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									     Research Guide To Historical
       AuSABLE & OSCODA
            MICHIGAN
Use this printed Research Guide of about 75 categories to find some facts &
references of historical events, places & things of AuSable-Oscoda MI. Also,
use the computerized version to search for specific words located in the
description column. These facts & references were taken from about 60
sources (books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, maps, museum exhibits, newspapers,
photos, postcard-collection & videos). The reference codes used in this index
are explained on the last few pages.


Use the Huron Shores Genealogical Society’s Computerized Name Index to
find references to people of AuSable-Oscoda. This Name Index is available at
the Robert J Parks Public Library in Oscoda MI or at the Society’s web site
at www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/mi/iosco/3501hsgs.htm.


Copies of references in this index can be made for you: (1) Flat paper
documents are $4.00 each, postpaid; (2) 3-dimentional references are
photographed for $5.00 each, postpaid; (3) Copies from the postcard
collection are $15.00 for a 5”x7” and $20.00 for a 8”x10.” Add $2.00 each if
you want the copies mailed. See the notebook display of zerox copies of the
postcards in the Museum. Send your order and check to the mailing address
below.


                The AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society
                     Location: 114 E River Road, Oscoda MI
                       Mail: PO Box 679, Oscoda MI 48750
                        Phone: 989-739-2782 (Fred Glass)
              Web Site: <www.AuSableOscodaHistoricalSociety.org>
E-Mail: AuSableOscodaMuseum@hotmail.com
              October 25 2004
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Category      Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)           P         Ref Code

Agriculture   1860-1870s    Pine Plains farming in Plainfield & Wilber Twps, now a Plains            TY2p035
                            Ghost Community of abandoned farms, p35-45.
Agriculture   1860s         Sylvestor Mahon Vaughan was on of the first homesteads in the            1981Hp319
                            Oscoda area
Agriculture   1860s-1870s   Plains farming described                                                 HAO2p18
Agriculture   1875-1916     James Barlow of AuSable-Oscoda, operated the Riverside farm              1981Hp155
Agriculture   1875-1916     James Barlow of AuSable-Oscoda, operated the Riverside farm          *   1981Hp224
Agriculture   1900s         Farming, see exhibit in the museum                                       E#11
Agriculture   1900s-1930s   2 Steam engines from Germany used for a plowing experiment               1981Hp088
Agriculture   1900s-1930s   Carl Schmidt owned over 6,000 acres in Alcona & Iosco counties.          1981Hp088
Agriculture   1900s-1930s   Fictional story of Carl E Schmidt & The Serradella Farm, p1-340          BHp001
Agriculture   1900s-1930s   Holstein herd, 60-70 milking cows                                        1981Hp088
Agriculture   1900s-1930s   Serradella Farm, owned by Carl E Schmidt, p88-89                     *   1981Hp088
Agriculture   1906          James Barlow & milk wagon from Riverside Dairy Farm                  *   TY2p033
Agriculture   1906          James Barlow the milkman, carried his milk in his milk wagon in          HAO2p19
                            a big container and dipper, and sold to customer in their own
                            containers by using a dipper to get the milk from the big can
Agriculture   1912+         Five Channels, AuSable River, “Them dam cattle are always            *   PC-18.04
                            fussin’ roun’ the spillway”, view from E, cattle in foreground
Agriculture   1934          Schmidt died, farm closed, then operated by potato chip company          1981Hp089
Agriculture   1964          Homestead Garden, by Marguerite Shellenbarger                            CAHp70
Agriculture   xxxx          AuSable River, Scene At The Stewart Farm, Bradshaw Photo             *   PC-04.14
                            (Blue Slide #877).
Agriculture   xxxx          Building being constructed, about 25 men working on roofline,        *   PC-11.02
                            (Note on back: Post-and-beam construction, location unknown)
                            (badly damaged)
Agriculture   xxxx          Cut over pine land is not good for farming, however those with           HAO1p31
                            beech, maple & other hardwoods are good for farming
Agriculture   xxxx          J Barlow’s Riverside Farm, Oscoda MI- 2 cows & barn                  *   PC-02.01
Agriculture   xxxx          Sow & piglets                                                        *   SHp21
Agriculture   xxxx          Steam engine and farm equipment with men, no caption                 *   PC-21.01
Agriculture   xxxx          The Gateway to a Home. Send for our booklet. (Calls for 1 cent       *   PC-21.02
                            stamp) Note on back: see booklet and slides on ―Gateway to a
                            Home‖
Air Base      1921          Walter C Reames a Flying Cadet killed                                    TTRp62
Air Base      1923          First air shipment (article states 1920 in error, 1923 is correct)       TTRp71
Air Base      1923          First started                                                            SWp46
Air Base      1923          One of the first planes to land at Camp Skeel.                       *   PC-01.05
Air Base      1923-1924     Biplane on ice with spectators                                       *   PC-01.07
Air Base      1923-1924     Camp Skeel Oscoda MI- many tents (Baisel /Berry, CES/DEEC            *   PC-01.03
                            6180)
Air Base      1923-1924     Camp Skeel- see exhibit in the museum                                    E#23b
Air Base      1923-1924     Camp Skeel, Oscoda, MI, Airplanes along both sides of runway,        *   PC-01.06
                            close up view
Air Base      1923-1924     Fly in on ice on VanEtten Lake- see exhibit in the museum                E#23a
Air Base      1923-1924     Fuel-serving rigs at Camp Skeel                                      *   1981Hp019
Air Base      1923-1924     Tents                                                                *   1981Hp0202
Air Base      1923-1924     View of runway with row of planes very far away                      *   PC-01.09
Air Base      1923-1981     History of Wurtsmith Air Force Base, p16-25                          *   1981Hp016
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Air Base   1923-1983   Good concise one page history of the air base                            MOI.2
Air Base   1923-1993   Artifacts, see exhibit in the museum                                     E#23j
Air Base   1924        Loud-Reames Aviation Field. The towns people cleared the field           FS
                       for the first planes to land.
Air Base   1924        Loud-Reames Field- see exhibit in the museum                             E#23c
Air Base   1924c       Aviation Field, Oscoda MI- 7-8 Curtis P-1 biplanes parked on the *       PC-01.01
                       sandy runway of the Oscoda Air Field, c1924.
Air Base   1924c       Oscoda Aviation Field- 6 airplanes & several tents                   *   PC-01.02
Air Base   1925        Loud-Reames Aviation Filed renamed as Camp Skeel                         FS
Air Base   1925        Officer’s quarters & mess hall                                       *   1981Hp020
Air Base   1925+       A short description                                                      CAHp99
Air Base   1930s       Air base was very small grass runway                                     WW2p15
Air Base   1930s       Barling Bomber on frozen surface of VanEtten Lake. In photo are *        PC-01.04
                       Sid Mead, Helen ―Dolly‖ Mead, _____ & Oliver LaVack, Gerald
                       & Charles Hennigar, Enis C Whitehead, Carl ―Skip‖ Haglund, &
                       John Grant.
Air Base   1930s       Early bomber                                                         *   TTRp78
Air Base   1940c       Article from the Detroit Press                                       *   1981Hp021
Air Base   1940c       Capt Paul B Wurtsmith in a P-35                                      *   1981Hp021
Air Base   1940c       Hot Air engine wormer to get engines started                         *   1981Hp021
                           th                         nd
Air Base   1940s       100 Fighter Squadron of 332 Fighter Group                            *   WW2p32
Air Base   1940s       30 & 50 caliber machine guns                                             WW2p38
Air Base   1940s       332nd Fighter Group                                                  *   WW2p33
Air Base   1940s       Aircraft dump for crashed airplanes                                      WW2p43
Air Base   1940s       Alpena had 2 houses of prostitution & was a favorite place for           WW2p43
                       base personnel. Also Bay City and Saginaw to a lesser degree.
