The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 38 No. 2               Fall 2012




Introduction                                                                                                                            vii


"The More Noise They Make": Odawa and Ojibwe                                                          1

Encounters with American Missionaries in Northern

Michigan, 1837-1871

Michelle Cassidy


Old Friends and New Foes: French Settlers and Indians                                               35

in the Detroit River Border Region

Guillaume Teasdale


A Mormon in Babylon: George Romney as Secretary                                                    63

of HUD, 1969-1973

Roger Biles


Research Notes


Looking from the Outside In: Preparation for Democratic                                             91

Citizenship in a 1925 Michigan High-School Yearbook

Erica R. Hamilton


The 1939 Trial of Raymond Tessmer: Exemplar                                                               107

of UAW Factionalism

Robert P. Davidow


Book Reviews


Bak. Detroitland: A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and                            123

History Makers from Detroit's Past.

Joellen Vinyard


Baldwin. Becoming Wilderness: Nature, History, and the Making of                    ​      125

Isle Royale National Park.

Erik Nordberg

Cleland et al. Faith in Paper: The Ethnohistory and Litigation of                                          126

Upper Great Lakes Indian Treaties.

Andrew Dietzel


Decker. Northern Michigan Asylum: A History of the Traverse                                              128

City State Hospital.

Anouska Bhattacharyya


Dempsey. Michigan and the Civil War: A Great and Bloody Sacrifice.                                  129

John Daley


Fitzgerald. Elly Peterson: "Mother" of the Moderates.                                                              131

Whitney Strub


Fox. Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in                                              132

1920s Michigan.

Leonard J. Moore


Greenleaf. Monopoly on Wheels: Henry Ford and the Selden                                               134

Automobile Patent.

David N. Lucsko


Jortner. The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the                                135

Holy War for the American Frontier.

David A. Nichols


Kurlansky. Hank Greenberg: The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One.                                    137

Glenn C. Altschuler


Lehto. Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's                                                   138

Coolest Creation.

R. D. Jones


Liblong. Answering the Call to Duty: Saving Custer, Heroism at                                            140

Gettysburg, POWs and other Stories of Michigan's Small Town

Soldiers in the Civil War.

Jack Dempsey


Lubig. Maltese in Michigan.                                                                                                           141

Michael J. Douma


Pedley. The Life and Work of Francis Willey Kelsey: Archaeology,                             ​           142

Antiquity, and the Arts.

Christine Drewel

Rogers. Apostles of Equality: The Birneys, the Republicans, and the                                 144

Civil War.

John Fierst


Vinyard. Right in Michigan's Grassroots: From the KKK to the                                            145

Michigan Militia.

Joshua D. Freilich


Wheeler. Cultivating Regionalism: Higher Education and the                                             147

Making of the American Midwest.

Melissa Ladd Teed


Contributors                                                                                                                           ​       149