The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 29 No. 2               Fall 2003





"The Committee...has stood out against coercion": The Reinvention 

of Detroit Americanization, 1915-1931                                                                                                 1

Anne Brophy


The Legacy of an Ojibwe "Lumber Chief": David Shoppenagon                                                           41

Robert M. Hendershot


Commercial Indians: Authenticity, Nature, and Industrial Capitalism

in Advertising at the Turn of the Twentieth Century                                           71

Kevin C. Armitage


"Free Commoners by Law": Tradition, Transition, and the Closing

of the Range in Antebellum Michigan                                                                              97

Martin J. Hershock


Working for Democracy: Working-Class African-American                                                125

Women, Citizenship, and Civil Rights in Detroit, 1940-1954

Megan Taylor Shockley


Exhibition Review

Shared Waters: Natives and French Newcomers on the Great Lakes                                                           159

Sean O'Neill

Book Reviews

Arrathoon. Magical Adventures in Michigan.                                                                          163

Renay M. Scott

Barnard. Independent Man: The Life of Senator James Couzens                                     164

Susan Stein-Roggenbuck


Barnett and Rosentreter. Michigan's Early Military Forces: A Roster and                      165

History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War

Christopher M. Paine


Beck. Siege and Survival: History of the Menominee Indians, 1634-1856                       166

Michael J. Sherfy


Brandt. Chicago Death Trap: The Iroquois Theatre Fire of 1903                                       167

Gerald A. Danzer


Foss_Mollan. Hard Water: Politics and Water Supply in Milwaukee,                             168


Karin D. Ellison


Gough. Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of                               170

1812 and Its Aftermath

Claire Campbell


Hyde. Riding the Roller Coaster: A History of the Chrysler Corporation                        171

Jeffrey R. Yost


Jezierski. Enterprising Images: The Goodridge Brothers, African                                    172

American Photographers, 1847-1922

Matthew D. Mason


Lyon. The Kalamazoo Automobilist                                                                                      173

Charles K. Hyde


Morris. Baseball Fever: Early Baseball in Michigan                                                           175

Angelo J. Louisa


Nesper. The Walleye War: The Struggle for Ojibwe Spearfishing                         ​         176

and Treaty Rights

Brad Martin


Rauhauser and Magid. Bob-Lo Revisited                                                                            177

Saralee Howard

Sherman. Beyond the Windswept Dunes: The Story of the Maritime Muskegon          179

Peter Bratt


Wargin and McCullough. Voelker's Pond: A Robert Traver Legacy                                 180

Peter T. Koper


Editor's Page                                                                                                                   ​          183


Conference Announcement and Registration Form                                                          185