Maggie Walz became the “Jane Addams of Northern Michigan,” helping her fellow Finns assimilate into American society.
In Michigan, the struggle for woman suffrage spanned at least seven decades.
In 1912, Michigan native Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly solo across the English Channel.
Dr. Pearl Kendrick (1890-1980) and Dr. Grace Eldering (1900-1988) developed the first successful whooping cough vaccine in 1938. It virtually eliminated all fatalities from the disease.
One of Michigan’s most celebrated historical figures is Sara Emma Edmonds Seelye. Sara’s courageous story begins with her desire to help the Union cause in the Civil War.
The Michigan Chorale gave Michigan students the opportunity...
Martha Edna Wright Griffiths, stateswoman and champion...
The Archives of Michigan is thrilled to announce that...
Death Records, 1921-1952
Documents, Family History, Primary Sources
State Census, 1827-1874
State Census, 1884-1894
Documents, Family History