Detroit History: America's Unwanted Child... that's how Michiganians portrayed their state on America's 60th birthday 175 years ago when hopes for statehood were dashed by Congress.
Detroit History: As Genuine As A $3 BillGold and silver coins were scarce during Michigan's early statehood days, so local banks were allowed to print paper money to lubricate the wheels of commerce.
Detroit History: "Mind-Rotting Repulsive Filth!"... that's how some local Pillars of Society described the crime comic books many Detroit kids loved to read 60 years ago.
Joe Donovan's Detroit History: Tanks A Lot!...that's what the U.S Army ordered, and received, starting in April, 1941 from Chrysler's newly-built Warren Tank Arsenal.
Joe Donovan's Detroit History- Michigan's Humans And Its Deer
Joe Donovan's Detroit History- Sorrow Replaced Tigers' Fans Cheers
Joe Donovan's Detroit History- Retribution For Michigan's First War Casualty
Joe Donovan's Detroit History- Victorious And Jobless
Detroit History-Michigan's Woodstock 08/12
Detroit History "The Dying is Done! Let's Party!"
Detroit History-Happy Half-Century to Cobo Hall 08/10
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