EAST LANSING (WWJ/AP) – A collection of portraits and stories from Detroit’s workforce is going on display at the Michigan State University Museum.

“Detroit Resurgent” is a collection of 62 black-and-white portraits taken by French photographer Gilles Perrin, coupled with written interviews conducted by his wife, Nicole Ewenczyk, about the subjects’ passions for Detroit and ideas to improve the city.

READ MORE: 234,000-plus pounds of ham, pepperoni products recalled due to concerns of possible Listeria contamination

Thirty-six of 62 photos appear on the museum’s walls, and all interviews can be found on touch-screen displays.

“Detroit Resurgent” will be on display at the museum until Jan. 12 and MSU Press will publish a book by the same name in April. Also in April, the exhibit will premiere in Detroit, stopping first at the Detroit Athletic Club and then at MSU’s Detroit Center.

READ MORE: More Michigan Firefighters With Cancer Eligible For Benefits

For more information, visit www.museum.msu.edu.

TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

MORE NEWS: Michigan Gas Prices Continuing Downward