While traveling back to Detroit, I noticed some large murals along the walls of terminal E at the Tampa International Airport. The style was unmistakable. They depicted various stages of aeronautics development in the manner familiar with the Post Office murals placed during the Great Depression. I looked around to see if there was a description of the artwork….
Articles and features diving into the past. History is a big subject and always has been. It is the story of humans since the beginning of time. History covers all of that, so it’s always been a popular subject. There are many different types of history, and they are all found in this category. Here you’ll find stories about the history of the past in the United States, world events, history and lore, Not so great history of things done in American history, and more. You can read about famous people and their histories
The Women’s Suffrage measure authorized by the Republicans from Bad Axe Michigan placed on the ballot a referendum to allow women to vote in presidential elections.
The state of Michigan is well known for its natural beauty. But it’s also known for some weird Michigan laws. It’s surrounded by breathtaking lakes and has long been a… Read More »12 Weird Michigan Laws That Set It Apart from Its Neighbors?
There are many mansions in the United States worth exploring. Amazingly Michigan has four of the top thirteen on this list of estates where one can tour the property.
Back in 1970: Clifford Wharton Named MSU President – 1st African-American to Lead A Major University
by Ken Coleman, Michigan AdvanceJanuary 2, 2019 Clifford Wharton Jr. officially assumed the presidency of Michigan State University on this day in 1970. He was the first African-American to lead… Read More »Back in 1970: Clifford Wharton Named MSU President – 1st African-American to Lead A Major University
In 1948, the US Supreme Court upheld a Michigan law banning women bartenders in large cities unless their father or husband owned the establishment.
Comedian Red Skelton was a huge star on stage and in the early days of Television. He was known as America’s Clown Prince. His jokes and stories were inventive, and the entire family could get a laugh together.
One of the most endearing qualities of Will Rogers was his endless supply of notable quotes.
The Will Rogers quotes are classic and timely even today.
Will Rogers was a noted writer and commentator, his favorite topic was politics in 1928 he even ran his own presidential campaign. It was a funny one and it was a mock campaign he ran as a bunk-less candidate and the Anti-Bunk Party. He even noted, “I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.”
In 1831, 26 year old Alexis de Tocqueville and his friend Gustave de Beaumont, took the ultimate road trip. The pair of French aristocrats journey from Buffalo New York to the Straights of Detroit with the intent of going to the last overland outpost of civilization; Saginaw.
The film tells the story of Abbie as she struggles to hang on to her post as the keeper of her lighthouse. She’s isolated and, except for her catatonic husband, alone.