The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 32 No. 1               Spring 2006




Intracultural Mapmaking by First Nations Peoples in the Great                                     1

Lakes Region: A Historical Review

G. Malcolm Lewis


Radical Politics and Constitutional Theory: Senator Jacob M.                                        19

Howard of Michigan and the Problem of Reconstruction

Earl M. Maltz


Dreaming of a Decentralized Metropolis: City Planning in                                            33

Socialist Milwaukee

John McCarthy


Planning a Transportation System for Metropolitan Detroit in the                             59

Age of the Automobile: The Triumph of the Expressway

Charles K. Hyde


"We just don't want to keep on going to useless meetings":                                        97

Community Organizing at Detroit's Jefferson Junior High

School, 1966-1967

Kenneth M. Gold


Book Reviews


Byron and Wilson. Vintage Views of the Charlevoix-Petoskey Region                        123

Hudson Keenan


Caputo. 13 Seconds: A Look Back at the Kent State Shootings                                      124

Joshua D. Cochran


Carson. Grit, Noise, and Revolution: The Birth of Detroit Rock 'n' Roll                        125

Steve Waksman


Dana, ed. A Fashionable Tour through the Great Lakes and Upper                      ​        126

Mississippi: The 1852 Journal of Juliette Starr Dana

Karen Rubin

Greene. Betty Ford: Candor and Courage in the White House                                             128

Caryn Neumann


Halpern. Unions, Radicals, and Democratic Presidents: Seeking Social                            129

Change in the Twentieth Century

Kevin Noble Powers


LaGrand. Indian Metropolis: Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75                                  131

James W. Oberly


Lane. Lincoln's "Ready-Made" Soldiers: Saugatuck Area Men in the                                 132

Civil War

Peter Bratt


Larabee. They Dynamite Fiend: The Chilling Tale of a Confederate Spy,                          133

Con Artist, and Mass Murderer

Greg Marquis


McGreal. Journeyman, Preacher, Pastor, Teacher: Samuel Mazzuchelli,                           135

American Dominican

Keith R. Widder


Meints. Michigan Railroad Lines                                                                                             136

H. Roger Grant


Mieczkowski. Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s                                               137

David W. Veenstra


Mom. The Electric Vehicle: Technology and Expectations in the                                       138

Automobile Age

Neal V. Hitch


Poremba. Detroit: A Motor City History                                                                                 140

Kenneth G. Hafeli


Schoon. Calumet Beginnings: Ancient Shorelines and Settlements at the                      141

South End of Lake Michigan

Samuel Barnett


Shockley. "We Too Are Americans": African American Women in                         ​           142

Detroit and Richmond, 1940-54

Katherine E. Ellison


Sproule-Jones. Restoration of the Great Lakes: Promises, Practices,                                 144


Dave Dempsey


Vaillant. Sounds of Reform: Progressivism and Music in Chicago, 1873-1935                  145

Harry A. Reed


Vine. One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American                            146


Jennifer F. McCarley 


Widder. Michigan Agricultural College: The Evolution of a Land-Grant                           148

Philosphy, 1855-1925

W. Bruce Leslie


Editor's Page                                                                                                                      ​          151