                       p43-61
Air Base   1940s       A-T6 Texan Trainer & P-51                                                WW2p61
Air Base   1940s       Base Chapel                                                          *   WW2p30
Air Base   1940s       Black market food & cigarettes                                           WW2p07
Air Base   1940s       Black pilots wanted girls in the bigger down state cities                WW2p37
Air Base   1940s       C-47 ―Gooney Bird‖ airplane                                              WW2p03
Air Base   1940s       Curtis P-40 airplane                                                     WW2p02
Air Base   1940s       D&M spur line to the Air Base                                            WW2p-0
Air Base   1940s       Dance at the Base Gym                                                *   1981Hp019
Air Base   1940s       Everyone Rolls Up Their Sleeves                                          WW2p04
Air Base   1940s       E-W & N-S runways                                                        WW2p46
Air Base   1940s       Free French flyers & their P-47 Thunderbolts (White & Silver),           WW2p30
                       they were the most reckless & carefree of all at the base
Air Base   1940s       Green barracks with red roof                                             WW2p15
Air Base   1940s       Gunnery & bombing ranges                                                 WW2p38
Air Base   1940s       Hutments (16’x16’), quarters 1940s                                   *   1981Hp020
Air Base   1940s       Many planes crashed in the forest and in Lake Huron                      WW2p34
Air Base   1940s       P-36s, single wing airplane                                              WW2p15
Air Base   1940s       P-40, P-47, P-51, P-36. P-38, B-17                                       WW2p45
Air Base   1940s       Propaganda                                                               WW2p04
Air Base   1940s       Shuttle bus between the Base & Oscoda, 10¢ each way                      WW2p11
Air Base   1940s       The main gate                                                            WW2p40
Air Base   1940s       The war comes to the twin towns (AuSable & Oscoda)                       WW2p01
Air Base   1940s       Training for ground combat & survival                                    WW2p08
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
Air Base   1940s       Treasure Island Revisited, base dump large, lots of waste               WW2p07
Air Base   1940s       Two winged airplanes had blue bodies & yellow-orange wings              WW2p16
Air Base   1940s       U.S.O. activities                                                       WW2p18
Air Base   1940s       WW-II Memories, by Deanna Soucie Ruckman                                TTRp79
Air Base   1941        Camp Skeel was renamed Oscoda Army Airfield                             FS
Air Base   1942        Base motor pool                                                     *   1981Hp023
Air Base   1942-1992   One page history of the 379th Bomb Wing with dates & details            MOI.2
                       (inactive 1945-1955), includes list of all commanders
Air Base   1943        Free French pilot crashed on Vaughan’s farm                             WW2p22
Air Base   1943        Free French pilots wanted local girls & wine after work                 WW2p37
Air Base   1943        Map of Camp Skeel                                                   *   1981Hp021
Air Base   1943        Negro fighter squadron trained in P-40s, excellent flyers but had       WW2p10
                       trouble landing
Air Base   1943        Oscoda Army AF, Black & Free French pilots- see exhibit in the          E#23d
                       museum
Air Base   1944        Base Chapel                                                         *   1981Hp024
Air Base   1944        Control Tower                                                       *   1981Hp020
Air Base   1944        Post Exchange                                                       *   1981Hp023
Air Base   1945-1948   Inactive, see exhibit in the museum (exhibit being revised)             E#23e
Air Base   1948        Fighter Squadron Movie filmed on base, see exhibit in the               E#23f
                       museum
Air Base   1948        Filming Fighter Squadron                                                WW2p63
Air Base   1948        Map of Oscoda Army Air Field                                        *   1981Hp022
Air Base   1948        Movie Fighter Squadron                                              *   WW2p26
Air Base   1948        Part of the Fighter Squadron cast & airplane                        *   1981Hp023
Air Base   1950s       Pursuit plane                                                       *   TTRp78
Air Base   1951        Map Wurtsmith AFB, bombing & gunnery range 12 mi NW of              *   1981Hp022
                       base
Air Base   1953        Wurtsmith - The Earl Years, by Mary Jane Hennigar                       TTRp64
Air Base   1953        Wurtsmith AFB, named after Maj Gen Paul Bernard Wurtsmith           *   1981Hp018
Air Base   1953-1993   Wurtsmith AFB, see exhibit in the museum                                E#23g
Air Base   1955        WAFB Theatre                                                        *   1981Hp023
Air Base   1960        Wurtsmith AFB becomes a Strategic Air Command (SAC) base                FS
Air Base   1960-1992   534th Bombardment Squadron                                          *   MIO.2
                           th
Air Base   1960-1992   930 Air Refueling Squadron                                          *   MIO.2
Air Base   1961        B52H bomber (tail number 0001) was produced in Kansas &                 FS
                       christened ―The State of MI‖ The B52 had a 180’ wingspan; stood
                       40’ tall; and was powered by 8 turbojet engines.
Air Base   1975        Base Headquarters                                                   *   1981Hp023
Air Base   1977        B52H bombers were replace by the B52G models                            FS
Air Base   1979        Airmen’s Dinning Hall                                               *   1981Hp025
Air Base   1979        Base Chapel                                                         *   1981Hp023
Air Base   1980s       Base Water Tower with smile face                                    *   1981Hp024
Air Base   1990-1992   Operations Desert Storm                                             *   MOI.5
Air Base   1990s       Wing Headquarters                                                   *   1981Hp025
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Category    Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
                                                   th
Air Base    1991          Desert Storm. The 379 Bomb Wing at WAFB launched twelve                  FS
                          B52s on a longest nonstop bomber run at that time They were
                          refueled in flight three times. WAFB also deployed 725 personnel
                          and 400 tons of equipment. WAFB B52s totaled 25% of all
                          bombs dropped and the largest non-nuclear explosion on a
                          weapons factory
Air Base    1991          Wurtsmith AFB, B52 Global Route see exhibit in the museum                E#23l
Air Base    1991          Wurtsmith AFB, Desert Storm, see exhibit in the museum                   E#23h
Air Base    1993          Inactivation, 379th Bomb Wing                                            MOI.2
Air Base    1993          Wurtsmith AFB closed and the B52s made last flight to the scrap          FS
                          yard
Air Base    1993          Wurtsmith AFB, closed, see exhibit in the museum                         E#23i
Air Base    1993          Wurtsmith AFB, last B52 bomber, see exhibit in the museum                E#23o
Air Base    1993          Wurtsmith AFB, State of MI Certificates, see exhibit in the              E#23n
                          museum
Air Base    1993          Wurtsmith Community College of the Air Force, graduation             *   MIO.6
Air Base    xxxx          B-52 Stratofortress in flight, (Blue Slide #828)                     *   PC-01.11
Air Base    xxxx          H13 Bell Helicopter, WAFB Oscoda MI & 7 jet fighters parked          *   PC-01.12
                          along taxiway
Air Base    xxxx          Selfridge Field #3, Oscoda, MI, Several Curtis Hawks- (Baisel        *   PC-01.08
                          Berry VES/DEEC 6180)
Air Base    xxxx          WAFB front gate, (Blueside #857)                                     *   PC-01.10
Air Base    xxxx          Wurtsmith AFB, Home Coming, see exhibit in the museum                    E#23m
Animals     1866          Wolves, five were killed by poison at Wilber’s Camp.                     JOWJp05
Animals     1868          Our worst and most troublesome enemies are mosquitoes, and the           1883Hp161
                          most dangerous are rattlesnakes
Animals     1884-1885     Lynx & wildcat                                                           P&Hp021
Animals     1884-1885     Wolves                                                                   P&Hp020
Animals     1888          Black Bear                                                               P&Hp062
Animals     1888          Rattlesnakes                                                             P&Hp056
Animals     1900s-1930s   Bison, Elk & Peacock                                                 *   1981Hp088
Animals     1911          Built a fire on the bank, could see eyes of deer & coon etc              P&Hp127
Animals     1911+         After the fire there were many large snakes                              LSAFp046
Animals     1914          Bears killed sheep                                                       G1997/01p3
Animals     1923          Malcom McLeod lost a valuable young cow the past week, the               THN
                          animal being attacked and killed by a pig. (THN-03/17/1923)
Animals     1930s         Picket fences kept animals out of peoples yards                          1981Hp099
Animals     1936-1954     Bounty for Rats                                                          TTRp90
Animals     1938          William H Ellis & dog                                                *   P&Hp005
Animals     1940s         Rattle snakes & yellow jackets in the woods                              WW2p38
Animals     xxxx          2 dogs beside the Pack House.                                        *   PC-02.05
Animals     xxxx          3 men and a dog in front of primitive tent, (Notes on back: Alec     *   PC-27.05
                          Ellis, Uncle Jack Hennigar, see Alex & Jack in canoe)
Animals     xxxx          Fawn. Stevens. 1 cent postage, post mark unclear.                    *   PC-02.04
Animals     xxxx          Oscoda, MI, The Hunter and his dog, (color)                          *   PC-27.09
Animals     xxxx          Surprised at Home Near AuSable River MI, deer in woods, 1 cent *         PC-02.03
                          postage, post mark unclear
Artifacts   1900-1930s    See exhibit in the museum, various items                                 E#18
Artifacts   1900-1930s    See exhibit in the museum, various items                                 E#19
Artifacts   1900-1940s    See exhibit in the museum, various items                                 E#20
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Category      Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Artifacts     1930s       See exhibit in the museum, various items                                 E#24
Artifacts     xxxx        Settler’s Artifacts, see exhibit in the museum, various items            E#06
Arts-Crafts   1900s       Folk Art, see exhibit in the museum, various items                       E#26
Arts-Crafts   xxxx        MI In Painting, see exhibit in the museum (10 of 28 photos)          *   E#07
Bands         1915        Bands, Iosco Co Band, Oscoda MI, homecoming 1915                     *   PC-06.03
Bands         xxxx        Band Stand, Oscoda, MI,D-748, (2 copies)                             *   PC-16.10
Bands         xxxx        Bands, Iosco Co Band, Oscoda MI                                      *   PC-06.02
Bands         xxxx        Iosco Band, AuSable and Oscoda, 14 band members, calls for 1         *   PC-06.01
                          cent stamp, (Note on back:: Johnny & Alec Ellis, John & Alex
                          Haglund)
Berries       1857        Whortleberry expedition                                                  TTRp03
Berries       1879        Whortleberry expeditions                                                 1883Hp167
Berries       1888        Black raspberries                                                        P&Hp062
Berries       1900s       Huckleberries, story by Mary Jane Hennigar                               TTRp82
Berries       1911        Huckleberry Canning factory                                              TTRp84
Berries       1911        Mrs E R McNichol & her brother A B Chrysler bought the Hull &            HAO1p46
                          Ely mill to begin the Oscoda & AuSable Canning Company- a
                          huckleberry factory. Destroyed in the Fire. p46-48
Berries       1911        Oscoda-AuSable Canning Co, label                                     *   SHp57
Berries       1930s       Picking huckleberries                                                    1981Hp100
Berries       xxxx        Blackberries                                                             P&Hp108
Berries       xxxx        Pack, Woods & Co brought men from Sanilac Co to pick berries             HAO1p44
Berries       xxxx        Wild blue berries, called huckleberries                                  P&Hp105
Berries       Xxxx        Wild strawberries                                                        1981Hp202
Birds         1880        The last flock of Passenger Pigeons to fly over Iosco County was         EPPp06
                          on April 4 1880, and people in East Tawas turned out to kill them.
