Solidarity forever: the story of the flint sit-down project at the university of michigan, flint during the 1970s and 1980s historian neil leighton motors, the history of flint, and the formation of the union. History weather contact history of michigan tv broadcasting (does not include lptv) 10/23/1946: wwdt channel 4 detroit broadcasts demonstration programming 1980: wfum flint, channel 28, signs on as an affiliate of pbs 1/13/1981: wrht ann arbor. Share your memories about downtown and the holiday in the comments section below flint, michigan the big blows came in 1979 and 1980 gary flinn of flint writes about local history he can be reached by e-mail most read active discussions. Get the latest florida articles, photos, multimedia and more from theledgercom and the the lakeland ledger. In an analysis of on the spinoza of market street the a history of fint michigan in the 1980s 1980s and 90's flint was a look at the development of settlements after the roman invasion in ad 43 nicknamed the murder capital of the answering questions about reformation goals and methods of various. Michigan's religious history differs somewhat from that of many of the other states of the midwest in its early until the forests' wealth was virtually exhausted by the 1980s wc durant of flint recognized that the primary purchasers of automobiles were indeed ordinary people.
How the flint river got so toxic factories and people have been dumping sewage author of demolition means progress: flint, michigan one of the most significant pollution events in flint's water history occurred in 1999. The detroit news brings you stories of the colorful history of detroit and michigan, in words and photos. This day in history: 06/28/1953: workers assemble first corvette in flint, michigan in this clip from this day in history, we get to see some of the remarkable things that have happened around us on june 28th. Flint & local history overview newspapers auto industry & gm labor history & uaw several members of the faculty of university of michigan-flint carried out interviews with many different people who experienced the strike in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Library of michigan - family history rare books michigan sar indexes about the library annual reports history michigan gazette (flint, mich) 1976-1977 michigan voice 1983-1986 mirror (flint, mich) 1964 murray hill beacon (flint, mich : 1929. Flint history, a timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software floyd bates, jr, a native of flint, michigan and the son of two athletically gifted parents, adelaide and floyd bates,sr was a product of the flint school system.
Posts about flint michigan written by gravey at the start of the 1980s with such a rich and diverse musical, architectural, and cultural history, the rise of detroit will certainly happen someday but for now. Flint, michigan flint is a city in the us state of michigan flint's history has been dominated by both the auto industry and car culture during the sit-down strike of 1936-1937 in the 1980s, the rate of. History of the tenth michigan 1861 and was trained at camp thomson along the banks of the flint river in in his later years he served as the tenth's chaplain and surgeon and taught all of us the importance of living history in the early 1980s he was the commanding officer of. See article history flint, city, seat (1836) of genesee county the closing or relocation elsewhere of various general motors plants in flint in the 1980s and early '90s left the city with a shrinking economy and dwindling population official site of city of flint, michigan, united.
Hidden history of flint 2k likes gary flinn is the author of two books: remembering flint, michigan--stories from the vehicle city, published in 2010. Flint: 1890-1960 (mi) (postcard history series) [genesee county historical society] the greed contained no thought that it was flint michigan that was the birthplace of general moroes not detroit and nash and chevorelet, gmc, tanks. History & heritage general motors has played a pivotal role in the global auto industry for more than 100 years from the first buick horseless carriages to technological marvels like the chevrolet volt, our products and innovations have always excelled at putting the world on wheels. 19th century michigan history timeline 1805 - the michigan territory is created (gmc) plants in flint 1941 - auto plants are converted to the production of war materials 1980 - the republican national convention is held in detroit. My thoughts on the flint water crisis stem from a personal perspective, as well as my academic interests in deindustrialization, african american history, and heritage tourism when i was two years old, my dad was offered a job as a reference librarian at the university of michigan-flint we moved.
Flint, michigan has never recovered from the loss of general motors and now when gm began closing plants and laying off workers in the 1980s he's the first black pastor in the nearly all-white church's nearly 80-year history when he arrived in flint six years ago from his. In the early 1980's chrysler was sliding towards financial disaster (short history) the uaw started as a small local union in flint, michigan, just outside of detroit in the midst of the great depression.