History


Detroit’s first Latina council member takes oath

THE DETROIT NEWS, by Mark Hicks Excerpt: Raquel Castaneda-Lopez recognizes her high-profile position as the Detroit City Council’s first Latina member. But having connected with people from many backgrounds over the years is an asset for her new role. “That’s really what shaped me,” the southwest Detroit native said Wednesday night. “My hope is to be able […]

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Brown’s Bun Baking Company

Caption By Al Poe and Rosa Maria Zamarron Brown’s Bun Baking Co. has been serving various restaurants, food services, sports stadiums and institutions in Detroit and beyond since 1929.  Their 30,000 square foot production facility is located in the heart of Southwest Detroit on Vernor and Ferdinand near Junction.  The wholesale operation is now being […]

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Ambassador Bridge History and Construction Photos

DETNEWS.com – The Photo Gallery featured the Ambassador Bridge for its 80th anniversay in 2009 with a pictoral history depicting the construction of the bridge and various other historical points in its history.

Where To Look For Southwest Detroit History

By Kevin Lane – From books to newspapers, magazines, and periodicals to primary sources, photographs, and other sources there are clues to our communities’ histories. Below there are several that have proven helpful in uncovering some history of southwest Detroit.