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    • Prudenville

    • Like many area communities, Prudenville’s history is closely associated with logging and, later, with tourism. At one time Prudenville was a boom town, with ambitions to be the County seat, only to see the decline of lumbering and their town. ...
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    • Deward - Logging town at its peak

    • Black and white photograph of the town of Deward, Michigan at it's peak, between 1901 and 1912. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well....
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); logging industry; ghost towns; dwellings; snow;
    • Cheboygan - "Birds Eye View Showing Courthouse and River, Cheboygan, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1910 of an aerial view of Cheboygan, Michigan, along the Cheboygan River. The large red brick building with the clock tower on the left is the Cheboygan County Courthouse, built 1898-1900. The building...
    • Cheboygan (Mich.); Cheboygan County (Mich.); Cheboygan River (Mich.); Cheboygan County Courthouse (Cheboygan, Mich.); First Congregational Church (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan Brewing & Malting Company (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan High School...
    • Bay City - 1850s Bay City

    • Black and white copy print of a lithograph of Bay City in the early 1850s, showing the Saginaw River in the foreground. Lumber was a major industry in the Saginaw Valley region, and this image shows one of Bay City's saw mills, as well as the...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); aerial views; Saginaw River (Mich.); rivers; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Grand Ledge - View of Grand Ledge in 1862

    • Black and white photograph showing Grand Ledge, Michigan in 1862. At this point, Grand Ledge is a little less than 15 years old and was growing up around a dam and sawmill built between 1849 and 1852.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); cityscapes; buildings; logging industry
    • Deward - Remains of old saw mill

    • Black and white photograph of the remains of an old saw mill in the ghost town of Deward, Michigan. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); ghost towns; mills; winter scenes; snow; logging industry
    • Deward - Snow covered tree stumps

    • Black and white photograph of snow-covered tree stumps in the Deward, Michigan location. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well. The...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); logging industry; ghost towns; winter scenes; snow
    • Grand Ledge - Print of Grand Ledge, circa 1870-1880

    • Black and white print of Grand Ledge, Michigan, circa 1870-1880, showing the Rose & Harrison Planing Mill and Denison House (hotel) along the Grand River and the iron Bridge Street bridge.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; mills; hotels; cityscapes; bridges; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); logging industry;
    • Marquette - Lumber yarn on Lake Superior

    • Black and white stereograph of children posing or playing on lumber laid out on the shore of Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan.
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; ships; lumber; logging industry; lakes; people; children; stereographs
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-20 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, visiting the Stones River battlefield, community news, and hiring a farm hand.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Stones River, Battle of,...
    • Jennings - "A Bird's Eye View, Jennings, Mich."

    • Black and white bird's-eye view of Jennings, Michigan with the Mitchell Brothers Lumber Co. mill in the background. The city of Jennings was centered around the timber industry in Missaukee County; when the trees were exhausted in the 1920's, the...
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); sawmills; mills; logging industry; ghost towns; cityscapes
    • Jennings - "A Busy Corner, Jennings, Mich."

    • Black and white image of the Mitchell Brothers Lumber Co. mill in Jennings, Michigan. The city of Jennings was centered around the timber industry in Missaukee County; when the trees were exhausted in the 1920's, the company and its employees were...
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); sawmills; mills; logging industry; ghost towns;

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