mount Pleasant, SC;
Arcadia, 2003), ...

The American Almanac And Repository Of Useful Knowledge For The Year

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Andrew Mack, Detroit, March 23, 1830, 772 56. Wilmington, January 10, 1829,
1500 00. South Carolina, Charleston, January 29, 1828,3013 00. Georgetown,
January 3, 1830, 380 79. Beaufort, March 22, 1830, 250 00. Georgia. Savannah,
April 1, 1830,1596.83. Sunbury, March 17, 1830, 365 00. Brunswick, January 19,
1829, 545 52. St. Mary's, May 6, 1830, 53532. Hardwick, Dec. 23, 1826, 200 00.
Florida. St. Augustine, March 3, 1827, 517 60. Apalachicola, March 23, 1830, 900
00.