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Table of Contents- Spring 2001 Volume 27, No. 1 (Page 1)

The Michigan Historical Review

Special Issue: Detroit 300​

Vol. 27 No. 1               Spring 2001





"The Prettiest Settlement in America": A Select                                                                1

Bibliography of Early Detroit through the War of 1812

Brian Leigh Dunnigan


The Spirit of the Motor City: Three Hundred Years of                                                     21

Religious History in Detroit

Brian Wilson


"Detroit the Dynamic": The Industrial History of                                                             57

Detroit from Cigars to Cars

Charles K. Hyde


Gendered Perspectives on Detroit History                                                                     75

Victoria W. Wolcott


"Boogie Chillen": Uncovering Detroit's African-                                                             93

American Cultural History

Suzanne E. Smith


The Ruins of Detroit: Exploring the Urban Crisis in                                                       109

the Motor City

Kevin Boyle


Research Note


The Founding of Detroit by Cadillac                                                                                129

Melvin G. Holli


Archival Reports


The Midwest Capuchin Province of St. Joseph, Michigan:                      ​                     137

Its History and Its Archives

James C. Wolf, Capuchin