The Detroit Almanac

Author: Peter Gavrilovich and Bill McGraw
Publisher: Detroit Free Press
ISBN: 0937247480
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This is an updated edition of The Detroit Almanac, originally published in October 2000 as metro Detroiters got ready to mark Detroit's 300th anniversary in July 2001. The new edition includes a 16-page prologue on the beginning of Detroit's fourth century, followed by the original 648 pages devoted to the region's first 300 years.

The Detroit Almanac

Author: Peter Gavrilovich
Publisher: Detroit Free Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0937247340
Size: 58.38 MB
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The Detroit Almanac is the most comprehensive reference book ever assembled on the metro area, with more than 1,000 photos and graphics covering Southeastern Michigan's three eventful centuries.

Ben Franklin S Almanac Of Wit Wisdom And Practical Advice Useful Tips And Fascinating Facts For Every Day Of The Year

Author: Wisdom, and Practical Advice: Useful Tips and Fascinating Facts for Every Day of the Year Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit
Publisher: Yankee Books
ISBN: 0899093884
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Ben Is Back!

Ben Franklin's inventiveness made him the greatest American genius of them all. Now, the spirit of Ben meets the challenges of 21st-century living in Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice. With the 1,538 tips in this amazing book, you'll be able to do everything smarter, better, and cheaper-- just like Ben himself!

Try these for starters.

* Keep eggs fresh twice as long by keeping them in their carton-- not in the refrigerator egg holder-- and stashing them in the lowest part of the fridge.
* Make your panty hose last five times longer with a saltwater soak.
* Grow your best garden ever-- with toilet paper!
* Get your PC screen and keyboard spotless with a used fabric-softener sheet.
* Keep ice cream cones from dripping-- even on the hottest days-- by dropping a marshmallow into the bottom of the cone before adding ice cream.
* Rub off rust spots on your car's chrome with aluminum foil.
* Rid your pets of fleas by adding a tablespoon of vinegar to their food.
* Make your plastic containers smell fresh again with the daily news!

And look inside for more than 1,000 others! You'll get 365 days' worth of ingenious hints, practical solutions, and delicious recipes, along with a generous portion of Ben's witty maxims, historical tidbits, inventions, and advice. Packed with clever cleaning ideas, kitchen wisdom, smart gardening tips, savvy health hints, easy home-repair advice, weather wisdom, and, of course, money-saving strategies, Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice is a book you'll turn to every day of the year.


The Mother S Almanac

Author: Marguerite Kelly
Publisher: Main Street Books
ISBN: 0385468776
Size: 80.49 MB
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A national bestseller with more than 750,000 copies in print, now revised for the new mothers of the '90s -- the latest findings on health, advice for working mothers, facts about the influence of TV, and more.

B & W illustrations throughout.

Detroit In Its World Setting A 250 Year Chronology 1701 1951 Classic Reprint

Author: Detroit Public Library
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 133474419X
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Excerpt from Detroit in Its World Setting: A 250-Year Chronology, 1701-1951
Since the Chronology covers so many years and so many subjects, each item is obviously brief and great selectivity was necessary in choosing the events to be included. In uential and widespread occurrences and those of future as well as contemporary importance were preferred. Items were chosen to show change and to show progress, namely, the development of an idea or an object. The aim has been to present people's daily living and interests; therefore, the popular, the homely everyday things have been included as well as the great.
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Llewellyn S 2016 Magical Almanac Practical Magic For Everyday Living Llewellyn S Magical Almanac

Author: Natalie Zaman
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
ISBN: 0738734055
Size: 29.49 MB
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Embark on a Magical Journeyto Enhance Your Life and Practice

Llewellyn’s Magical Almanac has been inspiring all levels of magical practitioners for over twenty years. Filled with practical spells, rituals, and fresh ideas, you’ll find new ways to deepen your craft and improve everyday life.

This edition features nearly three dozen compelling articles, grouped by element, on everything from magical pets to beauty tips. Also included is a handy calendar section―shaded for easy “flip to” reference―featuring world festivals, holidays, and the 2016 Sabbats. You’ll also find astrological info, plus incense and color correspondences, to empower your magical work.

  • Invoke the power of the earth with chalk magic, evolutionary ancestor spirits, and copper energy rodsŸ
  • Discover the spiritual gifts of elemental angels, color and bottle magic, and Sabbat rituals
  • Stoke your inner fire through magical transformation, candle magic, and crossroads witchcraftŸ
  • Dive into water magic using gem elixirs, shell games, and more

 Llewellyn’s Magical Almanac has been published annually for over twenty years

 

 

 


Directory Of The City Of Detroit And Register Of Michigan For The Year 1846 Containing An Epitomized History Of Detroit An Alphabetical List Of And The State Officers Classic Reprint

Author: James H Wellings
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 1334745153
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Excerpt from Directory of the City of Detroit, and Register of Michigan, for the Year 1846: Containing an Epitomized History of Detroit, an Alphabetical List of Its Citizens, a List of the Officers of the Municipal Government, and the State Officers
The State of Michigan extends from N. Lat. 41 deg. 41 m1n., to N. Lat. 47 deg. Min.; and from 5 deg. 20 min. To 9 deg. 53 min. W. Lon. From Washington, having an area of square miles on the lower or peninsula proper, and square miles on the upper peninsula, making an aggregate of square miles, and is '2 separated by a natural boundary of rivers and lakes on the east and north-east from Upper Canada; from Illinois and Wisconsin on the west and south-west, and from Ohio and Indiana on the south.
Lake Michigan on the west and north-west; Lake Huron, the river and Lake St. Clair, the straits of Detroit, With the west end of Lake Erie on the east and north-east, enclose a peninsula, forming a cone, of which the straits of Mackinaw is the apex, the south line or base being one hundred and seventy-four miles east and west, and the length north and south three hundred miles. With this extent of coast, the number of large rivers and the infinity of small interior lakes, give the utmost facilities to internal navigation; add to this the superior quality of the soil, its easy tillage, the heavy and abundant creps, and perhaps the whole is not surpassed by any section of equal extent on the sur face of the globe.
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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Traditional Home Remedies Time Tested Methods For Staying Well The Natural Way Old Farmer S Almanac Home Library

