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Jo Labadie and His Gift to Michigan

Jo (Charles Joseph Antoine) Labadie, 1850-1933, was a Detroit anarchist, labor activist, and printer, who donated his personal library to the University of Michigan in 1911. Since then, the collection has grown to include 40,000 books, 800 periodicals, 20,000 pamphlets, and close to 1,000 pictures. Much of this material has been digitized, and users can approach it in two ways -- by touring an...
Michigan County Histories and Atlases

How does one tell the story of a county? It's a tough task, but the staff members at the University of Michigan's Library system worked with a range of partners (including the Michigan Council of Library Directors) to make these county histories widely accessible. On this site, visitors can look over 428 digitized titles that tell the history of the Wolverine State. Interested parties can perform...
The Making of Modern Michigan

A number of digital collections have been started at the country's universities in order to both provide access to otherwise little-seen materials and to also train staff how to create such increasingly valuable online collections. Under the direction of staff members at Michigan State University, The Making of Modern Michigan brings together important documents dealing with Michigan history. On...