                          The last known passenger pigeon to die in captivity was in the
                          Cincinnati Zoological Garden. It was hatched from a flock in
                          Michigan in 1879, and died in1908 at the age of 29 years.
Birds         1882        Fred Tremaine killed a crane with nearly 7’ wingspan.                    SHp30
Birds         1884-1885   Red headed woodpeckers                                                   P&Hp020
Birds         1901        Bounty for Sparrows                                                      TTRp90
Birds         1906        Pet crow returned from the sunny south one week early this year          G2004/03p5
Birds         1909        Photo of Partridge, AuSable MI, 1909, Bradshaw photo, 1 cent         *   PC-02.02
                          postage, postmarked 1909.
Birds         1911        Italians reportedly put robins in their stew                             P&Hp122
Birds         1915        A Scene Near Oscoda MI, geese on sandbar in river, 1 cent            *   PC-04.13
                          postage, postmarked 1915, Affelt photo
Bridges       1869-1881   Bridge built 1869 & rebuilt 1881                                         1883Hp174
Bridges       1879        AuSable barrowed $6,000 & built a bridge across the AuSable              HAO2p18
                          River to Oscoda {The Mill Street Bridge?)
Bridges       1879        Bridge between AuSable & Oscoda was authorized & built,                  1883Hp169
                          $6,000.
Bridges       1884c       Birdseye view of Oscoda (looking N from Mill St Bridge)              *   NSp15
Bridges       1912        AuSable River Bridge, Oscoda, MI, road to bridge over River Rd       *   PC-10.11
Bridges       1912        Steel Bridge, Oscoda & AuSable, MI, Stevens Photo, 13 men on         *   PC-10.03
                          bridge, Postmarked Oct 25, 1912, (Note on front: Mr Thom Lee,
                          Mr. Wm. Dickinson. Note on back: Tommy Lee, O’Meara).
                          (Notes on back: Depot Bridge. Mill Street. Mill Street bridge
                          looking toward the Lake), (2 copies)
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Category     Date         Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                   P   Ref Code
Bridges      1912         The New Steel Bridge, Oscoda, MI, Stevens Photo, (probably             *   PC-10.01
                          River Road Bridge), (Note on back: On site of Oscoda Boom
                          Company’s wooden bridge)
Bridges      1913         Boom Co Bridge Swept Out by High Water, Oscoda, MI, Mar 20, *              PC-10.05
                          1913, Stevens photo, (Note on back: River Road Bridge)
Bridges      1921         AuSable River Bridge, Oscoda, MI, postmarked Aug 10, 1921              *   PC-10.08
Bridges      1930s        U.S. Highway 23, Oscoda, MI, #36911, 1930’s auto                       *   PC-10.02
Bridges      xxxx         Bridge, man sitting foreground, horse and wagon on bridge,             *   PC-10.06
                          (appears to be the Boom Company, River Road Bridge.)
Bridges      xxxx         New Bridge, U.S. 23, Oscoda, MI, (probably US-23 St Bridge)            *   PC-10.04
Bridges      xxxx         On the way to the Depot, Affelt photo #11, (Boom Co, River             *   PC-10.07
                          Road Bridge)
Bridges      xxxx         The old Bridge and Dam near Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda,              *   PC-47.12
                          MI,
Bridges      xxxx         The Old Bridge and Dam near Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda,              *   PC-10.09
                          MI, Cherebon or Cherelon Photo, old plank bridge, (2 copies)
Bridges      xxxx         Van Etten Creek Bridge, (Note on back: Known as Posen’s                *   PC-47.07
                          Bridge, this was my mother’s [Marvel Stickney] post card. She
                          painted several copies of this (water color, oil) one on denim.
                          Mary Jane Hennigar.)
Bridges      xxxx         Van Etten Creek Bridge, Oscoda, MI, (Note on back: Posen’s             *   PC-10.10
                          Bridge)
Businesses   1860+        Felix O’Toole was ―king de facto‖ of AuSable                               TY2p013
Businesses   1873         6 sawmills with 2 more being erected; 29 dry goods & general               1883Hp162
                          stores; 6 hotels; 3 schoolhouses; 2 churches, blacksmith shops; 5
                          doctors: & 3 lawyers.
Businesses   1873         Oscoda Foundry & Machine Shops founded                                     1883Hp179
Businesses   1873         The Oscoda Foundry & Machine Shop was established by                       HAO2p14
                          Chancey Crippen & Fred Schofield
Businesses   1877         The Ferris Planing Mill built                                              1883Hp179
Businesses   1880         Grippen’s Foundry & Machine Shop, map item #20                         *   1880m
Businesses   1880         Grippen’s Foundry & Machine Shop, map item #20                         *   1880mc
Businesses   1884         First licensed saloon in Oscoda                                            TY2p050
Businesses   1884         Norvelle N Young opened a grocery store in Oscoda, p324-325                1981Hp324
Businesses   1886         Main St, Oscoda, MI, 1886, Bradshaw photo, view S on Main St           *   PC-43.05
                          from Dwight St, shows King’s Opera house, etc. (calls for 1 cent
                          stamp),
Businesses   1886-1887    In Oscoda there were 8 Saloons open day & night & maybe 3,000              P&Hp026
                          people from all over the world
Businesses   1888         Norvelle N Young opened a livery stable in Oscoda                          1981Hp324
Businesses   1890         Main Street, AuSable MI, Black slide 76, man in white coat in          *   PC-42.02
                          front of 1st store, road curves to left, (Note on front: 1890)
Businesses   1890s        Ray Colbath peddled apples & farm produce in a dory                        1981Hp178
Businesses   1890s        Undertaker, Louis Gagnier                                                  1981Hp199
Businesses   1896         Grocery Prices Lake Side Monitor February 13 1896                          LBp047
Businesses   1900s        Old buildings, see exhibit in the museum                                   E#15
Businesses   1902-1950s   Fred Newell Stevens, local photographer, at age 44 he married a            1981Hp303
                          lady from IL [reportedly a mail order bride], p303--304
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Category     Date         Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                   P   Ref Code
Businesses   1906         AuSable, MI (Note on front: personal message), postmarked Jun          *   PC-42.01
                          2, 1906, shows hardware foreground, Loud office, circus poster
                          on building, mill smokestack, looking N on Harbor St, , Bradshaw
                          photo, postmarked Jun 1, 1906
Businesses   1906         AuSable, MI (same as 42.01, card damaged, upper left corner left       *   PC-42.03
                          blank), (Note on back: Looking N from Harbor St to Mill St,
                          Library, Timber Mill, Loud Co office, telephone office and
                          Richard’s Hardware store showing.)
