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1. This sportswriter and novelist, although not born in Michigan, has brought Michigan fame and hosts a daily, nationally-syndicated Detroit radio broadcast. Do you know his name?
2. According to "Appleton History", what prolific author, the daughter of an Hungarian shopkeeper, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1924 for her novel "So Big"?
3. "Hi Yo, Silver! Away!" Many of us will instantly recognize those words followed by "The William Tell Overture", letting us know that "The Lone Ranger" was on the air! Who was the Detroit lawyer who created this popular radio, TV and movie hero?
4. Which Michigan born and bred architect apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright and designed beautiful structures such as the Kalamazoo, Michigan, Nature Center and the Phoenix, Arizona, Civic Center and Art Museum?
5. This Virginian moved to Detroit in the 1850s. After receiving her education in Detroit and Toronto, she opened a private school for African-Americans in Detroit in 1863. Who was this intelligent, remarkable woman who laid the groundwork for later school desegregation?
6. What Upper Peninsula-born artist became nationally recognized through his/her work in architectural tiles using unique, iridescent glazes that came to be internationally known as Pewabic Pottery?
7. Which Roman Catholic priest was a delegate from the Michigan Territory to the U.S. House of Representatives and is also known as "the second founder of Detroit"?
8. According to Encarta, this Petoskey-born Michigander "...wrote more than a dozen evocative, scholarly books on the American Civil War, including 'Mr. Lincoln's Army' (1951), 'Glory Road' (1952), and 'Grant Takes Command' (1969)." Who is this widely read, widely respected Civil War scholar?
9. What daring, formidable woman led protesters for more than one year in an effort to improve working conditions and secure higher wages for the copper miners in the Upper Peninsula mining town of Calumet?
10. The Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame says this person became Michigan's first licensed woman architect in 1907. Who was she?
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