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Table of Contents- Fall 2005 Volume 31, No. 2 (Page 1)

The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 31 No. 2               Fall 2005




A Catholic Dilemma: White Flight in Northwest Flint                                                              1

Thomas C. Henthorn


A Great Revolution in Feeling: The American Civil War in                                                    43

Niles and Grand Rapids, Michigan

Peter Bratt


Ionia and Houghton Lake State Road: Michigan's First                                                        67

Designated State Swamp Land Road

Hudson Keenan


"The Necessities of the Case": The Response to the Great                                                  91

Thumb Fire of 1881

Philip G. Terrie


The Fruit Belt Line: Southwest Michigan's Failed Railroad                                                 117

Graydon M. Meints


Michigan in 1848: As Described by Traugott Bromme in                                                    149

Hist Handbook for German Emigrants

Richard L. Bland


Book Reviews


Amnéus. Separate Spheres: Dressmakers in Cincinnati's Golden                                    155

Age, 1877-1922

Abby Sue Fisher


Bak. A Distant Thunder: Michigan in the Civil War                                                              156

John Richard Maass


Barnard. American Vanguard: The United Auto Workers during the                               157

Reuther Years, 1935-1970

Chris Wilhelm


Boyler. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and                                          ​          158

Murder in the Jazz Age

Robert Heinrich