Michigan students were among the thousands of participants competing in the virtual 2021 National History Day contest on June 13-19, 2021. Ten Michigan students received special honors at this year’s competition—including a first-place finish and one special prize.
During both World Wars, German Americans experienced discrimination nationwide. In Michigan, German-language books burned, German names on street signs changed, and some German Americans were violently assaulted. The German Americans residing in Frankenmuth, however, were able to escape much of that discrimination—retaining their German identity and celebrating it in the postwar period.
How did letters from Queen Victoria's daughters end up in the Little Traverse History Museum?
The Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) has announced the recipients of its first annual Michigan History Alliance® Grants. HSM awarded grants totaling $25,080 to 14 of its member organizations throughout Michigan.