Author: Martha White
Publisher: Time Life Education
ISBN: 0783548680
Size: 77.21 MB
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In bygone days, the pantry and the medicine cabinet were often stocked from the same kitchen garden. Foodstuffs were both nutrition and good medicine, some preventive and some curative, but never split up the way we tend to think of them. Now we're learning in modern-day medicine what our grandparents knew all along. With this book, learn more about the foods we eat--and slow down for a soothing cup of tea, a relaxing herbal both or an invigorating spring tonic.

The Almanac Of American History

Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger
Publisher: Barnes and Noble Books
ISBN: 0760756791
Size: 34.45 MB
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This panoramic volume, with fascinating introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., traces the entire story of the American experience, from the first settlers who arrived in the New World to the latest policy statement from the White House. Illustrated with more than 200 line drawings and maps, it is the most comprehensive single-volume reference work on the United States ever published. This book includes: Over 8,00 chronological, day-by-day entries covering every major event in Americas History. More than 170 biographies of famous personalities in American History, from Christopher Columbus to George W. Bush. Over 120 concise essays on topics of special historical interest, from the ancient essays on topics of special historical interest, from the ancient mound builders to the recent war in Iraq. Special entries on key developments in the arts, science, society, and the economy for most pivotal years and for every year between 1788 and the present. More than 200 illustrations, including many historic photographs, drawings, and maps. A comprehensive index for easy cross-referencing. An introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., as well as six more extended essays, each by a noted historian, introducing the major periods in our nation's history.

Time Annual 2004

Author: Editors of Time Magazine
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 1931933898
Size: 29.96 MB
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Relive the momentous year that was as reported by Time's unparalleled worldwide staff of journalists and photographers. Here, in the memorable photographs, informative graphics and maps, and gripping minute-by-minute accounts, is the story of a remarkable year.

63 Alfred Street Where Capitalism Failed

Author: John Kossik
Publisher: John Kossik
ISBN: 1452874956
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The Life and Times of a Venetian Gothic Mansion in Downtown Detroit John
Kossik. 31 Year: 1930 ... 55 Gavrilovich, P., McGraw, B. Ed., The Detroit Almanac:
300 years of life in the Motor City, Detroit Free Press, Detroit, 2001, p. 108. 56
Essa ...

This Is Detroit 1701 2001

Author: Arthur M. Woodford
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814329146
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The Detroit Almanac: Three Hundred Years of Life in tlw Motor City. Edited by
Peter Gavrilovich and Bill McGraw. Detroit: Detroit Free Press, 2000. Detroit Black
Writers' Guild. Paradise Valley Days: A Photo Album Poetry Book. Detroit: Detroit
 ...

Detroit 1967

Author: Joel Stone
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 081434304X
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His books include A Newscast for the Masses: The History of Detroit Television
Journalism (2009). Thomas A. Klug is the assistant provost, ... Along with Peter
Gavrilovich, he edited The Detroit Almanac (2001). His writing has appeared in
the ...

Frontier Seaport

Author: Catherine Cangany
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022609684X
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The Detroit News maintains that during Prohibition, the Detroit River–Lake Saint
Clair– Saint Clair River corridor transported ... and Bill McGraw, The Detroit
Almanac: 300 Years of Life in the Motor City (Detroit: Detroit Free Press, 2000),
467. 2.

Driving Detroit

Author: George Galster
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206460
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Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City. Detroit:
Wayne State University Press, 2010. Gavrilovich, Peter and Bill McGraw, eds.
The Detroit Almanac: 300 Years of Life in the Motor City. Detroit: Free Press,
2000.

Mapping Detroit

Author: June Manning Thomas
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 081434027X
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Detroit Free press. (2001). The Detroit almanac: 300 years of life in the motor city.
Detroit, Mi: Detroit Free press. Detroit Medical Center Citizens Committee. (1958).
The Detroit Medical Center: a proposal for the reuse of land cleared under the ...

Detroit City Is The Place To Be

Author: Mark Binelli
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429974613
Size: 79.82 MB
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Gallagher, John, Reimagining Detroit (Wayne State University Press, 2010).
Gavrilovich, Peter, and McGraw, Bill, The Detroit Almanac (Detroit: Detroit Free
Press, 2006). Georgakas, Dan, Detroit: IDo MindDying (New York: St. Martin's
Press, ...

Forgotten Detroit

Author: Paul Vachon
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439621187
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According to The Detroit Almanac, the answer is no. While Detroit and several
other cities possessed many of the key ingredients—capital, raw materials,
access to rail and water transportation—Detroit was uniquely fortunate to have an
 ...

Detroit S Historic Places Of Worship

Author: Marla O. Collum
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 0814334245
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2nd ed. Detroit: Mariners' Church, 1986. Frueh, Erne R., and Florence Frueh.
Chicago Stained Glass. Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1983. Gavrilolvich,
Peter, and Bill McGraw. The Detroit Almanac: 300 Years of Life in the Motor City.