The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 19 No. 2               Fall 1993​





Hunting for the Middle Ground: Arthur Vandenberg                                             1

and the Mackinac Charter, 1943

Hank Meijer


Making Opportunity: The Struggle Against Jim Crow in                                       23

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1890-1927

Randal M. Jelks


Forging a Fateful Alliance: The Role of Michigan State                                        49

University in the Development of America's Vietnam Policy

John Ernst


Teacher's Section


Let's Explore Michigan with Harriet Martineau                                                       69

Dennis J. Thavenet


Literature and Michigan History                                                                                 81

Mary DeJong Obuchowski


Michigan Legal Milestone: Laughing Whitefish                                                       86

Mia Cilman


Article Synopses                                                                                                            89


Book Reviews


Athans, Mary Christine. The Coughlin-Fahey Connection: Father Charles E.       93

Coughlin, Father Denis Fahey, C.S.Sp. and Religious Anti-Semitism

In the United States, 1938-1954

Leslie Woodcock Tentler


Blee, Kathleen M. Women of the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s            94

Calvin Enders


Chew, Sing C. Logs for Capital: The Timber Industry and Capitalist                     96

Enterprise in the Nineteenth Century

Williams E. Van Vugt


Cleland, Charles E. Rites of Conquest: The History and                                          98

Culture of Michigan's Native Americans

Robert Doherty​