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View Resource Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present

Database includes digitized images of measured drawings, black-and-white photographs, color transparencies, photo captions, data pages including written histories, and supplemental materials. There are at least 741 Michigan entries. The database is searchable, or you may browse by subject or place.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/habs_haer/
View Resource Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Collection

Information on more than 3,000 one-room schools in the state. Maintained by Van Buren District Library in Decatur.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mivanbur/MichiganSchools.h...
View Resource Michigan's Historic Bridges

As part of our dedication to the preservation of cultural resources, Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) maintains an inventory of historic bridges that are located on state owned roads. This inventory lists counties and the historic bridges located in those counties.

http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9620_11154_11188--...
View Resource Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music

 "Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music" contains more than 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music registered for US copyright: more than 15,000 registered during the years 1820-1860 and more than 47,000 registered during the years 1870-1885. This collection, indexed by author, title, and subject, as well as searchable by keyword, is a part of the American Memory...

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/mussmhtml/mussmhome.html
View Resource One Room Schools: Michigan's Educational Legacy

Several generations of Michigan children received their education in one-room schools. This web exhibit is divided into five sections. The first four explore the teachers and their education, the experiences of the students, a typical day in a one-room school, and the buildings themselves. The last section, a bibliography, includes an extensive listing of one-room school textbooks that are found...

https://www.cmich.edu/library/clarke/ResearchResources/Michi...
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