The Resource Allen park, Sharon Broglin, (electronic resource)

Allen park, Sharon Broglin, (electronic resource)

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Allen park
Title
Allen park
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Broglin
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Allen Park's history begins when Native Americans hunted, fished, and paddled their canoes along the banks of Ecorse Creek. The French were among the earliest settlers, and after the land was cleared, German farmers arrived. Ecorse Township, known today as Downriver, was divided into seven different cities, and Allen Park was born. Once characterized as a "lazy, farming hamlet," Allen Park's residents were the most influential in developing the Village of Allen Park out of Ecorse Township, in 1927, and worked to become the City of Allen Park in 1957. Henry Ford's $5 workday prompted many farmers to sell to developers and go to work for Ford. Hungarians, Poles, Italians, and Armenians moved in, becoming the major ethnic groups within the community. Among the city's celebrities there have been writers, radio and sports personalities, cartoonists, and fashion designers. Towering over the Interstate 94 corridor in Allen Park, the Uniroyal Giant Tire has become an American icon, and although the Veterans Administration medical center is gone, it will forever live in residents' hearts. Enjoy the city's story, gathered from the files of the Allen Park Historical Museum
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Broglin, Sharon
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non fiction
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adult
Label
Allen park, Sharon Broglin, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451686
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multicolored
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MWT11451686
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
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MWT11451686
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Label
Allen park, Sharon Broglin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451686
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451686
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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