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2014-12-16 16:24:53

EDC agrees, Detroit PAL to receive new home DETROIT, Dec.

2014-12-16 08:25:00

Dedicated to preserving history, eco-friendly products and infusing its office space with creative furniture, the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., recently opted for handcrafted office furniture.

2014-12-16 08:21:01

Volkswagen Golf GTI and GMC Canyon signal a strong year for design, performance and value DETROIT, Dec.

2014-12-15 20:20:14

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2014-12-15 08:31:44

Birch Demonstrates Commitment to Growing Greater Detroit Market ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-12-11 16:20:28

Auto supplier joins with Ford and Verizon Telematics TROY, MI, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.

2014-12-10 12:29:39

Iconic Detroit-born Business to Build New, Eight-Story, 205,000 Square Foot Global Resource Center DETROIT, Dec.


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.