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    Welcome to Ethnic Layers of Detroit
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    A Russian Bathhouse in Detroit!
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    Excavating the Lost Neighborhood under Roosevelt Park
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    Abick's Bar
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    Detroit's Chinatown

Welcome to ELD

Ethnic Layers of Detroit (ELD) is an interdisciplinary urban-focused digital humanities project engaging faculty and student researchers in creating, documenting, and sharing multilayered multimedia narratives of Detroit’s ethnic histories. Explore this website to learn about ELD, the historic sites selected for the narratives, ways to interact with and experience the digital stories, and the pedagogical applications of the project. Watch the digital stories and learn about the colorful, dynamic and often forgotten and untold history of Detroit!

Ethnic Layers of Detroit (ELD) is supported by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (Grant # HD51852) and the Wayne State University Humanities Center and Foreign Language Technology Center (FLTC).