The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 20 No. 1               Spring 1994

Contents

 

Articles

 

Rescuing the Working Girl: Agency and Conflict in the                                           1

Michigan Reform School for Girls, 1879-1895

Georgina Hickey

 

Mortality in the Twelfth Michigan Volunteer Infantry. 1861-                                   29

1866

Robert C Myers

 

" To Protect the Chastity of Children Under Sixteen":                                             49

Statutory Rape Prosecutions in a Midwest County

Circuit Court. 1850-1950

Kathleen R. Parker

 

Research Notes and Documents

 

The First Season's Work: A Summary of Dr. Douglass Houghton's 1837             81

Geological Survey of Michigan's Lower Peninsula

Frank E. Stead

 

Teacher's Section

 

The Natives Meet the French, A Lesson in Weighing Evidence                            97

Dennis J. Thavenet

 

Review of Materials: Teaching About the Fur Trade                                               113

Betty J. Mattson

 

Article Synopses                                                                                                            115

Barbara Moore

 

Book Reviews

 

Anderson, William M. Minor League Baseball in a                                                  121

Maritime Community

David Keilitz

 

Bryan, Ford R. Henry's Lieutenants                                                                            122

John V. Staudenmaier

 

Butcher-Younghans, Sherry. Historic House Museums                                          123

Donn Paul Werling

 

Craig, Lee A. To Sow One Acre More: Childbearing and                        ​                125

Farm Productivity in the Antebellum North

 

Edmunds, R. David and Joseph L. Peyser. The Fox Wars:                                            126

The Mesquakie Challenge to New France

Kerry A. Trask

 

Hyde, Charles K. Historic Highway Bridges of Michigan                                             127

Andrzej S. Nowak

 

Massie, Larry B. Birchbark Belles                                                                                    128

Claudia Clark

 

Meints, Greydon M. Michigan Railroads and Railroad                                               129

Companies

William Miles

 

Middleton, Stephen. The Black Laws in the Old Northwest:                                      131

A Documentary History

Norman L. Rosenberg

 

Oleszewski, Wes. Ice Water Museum                                                                             133

Mark L. Thompson

 

Reid-Green, Marcia, ed. Letters Home: Henry Matrau of the                                     134

Iron Brigade

Jeff Charnely

 

Spector, Janet D. What This Awl Means: Feminist                                                        136

Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village

Jane H. Kelley

 

Taylor, Carl S. Girls, Gangs, Women, and Drugs                                                          137

Barbara A. Springer-Selig

 

Teaford, Jon C. Cities of the Heartland: The Rise and                                                  139

Fall of the Midwest

Michael P. Weber

 

Wagner, John L. Michigan Lighthouses: An Aerial Photographic                               140

Perspective

George Weeks

 

Book Notes                                                                                                                          142

 

Editor's Page                                                                                                               ​         143