The Great Depression in Michigan. The stock market crash of 1929 defined the
decade of the 1930s for Michigan and the whole nation. The people of Michigan,
The 1900 census for Clare County, Michigan stated she had been a U.S. .... We
would like to know why our father was placed in the orphanage and what ..... that
were living together at the odd fellows orphan home during the 1930's/1940. .....
was adopted from a home in either Lansing or Flint Michigan shortly after her
A poor farm was purchased in 1832; and a shed-like building was erected ... "
Following the cholera, the city was burdened with many invalids, widows and
orphans, .... She had suffered a broken life and a distracted mind for the death of
her little ...... The Women's Hospital, Flint, Michigan, was founded in 1917 by a
In the early twentieth century, the cause was taken up by reformers like ... but in
1910, there were well over 1000 orphanages in the United States, and their ...
paid by agencies, and children placed in “free homes” were all living in foster
families. ... Between the 1930s and the 1970s, as foster care became more
common for ...
Born in Flint, Michigan, Christopher Paul Curtis spent his first 13 years after high
... With grandfathers like Earl "Lefty" Lewis, a Negro Baseball League pitcher, and
1930s bandleader Herman E. Curtis, Sr., ... racism further threatened the lives of
African Americans during this period. ... How is Calloway's Band like a ...
1954, in Flint, MI; son of Herman E., Jr. (an auto worker and chiropodist) and ... a
ten-year-old black orphan from Flint, Michigan, as he searches for the man he ...
Like Curtis's other novels for middle-grade readers, Bud, Not Buddy is a work of
... his books in his hometown of Flint, and draws from his own life and that of his ...
Oct 20, 2012 ... According to occupants of the orphanage, the nuns were known to physically ...
that the spirit of Agnes Felt wanders the house she was never able to enjoy in life.
... Diseases like diphtheria and cholera ravaged the town and the ...... house
where the creators of Spark plugs for cars lived, In Flint Michigan.
Find this Common Core aligned Teacher Guide and more like it in our ... Bud, Not
Buddy summary: Bud Caldwell is a ten-year-old orphan living in a foster home in
Flint, Michigan. ... How did the Great Depression affect people in the 1930s?
Like this lesson Share ... jelly crust; but an orphan living in Flint, Michigan, in the
1930s would probably be grateful to ... Bud, Not Buddy begins in Flint, Michigan.
Lefty gives Bud a ride to Grand Rapids, Michigan. Lefty lets Bud know that ... He
leads the life of an orphaned boy in the 1930's in Flint, Michigan. He encounters ...