Scope and Contents
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English