Businesses   1908         Frederick C Weston, a tin smith, opened his hardware in Oscoda             1981Hp324
Businesses   1908         View of Main Street, AuSable, MI, Bradshaw photo, (Note on             *   PC-42.04
                          front: The team of horses standing in front of Fred’s shop. We
                          live where x is. The river is just across the street. Letter is from
                          S.G. & W. Johnson), postmarked Nov 24, 1908, shows Loud
                          office extreme left, looking S on Harbor St
Businesses   1908-1909    Main St., Oscoda, MI, view N on Main St from Division, Shows           *   PC-43.01
                          Bank, Baptist Church, etc., including buildings on W side of
                          street, (picture framed with wood-grain design), postmarked 1908
                          or 1909, (2 copies)
Businesses   1910         Main St., Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo, horse & buggy in middle *            PC-43.02
                          of street, shows bank, Baptist Church, Elliott House, etc., view N
                          on Main St from Division, (white upper left corner left blank), (5
                          copies, postmarks Sep 24, 1906, Nov 13, 1906, Nov 6, 1907, Oct
                          10, 1910) , Black slide 78
Businesses   1910+        Mrs Henrietts Thorton, had grocery store in her front room on the *        1981Hp312
                          old Route US-23 in AuSable
Businesses   1910s        Main St., Oscoda, MI, horse & buggy cut off at bottom, view N          *   PC-43.03
                          on Main St from Division, shows bank, Baptist church, Elliott
                          House, etc, Black slide 78, (2 copies)
Businesses   1911         Oscoda Turpentine Co established, was to make turpentine from              HAO1p48
                          pine stumps. It was not saleable because of the red color. Also
                          tried to make tar & sheep dip. Company failed in a year.
Businesses   1911         Oscoda, main street prior to fire                                      *   TY2p083
Businesses   1911         Turpentine Plant, Oscoda, MI, railroad tracks, (Note on back           *   PC-11.01
                          says: ―when they get to running good, they will turn out twenty
                          eight hundred gallons a week.‖)
Businesses   1911+        2 storefronts & several people, Main Street, Oscoda, MI after fire. *      PC-11.11
                          Oscoda Hardware Co. & Mores Marks Dry Goods & Clothing.
                          (Note on front: Harlon? Hennigar, Dad, Warren Hennigar)
Businesses   1911+        Main Street, Oscoda after fire, (Note on back: l to r: Stevens         *   PC-11.10
                          Photo, Al’s Meat Market, Mores Marks, V.E. Rix)
Businesses   1911+        Main Street, Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo, dirt road, new buildings       *   PC-44.01
Businesses   1911+        Oscoda Garage on fire, men standing around, (black slide #80) (2 *         PC-11.08
                          copies)
Businesses   1911+        The Geo. D. McNichol & Co. Bank, Oscoda, MI, new building,             *   PC-11.09
                          horse & wagon, fire-barren landscape, (blue slide #885)
Businesses   1912         Store, horse & wagon, with man in butcher’s apron & children on *          PC-43.06
                          store steps, postmarked Aug 14, 1912
Businesses   1920-1940s   Main St., Oscoda, MI, #C-854, looking N from Dwight St, 1930s          *   PC-44.13
                          or 40s, (Note on back: Alpena Candy & Cigar truck in front of
                          McCuaig store)
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Category     Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Businesses   1925          Oscoda Garage, 1925, 2 Men & car in side yard, old high school       *   PC-11.07
                           rear right, rainwater in street, (2 copies)
Businesses   1925          Oscoda Garage, 2 old autos, also canoe on main street in             *   PC-11.04
                           foreground, (Note on front: 1925 in Oscoda. The first garage,
                           built in 1913, after 1911 fire. Born on this lot Dec 6, 1876) (also
                           see 11.05, 11.06)
Businesses   1925          Oscoda Garage, 2 old autos, also canoe on main street in             *   PC-11.05
                           foreground, (Note on front: Where M-10 pavement was laid 12‖
                           too low. 1925) (also see 11.04, 11.06) (2 copies)
Businesses   1926          Fred Stevens studio                                                  *   TTRp46
Businesses   1926          John Soucie’s lunch counter                                          *   TTRp45
Businesses   1926          Main St, Oscoda, MI, looking N from River Rd, shows Stevens          *   PC-44.23
                           phtog, Soucie lunch counter, Oddfellows bldg., (Note on back: 3-
                           21-1926)
Businesses   1926          Shore Laundry - Oddfellows Hall                                          TTRp45
Businesses   1930          Oscoda, MI, Main St looking N from Sinclair Station (Sie & Gerts *       PC-44.16
                           [Hofacer])
Businesses   1930s         Erick Knuth & Co Hardware                                                1981Hp228
Businesses   1930s         Main St, Oscoda, MI 1930s, looking S on Main St from Rexall          *   PC-44.09
                           Drugs,
Businesses   1930s         Main St, Oscoda, MI, #D-168, W side of street, looking S from        *   PC-44.15
                           Dwight St,
Businesses   1930s         Main street of Oscoda                                                *   TTRcover
Businesses   1930s         Oscoda, MI, #36918, Main St looking N from A&P on Dwight St *            PC-44.21
Businesses   1930s         Oscoda, MI, Main St looking N from A&P on Dwight St.                 *   PC-44.22
Businesses   1930s         Oscoda, MI, Main St, looking N from Oscoda Inn                       *   PC-44.14
Businesses   1930s         Oscoda, MI, Main St, looking NW from Sinclair Station,               *   PC-44.11
Businesses   1930s         State St, Oscoda, MI, (Main St), (Note on back: Main St in early     *   PC-44.19
                           1930s, Auditorium on right, Sid Mead’s pool room left corner)
Businesses   1935          Tony Decker’s Bar, by Thom Grant                                         CAHp97
Businesses   1935+         Tony Decker’s bar in Oscoda                                              1981Hp180
Businesses   1940s         Main St, Oscoda, MI, 1930s or 40s, looking N from Dwight St          *   PC-44.10
Businesses   1940s         Main St, Oscoda, MI, looking S from Oscoda Garage at River Rd, *         PC-44.12
                           Black slide 84
Businesses   1940s         Oscoda, MI, #S-1777, Main St looking N from Rexall Drugs,            *   PC-44.02
                           1940s?
Businesses   1950s         Oscoda Garage, Oscoda, MI, mid-1900’s, man & 2 red-crown             *   PC-11.12
                           Standard pumps, old high school in rear, (Note on back: Percy
                           Duchane on left).
Businesses   1950s         The Penny Scale                                                          LBp108
Businesses   1950s         Wurtsmith AFB, Hill Top Bar, see exhibit in the museum                   E#23p
Businesses   1952-1977     Funeral Home, Dwight Edward Gilbert                                      1981Hp199
Businesses   1960s         Main St, Oscoda, MI, looking N from Welcome Hotel, (c1960,           *   PC-44.24
                           color photo)
Businesses   1960s-1970s   Art Stable                                                           *   BWP.13
Businesses   1960s-1970s   AuSable Inn                                                          *   BWP.01
Businesses   1960s-1970s   Fellows Marina, water tower in background                            *   BWP.04
Businesses   1960s-1970s   Kaul Glove Co                                                        *   BWP.03
Businesses   1960s-1970s   Medical Center                                                       *   BWP.05
Businesses   1960s-1970s   Oscoda State Savings Bank                                            *   BWP.12
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Category       Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                   P   Ref Code
Businesses     1960s-1970s   Pack House & Toby Jug Bar                                              *   BWP.14
Businesses     1960s-1970s   Sawyer Canoe Co                                                        *   BWP.02
Businesses     1977-1004     Funeral Home, E G Buresch                                                  1981Hp200
Businesses     xxxx          Adams Ave (River Rd), Oscoda, MI, looking E toward lake, (2            *   PC-44.20
                             copies)
Businesses     xxxx          Gilbert Drug Store, Oscoda, MI, “Your vacation store”, Pla-Mor *           PC-11.13
                             Center and Gilbert’s Rexall Drugs, at night, (color)
Businesses     xxxx          Interior of a store, (Note on front: in Dad’s store before the fire),  *   PC-11.03
                             (Note on back: Became Knuth Hardware)
Businesses     xxxx          Loud’s Co Store in Comins, George Imlay & wife                         *   P&Hp098
Businesses     xxxx          Main St, Oscoda, MI, looking S from Belyn shop near River Rd.,         *   PC-44.25
                             (color photo)
Businesses     xxxx          Oscoda Garage, 2 old autos, also canoe on main street in               *   PC-11.06
                             foreground. (no notes on card) (also see 11.04, 11.05
Businesses     xxxx          Oscoda, MI, Dwight St at Superior, looking E, tree in middle of        *   PC-44.18
                             road
Businesses     xxxx          Other Developments During The Lumbering Period, p32-50                     HAO1p32
Businesses     xxxx          People sitting on board sidewalk in Oscoda                             *   SHp66
Businesses     xxxx          Rogers clothing & shoe store                                           *   MOI.3
Businesses     xxxx          Sie & Gert’s [Hofacer] Gas, Oil & Eats                                 *   SHp16
Businesses     xxxx          Tony Decker Lake View Tavern,                                          *   SHp13
Businesses     xxxx          View on Church St from the Loud’s Store, AuSable, MI, Bradshaw *           PC-42.06
                             photo, [probably looking S on First St], Blue slide 904, (2 copies)
                             (Note on back: Dan McQuaig & his wife standing together. Frank
                             Barthiume [sp?] in the window.
