On This Day in Detroit History

On This Day in Detroit History

eBook - 2016
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One day at a time, discover colorful Motor City moments in history spanning more than three centuries. On November 5, 1851, Voice of the Fugitive published a letter in support of escaped slaves. On July 3, 1904, Monk Parry became the first monkey to drive a car, and on January 16, 1919, the Statler Hotel menu offered whale meat for dinner. The legendary Steve Yzerman was named captain of the Red Wings on October 7, 1986. Local historian Bill Loomis covers the big events and remarkable stories of life and culture from Detroit's founding to its recent struggles and rebirth.
Publisher: [United States] : Arcadia Publishing Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781625853844
162585384X
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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