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Reminiscences, 1936

 File — Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains the reminiscences of Anna Rebecca Edwards describing pioneer life in Michigan in the late 19th century. Her parents, Isaac Carver and Ruth Jessop Carver, moved to Michigan in 1859, settling first in Benzonia and then moving to Frankfort. Edwards describes the difficulties of pioneer life, especially illness and scarcity of food. She also discusses agriculture, education, social activity, daily work, and housework.

The collection also includes brief notes about the history of South Frankfort, and the production of iron and charcoal in Frankfort.

Dates

  • 1936

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Contact:
Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US
517-355-2330