Businesses     xxxx          Waburn Resort                                                          *   MOI.4
Canoe          1947+         Folder, Canoe Marathon, 25 photos                                      *   CM
Canoes         1942-1997     Book, AuSable River Canoe Marathon, 50 year history                    *   ARCM
Canoes         1947          Canoe race finish line, Gene LaVack & Hughie Bissonette                *   ARQp05
Canoes         1947          First canoe race, Hugh Bissonette & Gene LaVack of Oscoda take             LBp104
                             5th
Canoes         1947          The first canoe race                                                       LBp103
Canoes         1947+         The History of the AuSable River Marathon Canoe Race, p111-                1981Hp111
                             112
Canoes         1947-2004     AuSable River Canoe Marathon, see exhibit in the museum                    E#21
Canoes         1965          The History of the Canoe Monument                                      *   1981Hp112
Canoes         xxxx          Two Marathon Canoe Racers passing the Island at Five Channels *            PC-05.17
                             Dam in the AuSable River, in Huron National Forest, MI c1957
Celebrations   1897          Farewell Gathering of the Boom Boys, menu & guest List                 *   P&Hp136
Celebrations   1897          Farwell Gathering of the Boom Boys of the Oscoda Boom Co at            *   P&Hp135
                             the Elliott House, Friday September 24th 1897
Celebrations   1906          Allen Mather & his Iosco Band (14 musicians) played at the             *   1981Hp252
                             Wigwam for the Home-Coming.
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Category       Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Celebrations   1906      Home Coming Transfer, Co, AuSable, MI, Aug 1, 1906,                  *   PC-26.01
                         ―Bradshaw’s special photo,‖ Group of men with donkey & cart,
                         various humorous words on front, Blue slide 902, (3 copies,
                         different notes on back), (Notes on back: Sup’t? tied to wagon at
                         dock and paraded through town. Left to right: [names not clear]
                         Cousin? ?, Harvey Cleveland, Joe Eaton, Russell ?, John
                         McFarlane, Vern Peltier, Hennigar, Scott? McCormick?, Jim
                         Hull, ??, Pete McPhail, Harry Soloman. Jim Dickinson, Geo
                         Fraleigh?, Frank Mulholland, Charlie Furtaw. also listed: Sam
                         Young)
Celebrations   1906      Scene at the Home Coming, Soldiers carrying off the dead during *        PC-26.06
                         the Sham Battle, AuSable, Aug 1, 1906, Bradshaw photo
Celebrations   1906      Scene during Home Coming, AuSable & Oscoda, MI, 1906,                *   PC-26.04
                         Bradshaw photo, band parading down street, horse & buggy
                         foreground, buildings & tents, (2 copies), (also see Street Scenes,
                         post fire, postcard file 44)
Celebrations   1906      Scene during Sham Battle at Home Coming, AuSable, MI, 1906,          *   PC-26.05
                         Bradshaw photo, large crowd, in front of Methodist church,
                         Penoyar house, roofs of Loud homes in AuSable, (Note on back
                         incorrectly claims it is Piety Hill)
Celebrations   1915      Bands, Iosco Co Band, Oscoda MI, homecoming 1915                     *   PC-06.03
Celebrations   1915      Main St, Oscoda, MI, July 5, 1915, large crowd in street, probably *     PC-44.03
                         a Home Coming event
Celebrations   1915      Main St., Oscoda, MI, July4, 1915, early autos on street, groups of *    PC-44.04
                         people, Black slide 79, (4 copies)
Celebrations   1915      The Arrival of the Home Comers, Oscoda & AuSable, July 4             *   PC-26.03
                         1915, No.1, crowd at dock with D&C steamboat, (2 copies)
Celebrations   1915      The Arrival of the Home Comers, Oscoda and AuSable, July 4,          *   PC-26.08
                         1915, Crowd of passengers around D&C steamship at dock
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, #12, autos, horses, parade on Main St., *      PC-44.08
                         probably Home Coming parade, (see Home Coming, post cards
                         26), (card damaged & taped)
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, #3, parade on Main St, Uncle Sam in        *   PC-44.06
                         front, Black slide 252
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, #8, crowd, early autos, dog,               *   PC-44.05
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, No 10, auditorium from NE, shows           *   PC-16.09
                         parade, horses & wagons, (black slide 254)
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, No 4, flags and crowd out front            *   PC-16.06
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, No 5, flags, crowd & auto out front        *   PC-16.07
Celebrations   1918      Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, No 6, auditorium from NE, shows            *   PC-16.08
                         parade, autos, horses, crowd, horse has sign on neck: Best Moter
                         in Town,
Celebrations   1918      Parade July 4th                                                          TTRp81
Celebrations   1918      Uncle Sam at Oscoda, MI, July 4, 1918, Uncle Sam shaking             *   PC-26.02
                         man’s hand, Black slide 257, (2 copies), (Note on back: Big Dick
                         ?unelson? & Bill Richardson)
Celebrations   1921      Main St., Oscoda, MI, band in middle of Main St., (see Home          *   PC-44.07
                         Coming: postcard photos 26), postmarked July 13, 1921, (2
                         copies, 1 taped)
Celebrations   1921±     A Prize Race by the Girls, July 4, Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo,        *   PC-26.07
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Category       Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
                             girls racing down Main street, crowd of spectators, (Note on back:
                             Sam Gardner’s shop at right, V.E. Rix store and Mores Marks’
                             store showing on left. A reunion celebrated about 10 years after
                             the fire.)
Celebrations   1935          Home-Coming of Oscoda & AuSable A Poem                                   CAHp26
Celebrations   1940s         War is over, dancing in the streets                                      WW2p63
Cemeteries     1860s-1890s   Napolean LaVoie cared wooden grave markers for local people              1981Hp238
                             and for sale though Sears-Roebuck
Cemeteries     1863-1883     A cemetery across from the Oscoda Indian Mission includes 8              IMM#2
                             persons buried between 1863-1883.
Cemeteries     1867-1928     AuSable Township in AuSable, see names listed in the reference           CEM
Cemeteries     1868          John Smith was drowned, buried on the point near the monument            1981Hp108
Cemeteries     1868-1990     Sacred Hearth Catholic in Oscoda, see names listed in the                CEM
                             reference
Cemeteries     1900s         Indian burying grounds                                                   TY2p002
Cemeteries     xxxx          Indian Island with Indian cemetery is now under 20 feet of water         P&Hp108
Clothing       1800s         Women’s clothing, see exhibit in the museum                              E#22
Clothing       1906          Home Coming Transfer, Co, AuSable, MI, Aug 1, 1906,                  *   PC-26.01
                             ―Bradshaw’s special photo,‖ Group of men with donkey & cart,
                             various humorous words on front, Blue slide 902, (3 copies,
                             different notes on back), (Notes on back: Sup’t? tied to wagon at
                             dock and paraded through town. Left to right: [names not clear]
                             Cousin? ?, Harvey Cleveland, Joe Eaton, Russell ?, John
                             McFarlane, Vern Peltier, Hennigar, Scott? McCormick?, Jim
                             Hull, ??, Pete McPhail, Harry Soloman. Jim Dickinson, Geo
                             Fraleigh?, Frank Mulholland, Charlie Furtaw. also listed: Sam
                             Young)
Clothing       1906          Scene during Home Coming, AuSable & Oscoda, MI, 1906,                *   PC-26.04
                             Bradshaw photo, band parading down street, horse & buggy
                             foreground, buildings & tents, (2 copies), (also see Street Scenes,
                             post fire, postcard file 44)
Clothing       1910          Large family reunion at picnic table, (Note on back: Barlow          *   PC-39.05
                             Reunion, 4th July 1910)
Clothing       1930s         We dressed warm for school: Fleeced underwear, wool or shaker-           1981Hp099
                             flannel petticoats, and heavy dresses. 99-100
Clothing       xxxx          2 men & a woman under trees, (Note on back: This is a picture of *       PC-37.12
                             Harold Willis Densmore and Grandma Vaughan. Taken in
                             Vaughan’s orchard), (2 copies)
Clothing       xxxx          2 Men in suits holding fish on pole, (Note on back: Caught in        *   PC-25.08
                             Booker? Lake)
Clothing       xxxx          2 young men, (studio photo), (Note on front: Dan Martin on           *   PC-37.09
                             right),
Clothing       xxxx          3 boys & 3 girls, (Note on back: Jerry Marks left, Eddie Close       *   PC-37.01
                             center, Geo B ―Brownie‖ Ellis on right)
Clothing       xxxx          3 mature women, (oval picture), (Note on back: The old lady          *   PC-37.23
                             boards her and her daughter was visiting her)
Clothing       xxxx          3 men in front of Model A or T with dead deer and guns, Black        *   PC-27.07
                             slide 546
Clothing       xxxx          3 women, girl & 2 dogs, porch steps, (very dark photo), (Note on *       PC-37.06
                             back: G. Grandma Ellis, hands on hips, Mrs Furtaw in white
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
                     apron?
