In digging into the history of Michigan, I stumbled across a favorite genealogy blog of mine, Your Brother Kings, with a post highlighting excellent resources for family history genealogy researchers digging around for Michigan history and information.
Please check out Michigan County Histories, which is offered by the Humanities Text Initiative at the University of Michigan. You will find over 170 titles scanned in and searchable. The user screens are a little different from what you might be used to. When you find a book you are interested in, you send it to your “bookbag” by clicking the link. When you are the books you want, click the “bookbag” link near the top left, and your books are there. Each book page starts with the nuts and bolts info about the book and where you can find a hard copy, but if you scroll down a bit you will find the scanned pages themselves.
What a find! Thank you, Canterbury5!
And if you are looking for more history and information on Michigan, check out the other fun stories and resources from Your Brother Kings’ Michigan category of articles.
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