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View Resource Bentley Historical Library

Repository for original, unpublished archival and manuscript collections pertaining to the history of the University of Michigan and the state of Michigan. Part of the University of Michigan.

http://bentley.umich.edu/
View Resource Great Lakes Maritime Database

is an extensive source of information on approximately 14,000 19th Century ships that sailed the Great Lakes. Each vessel record may include build & owner info, a brief historical timeline, and photographs. The database was compiled from the collection of C. Patrick Labadie.

http://www.alpenalibrary.org/?q=node/53
View Resource Historical Collections of the Great Lakes [Bowling Green State University]

The purpose of the Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL)is to collect, preserve, and make available historical materials documenting the Great Lakes region and connecting waterways. The HCGL's collections include materials related to commercial shipping, shipbuilding, navigation, maritime law, commercial fishing, shipwrecks, yachting, labor history, popular literature, freshwater...

http://www.bgsu.edu/library/cac/collections/hcgl.html
View Resource House of David Baseball Team Research Project

The Israelite House of David was a Christian religious commune founded in 1902. Based in and around Benton Harbor, Michigan, and High Island (Michigan), the commune required its members to refrain from sex, haircuts, shaving, and the eating of meat. The House of David operated a famous barnstorming baseball team, which toured small town America from the 1920s to the 1950s, playing major and minor...

http://www.peppergame.com/index.asp
View Resource John Todd Photography Collection

The John Todd Photographic Collection consists of over thirteen-thousand negatives of South West Michigan spanning a forty year time period beginning in 1940 and ending in 1981. The primary focus of the collection is on the City of Kalamazoo and the surrounding communities of Kalamazoo County. Digitization of part of this collection is from a grant from the Michigan Legislature for Digitization...

http://heritage.portagelibrary.info/cdm4/browse.php
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