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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Bay de Noquet Company and Oconto Company records

Identifier: MSS-173
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...
Dates: 1895-1952

Forestry and forest industry of the Upper Peninsula, 1941-1961

Scope and contents note

Contains materials related to forestry and the logging industry of the Upper Peninsula.

Dates: 1941-1961

Little Harbor Collection

Identifier: TTHC-010
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles, and histories documenting the town of Little Harbor.

Dates: 1880 - 1985

Ontonagon County Oral Histories

Identifier: OCHS-014
Scope and Contents

This collection contains oral history interviews held by the Ontonagon County Historical Society. The interview with Doug Karttunen was done at the community digitization event held in Ontonagon in July 2022 with the Ontonagon County Historical Society. This event was funded by the Michigan Humanities Council. The Edward Rousseau introduction and his interview with Sylvia Milimaki Soruari were part of an oral history project documenting the town of Rousseau, Michigan in Ontonagon County.

Dates: 2009 - 2022

Pete Minneau Interview Transcript

 Digital Record

Roland Bramer Interview Transcript

 Digital Record

Rose Schultz Interview Transcript

 Digital Record

Seney National Wildlife Refuge records

Identifier: MSS-108
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the administration of the Seney Wildlife Refuge. The collection mainly contains annual narrative reports. The reports describe, among other things, weather and climate conditions, resource management, fire control, species inventories and conditions, land use planning, pesticide studies, water management practices, and habitat management. The collection also contains information on Depression era Works Progress Administration (WPA) activities and World War II...
Dates: 1938-1982

Thompson Docks collection

Identifier: TTHC-004
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper articles related to the docks in Thompson Township, Michigan. There is also a list of ships from Thompson.

Dates: 1880 - 1976

Thompson Historical Marker Collection

Identifier: TTHC-018
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and newspaper articles related to the installation of the historic marker and interpretive panels in the town of Thompson. It also includes the full text of the marker and panels.

Dates: 2006

Thompson Logging Collection

Identifier: TTHC-011
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five photographs of logging in the Thompson area.

Dates: 1880 - 1930

Thompson Lumber Mill collection

Identifier: TTHC-005
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper articles related to the lumber mill in Thompson, Michigan.

Dates: 1880 - 1975

Thompson Railroad Collection

Identifier: TTHC-012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper articles documenting the Thompson Railroad.

Dates: 1880 - 1980

William Bonifas Lumber Company records

Identifier: MSS-136
Scope and Contents note

This collection features four ledgers from the William Bonifas Lumber Company. Each ledger contains information about lumber lands with land descriptions, jobbers, and various accounts. Although the writing is at times difficult to read, this collection can be useful to someone researching local and/or Upper Peninsula lumbering. The ledgers date from 1910 to 1936.

Dates: 1910-1936


This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.

These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.

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