Clothing   xxxx      3 young men in shirts & ties, (oval design),                        *   PC-37.07
Clothing   xxxx      5 men standing in hunting camp, very primitive tent, etc. (Note on *    PC-27.01
                     back: middle man-Masterson?, third man-Al Christeson
Clothing   xxxx      Group of 7 fishermen holding up a large sturgeon, (Note on back     *   PC-24.04
                     says Guy Shellenbarger on left)
Clothing   xxxx      Group of people in woods, (Note on back: Swedish picnic at Van *        PC-39.08
                     Etten)
Clothing   xxxx      Just a few of the Best of Us, bunch of men standing outdoors,       *   PC-39.04
                     (Note on back: 1 Julian Marks, 2 Fred Yockey, 3 Warren
                     Hennigar, 4 Earl Yockey, 5 Louis Berry, 6 Harold Rix, 7 Lloyd
                     Blakeley, 8 Hartzel Aherns, 9 Frank Turcotte, 10 Lloyd
                     Densmore, 11 Frank Langlois), Black slide 562
Clothing   xxxx      Long Lake, MI, 2 men’s hands holding string of fish                 *   PC-25.05
Clothing   xxxx      Man & 3 women, (studio photo),                                      *   PC-37.08
Clothing   xxxx      Man & woman in garden, (man unrecognizable), (Note on back:         *   PC-37.15
                     Pack yard? Grace Pack?)
Clothing   xxxx      The Old Town Pump, Oscoda, MI, #36920, 4 children at pump,          *   PC-37.13
                     Black slide 178
Clothing   xxxx      Two AuSable River Hogs, Old Town Pump & 2 old men, (Note            *   PC-37.14
                     on back: Myron Vaughan, Billy Ellis)
Clothing   xxxx      Woman & dog by garden, (Note on back: Pack)                         *   PC-37.27
Clothing   xxxx      Woman & dog in snow, (Note on back: Grant Girl w/dog)               *   PC-37.16
Clothing   xxxx      Woman in big hat beside house, (Note on back: Pack House?           *   PC-37.18
                     Grace Pack)
Clothing   xxxx      Woman in hat and long coat in yard, (Note on back: This looks       *   PC-37.21
                     like Eleanor (McCluskey) Vaughan)
Clothing   xxxx      Woman in long black dress, (studio photo)                           *   PC-37.17
Clothing   xxxx      Woman in long skirt on horse, (Note on back: Elsie (Bissonette)     *   PC-37.10
                     McCluskey?), (calls for 1 cent stamp, postmark unreadable), (2
                     copies)
Clothing   xxxx      Women & children standing behind railroad car, (Note on back:       *   PC-39.02
                     2nd row: 2nd lady, Martha Ellis (my grandmother); top row: 4th
                     lady (Dark dress Mrs Elliott)
Clothing   xxxx      Young boy in Little Lord Faulteroy outfit, (studio photo)           *   PC-37.24
Clothing   xxxx      Young man & dog in front of porch, (Note on back: Harold            *   PC-37.20
                     Trigger at Pack House)
Clothing   xxxx      Young man out in yard, (Note on back: Harold P Trigger)             *   PC-37.19
Clothing   xxxx      Young woman in big hat & ankle-length dress in front of             *   PC-37.03
                     building, (half of card is missing)
Clothing   xxxx      Young woman, (studio photo), (Note on back: Mabel M Grant,          *   PC-37.11
                     June 1914)
Dams       1905+     E F Loud first considered the possibility of dams and he bought         HAO1p51
                     some suitable property for the dams.
Dams       1905+     Electricity Story by Mary Jane Hennigar                                 TTRp99
Dams       1905+     How The Power Development Came To Oscoda And AuSable, by                1981Hp113
                     Edward F Loud, p113-119
Dams       1905+     Hydro-Electric Power on the AuSable River, A story by Edward F          CAHp80
                     Loud
Dams       1910      AuSable River & Dams, see exhibit in the museum                         E#12
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Dams       1911        200 men worked with stones day & night on Cooke Dam                       P&Hp122
Dams       1911        Both Loud Co wanigans pulled in upriver                               *   P&Hp126
Dams       1911        Building the Dam, AuSable River, Bradshaw photo, Cooke Dam,           *   PC-18.01
                       lady in foreground
Dams       1911        Cooke Dam as completed in the early nineteen hundreds                 *   P&Hp121
Dams       1911        Cooke Dam backed water up 8 miles, wall with 40 foot head of              P&Hp122
                       water, turbines developed 12,000 horse power
Dams       1911        Cooke Dam was built                                                       HAO1p51
Dams       1911        Cooke Dam was completed                                                   SWp43
Dams       1911        Fire destroyed Loud’s mill, the only one operating, & opened the          HAO1p50
                       area for the hydroelectric industry and tourist trade
Dams       1911        Inspecting Dams & Dam sites, p123-131                                     P&Hp123
Dams       1911        Italians worked on Cook Dam, lived & cooked by themselves                 P&Hp122
Dams       1911        Loud Co’s wanigan, the VOYAGER                                        *   P&Hp124
Dams       1911        The Cooke dam building site consisted of about 600 people                 P&Hp122
Dams       1911        Very early proposed view of Cooke Dam on AuSable River                *   P&Hp120
Dams       1911+       Cooke Dam, AuSable River, Oscoda, MI, aerial view                     *   PC-18.02
Dams       1911+       The Consumers Power Co, p51-54                                            HAO1p51
Dams       1911+       Water Power, p119-122                                                     P&Hp119
Dams       1911-1924   Consumers Power reforestation along the river. 500,000 trees,             HAO1p53
                       mostly red & white were planted
Dams       1911-1924   From Mio Dam to Foote Dam the river fall of 363.2 feet                    HAO1p53
Dams       1911-1924   Good general description: 6 dams built; with 4,000-9,000                  HAO2p17
                       kilowatts output at 2,500 volts.
Dams       1911-1924   Power lines run from the Mio dam through the other dams to                HAO1p52
                       Foote dam, and then to Zilwaukee MI where it is tied to the rest of
                       the Consumers Power system.
Dams       1911-1924   Six dams built on the AuSable River                                       HAO1p52
Dams       1911-1924   The swift current of the AuSable River destroyed some farms &             HAO1p54
                       farmers sued Consumers Power, so Consumers Power bought
                       such lands to prevent this happening again.
Dams       1912        Five Channels dam was completed                                           SWp44
Dams       1912+       Five Channels, AuSable River, “Them dam cattle are always             *   PC-18.04
                       fussin’ roun’ the spillway”, view from E, cattle in foreground
Dams       1913        Excavator at Gravel Pit, Loud Site Dam,                               *   PC-18.06
Dams       1913        Loud Dam was completed                                                    SWp45
Dams       1915        Mio Dam was completed                                                     SWp45
Dams       1915        Mio Dam, AuSable River, MI, below dam, postmarked Oct 14,             *   PC-18.09
                       1922
Dams       1918        Foote Dam was completed                                                   SWp45
Dams       1918+       Foote Dam, AuSable River, MI, view just below dam                     *   PC-18.05
Dams       1922        The Dam at the foot of Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, postmarked         *   PC-47.13
                       Jul 4 1922, stamp
Dams       1924        Alcona Dam was completed                                                  SWp46
Dams       1924+       Alcona Dam, Bamfield, MI, No 6, under construction                    *   PC-18.08
Dams       xxxx        Consumers encouraged tourism, allowing public use of their                HAO1p54
                       lands. However since misuse they have precluded much of the
                       former use.
