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View Resource Living Library of Michigan's Political History

The Living Library contains recorded stories, experiences, and observations of major political figures in Michigan.
View Resource Oral History Interviews - Hope College/Joint Archives of Holland

An extensive collection of oral history transcripts covering a variety of events, ethnic groups, and citizens of Holland, Michigan.
View Resource Social Security Death Index (SSDI)

From RootsWeb.
View Resource The A.P. Marshall African American Oral History Archive

seeks to preserve stories from the Ypsilanti African American community. Members of this well-organized community lived through the Jim Crow era, fought racism during WWII, and led the local Civil Rights movement. Spanning several generations, these interviews illuminate eras of profound social change and offer an intimate look into the social, home, and political life of a historic Michigan...
View Resource Trans Atlantic Slave Trade Database

Includes details on over 35,000 slaving voyages with name, age, gender, origin and place of embarkation for over 67,000 Africans aboard slave ships.
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