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Flint - Past by Mind Map: Flint - Past
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Flint - Past

Auto Industry

Defucnt

Dort

Little

Flint

Mason

GM

Buick, First in Flint

Chevrolet, First car made in flint

United Auto Workers Union

Sit down srtike 1936-37, Major Union Victory

World War 2

Facilities used for tanks/planes

Culture

Education

K-12, Elementary, Middle, Middle school closures, High school, Charter/Private schools, MI school for the deaf

Universities, Kettering (Fmr GMI General Motors Institute), UofM Flint

Places

Flint institute of art

Flint institute of music

Longway planetarium

Whiting auditorium

People

Michael Moore, Roger & Me

MSU Bball Flintstones

Pre 20th Century

Indian Tribes

Fur Trading Post

Lumber Center

Carriage building

Decline

Peaked in 1960s

White Flight

1973 Oil Crisis

Recent History

2004 - 3 GM factory upgrades

Delphi plant

New GM powertrain plant

Racism

GM excluded black people from assembly jobs

African Americans not allowed in wealthy neighborhoods

Despite racism, Flint has first black mayor of a major city

Misc

8th Deadliest tornado in US (1953)

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