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Detroit, The city of the strait

historical, descriptive, illustrated.

by Michigan Central Railroad Company.

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Published by General passenger dept., Michigan central in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- Description and travel.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF574.D4 M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23294120M
    LC Control Number02012837

      Monuments to Detroit area’s past seen in new, troubling light: Slavery. Throughout the city's first years, Detroiters owned human beings; it's .


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Goodrea. Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolisby Mark Binelli () The son of Italian immigrants, Mark Binelli grew up in metro Detroit during the city.

Detroit (/ d ɪ ˈ t r ɔɪ t /, locally also / ˈ d iː t r ɔɪ t /; French: Détroit, lit. 'strait') is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest U.S. city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne municipality of Detroit had a estimated population ofmaking it the 24th-most populous city in the United States.

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