The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 22 No. 1               Spring 1996





Bold Experiments: The Evolution of the Great                                                                1

Lakes Ore Carrier

Bruce Bowlus


"A Jewel in the Crown of All of Us":                                                                                  19

Michigan Enacts a Fair Employment

Practices Act, 1941-1958

Sidney Fine


The Formations of Michigan's Anti-Abortion                                                                67

Movement: 1967-1974

Robert N. Karrer


Research Notes and Documents


Summers at Ox-Bow: The Early Days of a                                                   ​                 109

Michigan Art Colony

Peter C. Merrill


A Note on Lake Superior Earthquakes                                                                           125

Bernard C. Peters


Book Reviews


Ball. Born to Wander: Autobiography of John Ball                                                      133

Michael W. Rutledge and William M. Rutledge


Berkowitz. Mr. Social Security: The Life of                                                                    134

Wilbur J. Cohen

Thomas F. Curran

Bieder. Native American Communities in Wisconsin,                                           135

1600-1960: A Study of Tradition and Change

Kerry A. Trask


Brown and VerBurg. Michigan Politics and Government:                                    136

Facing Change in a Complex State

Thomas T. Spencer


Carlisle. A Simple and Vital Design: The Story                                                       137

of the Indiana Post Office Murals

Karal Anne Marling


Eckert. Buildings of Michigan                                                                                    138

Francis H. Parker      


Ehrenhalt. The Lost City: Discovering the Forgotten                                            139

Virtues of Community in the Chicago of the 1950s

Robert B. Fairbanks


Holli and Jones. Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait                                    140

Michael J. Yavenditti


Hudson. Making the Corn Belt: A Geographical History                                     142

of Middle-Western Agriculture

Frank N. Egerton


Klein and Ackerman, eds. Women and Power in Native                                     143

North America

Theresa M. Schenck


McKillen. Chicago Labor and the Quest for a                                                        145

Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924

Alan Lessoff


Miller. Lumbering in Early Twentieth Century                                                  ​     146

Michigan: The Kneeland-Bigelow Company Experience

Jeremy W. Kilar


Oleszewski. Ghost Ships, Gales & Forgotten Tales:                                             147

True Adventures on the Great Lakes

Victoria Brehm


Perusek and Worcester, eds. Trade Union Politics:                                              149

American Unions and Economic Change, 1960s-1990s

David M. Anderson

Prucha. Broadaz and Bayonet: The Role of the                                                       150

United States Army in the Development of the Northwest


William McDaid


Rubenstain and Ziewacz. Payoffs in the Cloakroom:                                             152

The Greening of the Michigan Legislature, 1938-1946

Alan S. Brown


Shipps and Welch, eds. The Journals of William E. McLellin,                               153

1831-1836: The Earliest Mormon Diaries

Gerald J. Stortz


Snider and Davis. The Ford Fleet, 1923-1989                                                           154

Andrzej S. Nowak


Sporn. Against Itself: The Federal Theater and Writers'                                       155

Projects in the Midwest

Bruce I. Bustard


Stuhler. Gentle Warriors: Clara Ueland and the Minnesota                                 157

Struggle for Woman Suffrage

Evelyn Leasher


Trask. Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative from Wisconsin                                     158

Phyllis F. Field


Waddell. The Papers of Henry Bouquet, Volume VI                                               159

Timothy D. Hall


Book Notes                                                                                                                    161


Editor's Page                                                                                                      ​           162