[Michlib-l] Just a few days left to register at the regular price for the Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference

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Just a few days left to register at the regular price for the Michigan in
Perspective: The Local History Conference

 

Regular registration ends March 1.

Late registration is March 2 to March 7.

 

March 11-12, 2016 . Sterling Heights, Michigan

 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Michigan-in-Perspectiv
e-online.pdf>
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Michigan-in-Perspectiv
e-online.pdf> Click here to download the flyer for more information and
session descriptions.

 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/conferences/local-history-conference/registration
/> Go to online registration.

 

Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference is held annually in
the Wayne/Oakland/
Macomb tri-county area and is open to anyone interested in state or regional
history.

 

The largest of our three conferences, this year's conference offers.

.        Four keynotes

o   Senator Carl Levin speaking on "Reflections on Representing Michigan"

o   Sandra S. Clark of the Michigan Historical Center speaking on "Natural
and Cultural Resources: A Marriage Made in Michigan"

o   Jamon Jordan of the Association for the Study of African American Life
and History discussing "Forged by Fire: Detroit's Riots and Rebellions and
How Chaos Created a Community"

o   Theresa Q. Tran of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote-Michigan
division talking about "A Family's Story: Asian-American Immigrants 1965 -
Present"

 

.        Twenty-five "breakout" sessions that address local and statewide
history.

.        Friday Reception featuring the Dodworth Saxhorn Band.

.        Saturday Gala: Echoes of Yesteryear: A Cavalcade of Characters From
Michigan's Past

.        Two days full of "meet and greets," refreshments, and optional
meals.

.        Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit.



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The Historical Society of Michigan is our state's oldest cultural
organization, founded in 1828 by territorial governor Lewis Cass and
explorer Henry Schoolcraft. A nongovernmental nonprofit, the Society focuses
on publications, conferences, education, awards and recognition programming,
and support for local history organizations to preserve and promote
Michigan's rich history.

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For more information on the Historical Society of Michigan, please visit
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/> www.hsmichigan.org or e-mail us at
<mailto:hsm at hsmichigan.org> hsm at hsmichigan.org.

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The Historical Society of Michigan

5815 Executive Dr. . Lansing, MI 48911

Phone: (517) 324-1828 . FAX: (517) 324-4370



 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Michigan-in-Perspectiv
e-online.pdf> Click here to download the flyer for more information and
session descriptions.

 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/conferences/local-history-conference/registration
/> Go to online registration.

 

Come to hear these great sessions and more!

 

Architectural Oases: Yamasaki in Detroit With John Gallagher

 

Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes With Joel Stone

 

Entering the Ranks: African Americans in the U.S. Marine Corps With Eugene
Owens

 

>From Texas to the Thumb With John Espinoza

 

Midnight Women: Female Freedom Fighters With Oyatunde Amakisi

 

A Circle Not Yet Complete: The Changing Face of Native Education in Michigan
With Eric Hemenway

 

Thanksgiving Day Magic on Woodward Avenue With Romie Minor

 

Rose Capital of the United States With Lynn Anderson

 

The Mighty Mac With Robert J. Sweeney

 

The Ghosts of Politics Past: Michigan's Importance in Presidential Politics
With Chuck Stokes

 

Another Round for the "Great Beer State" With Scott Graham

 

Trolleying Along Detroit's Street Railways With Michael Jackman and Kenneth
E. Schramm

 

Has the Mystery of the Edmund Fitzgerald Faded? With John R. Beck

 

 


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historical activities and opportunities to learn more about our state's
history. To opt-out, please respond to this e-mail with "remove" in the
subject line.

 

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