Looking For America: Detroit

Detroit, MI

What does it mean to be American in Detroit?

Do you have a photograph, object or tradition that relates to your experience of being a Detroit resident? Add your story and explore other stories from Detroit and around the country in the Looking for America collection.  

Looking for America: Detroit is a partnership with the Detroit Historical Museum, the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit, Global Detroit, New American Economy, American University School of Public Affairs, Welcoming Michigan, and CuriosityConnects.us. 

Visit the exhibit in person at the Detroit Historical Museum July 18 to October 6, 2019.

Your story

Help us tell a more complete story of American immigration and migration by contributing a family object story to the collection.

Your Story, Our Story

features objects that tell personal stories of American immigration and migration

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