The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 26 No. 1               Spring 2000





Achilles' Heel: The Vietnam War and George Romney's Bid                                          1

for the Presidency, 1967 to 1968

Andrew L. Johns


Thomas W. Palmer: A Michigan Senator's                                                                        31

"Masterly Argument" for Women's Suffrage

Lawrence E. Ziewacz


"Toledo Is a Good Town for Working People": Richard T.                                             45

Gosser and the UAW's Fight for Pensions

Timothy G. Borden


Making Migrants an Asset: The Detroit Urban League-                                                 67

Employters Alliance in Wartime Detroit, 1916 to 1919

Njeru Murage


Photographic Essay                                                                                                              95




Broadside Press of Detroit                                                                             ​                     107


Michigan History                                                                                                                   125


Archival Reports


The Bentley Historical Library: Recent                                                                              129

Collecting Emphases

Thomas E. Powers


The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan                                              137

University Archives

Marcus C. Robyns


Local History Department: Grand Rapids Public Library                                         145

Gordon Olson


Book Reviews


Berlin. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of                                    149

Slavery in North America

Sharla M. Fett


Child. Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940              150

Rebecca Bales


Chute. The Legacy of Shingwaukonse: A Century of Native Leadership              151

Anton Treuer


Contosta. Lancaster, Ohio 1800-2000: Frontier Town to Edge City                      153

Lorle Porter


Davis. Moving the Mountain: The Women's Movement in                                     153

America since 1960

M. Christine Anderson


Diner. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era                             154

Lynn Mapes


Gerring. Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996                                                      155

Samuel T. McSeveney


Greene. Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of                            156

Labor and Political Activism, 1881-1917

Brian O'Donnell, S. J.


Higdon. Leopold and Loeb: The Crime of the Century                                  ​          158

David M. Wrobel


Leasher, ed. Letter from Washington, 1863-1865, by Lois Bryn Adams                159

Steven Tripp

Lee. For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer.                                                           161

Selika Ducksworth Lawton


Middleton. Landmarks of the Iron Road: Two Centuries of North                                           162

American Railroad Engineering

H. Roger Grant


Miller. Tin Stackers: The History of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company                               163

Kathy S. Mason


Nawrocki. Art in Detroit Public Places                                                                                          164

Barron M. Hirsch


Parker. Purifying America: Women, Cultural Reform, and Pro-censorship                            165

Activism, 1873-1933

Kate Wittenstein


Perkins. Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley                 166

Sarah J. Purcell


Rosenzweig and Thelen. The Presence of the Past: Popular Uses of                                     167

History in American Life

David C. Duke


Sanders. Roots of Reform: Farmers, Workers, and the American                                          168

State, 1877-1917

Thomas C. Mackey


Schmiechen. Raising the Roof: An Architectural History of the                                              169

Buildings and Architecture in the Saugatuck and Douglas Area

Keith A. Sculle


Sugden. Tecumseh: A Life                                                                                                             171

Sean O'Neill


Thompson. A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great                                                        172

Lakes Freighters

Shirley J. Burton


Thurber. The Politics of Equality: Hubert H. Humphrey and                                      ​             173

the African American Freedom Struggle

Barbara Dianne Savage

Vargas. Proletarians of the North: A History of Mexican Industrial                                   174

Workers in Detroit and the Midwest, 1917-1933

Michael J. Yavenditti


Widder. Battle for the Soul: Métis Children Encounter Evangelical                                  175

Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837

Larry Burt


Editor's Page                                                                                                                        ​       177