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A policeman stands guard in a Detroit street on July 25, 1967 as buildings are burning during riots that erupted in Detroit following a police operation.(Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit 1967 Project: Historical Society Wants To Hear Your Story About Riots, Unrest In City

Do you have a story to tell about where you were and what you were doing 48 years ago during the unrest that started on July 23, 1967?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2015

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Detroit Nonprofit Working To Save City’s Jazz History

Once a great jazz venue, the Graystone Ballroom, hosted popular artists like Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Jim Caldwell addresses the media after being introduced as the Detroit Lions head coach at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Lions’ Caldwell Honored As Team’s First African-American Coach

The Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic sites committee recognized Caldwell and four others Friday evening for being African American “firsts” in their fields of endeavor.

CBS Detroit–07/26/2014

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Detroit Historical Museum Exhibit Honors WGPR, First Black-Owned TV Station

Detroit Historical Society has installed an exhibit at the Community Gallery of the Detroit Historical Museum telling the story of WGPR-TV.

02/05/2014

The Allesee Gallery of Culture inside the Detroit Historical Museum highlights the culture that all Detroiters recognize as our own.  (credit: Detroit Historical Society)

Public Input Sought For New Detroit Historical Museum Exhibit

The public has until Friday, August 30 to share their thoughts on Detroit’s most celebrated building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

The Allesee Gallery of Culture inside the Detroit Historical Museum highlights the culture that all Detroiters recognize as our own.  (credit: Detroit Historical Society)

Detroit Historical Society Gets $500,000 Grant

The Ford Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Detroit Historical Society as part of the society’s $20.1 million fundraising effort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

A look inside Ford’s Rouge complex. (photo courtesy: Detroit Historical Society)

Detroit Historical Museum Kicks Off Summer Film Series

Summer is here and the Detroit Historical Society is bringing back the most popular films from its monthly film series.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Detroit Area

Detroit, with its rich history and famous architecture, is certainly a city that offers variety with day trips for the budget-conscious traveler.

06/29/2013

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Detroit

Presidents Day is a time to celebrate patriotism and reflect upon the history of America and its presidents.

CBS Detroit–02/18/2013

Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit: detroithistorical.org)

Dossin Great Lakes Museum To Close For Renovation

This weekend marks the final opportunity for visitors to check out the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for a while.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

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