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Date: 2016
  • Florence Nightingale Collection - Letters to James George Fife

    In this lesson, students will examine the collection of letters sent by Florence Nightingale to James George Fife, a Royal Engineer working on Indian irrigation systems. The letters reveal the deep concern for the Indian people that Nightingale possessed and the policies the British government used when dealing with colonial affairs. Across a series of activities and tasks, the students will develop an argument on the feelings and treatment of colonial citizens and culminate the lesson by creati…

  • Florence Nightingale Collection - Personal Correspondence Classroom Activity

    This collection of letters shows Nightingale's concerns and her challenges with developing policies that would be beneficial to the poor and sick. Nightingale's primary concern here is sanitation and the care of wounded soldiers. The letters also contain a peek into Nightingale's private life, describing her views on poetry, plants, and her love of the countryside. Across a series of activities and tasks, students will use the letters as a catalyst to respond to domestic issues and politics duri…

  • [Program] Bravo: Michigan Opera Theatre, Winter 2015-16

    The 2015-2016 season has four program books. This program book includes the winter performances of The Nutcracker, Too Hot to Handel, and the Eisenhower Dance Silver Anniversary Gala performance.

  • [Program] Bravo: Michigan Opera Theatre, Fall 2016

    The 2016-2017 season has three program books. This program book includes the spring performances of Carmen and Silent Night.

  • [Program] Bravo: Michigan Opera Theatre, Fall-Winter 2016

    The 2016-2017 season has three program books. This program book includes the fall and winter performances of Nutcracker and Too Hot too Handel.

  • [Program] Bravo: Michigan Opera Theatre, Spring 2016

    The 2015-2016 season has four program books. This program book includes the spring performances of Macbeth and The Magic Flute.

  • Lincoln Letters Personal Correspondence Classroom Activity

    In this lesson, students will examine the collection of letters sent to President Abraham Lincoln from citizens contained in the Wayne State University Digital Collection, The Lincoln Letters. The students will read and analyze the letters to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by President Lincoln separate from the ongoing Civil War. Across a series of activities and tasks, the students will develop an argument on the importance of politics and favors in the Lincoln administrati…

  • LGBT Detroit Records

    LGBT Detroit started as Kick Publishing Company in 1994. Based in Detroit, Kick was the third Black American LGBT media company created in the United States. Distributed nationally, Kick Magazine provided the LGBT community with information, awareness, and a way to organize. In 2003, Kick Publishing Company was revitalized into the non-profit organization: KICK- The Agency for LGBT African Americans. KICK focused on health, education, employment, and social justice for the African American LG…