The Michigan Historical Review

Special Issue: Detroit 300​

Vol. 27 No. 1               Spring 2001





"The Prettiest Settlement in America": A Select                                                                1

Bibliography of Early Detroit through the War of 1812

Brian Leigh Dunnigan


The Spirit of the Motor City: Three Hundred Years of                                                     21

Religious History in Detroit

Brian Wilson


"Detroit the Dynamic": The Industrial History of                                                             57

Detroit from Cigars to Cars

Charles K. Hyde


Gendered Perspectives on Detroit History                                                                     75

Victoria W. Wolcott


"Boogie Chillen": Uncovering Detroit's African-                                                             93

American Cultural History

Suzanne E. Smith


The Ruins of Detroit: Exploring the Urban Crisis in                                                       109

the Motor City

Kevin Boyle


Research Note


The Founding of Detroit by Cadillac                                                                                129

Melvin G. Holli


Archival Reports


The Midwest Capuchin Province of St. Joseph, Michigan:                      ​                     137

Its History and Its Archives

James C. Wolf, Capuchin


Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village                                                                             153

Terry Hoover


Book Reviews


Anderson. Kinsmen of Another Kind: Dakota-White Relations in the                               171

Upper Mississippi Valley, 1650-1862

Carolyn R. Anderson


Berry. Southern Migrants, Northern Exiles                                                                            172

Susan Allyn Johnson


Blackwelder. Now Hiring: The Feminization of Work in the United States,                     173


Mary Frederickson


Bogue. Fishing the Great Lakes: An Environmental History, 1783-1933                             174

Glenn Britton


Bording. Women at Michigan: The "Dangerous Experiment," 1870s                                 175

to the Present

Sarah V. Barnes


Bradley. The Works: The Industrial Architecture of the United States                              176

James Schmiechen


Byron. Irish America                                                                                                                   178

Timothy G. Lynch


Davis. Frontier Illinois: A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier                                179

Greg Koos


Downs. Diego Rivera: The Detroit Industry Murals                                                              180

Larry Peterson


Edmonds. Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy: A Woman's Adventures                      181

in the Union Army

Janet L. Coryell


Fine. "Expanding the Frontiers of Civil Rights": Michigan, 1948-1968                          ​      182

J. M. Gordon-Omelka

Gurda. The Making of Milwaukee                                                                                               184

Lynne H. Kleinman


Hauptman and McLester, eds. The Oneida Indian Journey: From                                        185

New York to Wisconsin, 1784-1860

Anthony G. Gulig


Holter, ed. Workers and Unions in Wisconsin: A Labor History Anthology                       186

Wilson J. Warren


Hunt. The Turning: A History of Vietnam Veterans Against the War                                   187

Mitchell K. Hall


Isenberg. Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America                                                          188

Michael A. Morrison


Laslett. Colliers across the Sea: A Comparative Study of Class Formation                       190

in Scotland and the American Midwest, 1830-1924

Kjetil Djuve


Moogk. La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada—A Cultural History            192

Dixie Ray Haggard


Tolzmann. The German-American Experience                                                                       193

Charles T. Johnson


Valdés. Barrios Norteños: St. Paul and Midwestern Mexican Communities                    194

in the Twentieth Century

Jerry García


Wallis. All We Had Was Each Other: The Black Community of Madison,                        195


Marcy S. Sacks


Editor's Page                                                                                                                       ​     ​  197