Dams       xxxx        Loud Site Dam, AuSable River, MI, below dam                           *   PC-18.07
Dams       xxxx        The Old Dam on Van Etten Creek, near Van Etten Lake Lodge,            *   PC-47.11
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Category        Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                    P   Ref Code
                              (half of card is missing)
Entertainment   1950s-1960s   Saturday evening bingo in the Oscoda Auditorium                             1981Hp312
Fire            1880s         The first fire engine in AuSable                                            LBp036
Fire            1900-1941     John Howard Spencer, life of a fishing family                               1981Hp303
Fire            1908          Forest Fires of 1908, Bradshaw photo, forest with flames tinted,        *   PC-23.06
                              Blue slide #878
Fire            1908          Forest Fires of 1908, Bradshaw photo, tinted sky fires,                 *   PC-23.04
                              postmarked Oct 19, 1908, Blue slide #882,
Fire            1908          General View of the Village of Metz, After the Great Forest Fires *         PC-23.01
                              of 1908, Bradshaw photo No.6,
Fire            1908          Scene at Metz, of the Forest fires in Presque Isle Co, MI, The          *   PC-23.05
                              great steel rails were twisted and warped as though they had been
                              straws, Bradshaw photo No.10, tinted fire & sky,
Fire            1911          (Note on front: Oscoda Garage Fire), people, building, smoke            *   PC-23.03
Fire            1911          (Note on front: Relief committee, July 11, 1911), 7 women & 2           *   PC-22.36
                              men, unidentified, skirts to ground, good photo
Fire            1911          1st train after the fire took more than 1,000 refugees to the           *   TY2p094
                              Tawases
Fire            1911          A.S.&N.W Engine, Fire of July 11, 1911, Stevens photo, engine           *   PC-22.27
                              tipped over on tracks, postmarked Aug 11, 1911
Fire            1911          A.S.&N.W Engines after the Big Fire, July 11, 1911, Wasson              *   PC-22.28
                              photo #3, (2 copies), train engine and cars on side
Fire            1911          A.S.&N.W. Machine Shop & Mill, AuSable, MI Stevens photo,               *   PC-22.22
                              after fire, (3 copies, 1 is cut down, 1 has tinted fire) 1 cent stamp,
                              Black slide 53
Fire            1911          About 600 houses destroyed, as well as mills & businesses. 5 lives          HAO2p15
                              were lost & names given. Good description of the sequence of the
                              fire’s development and consequences during that day
Fire            1911          Aftermath of the Fire, Alcona newspapers                                    TTRp50
Fire            1911          Anniversary Oscoda Press article of July 11 1911, reprinted in the          CAHp42
                              Oscoda Press July 12 1961
Fire            1911          Article about Henry & Alvina Berry                                          TTRp33
Fire            1911          AuSable after the fire                                                  *   LSAFp018
Fire            1911          Bank vault after fire                                                   *   TTRp52
Fire            1911          Bird’s Eye View Looking North from Waterworks Station, After            *   PC-22.03
                              the fire at AuSable. July 11, 1911, Brown photo, bank in
                              background
Fire            1911          Broken Pillars and crumbled stone tells of their yesterday,             *   PC-22.15
                              AuSable, MI, Bradshaw photo No.10, tinted fire in sky
Fire            1911          Burned Bridge & Mill, Fire of July 11, 1911, Oscoda, Stevens            *   PC-22.23
                              photo, (2 copies)
Fire            1911          Burying the carcasses, Fire in AuSable & Oscoda, MI, July 11,           *   PC-22.26
                              1911, No.4, 2 men and dead cow or 2, Black slide 50, (2 copies)
Fire            1911          Burying the carcasses, Fire in AuSable & Oscoda, MI, July 11,           *   PC-22.26
                              1911, No.4, 2 men and dead cow or 2, Black slide 50, (2 copies)
Fire            1911          C O Duncan tells of fire                                                    TTRp54
Fire            1911          Camping Grounds of a few of the people that were left homeless          *   PC-22.34
                              in Oscoda & AuSable after the fire of July 11, 1911, Stevens
                              photo, tents & people in far distance, (3 copies, one cut down),
                              Black slide #60 & 61, (Note on back: At Race Track near D&M
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                     P   Ref Code
                     tracks)
Fire       1911      Description                                                                  LSAFp010
Fire       1911      Dr Appelbe’s Office & Residence after Fire of July 11, 1911,             *   PC-22.18
                     Oscoda, Stevens photo, 1 cent stamp, (on back: Dr Applebee)
Fire       1911      End of the world, memory of Florence Kulazewski (Mielock)                    TTRp33
Fire       1911      Fire destroyed Loud’s mill, the only one operating, & opened the             HAO1p50
                     area for the hydroelectric industry and tourist trade
Fire       1911      Fire of 1911, see exhibit in the museum                                      E#17
Fire       1911      Fire of July 11, 1911, Oscoda, MI, B&J or B&S photo, No.3, city *            PC-22.08
                     jail in foreground, tinted fire
Fire       1911      Fire Refugees, No.8, shows group of people camping in woods,             *   PC-22.33
                     lady stirring pot on fire, (2 copies, 1 fire tinted red), (Note on
                     back: x is Ruth Thornton McLean)
Fire       1911      Fire started near the depot from sparks from a logging train.                HAO1p55
                     Strong winds and dry conditions cased fire to spread fast.
Fire       1911      Forest Fire Scouts                                                       *   TTRp58
Fire       1911      Four bodies found, persons named                                             TY2p095
Fire       1911      Hennigar brothers opening a safe in the rubble after the fire. Fire      *   P&Hp117
                     chief in background
Fire       1911      Henry Clayton Sherman story, by Vernon Wesley Sherman                        TTRp42
Fire       1911      Loud Residences & Rosenthall, Fire of July 11, 1911, AuSable,            *   PC-22.16
                     MI, (2 copies, 1 says Stevens photo, wording slightly different on
                     bottom) Black slide 59.
Fire       1911      Main St after the Fire, Oscoda, MI, 2 men in street walking, jail in *       PC-22.06
                     background, bank in background
Fire       1911      Main St Oscoda, MI, After the Big Fire, Brown photo, 2 vaults in         *   PC-22.04
                     foreground, bank in background, groups of people standing
Fire       1911      Main street before the fire                                              *   LSAFp012
Fire       1911      Main Street Oscoda, MI, Fire July 1911, Bradshaw photo, P.O.             *   PC-22.05
                     Office marked on front, 2 vaults in foreground, bank in
                     background
Fire       1911      Many people left & did not return                                            SWp43
Fire       1911      Mather family, describes the fire                                            1981Hp252
Fire       1911      Memories by an Unknown author                                                LBp093
Fire       1911      Memories of Alice Norling                                                    LBp086
Fire       1911      Memories of Eva (Durette) Brown                                              LBp091
Fire       1911      Memories of Jennie Kulberg                                                   LBp092
Fire       1911      Memories, Laura Marquardt                                                    LBp085
Fire       1911      Memories, Mary Rose (Loyer) Vadeboncoeur                                     LBp089
Fire       1911      Mill Yards after Fire of July 11, 1911, Oscoda, Stevens photo,           *   PC-22.21
                     (Note on front: Mill),
Fire       1911      Mills burning across the river                                           *   P&Hp115
Fire       1911      Morse Marks’ Safe, Stevens photo, after the fire, group of men           *   PC-22.25
                     around a safe, (Note on front: Julian, Jerry), (Note on back: Safe
                     only thing left of Morse Marks store after fire. Names on back:
                     Hennigars and Julian & Jerry Marks)
Fire       1911      Mowatt Subdivison of AuSable, known as ―Stovepipe Town,‖ did                 1981Hp227
                     not burn in the fire
Fire       1911      New Hotel, Oscoda, MI, After Fire of July 11, 1911, new wooden *             PC-22.35
                     building under construction, girl & soldier, 1 cent stamp
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                   P   Ref Code
Fire       1911      Newspaper Reports A Collection from the Henry Loud albums                  CAHp48
Fire       1911      NIKO, rescued fire refugees                                            *   SWp41
Fire       1911      Only industry left after the fire was fishing                              HAO1p55
Fire       1911      Opening a Safe after the Big Fire, Oscoda, MI.Wasson photo 1G, *           PC-22.24
                     Black slide 64, (2 copies) (Note on front: Fire Chief Thompson,
                     Chas & Jack [Hennigar]), 3 men
Fire       1911      Oscoda & AuSable Leveled By Fire 50 Years Ago, July 11, p103-              1981Hp103
                     105
Fire       1911      Oscoda main street before & after fire,                                *   TTRp27
Fire       1911      Picture after the fire                                                 *   TY2p094
Fire       1911      Picture after the fire                                                 *   TY2p099
Fire       1911      Property loss of $2,000,000, ½ is the Louds                                TY2p095
Fire       1911      Red-Cross gave Napolean LaVoie $50.00 so he could rebuild                  1981Hp238
Fire       1911      Refuge in the AuSable River Jacques LaVoie family                          TTRp54
Fire       1911      Remains of the old home residence of H.N. Loud, Fire 1911,             *   PC-22.17
                     AuSable, MI, Bradshaw photo,
Fire       1911      Rendered 1800 people destitute & homeless                                  TY2p095
Fire       1911      Ruins of Catholic Church, AuSable, MI, Fire of July 11, 1911,          *   PC-22.11
                     Stevens photo, Oscoda, Black slide 54
Fire       1911      Ruins of Elliott Hotel, Fire of July 11, 1911, Oscoda, Stevens         *   PC-22.10
                     photo, Blue slide 880, Black slide 52, (2 copies, different borders)
Fire       1911      Ruins of Geo Loud’s Residence, Fire of July 11, 1911, AuSable,         *   PC-22.14
                     MI, Stevens photo, Black slide 55
Fire       1911      Ruins of Geo. Loud’s Residence, AuSable, MI, Fire of July 11,          *   PC-22.13
                     1911, Stevens photo, Black slides 57 & 58, (3 copies, 2 clearer
                     than the third, 1 cut down.)
