Detroit Poised To Elect A White Mayor? - The Last Refuge
Detroit hasn’t elected a white mayor since 1970. That was Roman Gribbs, a Democrat. Gribbs served as an assistant prosecutor from 1956 to 1964 and as sheriff of Wayne County in 1968 and 1969 before deciding to run for mayor. Gribbs was mayor for one term, declining to seek re-election. Following Gribbs was Mayor […]
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The Home of ’Vernor’s Ginger Ale,’ Detroit, Mich. The view shows the Vernor’s Ginger Ale storefront which was located in a 4-story brick building at 33 Woodward Avenue. The sign has eight hundred and sixteen lamps constantly moving, filling the glass with the finest drink ever. They sell the Extract; Anyone can make the ale. c. 1900 (Detroit Hist. Soc.)
The Detroit River was a highway for Canadian liquor during Prohibition. A Detroit News photographer hid in a coal elevator to get this picture of rumrunners loading their cars at the foot of Riopelle in 1929.
Designers' Show House Showcases Pewabic Tile
One of your neighbors posted in Arts & Entertainment. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)
Happy 50th, Motown! - KobreGuide
Motown Records, founded in 1959 in Detroit Michigan - Popularized a style of soul music with a distinct pop influence that became known as the Motown Sound.
Illustrated guide and souvenir of Detroit .. : Farmer, Silas, 1839-1902 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
Illustrated guide and souvenir of Detroit ... Published 1878 by S. Farmer & co. in Detroit, Mich .