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Before Techno, video games, comic books, and rock and roll drove the youth of America to illicit sex and juvenile delinquency, jazz was the corrupter of the young. It was new. It was dangerous. Parents didn’t understand.
In 1905, the call for a mass meeting in Mexico, Missouri, read:
He feels that all design is in a constant state of change and that perhaps fifty years from now, people will see more value in styles that are discarded today.”
Vernors 150 Years Old
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
The Detroit Video History Archive features nearly 170 hours of newly digitized film footage from 350 pieces of media.
He was not rich from the world’s standpoint, but he had many friends and earned enough money to gratify his appetites.
In early Detroit the French inhabitants brought with them their craft-ways and technology of the time. One technology was the mastery of windmill construction to grind grains and for water power.
In honor of those Freedom Fighters that have come before us; James Baldwin, Bayard Rustin, Fannie Lou Hammer, Gordon Parks, Norman Lewis, Nina Simone - we continue their work to realize the dream of freedom for all.
Even Rita Hayworth, the pin-up sensation actress, announced she was “harvesting a bumper crop for Uncle Sam.”
Joseph L. Hudson founded the shopper’s magnet in 1881. Since its founding in the old Detroit Opera Building, Hudson’s had grown to a multi-story building (some say 25, others 28 stories) occupying an entire city block.