Michigan Historical Review Subject Inde​​x


PETERS, Bernard C. “A Note on Lake Superior Earthquakes,” 22:1, 125-131.

Ecology (see Environment)


AVI-YONAH, Shera. "Hanging Apart: Small Business Mobility on Chene Street, 1890-1990," 42:1, 75-91.

DYE, Keith. "The Debate on Reparations before the Debate on Reparations at the National Black Economic Development Conference in Detroit, 1969," 46:2, 175-186.


BLOUIN, Francis X. "The Components of Reputation: Pragmatism, Science, and teh Transfromation of the University of Michigan, 1852-1900," 43:1, 57-84.

BROPHY, An​ne. “‘The Committee . . . has stood out against coercion’: The Reinvention of Detroit Americanization, 1915-1931,” 29:2, 1-39.
CASSIDY, Michelle. “‘The More Noise They Make’: Odawa and Ojibwe Encounters with American Missionaries in Northern Michigan, 1837-1871,” 38:2, 1-34.
CIANI, Kyle E. “Training Young Women in the ‘Service’ of Motherhood: Early Childhood Education at Detroit’s Merrill-Palmer School, 1920-1940,” 24:1, 103-132.
CLEMMONS, Linda. “‘Our Children are in danger of becoming little Indians’: Protestant Missionary Children and Dakotas, 1835-1862,” 25:2, 69-90.
ELZWAY, Salem. “Pentagon Midwest: Making the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex (and Its Discontents) at the University of Michigan," 44:1, 23-66.

ERNST, John. “Forging a Fateful Alliance: The Role of Michigan State University in the Development of America’s Vietnam Policy,” 19:2, 49-66.
GOLD, Kenneth M. “‘We just don’t want to keep on going to useless meetings’: Community Organizing at Detroit’s Jefferson Junior High School, 1966-1967,” 32:1, 97-121.

HENGTGEN, Kristen. “Learning Conservation through Work: Michigan as a Pioneer of the School Camping Movement, 1940-1955.” 45:1, 47-80.

HENRY, Sean. "Racial Pragmatism and the Conditions of Racial Contact: The Detroit Interracial Committee, Public Schools, and Measuring Racial Tension, 1944-1950," 46:1, 69-105.

KIRKWOOD, Patrick M. "'Michigan Men' in the Philippines and the Limits of Self-Determination in the Progressive Era." 40:2. 63-86

HAMILTON, Erica R. “Looking from the Outside In: Preparation for Democratic Citizenship in a 1925 Michigan​ High-School Yearbook,” 38:2, 91-105.
HARROLD, Philip. “‘A Mess of Pottage’: The Debate Over Religious Pluralism at the University of Michigan, 1944-1948,” 24:2, 37-55.
HAVIRA, Barbara Speas. “Coeducation and Gender Differentiation in Teacher Training: Western State Normal School, 1904-1929,” 21:1, 49-82.
HICKEY, Georgina. “Rescuing the Working Girl: Agency and Conflict in the Michigan Reform School for Girls, 1879-1893,” 20:1, 1-28.
OLENDER, Robert. “People vs. Profs: How a Conflict between Traditional and Homeopathic Medicine Nearly Destroyed the University of Michigan.” 45:2, 77-101.
REID, John B. “‘A Career to Build, a People to Serve, a Purpose to Accomplish’: Race, Class, Gender, and Detroit’s First Black Women Schoolteachers, 1865-1916,” 18:1, 1-27.
RIDDLE, David. “Race and Reaction in Warren, Michigan, 1971-1974: Bradley v. Milliken and the Cross-District Busing Controversy,” 26:2, 1-49.
ROBYNS, Marcus and Carrie Fries. “The Battle for Shared Governance: The Northern Michigan University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, 1967 to 1976,” 28:2, 1-41
STANKRAUFF, Alison. “A Sesquicentennial Bibliography of Wayne State University Records from the University Archives at The Walter P. Reuther Library,” 44:1, 97-110.
THAVENET, Dennis. “The Michigan Reform School and the Civil War: Officers and Inmates Mobilized for the Union Cause,” 13:1, 21-46.
THAVENET, Dennis. “Sparing the Rod?: A Quantitative Examination of Reformatory Punishments, 1855-1874,” 17:1, 35-63.
THAVENET, Dennis. “Tending Their Flock: Diet, Hygiene, and Health for Nineteenth Century Reform Children,” 15:2, 23-46.
VAN ELLS, Mark D. “More Than a Union: The Teaching Assistants Association and Its 1970 Strike against the University of Wisconsin,” 25:1, 103-124.

