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Scope and contents note The Bay de Noquet Company and Oconto Company records document lumbering in northeastern Wisconsin and the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the end of World War I to about 1950. While the records for each company are scattered, the combined records give a reasonable picture of the problems faced by the industry in the upper Great Lakes region due to the declining availability of usable timber and the Great Depression of the 1930s, as well as some of the issues faced by the companies...
Collection — Box: 24-06-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, and other documents illustrating Nahma Township School operations in Nahma, Michigan during the Great Depression. The collection's materials span from 1924-1939. The bulk of the collection is concerned with the construction of an addition that would enable all pupils in the township to attend school in a single building. The one-room schools would then be closed. The addition was constructed during 1937-39 as a Works Progress...
- Names: Oconto Company X
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