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​​​​Baby Food

BENTLEY, Amy. “Booming Baby Food: Infant Food and Feeding in Post-World War II America,” 32:2, 63-88.

​Backus, Ella Mae

STEVENS, Ruth S. "Assistant US Attorney Ella Mae Backus: 'A Most Important Figure in the Legal Profession in the Western District of Michigan,'" 42:2, 1-30. 

Battle of the Thames

SKAGGS, David​ Curtis. “Decisions at Sandwich: William Henry Harrison and the Pursuit to the Thames,” 38:1, 107-28. 

Bay City, Michigan

THOMPSON, John. “The Bay City Land Dredge and Dredge Works: Perspectives on the Machines of Land Drainage,” 12:2, 21-43.


FRENCH, Amy Holtman. "Mixing It Up: Michigan Barmaids Fights for Civil Rights," 40:1, 27-48.


FRENCH, Amy Holtman. "Mixing It Up: Michigan Barmaids Fights for Civil Rights," 40:1, 27-48.​

Bay County, michigan

BLOOMFIELD, Ron. “The Historical Museum of Bay County: The Patrol Craft Sailor Association Archives,” 23.1, 123-125.

Belle Isle Park

​CIADELLA, Joseph Stanhope. "A Landscape of Ruin and Repair: Parks, Potatoes, and Detroit's Environmental Past, 1879-1900," 40:1, 49-72.


BARNETT, LeRoy. “Putting the Spotlight on Headlight,” 28.1, 121-124.
BARNETT, LeRoy. “Research Bibliography:  Health Resorts in Michigan,” 23.2, 169-188.
DUNNIGAN, Brian Leigh. “‘The Prettiest Settlement in America’: A Select Bibliography of Early Detroit through the War of 1812,” 27:1, 1-20.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: The American Revolution,” 24.2, 161-163.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: The Civil War,” 25.2, 127-129.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: The Cold War,” 23.1, 143-145.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: Michigan History,” 26.1, 125-128.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: Native American History,” 23.2, 189-198.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: The New Deal,” 25.1, 135-137.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: United States Industrialization,” 22.2, 189-191.
HALL, Mitchell. “Bibliography: United States Labor History,” 24.1, 161-163.
LEASHER, Evelyn. “Bibliography:  Broadside Press of Detroit,” 26.1, 107-123.

PATON, Susan Eileen. "Selected Bibliography for the 125th Anniversary of Central Michigan University," 43:2, 65-80.

WANGER, Eugene. “Collecting the Toledo War,” 24.2, 144-160.

Bingham, Kinsley S.

MCDAID, William. “Kinsley S. Bingham and the Republican Ideology of Antislavery, 1847-1855,” 16:2, 43-73. 

THICK, Matthew R. "'The Exploded Humbug': Antebellum Michigan, Personal Liberty Laws, and States' Rights" 42:2, 53-65. 


BARNETT, Le Roy. “Michigan's War against Birds,” 36:2, 95-124.

Black Economic Development Conference

DYE, Keith. “The Black Manifesto for Reparations in Detroit: Challenge and Response, 1969,” 35:2, 53-83.

Black Hawk War

JUNG, Patrick J. “Toward the Black Hawk War: The Sauk and Fox Indians and the War of 1812,” 38:1, 27-52.


WIDDER, Agnes Haigh. “The John Askin Family Library: A Fur-Trading Family’s Books,” 33:1, 27-57.


