MICHIGAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY is the definitive biographical reference work on people that have contributed to the history of Michigan. The entries were chosen from various vocations. Activists, artists, authors, athletes, educators, business leaders, entertainers, historians, inventors, journalists, military figures, musicians, politicians, philanthropists, religious leaders and many other vocations. The place index will make it easy to research people from any place in Michigan. The editorial content of the work is well balanced over all time periods, as well as gender and political affiliations. The work contains historical and contemporary figures Minority studies are of special interest in schools today. February is Black History Month and November is National American Indian Heritage Month. Biographies on Native Americans and African Americans are included in this reference work for research on minority studies. March is National Women's History Month and MICHIGAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY includes biographies on hundreds of women from various vocations, ethnicity and time periods. This unique reference work contains hundreds of biographies along with illustrations. MICHIGAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY will be used year round in the various studies on Michigan history, Black history, American Indian history and Women's history.He furthered his knowledge of machine shop techniques while making parts for car-sealing and berry-box machines before becoming, in 1905, a tool and die technician for the Crary Machine Works, ... Bell distributed and kept in repair the film machines required by George K. Spoor, a producer who exhibited his films through the Orpheum Theatre Circuit. ... Confident in his future as a mechanical designer, Howell married Effie Viola Brown on June 14, 1906; they had three sons.
|Title||:||Michigan Biographical Dictionary|
|Publisher||:||State History Publications - 1998-01-01|