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Holocaust survivor helps track looted artwork
By poring over Hungarian government documents for years, Clara Garbon-Radnoti found records listing paintings and other possessions stolen from Jews.Oakland County
Mich. Historical Society announces 2018 awards
The society presents the awards every year to individuals and organizations that have made contributions to state and local historyMichigan
Plans to restore historic Battle Creek homes
The land bank owns 26 historic homes that it doesn’t want to demolish, but that need to be rehabbedMichigan
Who the heck is Thaddeus Kosciuszko?
His statue at Third and Michigan in Detroit is impressive, but who knows who Tadeusz Kosciuszko was? Neal Rubin quizzes passersby.
Train depot purchase adds new chapter to history
Born on the eve of World War I, Michigan Central Depot witnessed the birth of 20th-century DetroitDetroit
Lolich book dishes on Mike Ilitch, 1968 Tigers
Read an excerpt from his new book, 'Joy in Tigertown,' in which the World Series hero works for the pizza kingTigers
Civil War soldiers forgotten no more in Traverse City
Group dedicates time and effort memorializing forgotten soldiers who fought in the war between states but later died in relative obscurity.Michigan
Dr. Carl Lauter treated the injured in 1967
Dr. Carl Lauter worked at Detroit Receiving Hospital during the riots, not leaving for seven days straight. He'll never forget one miraculous case: A fireman was shot between the eyes, but suffered only a headache.
Lindbergh, Detroit’s native son, became a sensation
The aviation pioneer lived here only now and then, but his roots ran deepMichigan History
Pioneering Detroit black-affairs TV show turns 50
Detroit Public TV’s ‘American Black Journal’ celebrates 50 years as one of the nation’s first black-issues TV news showsTV Plus
Defense attorney: Prosecution’s witnesses were ‘simply awful’
Birmingham attorney Norman Lippitt, who defended the three Detroit police officers in the fatal shootings of three youths at the Algiers Motel annex, returns to the site of the 1967 incident and reminisces about the case.
The Algiers Motel shootings tribunal
The Rev. Dan Aldridge explains how he helped to organize a citizens tribunal -- as close to a real trial as possible -- on the 1967 shootings of three young black men at the Algiers Motel annex. The verdict was guilty on all charges.
Book looks back at Detroit’s ‘Witch of Delray’
Rose Veres, one of the most infamous figures in Detroit crime history got a raw deal, according to a new bookDetroit
Parts of Kern’s clock still tick in Upper Peninsula
Tammy Waisanen thought she had a cool clock on her building. Little did she know it’s a piece of Detroit historyDetroit
Fielding Yost, godfather of UM sports
Charismatic football coach, builder of Michigan Stadium, he laid the foundation for Michigan’s winning traditionMichigan History
Players Detroit boasts century-long amateur theater run
All-male acting fraternity carries on tradition that dates to 1911 in elegant building on JeffersonMichigan History
Walter Reuther was labor legend on a global scale
Modest-living champion of organizing and civil rights took on auto industry and other causes at risk of life and limbMichigan History
30 years later: Flight 255 bonds victims’ families
156 people died in the crash, including six crew members, 148 passengers and two people on the ground on Aug. 16, 1987Wayne County