The Making of Modern Michigan is a collaborative project involving 52 Michigan libraries. It includes local history materials from communities around the state. Michigan's unique heritage is represented through over 4,500 different subjects of photographs, family papers, oral histories, genealogical materials, and much more.
The Making of Modern Michigan is headed by the Michigan State University Libraries, in partnership with the Library of Michigan, the Michigan Library Consortium, and the 52 libraries currently participating in the project.
The Making of Modern Michigan aims at empowering libraries, throughout the state, to contribute to a digital collection about the state's history.
The Making of Modern Michigan was funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, an independent federal agency that supports the nation's museums and libraries. Through agreement, this site is hosted by the MSU Libraries and therefore is subject to its privacy statement.
This collection is currently in the process of being migrated and this site does not yet contain all items. The full collection can still be viewed at the legacy Making of Modern Michigan website.