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Achenbach, Jerry

Summary: The purpose of this book being to document how the decision was made to create a sixth state maritime academy, and why was it placed at Northwestern Michigan College, a community college located in Traverse City, MI. This book will also attempt to record and celebrate the efforts of those individuals who overcame tremendous legislative hurdles in an effort to make their vision a reality. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 0000

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Adult, Call number: MI 377.14 ACH
Call number: MI 977.4 ACH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 387.5 ACH

Volunteers of Northwestern Michigan College

Summary: Index to the Traverse City "Record-Eagle" and predecessor newspapers.Indexes "Grand Traverse Herald", 1858-1900; "Traverse Bay Eagle", 1898 and 1901; "Morning Record", 5 May 1897-10 March 1901; "Evening Record", 11 March 1901-30 October 1910; "Record-Eagle" 31 October 1910-2008 (1 May 1915- 31 December 1916 lost in fire. See the Local History Collection for any issues during that time.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

17 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1858-1901
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1897-1914
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1915-1936
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1937-1948
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1949-1954
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1955-1959
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1960-1967
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1968-1972
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1973-1974
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1975-1976
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1977-1978
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1979-1982
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1981-1985
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1983
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1984-1989
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 1990-2000
Call number: R GEN 071.774 TRA 2001-2009

Downey, Tika.

Summary: Describes the history, geography, ecology, people, economy, cities, and sights of the state of Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile States & Countries, Call number: J 977.4 DOW

Contents: Introduction / David Buisseret -- Louis Charles Karpinski and the cartography of the Great Lakes / Mary Sponberg Pedley -- First nations mapmaking in the Great Lakes Region in intercultural contexts: a historical review / G. Malcolm Lewis -- The 1767 maps of Robert Rogers and Jonathan Carver: a proposal for the establishment of the colony of Michilimackinac / Keith R. Widder -- Motives for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 526.09774 MAP

Michigan Historical Commission

Contents: Today and yesterday : These times and times gone by / Carl R. Anderson -- Vacationland in the heart of the Great Lakes / Ferris E. Lewis -- Putting a nation on wheels / Joe L. Norris -- Our melting pot of nationalities / Lawrence S. Thompson -- Labor and social welfare / Sidney Glazer -- Better farming for better living / Joseph G. Duncan -- Changes in rural and urban living / Willis F. Dunbar...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1949

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 917.74 THI

Rajczak, Michael.

Summary: Presents information on visiting the Great Lakes area, including tourist attractions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 RAJ

Gagnon, John (John G.)

Summary: Like Lake Superior itself, the communities of people surrounding the "Big Lake" are vast and full of variety, spanning state and international boundaries. In Lake Superior Profiles: People on the Big Lake, author John Gagnon gives readers a sense of the memorable characters who inhabit the area without attempting to take an exhaustive inventory. Instead, Gagnon met people casually and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2012

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Dana, Juliette Starr

Contents: "Worth a Pilgrimage": July 15-July 20, New York State -- "The Mad Tumult": July 21-July 23, Niagara -- "Lost in the Distance": July 23-July 28, Lakes Erie and Huron, Detroit -- "A Fatiguing Scramble": July 28-July 31, Mackinac -- "Wild Looking Places": August 1-August 3, Sault Ste. Marie -- "Boundary of Civilization": August 4-August 15, Lake Superior -- "Very Rough": August 16-August 22, Lake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DAN

LaPlante, Walter

Summary: The surface of the Great Lakes covers 94,250 square miles (244,106 sq km). About 40 million people in the United States and Canada drink water from the Great Lakes, and millions of birds, fish, and other animals make their homes there. Much will be lost if the lakes arent protected. Readers are introduced to Great Lakes conservation issues, including climate change, mining, and water quality....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 LAP

Rechner, Amy

Summary: "Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Michigan"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.4 Rec

Jankowski, Emily

Summary: The historical significance of the Great Lakes region stretches from thousands of years ago to the present day. Home to factories, important historical landmarks, and miles of coastline, the Great Lakes region is steeped in the past, but looking ahead to the future. Readers follow the growth of the Great Lakes, beginning with early battles to settle and control the region. Sidebars add to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 JAN

Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Native people have been living around the Great Lakes for thousands of years. As European settlers arrived, they soon learned that the land around the Great Lakes was an ideal place to settle. Readers learn the history of Great Lakes settlement and much more. Full-color photographs showcase the lakes’ beauty, while social studies content introduces the many cities in the region. From the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 NAG

Holman, J. Alan

Summary: With its temperate climate and variety of habitats, Michigan supports a diverse array of animals and plants, including fifty-four species of amphibians and reptiles. The dispersal and biology of the Michigan herpetofauna amphibians and reptiles is even more unique because Michigan consists of two peninsulas that project into large freshwater seas and also because it was completely covered by a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 597.8 HOL

Summary: Stories of the men who built the Midwest, with descriptions and histories of the shores, the woods and lakes, rolling farmland, the rise of the great metropolises of Chicago and Minneapolis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle 1986

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 TAL

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977 TAL

James, Sheryl.

Summary: Set in a range of historical time periods and locales as well as featuring a collage of ethnic traditions, these tales are a vivid sample of the state's rich cultural heritage.--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 JAM

Wolff, Julius Frederic

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.45 WOL

Besnard Lakes (Musical group)

Contents: Blackstrap -- Raindrops -- Christmas can wait -- Our heads, our hearts on fire again -- Feuds with guns -- The dark side of paradise -- New revolution -- The father of time wakes up -- The last of the great thunderstorm warnings.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BES

Summary: "In Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest, editors Sook Wilkinson and Victor Jew have assembled forty-one diverse contributors to give an intimate glimpse into Michigan's Asian American communities. Contributors create a fuller picture of these often overlooked groups, including the historical and demographic origins of Michigan's Asian American communities, experiences in memory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.895 ASI

Hathaway, Lorri

Summary: Savor the taste of wines inspired by the Great Lakes as enthusiasts Lorri Hathaway and Sharon Keggerreis introduce passionate winemakers like Joseph Sterling, who ignited Michigan's first viable wine region in the 1800s along Lake Erie. Discover how the Detroit River was used for bootlegging during prohibition, how the raid on red wine in the Upper Peninsula generated national headlines and how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: History Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.22 HAT
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 641.22 HAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.22 HAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.22 Hathaway

Harding, James H.

Summary: The revised edition of this well-loved guide is the essential reference for the identification of amphibians and reptiles in the Great Lakes region. Fully updated treatments of over 70 species feature detailed information on the distribution, habitat, behavior, and life history of these fascinating animals. This edition includes all new distribution maps as well as 90 additional color...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 597.9 HAR

Dutton, Fred W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 917.70 DUT

Rapai, William.

Summary: "There are more than 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes. Some, such as green algae, the Asian tapeworm, and the suckermouth minnow, have had little or no impact so far. But a handful of others--sea lamprey, alewife, round goby, quagga mussel, zebra mussel, Eurasian watermilfoil, spiny water flea, and rusty crayfish--have conducted an all-out assault on the Great Lakes and are winning the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.6 RAP

Kurta, Allen

Summary: "Today mammals include over 5,500 living species and occupy every major environment. The Great Lakes region is home to 83 species, ranging from tiny shrews that weigh less than a tenth of an ounce to immense moose, known to exceed a half ton. Now in its 60th year in print, Mammals of the Great Lakes Region is the must-have reference guide for teachers, students, naturalists, and professional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599 KUR
1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599 KUR

Michigan Historical Commission

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan Historical Commission 1970

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.474 IND

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