The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 32 No. 2               Fall 2006




Pontiac: Local Warrior or Pan-Indian Leader?                                                            1

Richard Middleton


"Stirring Constantly": 150 Years of Michigan Cookbooks                                        33

Frank Boles


Booming Baby Food: Infant Food and Feeding in Post-World                              63

War II America

Amy Bentley


Remembering the Renaissance City: Detroit's Bicentennial                                 89

Homecoming Festival and Urban Redevelopment

Julie Longo


Research Note


Soil Surveys: A Down-to-Earth Source of Cultural Information                            119

Le Roy Barnett


Book Reviews


Anderson, ed. The View from the Dugout: The Journals of Red Rolfe                 131

P. J. Harrigan


Barnett. A Drive Down Memory Lane: The Names State and                              132

Federal Highways of Michigan

H. Roger Grant


Dempsey. On the Brink: The Great Lakes in the 21st Century                               133

Margaret Beattie Bogue


Douma. Veneklasen Brick: A Family, a Company, and a Unique                  ​       134

Nineteenth-Century Architectural Movement in Michigan

James Schmiechen

Gilman. Henry Hastings Sibley: Divided Heart                                                                      136

John Fierst


Grand. "Follow the Flag": A History of the Wabash Railroad Company                            138

Graydon M. Meints


Hyde. The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy                            139

John L. Revitte


Jelks. African Americans in the Furniture City: The Struggle for Civil                                141

Rights in Grand Rapids

David Goldberg


Jensen. Detroit's Polonia                                                                                                          143

Frank Boles


Moskowitz. Standard of Living: The Measure of the Middle Class in                               145

Modern America

Kathleen G. Donohue


Roberts. In the Shadow of Detroit: Gordon M. McGregor, Ford of                                   146

Canada, and Motoropolis

Dimitry Anastakis


Segal. Recasting the Machine Age: Henry Ford's Village Industries                                 147

Ryan Pettengill


Todish and Harburn. A "Most Troublesome Situation": The British                                  149

Military and the Pontiac Indian Uprising of 1763-1764

David Dixon


Volti. Cars & Culture: The Life Story of a Technology                                                         150

Neal V. Hitch


Books Received                                                                                                                         153


Editor's Page                                                                                                                       ​       159