The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 35 No. 1               Spring 2009




Habitués of the Police Court: Criminal Justice for the                                                         1
Poor in Antebellum Detroit

Thomas Cragg


Civil War Recruiting and Recruits from Ever-Changing                                                    29
Labor Pools: Midland County, Michigan, as a
Case Study

Robert E. Mitchell


Sault Ste. Marie as the Capital of the World? Stellanova                                                 61
Osborn and the Pursuit of the United Nations, 1945

Charlene Mires


"A Catalyst for Downtown": Detroit's Renaissance Center                                              83

Francis Desiderio

Book Review

Alkebulan. Survival Pending Revolution: The History of the Black                                 113
Panther Party.
Thomas S. Darragh

Buchanan, Stanford, and Kimble, eds. Eyes on Fire: Witnesses to                                 114
the Detroit Riot of 1967.

Katherine E. Ellison


Calloway. The Shawnees and the War for America.                                                         115

Laura Keenan Spiro    


Casey. The Model T: A Centennial History.                                                                         116

Rudi Volti  


Clarke. Trust and Power: Consumers, the Modern Corporation, and                            117
the Making of the United States Automobile Market.

Karen Linkletter      


Cooke and Mulligan, comp. A Badger Boy in Blue: The Civil                                          119
War Letters of Chauncey H. Cooke.

Michelle Kuhl      


Faber. The Toledo War: The First Michigan-Ohio Rivalry.                                              120

Stephane E. Booth 


George. Where Did Our Love Go? The Rise and Fall of the                                           122
Motown Sound.  

Richard Aquila


High and Lewis. Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and                                         123
Memory of Deindustrialization.

Pamela C. Edwards


Josephson. Motorized Obsessions: Life, Liberty, and the                                              124
Small-Bore Engine.

Mark Milton Chambers


Keithan. Michigan One-Room Schoolhouses.                                                                 126

Lawrence B. Schlack  


Lehman and Nolt. Mennonites, Amish, and the American                                           127
Civil War.

Perry Bush


Lewis-Colman. Race against Liberalism: Black Workers and the                              129
UAW in Detroit.

Elizabeth K. Chamberlain


Lyons. Teachers and Reform: Chicago Public Education, 1929-1979.                          130

Linda Marie Bos


McCarthy. Auto Mania: Cars, Consumers, and the Environment.                               131

William Brucher


Middleton. Pontiac's War: Its Causes, Course, and Consequences.                           133

Matthew S. Muehlbauer


Nemanic. One Day for Democracy: Independence Day and the                                134
Americanization of Iron Range Immigrants.

Jeanne Petit


Stein-Roggenbuck. Negotiating Relief: The Development of Social                         135

Welfare Programs in Depression-Era Michigan, 1930-1940

C. Dianne Creagh


Trap and Wagenaar, eds. Michigan History Directory of                                            137

Historical Societies, Museums, Archives, Historic Sites,

Agencies and Commissions

David I. Macleod


Wilson. Yankees in Michigan                                                                                           137

Michael D. Batinski


Editor's Page                                                                                                                       141