Edwards, George and Peg

CAPECI, Dominic J. “‘Never Leave Me’: The Wartime Correspondence of Peg and George Edwards, 1944 to 1945,” 27:2, 91-130.

Eldering, Grace

Shapiro-Shapin, Carolyn G. “‘A Whole Community Working Together’:  Pearl Kendrick, Grace Eldering, and the Grand Rapids Pertussis Trials, 1932-1939,” 33.1, 59-85.


GRANT, Jr. Philip A. “The Presidential Election of 1932 in Michigan,” 12:1, 83-94.
JENNINGS, Richard P. “Rhetorical Analysis of Chase S. Osborn’s 1910 Primary Campaign for Governor,” 17:2, 35-75.
JOHNS, Andrew L. “Achilles’ Heel: The Vietnam War and George Romney’s Bid for the Presidency, 1967-1968,” 26:1, 1-29.
MILES, David. “Political Experience and Anti-Big Government: The Making and Breaking of Themes in Gerald Ford’s 1976 Presidential Campaign,” 23:1, 105-122.
ORTQUIST, Richard T. “The Perils of Victory: Michigan Democrats in the Wake of 1832,” 17:2, 21-34.

​Emergency Farm Labor Program

HALL, Kevin T. "The Befriended Enemy: German Prisoners of War in Michigan," 41:1, 57-80. 


OWENS, Jack N. "A Long Overdue Evaluation on Benjamin Hough's Observation for Latitude of the North Cape of Maumee Bay, Ohio's Northern Border," 44:2, 97-124. 


DALEY, Matthew Lawrence and Scott L. Stabler. "'The World's Greatest Minstrel Show Under the Stars': Blackface Minstrels, Community Identity, and the Lowell Showboat, 1932-1977," 44:2, 1-35.

KISKA, Tim. “What Vast Wasteland? George Pierrot Made Every Detroiter a World Traveler,” 46:2, 71-92.

Emigration (see Immigration and Migration)


BAUGH-HELTON, Tiffany. "A Woman's Place is in Her Union: The UAW's 1944 National Women's Conference and Women's Labor Activism," 40:1, 73-96.

​Environment (see also Conservation)

BARILLAS, William. “Michigan’s Pioneers and the Destruction of the Hardwood Forest,” 15:2, 1-22.
BARNETT, Le Roy. “Michigan’s War against Birds,” 36:2, 95-124.
BARNETT, Le Roy. “Michigan's War with Mammals: Bounties, Hunters, and Trappers against Unwanted Species,” 37:1, 77-117.
BARNETT, Le Roy. “Soil Surveys: A Down-to-Earth Source of Cultural Information,” 32:2, 119-130.
BURD, Camden. “Scrolling through Nature: Reflections on the Digital Humanities and Michigan’s Environmental History.” 45:1, 109-119.
CHEYNE, Michael. “No Better Way? The Kalamazoo Mall and the Legacy of Pedestrian Malls,” 36:1, 103-128.

CIADELLA, Joseph Stanhope. "A Landscape of Ruin and Repair: Parks, Potatoes, and Detroit's Environmental Past, 1879-1900," 40:1, 49-72.

FOSS-MOLLAN, Kate. “Waiting for Water: Service Discrimination and Polish Neighborhoods in Milwaukee, 1870-1910,” 25:2, 29-45.
GERMANO, Nancy. “‘A Flood of Problems’ in Michigan: An Urban Environmental History.” 45:1, 81-107.
HENGTGEN, Kristen. “Learning Conservation through Work: Michigan as a Pioneer of the School Camping Movement, 1940-1955.” 45:1, 47-80.
KERRIGAN, William. “Apples on the Border: Orchards and the Contest for the Great Lakes,” 34:1, 25-41.
MCCARTHY, Tom. “Henry Ford, Industrial Ecologist or Industrial Conservationist?: Waste Reduction and Recycling at the Rouge,” 27:2, 53-88.
MOORE, Monika. “The Flint-Beecher Tornado of 1953: The "Other" in the Aftermath of Disaster,” 47:1, 93-106.

