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Michigan VIP Resources

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Michigan VIPs – Groups/Things

 

 

   Auto Workers

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Auto_Workers

 

 

 

 

   Lumberjacks

 

http://www.michigan.gov/mikids/0,1607,7-163-15941_20565---,00.html

 

http://www.misd.net/IL/Lessons/wq/lumber.htm

 

 

 

  Miners – Copper

 

http://www.sos.state.mi.us/history/museum/explore/museums/hismus/prehist/mining/copper.html

 

http://www.exploringthenorth.com/cophistory/cophist.html

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copper_mining_in_Michigan

 

 

 

 

  Miners – Iron

 

http://www.sos.state.mi.us/history/museum/explore/museums/hismus/prehist/mining/iron.html

 

http://www.michiganhistorymagazine.com/kids/pdfs/mhkwin02a.pdf

 

 

 

 

  Potawatomi

 

http://www.potawatomi.org/Culture/History/default.aspx

 

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar442080&st=potawatomi

 

 

 

 

  Mackinac Bridge

 

http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/history/macbridge/mac_1.html

 

http://apps.detnews.com/apps/history/index.php?id=156

 

 

 

 

  Soo Locks

 

http://huron.lre.usace.army.mil/SOO/lockhist.html

 

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar520100&st=soo+locks

 

 

 

Michigan VIPs - Individuals

 

 

 

  Abbott, Jim

 

Baseball player

 

http://www.jimabbott.info/biography.html

 

 

 

 

  Archer, Dennis

 

Former Detroit mayor and Michigan Supreme Court Justice

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar752302&st=dennis+archer

 

http://www.abanet.org/media/archerbio.html

 

 

 

  Beaumont, William

 

Doctor

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ba-Be/Beaumont-William.html

http://www.faqs.org/health/bios/21/William-Beaumont.html

 

 

  Berry, Gordy, Jr.

 

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar723921

http://www.motownmuseum.com/mtmpages/index.html# - click on his name for information

 

 

 

  Bissell, Anna

 

Businesswoman

http://hall.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/

Scroll down to find her name.

 

 

 

  Bunche, Ralph

 

Man who helped form the United Nations and recipient of the Noble Peace Prize in 1950

 

 

 

http://www.pbs.org/ralphbunche/

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1950/bunche-bio.html

http://www.thepeacemission.com/ralph-bunche.htm

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar082580&st=ralph+bunche

 

 

 

 

  Cadillac, Antoine

 

Found of Detroit

http://www.historydetroit.com/people/antoine_cadillac.asp

http://members.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/c/cadillac.shtml

 

 

 

  Carson, Ben

 

Surgeon

http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/car1bio-1

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar748881&st=ben+carson

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/website?id=http://www.carsonscholars.org

 

 

 

 

  Cass, Lewis

 

Governor of the Michigan Territory

http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/brady/gallery/73gal.html

(National Portrait Gallery)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar098720&st=Cass%2C+Lewis

 

 

 

 

  Chaffee, Roger

 

Astronaut from Grand Rapids

http://www.answers.com/topic/roger-b-chaffee

http://amfcse.org/honor/chaffee.htm

http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/Apollo204/zorn/chaffee.htm

 

 

 

  Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret

 

Abolitionist from Lenawee Country

http://hall.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/ (Scroll down to Chandler)

http://www.librarycompany.org/women/portraits/chandler.htm

 

 

 

  Chrysler, Walter

 

Automaker

http://www.kshs.org/portraits/chrysler_walter.htm

http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar114120

 

 

  Clemenc, Anna (Annie)

 

Heroine

http://www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/

 

 

 

  Dow, Herbert Henry

 

Founder of Dow Chemical Company and his son

http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/45.html

http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/dow.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Durant, Billy

 

Founder of General Motors

 

http://www.mackinac.org/article.aspx?ID=651

 

http://clubs.hemmings.com/frameset.cfm?club=durant

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Edison, Thomas A

 

Inventor

http://www.thomasedison.com/biography.html

http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9284349

 

http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar173960

   

 

 

 

  Edmonds, Sarah Emma

 

Civil War spy

http://www.civilwarhome.com/edmondsbio.htm

 

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USACWthompsonF.htm

 

 

 

  Etheridge, Annie

 

Civil War soldier

http://www.aboutfamouspeople.com/article1035.html 

http://civilwarwomen.blogspot.com/2007/01/annie-blair-etheridge.html

http://www.civilwar.com/union-women/mrs-annie-etheridge.html

 

 

 

 

  Ford, Betty

 

Wife of President Gerald Ford

http://hall.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/honoree.php?C=63&A

http://www.ford.utexas.edu/grf/bbfbiop.asp

http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar725187

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/first_ladies/bettyford/

 

 

 

 

  Ford, President Gerald R.

