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View Resource Arab American National Museum

Located in Dearborn, Michigan, the Arab American National Museum is the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. Exhibits, events, outreach programs, and a library are dedicated to bringing the voices and faces of Arab Americans to mainstream audiences and dispelling myths.

http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/
View Resource Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Museum

In an effort to "put Americans back to work" during the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrolled more than 100,000 young Michigan men to perform a variety of conservation and reforestation projects. Between 1933 and 1942, the Michigan CCC planted 484 million trees, spent 140,000 days fighting forest fires and constructed 7,000 miles of truck trails, 504...

http://www.michigan.gov/cccmuseum
View Resource Dearborn Historical Museum

The Dearborn Historical Museum features three historic buildings that include the 1831 Richard Gardner House and two buildings from the former Detroit Arsenal in Dearbornville, the 1833 Commandant's Quarters and the McFadden-Ross House.

http://www.cityofdearborn.org/government/departments/histori...
View Resource Detroit Historical Society and Museums

Founded in 1921, the Detroit Historical Society manages the Detroit Historical Museum, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, and the more than 200,000 artifacts held in the collections.

http://www.detroithistorical.org/
View Resource Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson Michigan

Tucked away in a southern corner of the city of Jackson is the Ella Sharp Museum, a charming art and Jackson history museum inside beautiful Ella Sharp Park.

http://www.ellasharp.org/
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