History Resources

Steam Railroading Institute of Owosso


 This organization is devoted to the history of steam railroading in Michigan.  

The Henry Ford


The Henry Ford provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories and lives from America's traditions on ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation. Our purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future.

The Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame


The mission is to inspire and engage adults and children by celebrating Michigan women's history, promoting educational opportunities, and honoring the accomplishments of Michigan women.

Troy Historical Society


The Troy Historical Society promotes the appreciation and awareness of the rich heritage of Troy, encourages preservation of records, pictures, structures, and other objects of local historical significance, and to sponsors programs to carry out these purposes.

Ukrainian American Archives & Museum of Detroit


The purpose of the Museum shall be to educate and inform the general public about the culture, art, and history of Ukrainians, their immigration to the United States and the contributions of Americans of Ukrainian descent to America; to engage in research in these areas; to maintain archives for the deposit of documents and other records relating to these topics; to acquire, preserve, exhibit artifacts of artistic, historical, and scientific value relating to these subjects; to sponsor public programs in order to study and preserve the heritage of Ukrainian Americans.

Walter P. Chrysler Museum


The nonprofit Walter P. Chrysler Museum stands in honor of one man’s journey to become an auto industry giant.  Our spectacular collection, which spans more than a century, showcases the achievements of the company he founded and the importance of these vehicles in creating today’s society.

Walter P. Reuther Library


The Reuther Library collects, preserves, and provides access to the heritage of the American labor movement and related reform movements of the twentieth century.

Washtenaw County Historical Society


The purpose of the Washtenaw County Historical Society is to foster interest in and to elucidate the history of Washtenaw County from the time of the original inhabitants to the present.

Wyandotte Museums


Established in 1977, the Wyandotte Museums seeks to promote an awareness and appreciation of the history of our city and the surrounding area.  Our efforts in this pursuit include historical programs, tours, collections, and preservation.