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  • Naturalized Lithuanians of Detroit

    Geni profiles created from documents posted on Linking Our Lithuanian Ancestors-Detroit Facebook group, and, those discovered while creating profiles. Profiles include Lithuanians that naturalized before moving to Detroit and those that naturalized while living in Detroit.

  • Lithuanian United States Naturalization Project

    This is for profiles created as part of the Lithuanian Heritage Project, a group on Facebook.The goal of the Lithuanian Heritage Project is to work collaboratively to build the information bridge between countries and generations, to collect information that enables Lithuanians globally to connect with their Lithuanian family members.For more information on the project, please contact Ann Marie...

  • Wayne County, Michigan, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County,MI.

  • University of Detroit Mercy

    Wikipedia University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational university in Detroit, Michigan, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy. Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., is the president. With origins dating from 1877, it is the largest Roman Catholic university in Michigan. UDM is one of the 28-member Association of Jesu...

  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project=This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous.The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today.=Toponymy===How to Input Locations in G...

  • Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

    The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL) and are one of the Original Six teams of the league. Founded in 1926, the team was known as the Detroit Cougars from then until 1930. For the 1930–31 and 1931–32 seasons the team was called the Detroit Falcon...

  • Gospel Music Hall of Fame

    Gospel Music Hall of Fame= Wikipedia (with incomplete list of those inducted)The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, created in 1971 by the Gospel Music Association, is a Hall of Fame located in Detroit, Michigan and is dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions by individuals and groups in all forms of gospel music. Official Website Inductees by Year =Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fa...

  • Purple Gang

    The Purple Gang, also known as the Sugarhouse Gang, started off as petty thieves and extortionists, but they quickly progressed to armed robbery and truck hijacking under the tutelage of older neighborhood gangsters (Charles Leiter and Henry Shorr). They gained notoriety for their operations and savagery, and they imported gangsters from other cities to work as "muscle" for the gang. There are...

  • Mayors of Detroit, Michigan

    This is a list of mayors of Detroit, Michigan since its reincorporation in 1824.* Brig. General John R. Williams, 1st, 6th, and 20th Mayor of Detroit * Henry Jackson Hunt, 2nd Mayor of Detroit * Jonathan Kearsley, 3rd and 5th Mayor of Detroit * Maj. John Biddle, 4th Mayor of Detroit * Jonathan Kearsley, 3rd and 5th Mayor of Detroit * Brig. General John R. Williams, 1st, 6th, and 20th Mayor of D...

  • Founding of Detroit

    The city of Detroit , the largest city in the state of Michigan, developed from a small fur trading post of New France to a world-class industrial powerhouse and the fourth largest American city by the mid 20th century. America's "motor city" was founded on July 24th, 1701. It is the first European settlement above tidewater in North America. It was under French rule from 1701 - 1760, when it w...

  • Hospitals

    Bethesda Hospital===The problem of racial segregation in Detroit hospitals and a raging tuberculosis epidemic led to the opening of the hospital in 1931. The facility was primarily used as a tuberculosis treatment hospital as its founder, Dr. Alfred Thomas Sr. and son, Dr. Alfred Thomas Jr., sought their own private solutions to the serious health problems facing the African American community ...