BHALLA, Vibha. “Detroit and Windsor as Transnational Spaces: A Case Study of Asian Indian Migrants,” 34:2, 99-116.
BOWES, John P. “The Gnadenhutten Effect: Moravian Converts and the Search for Safety in the Canadian Borderlands,” 34:1, 101-117.
BUKOWCZYK, John J. “The Permeable Border, the Great Lakes Region, and the Canadian-American Relationship,” 34:2, 1-16.
ENGLEBERT, Robert. “Merchant Representatives and the French River World, 1763-1803,” 34:1, 63-82.
GILLS, Bradley J. “Navigating the Landscape of Assimilation: The Anishnabeg, the Lumber Industry, and the Failure of Federal Indian Policy in Michigan,” 34:2, 57-74.
GRAY, Susan E. “Writing Michigan History from a Transborder Perspective,” 34:1, 1-24.
HATTER, Lawrence B. A. “The Transformation of the Detroit Land Market and the Formation of the Anglo-American Border,” 34:1, 83-99.
KERRIGAN, William. “Apples on the Border: Orchards and the Contest for the Great Lakes,” 34:1, 25-41.
KLUG, Thomas A. “Residents by Day, Visitors by Night: The Origins of the Alien Commuter on the U.S.-Canadian Border during the 1920s,” 34:2, 75-98.
LONGO, Julie. “Consuming Freedom: The International Freedom Festival as Transnational Tourism Strategy on the Windsor-Detroit Border, 1959-1976,” 34:2, 119-137.
SCHWARTZ, James Z. “Taming the ‘Savagery’ of Michigan’s Indians,” 34:2, 39-55.
SECUNDA, Ben. “The Road to Ruin?: ‘Civilization’ and the Origins of a ‘Michigan Road Band’ of Potawatomi,” 34:1, 119-149.
ST-ONGE, Nicole. “The Persistence of Travel and Trade: St. Lawrence River Valley Engagés and the American Fur Company, 1818-1840,” 34:2, 17-37.
TEASDALE, Guillaume. “Old Friends and New Foes: French Settlers and Indians in the Detroit River Border Region,” 38:2, 35-62.
WIDDER, Keith R. “The 1767 Maps of Robert Rogers and Jonathan Carver: A Proposal for the Establishment of the Colony of Michilimakinac,” 30:2, 35-76.

Boundary Commissions, Treaty of Ghent

CARROLL, Francis M. “The Search for the Canadian-American Boundary along the Michigan Frontier: 1819-1827: The Boundary Commissions under Articles Six and Seven of the Treaty of Ghent,” 30:2, 77-103.

Bounties (Animals and Birds)

BARNETT, Le Roy. “Michigan's War against Birds,” 36:2, 95-124.
BARNETT, Le Roy. “Michigan's War with Mammals: Bounties, Hunters, and Trappers against Unwanted Species,” 37:1, 77-117.​

​Bowlby, Marcus

BRATTON, Joel J. "Marcus Bowlby and World War I," 41:1, 81-100.

Bradby, Robert L. Sr.

SHELLY, Cara L. “Bradby’s Baptists: Second Baptist Church of Detroit, 1910-1946,” 17:1, 1-33. ​

British Empire in America (see Great Britain)​

Brock, Major General Isaac

ANTAL, Sandy. “Michigan Ceded: Why and Wherefore?” 31:1, 1-26.

Bromme, Traugott

BLAND, Richard L. “Michigan in 1848: As Described by Traugott Bromme in His Handbook for German Emigrants,” 31:2, 149-154.

Brown, Lauren P.

HAVITZ, Mark A. and Eric D. Zemper. “‘Worked Out in Infinite Detail’: Michigan State College’s Lauren P. Brown and the Origins of the NCAA Cross Country Championships,” 39.1, 1-40.

Bullard, Perry

DEMPSEY, Dave. “Perry Bullard: Liberal Lawmaker, 1972-1992,” 29:1, 97-117.

Burke, Edmund (Monseigneur)

KARAMANSKI, Theodore J. “State Citizenship as a Tool of Indian Persistence: A Case Study of the Anishinaabeg of Michigan,” 37.2, 119-138.

​Burt Lake, Michigan

WILES, Richard. "A Bitter Memory: Seeking "Maamaw Gwayak" (Social Justice) at Burt Lake," 42:1, 61-74

Burt Lake Indians

FRIDAY, Matthew J. “Morality vs. Legality: Michigan’s Burt Lake Indians and the Burning of Indianville,” 33:1, 109-123.