MOORE, Ted. “Creating an Idyllic Space: Nature, Technology, and Campus Planning at the Michigan Agricultural College, 1850 to 1975,” 35:2, 1-25.

NELSON, John William. “The Ecology of Travel on the Great Lakes Frontier: Native Knowledge, European Dependence, and the Environmental Specifics of Contact.” 45:1, 1-26.

NYGREN, Joshua. "A Producer's Republic: Rural Zoning, Land Use, and Citizenship in the Great Lakes Cutover, 1920-1940," 40:1, 1-26.

PETERS, Bernard C. “A Note on Lake Superior Earthquakes,” 22:1, 125-131.

POLING, Kristin. "A Walhalla in the Wasteland: Carl Ernest Schmidt and the Quest of One German American Businessman to Save Michigan's Forests," 46:2, 1-30.
SWAYAMPRAKASH, Ramya. “Dredge a River, Make a Nation Great: Shipping, Commerce, and Territoriality in the Detroit River, 1870-1905.” 45:1, 27-46.
TERRIE, Philip G. “‘The Necessities of the Case’: The Response to the Great Thumb Fire of 1881,” 31:2, 91-116.
THOMPSON, John. “The Bay City Land Dredge and Dredge Works: Perspectives on the Machines of Land Drainage,” 12:2, 21-43.

VAUGHN, David K. "The Au Sable River Lumberman's Monument: William B. Mershon's Struggle to Create a Meaningful Memorial of the Michigan Lumbering Era," 43:2, 1-36.

​Enviromental Management 

LaCOMBE, Kent. "Lake Huron's Entangled Eden: Fish, Fisheries, and Lost Opprotunities in Freshwater Borderlands, 1900-1940," 41:1, 25-56. 


BHALLA, Vibha. “Detroit and Windsor as Transnational Spaces: A Case Study of Asian Indian Migrants,” 34:2, 99-116.
CLIFTON, James A. “Michigan’s Indians: Tribe, Nation, Estate, Racial, Ethnic, or Special Interest Group?” 20:2, 93-152.
ENGLEBERT, Robert. “Merchant Representatives and the French River World, 1763-1803,” 34:1, 63-82.
FINE, Sidney. “‘A Jewel in the Crown of All of Us’: Michigan Enacts a Fair Employment Practices Act, 1941-1958,” 22:1, 19-66.
KERSTEN, Andrew E. “Jobs and Justice: Detroit, Fair Employment, and Federal Activism during the Second World War,” 25:1, 76-101.
KLUG, Thomas A. “Residents by Day, Visitors by Night: The Origins of the Alien Commuter on the U.S.-Canadian Border during the 1920s, 34:2, 75-98.
MORALEZ, Eduardo. “Settling Out and Fitting In: Family and Migration in the Ethnic Mexican Midwest during the Twentieth Century,” 37:2, 29-51.

POLING, Kristin. "A Walhalla in the Wasteland: Carl Ernest Schmidt and the Quest of One German American Businessman to Save Michigan's Forests," 46:2, 1-30.

SANKO, Marc. "The Gift of Empire: Maltese Migrants to Detroit, 1919-1924," 43:2, 37-54.

TUCKER, Patrick M. “From Fallen Timbers to the British Evacuation of Detroit, 1794-1796: The Roman Catholic Priest Who Was a British Agent,” 37:1, 41-76.

Everett, Philo T.

MEAD, Rebecca J. "The Kawbawgum Cases: Native Claims and the Discovery of Iron in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan," 40:2. 1-32.​


ST. LOUIS, Scott Richard. "'Self-Made Town': Semi-Annual Furniture Expositions and the Development of Civic Identity in Grand Rapids, 1878-1965." 44:2, 37-65.​