MICHIGAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY is the definitive biographical reference work on people that have contributed to the history of Michigan. The entries were chosen from various vocations. Activists, artists, authors, athletes, educators, business leaders, entertainers, historians, inventors, journalists, military figures, musicians, politicians, philanthropists, religious leaders and many other vocations. The place index will make it easy to research people from any place in Michigan. The editorial content of the work is well balanced over all time periods, as well as gender and political affiliations. The work contains historical and contemporary figures Minority studies are of special interest in schools today. February is Black History Month and November is National American Indian Heritage Month. Biographies on Native Americans and African Americans are included in this reference work for research on minority studies. March is National Women's History Month and MICHIGAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY includes biographies on hundreds of women from various vocations, ethnicity and time periods. This unique reference work contains hundreds of biographies along with illustrations. MICHIGAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY will be used year round in the various studies on Michigan history, Black history, American Indian history and Women's history.Kearns was at the center of the aquot;Golden Ageaquot; of boxing in the 1920s. ... He claimed to have lost about half a million dollars on the stock market, but was still able to leave an occasional $50 tip for a waiter. ... lost his middleweight crown in 1931 because he was no longer able to make the 160-pound weight limit, Kearns wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Michigan Biographical Dictionary|
|Publisher||:||North American Book Dist LLC - 1998-01-01|