ARMITAGE, Kevin C. “Commercial Indians: Authenticity, Nature, and Industrial Capitalism in Advertising at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” 29:2, 71-95.
BENTLEY, Amy. “Booming Baby Food: Infant Food and Feeding in Post-World War II America,” 32:2, 63-88.
BOYLE, Kevin. “The Ruins of Detroit: Exploring the Urban Crisis in the Motor City,” 27.1, 109-128.
BRATT, Peter A. “Renewing a Grand Center: Postwar Planning in Grand Rapids, Michigan: 1949 to 1959,” 36:2, 127-158.
CHEYNE, Michael. “No Better Way?: The Kalamazoo Mall and the Legacy of Pedestrian Malls,” 36:1, 103-128.
BUERGLENER, Robert. “Driving Ambitions: Charles Roswell Henry and the Changing Status of the Early Automobile Consumer,” 37:2, 79-98.
BOLES, Frank. “Michigan Newspapers: A Two-Hundred-Year Review,” 36:1, 31-69.
ENGLEBERT, Robert. “Merchant Representatives and the French River World, 1763-1803,” 34:1, 63-82.
HATTER, Lawrence B. A. “The Transformation of the Detroit Land Market and the Formation of the Anglo-American Border,” 34:1, 83-99.
HENDERSHOT, Robert M. “The Legacy of an Ojibwe ‘Lumber Chief’: David Shoppenagon,” 29:2, 41-69.
HOUDEK, John T. and Charles F. Heller Jr. “The Emergence of Prosperous Farmers and Businessmen in Nineteenth-Century Kalamazoo County, Michigan,” 37:2, 53-78
HYDE, Charles. ‘“Detroit the Dynamic’: The Industrial History of Detroit from Cigars to Cars,” 27:1, 57-74.
KLEIMAN, Jeffrey. “The Rule from Above: Businessmen, Bankers, and the Drive to Organize in Grand Rapids, 1890-1906,” 12:2, 45-68.
LONGO, Julie. “Remembering the Renaissance City: Detroit’s Bicentennial Homecoming Festival and Urban Redevelopment,” 32:2, 89-118.
LYON-JENNESS, Cheryl. “Picturing Progress: Assessing the Nineteenth-Century Atlas-Map Bonanza,” 30:2, 167-210.
MCCARTHY, Tom. “Henry Ford, Industrial Ecologist or Industrial Conservationist?: Waste Reduction and Recycling at the Rouge,” 27:2, 53-88.
MEINTS, Graydon M. “The Fruit Belt Line: Southwest Michigan's Failed Railroad,” 31:2, 117-148.
MEYER, Steve. “An Economic ‘Frankenstein’: UAW Workers’ Responses to Automation at the Ford Brook Park Plant in the 1950s,” 28:1, 63-89.
MURAGE, Njeru. “Making Migrants an Asset: The Detroit Urban League-Employers Alliance in Wartime Detroit, 1916 to 1919,” 26:1, 67-104.
OLENDER, Robert. “A Legacy of Limitation: Thomas M. Cooley, Public Purpose, and the General Welfare,” 33:1, 1-26.
SHAPIRO, Aaron. “Promoting Cloverland: Regional Associations, State Agencies, and the Creation of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Tourist Industry,” 29:1, 1-37.
SKAFF, Sheila. “Ambivalence and Cigarettes: Egon Erwin Kisch’s ‘At Ford’s Place in Detroit,’ with a Translation of the Text,” 29:1, 119-131.
TAP, Bruce. “‘The Evils of Intemperance Are Universally Conceded’: The Temperance Debate in Early Grand Rapids,” 19:1, 17-45.


RIDDLE, David. “Race and Reaction in Warren, Michigan, 1971-1974: Bradley v. Milliken and the Cross-District Busing Controversy,” 26:2, 1-49.