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Shipping -- Great Lakes (North America)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Art Carlson collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00494
Scope and Contents

The Art Carlson Collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, and several articles submitted for publication pertaining to shipping and shipping disasters on the Great Lakes. Also included are 201 photographs, 17 negatives, and 69 postcards illustrating shipping on the Great Lakes.

Dates: 1922 - 1957

Kenneth Hopkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: c.00663
Scope and Contents

The Kenneth Hopkins collection contains 6 lantern slides of Michigan scenes including harvesting celery, salt mining, loading copper onto a ship, pouring molten copper into molds, mining cars full of copper ore, and the locks at Sault Ste. Marie.

Dates: undated

Treiber family papers

 Collection
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