 

President of the United States

http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/grf/fordbiop.asp

http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar204070

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/geraldford/

 

 

 

 

  Ford, Henry

 

Auto industry

http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/hf/default.asp#childhood

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Fi-Gi/Ford-Henry.html

http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar204085

 

 

  Franklin, Aretha

 

Singer

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/franklin_a.html

 

 http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar209250&st=Franklin%2C+Aretha

 

 

 

 

 

  Freeman, Julia Wheelock

 

Michigan’s Florence Nightingale

http://hall.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/

 

 

 

  

  Gillette, Genevieve

Champion of Michigan Parks

Michigan Women Hall of Fame

http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_19271_19357-186606--,00.html

 

 

 

  Haviland, Laura

 

Abolitionist

 

http://hall.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/ - scroll down to her name

http://learningtogive.org/papers/paper227.html

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Smith_Haviland

 

 

  Houghton, Douglass

 

http://www.rpi.edu/about/hof/houghton.html

http://www.famousamericans.net/douglashoughton/

 

 

 

  Howe, Gordie

 

Hockey player

http://www.hockey-fans.com/players/howe.php

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ho-Jo/Howe-Gordie.html

 

 

  Kellogg, W.K.

 

Inventor

http://kelloggs.mediaroom.com/file.php/120/BIO+Will+Keith+Kellogg.pdf

 

http://www.wkkf.org/default.aspx?tabid=114&ItemID=1&CID=297&NID=152&&LanguageID=0

 

 

 

  LaFramboise, Magdelaine

 

Fur trader

http://hall.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/ - scroll down to her name

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeline_La_Framboise

 

 

 

 

  La Salle, Sieur de

 

Explorer

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar313700&st=La+Salle%2C+Sieur+de

 

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0828919.html

 

 

  Louis, Joe

 

Boxer

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Lo-Ma/Louis-Joe.html

 

 

 

  McCoy, Elijah

 

Inventor

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar351070

http://www.africawithin.com/bios/elijah_mccoy.htm

 

 

  Parks, Rosa

 

Civil rights leader

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/extmedia?id=ar715260&st=Parks%2C+Rosa&em=lr003160

 

http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/par0bio-1

 

 

  Polacco, Patricia

 

Chilldren’s author/illustrator

http://www.patriciapolacco.com/author/bio/bio.html

 

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=3506

 

 

 

  Pontiac

Native American chief

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar439060

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/p/pontiac.shtml

http://www.bookrags.com/biography/pontiac/

 

 

 

 

  Reuther, Walter

 

Labor leaders

http://www.aflcio.org/aboutus/history/history/reuther.cfm

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAreuther.htm

 

http://www.time.com/time/time100/builder/profile/reuther.html

 

 

 

  Ross, Diana

 

Singer

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar724079&st=diana+ross

 

http://www.answers.com/topic/diana-ross?cat=entertainment

http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9464240

 

 

  Shaw, Anna Howard

Suffragist

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar505180

 

http://www.michiganepic.org/lumbering/bios/BioAS.html

 

 

 

  Sojourner Truth

 

Abolitionist

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar568980

 

http://www.sojournertruth.org/History/Biography/Default.htm

http://www.civilwarhome.com/truthbio.htm

 

 

 

  Van Allsburg, Chris

 

Author/Illustrator

http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/biography.html

http://content.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=3697

 

 

 

  Williams, G. Mennen

 

Govenor, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan

http://www.micourthistory.org/bios.php?id=95

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._Mennen_Williams

 

 

 

 

  Young, Coleman

 

Former Mayor of Detroit

http://www.cayf.org/about_person.php

 

 

  X, Malcolm

 

Civil rights leader

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/article?id=ar340080

 

http://www.cmgww.com/historic/malcolm/about/bio.htm

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Lo-Ma/Malcolm-X.html


 

 

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