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Lumbering -- Wisconsin

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles W. Tews collection

Identifier: c-00662
Scope and Contents The Charles W. Tews collection contains postcards from the Hatten Lumber Company mill in New London, Wisconsin and Hatten Lumber Company logging camps. The images include lumber camp scenes (one of which is labeled as near Eldron, Wisconsin), lumber mills, lumber yards, logs on railroad cards, and an image of the Embrass River with logs in it. There is also an image with men eating at a table with a sign "oleomargarine sold or used here," as well as an image of a store at Hazelhurst,...
Dates: 1911 - 1917

Hackley and Hume Papers

Identifier: 00097
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955

Treiber family papers

Identifier: c-00151
Scope and Contents The Treiber papers consist of correspondence, family history, and teaching certificates. John Treiber's letters to his wife, which make up the bulk of the collection, were written in 1872 and 1873 when he was sailing on the Great Lakes and working as a lumberjack in Oconto, Wisconsin. Mary Treiber's letters from family and friends (1869-1889) discuss everyday matters such as sick babies, sharecroppers, and family activities. Correspondence from Marion Howell of Lansing describe life in the...
Dates: 1863 - 1889