Summary: Rethinking Michigan Indian History is a teaching tool that honors the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi and the twelve federally recognized tribes of Michigan by recognizing their role and place in Michigan history--exploring what most people know (or do not know) about them.
Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 LEB
Contents: G. Winter, Artist / Christian F. Feest -- George Winter: Mirror of Acculturation / R. David Edmunds -- Catalog of the George Winter Collection Located at the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Lafayette, Indiana / Sarah E. Cooke and Rachel B. Ramadhyani. Images of Indiana Potawatomis & Miamis with Related Views. Identified Landscapes. Unidentified Landscapes. Animal & Sporting Studies....
Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana Historical Society, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Historical Association 1993
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 COO
Contents: 1. A history of federal Indian policy -- 2. Definitions: Indian, Indian tribe, Indian country, and Indian title -- 3. The trust responsibility -- 4. Indian treaties -- 5. Federal power over Indian affairs -- 6. Tribal self-government -- 7. State power over Indian affairs -- 8. Criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country -- 9. Civil jurisdiction in Indian country -- 10. Taxation -- 11. Indian...
Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Illinois University Press 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.08 PEV
Contents: Indian-white contact: background. The white man's frontier in American history: the impact upon the land and the Indian -- Unsavory sidelights on Colonial trade -- Wampum and the protocol of treaty-making -- White gift-giving: French skills in managing the Indians -- Indian-white contact: frontier conflicts. -- British Indian-white relations: Edmond Atkin's scheme for imperial control -- A...
Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 1985
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 JAC
Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND
Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.
Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN
Summary: Explore the rich worldview of Native North American tribes through their myths and legends. Tales originating from various tribes functioned in a number of important ways: they explained the story of creation, described the relationship of humans to the rest of the universe, and preserved the sacred history of the tribe. In addition, myths and storytelling helped Native Americans pass on...
Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 299 KOP
Summary: This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD NOR
Summary: The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in...
Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.004 TRE
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 TRE
Summary: On May 28, 1754, a group of militia and Indians led by 22-year-old major George Washington surprised a camp of sleeping French soldiers near present-day Pittsburgh. The brief but deadly exchange of fire that ensued, in Horace Walpole's memorable phrase, "set the world on fire." The resulting French and Indian War in North America escalated into a global conflict fought across Europe, Africa,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.26 FOW
Summary: Biography of fashion designer Vera Wang.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAN
Summary: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN
Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.
Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT
Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL
Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY
Publisher / Publication Date: Storyteller Media in cooperation with Tatanka Productions 2010
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Lethbridge 2010
Contents: Essays. Collecting the image of America : Charles Willson Peale's The artist in his museum and Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre / Judith Russi Kirshner -- Painting the image of America : portraiture and genre in the 19th century / Elizabeth Milroy -- Americans in the landscape / D. Scott Atkinson -- American impressionism / Elizabeth Milroy -- America and the modernist spirit / D....
Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Museum of American Art 1987
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Contents: Disc 1. Good evening everybody (I've been to the river and I've been baptized) -- Let me in -- How well do I remember -- He's all -- This world is a mean world -- Good news, the chariot is a-coming -- Here am I (send me) -- Good Lord, I have done -- You needn't mind me dying -- I wonder what's the matter with Zion -- Amazing Grace (somewhere to lay my head) -- There is sunshine in shadow --...
Format: sound recording-musical
Publisher / Publication Date: Tinwood Media 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK HOW
Summary: Life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage. Maddy Dychtwald, a leading expert on generational marketing, offers a radical new view of how Americans live, work, and buy according to the new freedoms and responsibilities of our shifting age demographics, and the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4 DYC
Summary: Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011