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2014-07-31 23:00:26

Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market announce featured restaurants and distilleries Detroit, MI (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 WHO:                         Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market WHAT:                    ...

2014-07-30 23:13:31

The Auto Audience Network, Powered by Speed Shift Media, Redefines the Vehicle Purchase Path as the First In-Image Automotive Ad Network; Delivers 2% Click Through Rates and 20% Ad Engagement Rates to Search Optics Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Speed Shift Media today announced that Search Optics®, one of the nation’s leading digital marketing solutions providers with a specialty in automotive, has become the first certified partner for the Auto AudienceTM Network (AAN),...

2014-07-30 12:22:10

DETROIT, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Saturday's Guinness International Champions Cup match vs. Real Madrid CF at Michigan Stadium will be Manchester United's first-ever match in Michigan -- Southeastern Michigan charities and children to benefit via community efforts Chevrolet this week is welcoming Manchester United to Michigan for its first-ever match in the state, Saturday (Aug. 2) at the University of Michigan's "Big House" in Ann Arbor vs. Real...

2014-07-30 12:21:36

WINDSOR, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the International Authority which will oversee the construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. Mrs. Kristine Burr and Mrs. Geneviève Gagnon have been appointed by Canada and Mr. Michael D. Hayes, Mrs. Birgit, M. Klohs and Mr. Matt Rizik have been appointed by Michigan. Mrs. Burr will...

2014-07-29 16:25:50

Facility fulfills promise to invest in Detroit's cardiovascular health DETROIT, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center will open its new Heart Hospital on August 4. The $78 million, state-of-the-art facility will offer patients comprehensive cardiovascular care, including a wide range of the latest minimally invasive treatment options and preventive services. The heart hospital expands DMC's role as a leading provider of cardiovascular care in the region...

2014-07-28 16:21:32

M-1 RAIL Officials and Detroit Mayor Review Construction Site DETROIT, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction crews took to Woodward Avenue (M-1) in Detroit today to start construction activities on the city's new 3.3 mile modern streetcar line. M-1 RAIL is the first public streetcar line in the United States being supported by a public-private partnership comprised of foundations, corporations, and local, county, state and federal governments....

2014-07-24 23:14:22

Michael McCandlish brings international experience in the semiconductor and automotive industries to the firm. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Bejin, VanOphem & Bieneman PLC, (http://www.bvbip.com), an intellectual property boutique law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Michael McCandlish to its legal team. McCandlish is an intellectual property attorney focusing on the prosecution of United States and foreign patents in the electrical and mechanical arts, particularly in...

2014-07-23 23:10:21

The headquarters of a federally funded, $148 million high-tech advanced manufacturing research institute operated by ALMMII will open its doors in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit this fall. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The new $148 million lightweight metals manufacturing institute announced in February by President Obama will locate in the city of Detroit, officials from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) and the city announced today....

2014-07-23 23:05:04

The SAE Foundation, along with support from General Motors and the GM Foundation, will bring together corporate and foundation leaders on Thursday, July 24 at TechTown Detroit from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Detroit (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The SAE Foundation, along with support from General Motors and the GM Foundation, will bring together corporate and foundation leaders on Thursday, July 24 at TechTown Detroit from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for an interactive discussion about providing...

2014-07-23 23:03:11

Retail battery store, Battery Giant, has announced that they have a franchise agreement in place for a store to be opened in the city of Detroit. The Detroit store joins 5 other Michigan Battery Giant locations and is scheduled to open in late 2014. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Retail battery store, Battery Giant, has announced that they have a franchise agreement in place for a store to be opened in the city of Detroit. The Detroit store joins 5 other Michigan Battery Giant...


Latest Detroit Reference Libraries

1921 Cadillac Advertisement
2014-04-11 14:58:36

Cadillac is a division of  General Motors (GM) that manufactures and sells luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China but also distributed in 34 other markets worldwide. Cadillac was founded in 1902 by Henry Leland, who named the company after Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, who was the founder of the city of Detroit in 1701. From the beginning,  Cadillac has been ranked amongst the finest automobiles in the United States. The SRX...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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