Michigan History Project Featured on CBS Inside Edition
ANN ARBOR, MICH., December 1, 2016
CBS Inside Edition has featured the Michigan History Project's slide show of pictures from John F. Kennedy's whistle-stop campaign tour of south-central Michigan in October, 1960.
The tour took place following the senator's famous Peace Corps speech on the steps of the Michigan Union in Ann Arbor.
Kennedy's nine-car special covered nearly 250 miles of Michigan countryside and stopped in ten cities: Ann Arbor, Jackson, Albion, Marshall, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Owosso, and Saginaw.
Wrote Russell Baker in the New York Times:
"The Kennedy campaign temporarily left the airlanes and the electronic trial chambers of televison today for a brief excursion through nostalgia. The territory was the solid Republican districts of central Michigan and to reach them the Democratic presidential candidate went back to the campaign train."
WOLVERINE: A Photographic History of Michigan Football, Vol. 1
–Jim Harbaugh, University of Michigan head football coach
Now available – the deluxe, limited-edition hardback, WOLVERINE: A Photographic History of Michigan Football, Vol. 1.
Featuring over 1,000 rare and previously-unpublished pictures, this book is a must-have for every Michigan fan and a great gift idea for all the Wolverines on your list.
See at slide show of sample images at Michigan Today.
The might and majesty of Michigan football is never more evident than when captured in the photographic image.
The heroic blaze of the victors valiant. The iconic winged helmet, the onrushing wall of blue. The awe-inspiring spectacle of the Big House.
That's why the Michigan History Project has produced a deluxe volume titled WOLVERINE: A Photographic History of Michigan Football, Vol. 1, as a showcase for more than 1,000 compelling images representing the great Michigan gridiron tradition from the early 20th century up to the present day.
You've never seen the history of Michigan football told like this before!
ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 14, 2014
The Michigan History Project, a Michigan non-profit corporation, has been awarded 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service.
The Michigan History Project is a tax-exempt educational organization whose purpose is to preserve and publish the stories of the many extraordinary people and places that have made our state their home.
The Michigan History Project supports the development and distribution of movies, television shows, illustrated anthologies, graphic novels, software apps, interactive e-books and other compelling cultural resources that tell the story of our state and also relate important, universal themes and ideas.
As a 501(c)(3), donations made to the Michigan History Project are tax-deductible.