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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: People
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Webster, E. Lucile  
Autobiography of a One-Room School Teacher, an : Scotch Settlement School of Henry Ford's Greenfield Village
Publisher: E. Lucile Webster; Dearborn, Mich: 1978.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 195 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Green cloth, gold lettering and decor, green endpapers, [xii] + 195 pages, 3 appendixes, 157 b/w photos and facsimiles in text, with captions. ; Cover art by Margaret McAlister. Photos by Arthur Zrull and others. ; History of Scotch Settlement School, the one-room school that was (and still is) part of the famous Greenfield Village historical museum founded by Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan; and autobiography of the woman who taught regular school there from 1932 to 1952. ; No defects, no marks. Appears unread. No jacket.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17828.
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Burton, Patricia Owens  
Clarence Monroe Burton, Detroit's Historian : A Biographical Sketch

Publisher: Burton Abstract & Title Company; Detroit: 1953.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 77 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue cloth, pictorial boards, 1810 map of Detroit on endpapers, b/w portrait frontispiece. ; Biography of enigmatic businessman who collected largest library in North America on early exploration and Midwestern history, now known as Burton Collection, Detroit. ; Minor wear and sunning. Old pric e erased from front endpaper. No other marks.

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Braun, Philip J.  
End is a Beginning, an : A Fifty Years Retropective (Signed)

Publisher: Philip J. Braun; Flint, Mich: 2005.
Near Fine Softcover 360 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Black plastic comb binding, black and red covers, 360 unnumbered pages printed one side only. ; One page near front is inscribed and SIGNED by author ('PJB') and dated 9-2-5 in a shaky hand. ; Laid in: Invitation from Flint Northern Alumni Association (Flint Northern High School, Flint, Michigan) to dinner and reception in honor of author, 2005. ; Limited edition of 100, stated. Author was local philanthropist in Flint, Michigan, partner and president of Braun & Braun insurance company for 40 years, and was fond of compiling books and giving them to friends. ; Only a faint touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects apart from autograph. Scarce.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 14597.
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Fox, Jean M.  
Fred M. Warner : Progressive Governor (Michigan History)

Publisher: Historical Commission; Farmington Hills, Mich: 1988.
As New in As New dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 493 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Dark red buckram cloth, 4 appendixes, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, about 100 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Most famous resident in history of Farmington, Michigan, dairy farmer, Republican governor of Michigan 1905-1911, ushered in many reforms in taxation and business regulation. Authored by noted local historian. Extremely well written and readable. ; Book and jacket are As New, still in original shrinkwrap.

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Cappel, Constance  
Hemingway in Michigan

Publisher: Little Traverse Historical Society; Petoskey, Mich: 1999.
Good+ Third Edition Softcover ISBN: 0962325317 201 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Green softcover, [xiv] + 201 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 small maps, 33 historical b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Copyright 1966. This is 3rd edition, 1999. 'A biographical account of Hemingway's early years in northern Michigan.' ; About 40 pages have margin marks or underlining. Otherwise book is crisp.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17383.
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Russell, John Andrew  
Joseph Warren Fordney : An American Legislator (Michigan History)

Publisher: Stratford Company; Boston: 1928.
Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover 246 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gilt lettering, [ii] + 246 pages. ; Member of Congress from Saginaw, Michigan, 1899-1923, who chaired the House Ways and Means Committee 1919-1923, making him the second most powerful person in the House after the Speaker. He was perhaps most famous for co-sponsoring the Fordney–McCumber Tariff of 1921 that helped boost American economic growth. ; Light bumps to heel and lower rear tip. Top edge smudged, otherwise no marks. Nearly every page is unopened. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition.

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Callahan, William C. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Carl Owens  
Michigan Challenge : Volume 8, Number 9, June 1968, the Negro in Michigan

Publisher: Michigan State Chamber of Commerce; Lansing, Mich: 1968.
Very Good+ Softcover 64 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, magazine format, fold-and-staple binding, 64 pages, tons of b/w photos. ; Published by the Michigan State Chamber of Commerce. Edited by William C. Callahan. Foreword by Powell Lindsay. Topics include: Early Negro settlers in Michigan. Underground Railroad. Integration of Detroit public schools. Sojourner Truth. Early Negros in Michigan politics and law. Trade unions. Michigan NAACP. Michigan Urban League. Negro physicians. Businessmen. Scientists. Motown. Much more. ; Very light edgewear and a touch of sunning. No marks. Binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Cover Art

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Dennis, Jerry  
Money for Nothing : Stories of Michigan's Million Dollar Lottery Winners

Publisher: Friede Publications; Davison, Mich: 1988.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0960858881 212 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, pale gray covers, [x] + 212 pages, 10 appendixes. ; Stories of 280 million-dollar winners since Michigan state lottery began in 1973, and anecdotes of many winners of lesser pots. ; One very light thumb crease to front cover. No other defects. Binding tight and square.

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Richey, Herschel L.  
Roots of Liberty : My 37 Years of Service with the Detroit Post Office (Signed)
Publisher: Harlo Press; Detroit: 2001.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0818702826 95 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, red boards, gold lettering, 95 pages, index, 13 b/w tables, photos and facsimiles. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Author worked in Detroit Post Office Department for 37 years (1928-1965) and was often the only African American at conventions of the National Federation of Postal Clerks. Among other achievements he founded the Detroit Postal Alliance Credit Union. In this memoir he chronicles his rise to branch supervisor despite widespread discrimination within the department. ; Book shows only a touch of wear. Jacket shows only a few small dings. No other defects. ; Laid in: handwritten note from author's daughter, Joyce, on color-illustrated notepaper.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17936.
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Couden, Henry N.  
Statue of Zachariah Chandler : Erected in Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol by the State of Michigan, 1914
Publisher: Government Printing Office; Washington, D. C. : 1914.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 90 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Dark olive-green cloth, gilt lettering, 90 pages, brief biography of sculptor Charles Henry Niehaus, b/w frontispiece photo of stature with tissue guard. ; Statuary Hall hold two statues from each US State of their most celebrated statesmen. Zachariah Chandler was an anti-slavery politician, Senator, mayor of Detroit, anti-corruption head of Department of Interior, etc. This book includes invocations and speeches by the Rev. Henry N. Couden, statue committee chairman Arthur H. Vandenberg, Senators William Alden Smith, Jacob H. Gallinger and Charles E. Townsend, Lieut. Gov. John Q. Ross, supreme court justice H. B. Brown, many more. ; Top part of front cover is slightly faded. Otherwise book shows very little wear. Owner name in old ink on front endpaper. No other defects.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16191.
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