The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 33 No. 1               Spring 2007




A Legacy of Limitation: Thomas M. Cooley, Public Purpose,                                     1

and the General Welfare

Robert Olender


The John Askin Family Library: A Fur-Trading                                                             27

Family's Books

Agnes Haigh Widder


"A Whole Community Working Together": Pearl Kendrick, Grace                         59

Eldering, and the Grand Rapids Pertussis Trials, 1932-1939

Carolyn G. Shapiro-Shapin


Research Notes and Guides


Morality vs. Legality: Michigan's Burt Lake Indians and                                         87

the Burning of Indianville

Matthew J. Friday


Michigan Maps in the Detroit Evening News, 1873-1900                                       99

Le Roy Barnett


Index to the Annual Reports of the Michigan Department of                              109

Labor, 1884-1920

Le Roy Barnett


Assessing the Value of Two Tax-Related Michigan Records                               125

Le Roy Barnett


Book Reviews


Alexander. The Muskegon: The Majesty and Tragedy of Michigan's                 127

Rarest River

Lisa M. Brady


Anastakis. Auto Pact: Creating a Borderless North American                       ​     128

Auto Industry, 1960-1971

Kit Foster


Beck. The Struggle for Self-Determination: History of the Menominee                              129

Indians since 1854

Anthony G. Gulig


Borneman. The French & Indian War: Deciding the Fate of North America                        131

David M. Corlett


Botti and Moore. Michigan's State Forests: A Century of Stewardship                               133

Raymond P. Guires


Brandt. Chairman of the Board: A Biography of Carl A. Gerstacker                                     134

Tawny Ryan Nelb


Bukowczyk, Faires, Smith, and Widdis. Permeable Border: The Great                                136

Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990

H. V. Nelles


Cave. Prophets of the Great Spirit: Native American Revitalization                                    139

Movements in Eastern North America

James Taylor Carson


Dempsey. William G. Milliken: Michigan's Passionate Moderate                                        140

Francis X. Blouin, Jr.


Douglas. Jim Crow Moves North: The Battle over Northern School                                   143

Segregation, 1865-1954

Christopher W. Schmidt


Faires and Hanflik. Jewish Life in the Industrial Promised Land,                                        144


Amy Hill Shevitz


Garb. City of American Dreams: A History of Home Ownership and                                146

Housing Reform in Chicago, 1871-1919

Rima Lunin Schultz


Giffin. African Americans and the Color Line in Ohio, 1915-1930                                ​        148

Stephen A. Vincent


Kleiman. Strike! How the Furniture Workers Strike of 1911 Changed                                 150

Grand Rapids

Jeffrey Powell

Knupfer. The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism                                   151

Amy Schneidhorst


Kruse and Sugrue, eds. The New Suburban History                                                           152

Evelyn Gonzalez


Leidenberger. Chicago's Progressive Alliance: Labor and the Bid for                             154

Public Streetcars

Thomas F. Jorsch


Noer. Soapy: A Biography of G. Mennen Williams                                                             155

John R. Thiel


Sheeres. Son of Secession: Douwe J. Vander Werp                                                           156

Robert Schoone-Jongen


Watts. The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century                             158

William S. Pretzer


Wolcott. Cops and Kids: Policing Juvenile Delinquency in Urban                                   159

America, 1890-1940

Eric C. Schneider


Editor's Page                                                                                                                   ​          161