Teachers' Stuff from the Michigan Historical Museum
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The following historical documents, activities and lesson ideas relate to the galleries at the Michigan Historical Museum and our online exhibits. Use them in the classroom, with Scout and other youth groups and at home. Prepare for your visit, extend your visit afterward or just enjoy learning more Michigan history.
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The First People
Settling a State
Growing Up in Michigan, 1880-1895
Rural Michigan, 1865 - 1900
Growth of Manufacturing
Farm, 1900 - 1930
Factory, 1900 - 1930
The Great Depression
Arsenal of Democracy
Lakes and Land
On the Air! MI Radio and TV Broadcasting 1920-2000