An Inventor Ahead of His Time

In a photo dated 1973 from our collection titled “Owner of West End Hotel,” 

The Stroh Brewery Company Collection

In 2022, the Detroit Historical Society received a large donation of historical artifacts related to the Stroh Brewery Company from John Stroh III. Items from the new Stroh Brewery Company collection are currently being cataloged and digitized to be made available in our online collection.


Society Member: Rodney

From the CEO: March 2023

Dear Friends,  

From the CEO: February 2023

Dear Friends,  

CEO Elana Rugh Honored by Crain's Detroit!

The Detroit Historical Society is pleased to announce that President and CEO Elana Rugh has been recognized as one of Detroit’s Notable Women in Nonprofits by Crain’s Detroit Business!