Lumbering -- Michigan
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of the typewritten reminiscences of Carrie Usewick Harvey, of Wexford County, Michigan, as told to her daughter.
The reminiscences gave an account of the family's migration and settlement in Wexford County, and Carrie's recollections of her youth. They also describe early lumbering operations and homemade remedies for illness.
The collection contains accounts kept by L.S. Warren of Howell, Michigan of a loggers' lodging house; miscellaneous receipts belonging to J.R. Herrick and W. Denker of Clare, Michigan; and a statement of a sale from a Grange Co-operative Association (1921).
This collection consists of two poems and a unpublished novel, Woodman's Trail, written by Frank Pyatt. Both the poems and the novel describe Michigan lumbering in the pine era. Pyatt wrote several fictional accounts of Michigan lumbering, largely because he was dissatisfied with historical accounts.
Also included are biographical notes from an interview with Pyatt.
This collection consists of a series of short reminiscences by Harvey C. Saunders describing lumbering in Michigan between 1878 and 1934. Saunders worked on log drives near Seney, Michigan, and along the Manistique and Indian Rivers, and Doe and Skeels Lakes. He describes logging camps and towns, as well as the different aspects of logging, especially the drives.
The collection consists of account books dealing with the various business enterprises of Horace D. Moore. Also included are account books and miscellaneous papers relating to his general store operations, his hotel (the Sherman House), and to his personal and household accounts.
This collection contains the articles of association of the Huron Log Booming Company, which was involved in the running, booming, and rafting of logs on the Cass, Shiawassee, and Saginaw Rivers in Michigan.