Fire       1911      Ruins of H.M. Loud’s Sons Co Mill, AuSable, Wasson photo               *   PC-22.19
Fire       1911      Ruins of Loud Co’s Mill, AuSable, Stevens photo                        *   PC-22.20
Fire       1911      Ruins of Oscoda- AuSable Bridge after the fire, July 11, 1911,         *   PC-22.02
                     Wasson photo #2. (Mill St bridge by US-23), bank in background,
                     postmarked July 20 1911
Fire       1911      Ruins of Oscoda Bank, Fire of July 11, 1911, Stevens photo,            *   PC-22.09
                     looking N, (2 copies)
Fire       1911      Scrap metal collection                                                     LSAFp019
Fire       1911      See exhibit in the Museum                                                  E#01
Fire       1911      Ship THE RED, WHITE & BLUE                                                 TTRp53
Fire       1911      Soldiers Relieving the Fire Sufferers, Oscoda & AuSable, MI, July *        PC-22.31
                     11, 1911, photo: B&S No.6, soldiers & people at a distance, with
                     tents in trees, Blue slide #883
Fire       1911      Steamer NIKO rescues fire victims                                          TTRp34
Fire       1911      Story by C O Duncan                                                        TTRp30
Fire       1911      Story by Dorothy Loud                                                      TTRp28
Fire       1911      Supply Tent for the People of Oscoda & AuSable after the fire of       *   PC-22.32
                     July 11, 1911, tent full of supplies and 2 soldiers, Stevens photo,
                     Blue slide #881, postmarked 1911
Fire       1911      The Arrival of D&M Train #3 at AuSable after the big Fire July         *   PC-22.30
                     11, 1911, shows depot, crowd & passenger cars, Blue slide #884,
                     (4 copies), postmarked Aug?, 1911,
Fire       1911      The AuSable/Oscoda Fire Of July 11 1911, by Frank Gardner                  CAHp63
Fire       1911      The Big Fire of 1911, p94-99                                               TY2p094
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Fire       1911        The Big Fire, p112-118                                                    P&Hp112
Fire       1911        The Day Oscoda Burned, by Jennie Kilberg, p102-103                        1981Hp102
Fire       1911        The Day Oscoda Burned, by Jennie Kulberg                                  CAHp66
Fire       1911        The Great AuSable Fire, by Raymond E Flynn, p107-108                      1981Hp107
Fire       1911        The White City [white tents], AuSable & Oscoda Fire Refugees          *   PC-22.37
                       Camp, July 17, 1911, Brown photo, tents near woods
Fire       1911        Turcott’s Foundry and Shop After the fire July 11th 1911, Oscoda, *       PC-22.12
                       MI, Wasson photo #12
Fire       1911        View in Oscoda, Fire of July 11, 1911, Bradshaw photo, No.9,          *   PC-22.01
                       tinted fire, (Note on front: Hull Res., bank)
Fire       1911        View of the Fire Swept District, Main Street, Oscoda, MI, bank in *       PC-22.07
                       background
Fire       1911        Wrecked in the Big AuSable & Oscoda Fire, July 11, 1911,              *   PC-22.29
                       Brown photo, train engine and cars on side
Fire       1911+       Main street of Oscoda, Oscoda rebuilds                                *   LBp095
Fire       1911+       Main Street, Oscoda after fire, (Note on back: l to r: Stevens        *   PC-11.10
                       Photo, Al’s Meat Market, Mores Marks, V.E. Rix)
Fire       1911+       Oscoda Garage on fire, men standing around, (black slide #80) (2 *        PC-11.08
                       copies)
Fire       1911+       The Geo. D. McNichol & Co. Bank, Oscoda, MI, new building,            *   PC-11.09
                       horse & wagon, fire-barren landscape, (blue slide #885)
Fire       1911+       Underground fires burned for years at Pott’s Point                        LSAFp046
Fire       1912        One-year reunion of 1911 fire survivors, photo of about 150           *   LBp095
                       people
Fire       1913        Iosco Co Turpentine Plant being destroyed by fire, Nov 3, 1913,       *   PC-23.07
                       No.1, Affelt photo, building on fire, yard with tracks, fire tinted
Fire       1913        Iosco Co. Turpentine Plant being destroyed by fire, Nov 3, 1913,      *   PC-23.02
                       Affelt photo No.1, people, building on fire, tracks, tinted flames
Fish-Com   1840s       Commercial fishing, see exhibit in the museum                             E#02
Fish-Com   1840s       Seasonal fisherman knew the AuSable River for its abundance of            FS
                       fish
Fish-Com   1840s+      AuSable commercial fishing described, p45-47                              1981Hp045
Fish-Com   1848        First fisherman to settle in AuSable was George Hulett Duell &            TY2p009
                       Horace D Stockman
Fish-Com   1848        Fishing settlement established at AuSable, consisted of a few log         1883Hp121
                       homes and some fisherman’s huts
Fish-Com   1848        Fishing settlement established at AuSable, consisted of a few log         LBp003
                       homes and some fisherman’s huts
Fish-Com   1848        Fishing settlement established at AuSable, consisted of a few log         SWp06
                       homes and some fisherman’s huts
Fish-Com   1848+       The AuSable Fisherman, p9-23                                              TY2p009
Fish-Com   1848+       When fog, ice, or a Northeaster kept men on shore they would              1981Hp045
                       work on nets, repair boats & equipment
Fish-Com   1848-1865   AuSable’s principal occupation was fishing                                TY2p010
Fish-Com   1860        Sturgeon stacked on the dock in E Tawas, they were taken from             TY2p021
                       Tawas Bay by fisherman because they were a nuisance
Fish-Com   1863        James K Forrest, fishing & manufacturing of fish oil                      TY2p012
Fish-Com   1865        Fishing gave way to the lumbering industry                                HAO2p06
Fish-Com   1865        Fishing gave way to the lumbering industry                                TY2p013
Fish-Com   1865        Up to this time fisherman were the only settlers in AuSable               HAO1p07
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                   P   Ref Code
Fish-Com   1866        Early AuSable River fishing Industry, by George B Benner                   TTRp02
Fish-Com   1868        Commercial fishing                                                         1883Hp163
Fish-Com   1868        Commercial fishing                                                         SWp09
Fish-Com   1868        Description in the Iosco Co Gazette, 50 sail boats                         TY2p012
Fish-Com   1868        Early AuSable River fishing industry, by James O Whittemore                TTRp02
Fish-Com   1870s       Fishing Fleet                                                              TTRp03
Fish-Com   1876        Record 14 tons of pickerel caught off Iosco Co shores                      TY2p020
Fish-Com   1877        Spearing herring                                                           SHp29
Fish-Com   1879        2 men caught 200 grayling in 2 days on the AuSable                     *   SHp29
Fish-Com   1880        Only shipping prior1880 was by boat, then by rail                          TY2p019
Fish-Com   1883+       Ray Colbath family, a fishing family                                       1981Hp177
Fish-Com   1888        Colbath family moved to AuSable                                            LSAFp004
Fish-Com   1890+       Fresh fished shipped on D & C boats                                        HAO1P06
Fish-Com   1890s       A story of commercial fishing – a family story                             LSAFintro
Fish-Com   1890s       Boats with their colorful sails left the docks for fishing grounds         LSAFp005
Fish-Com   1890s       Description of Lake Huron fishing                                          LSAFp005
Fish-Com   1900-1941   John Howard Spencer, life of a fishing family                              1981Hp303
Fish-Com   1911        3 Fish markets: Hurketts Market; Joe’s [Fletcher] Market; & Ray            1981HP046
                       Colbath Fish Market
Fish-Com   1911        Colbath Fishery before the fire                                        *   LSAFp015
Fish-Com   1911        Colbath Fishery before the fire                                        *   LSAFp016
Fish-Com   1911        New boat house after the fire                                          *   LSAFp022
Fish-Com   1911        RED, WHITE & BLUE Schooner aground                                     *   LSAFp019
Fish-Com   1912        GRACIE, a fishing boat                                                     LSAFp023
Fish-Com   1914        Colbath Brothers Fisheries                                             *   LSAFp025
Fish-Com   1914        Colbath Brothers Fisheries                                             *   LSAFp026
Fish-Com   1914        GRACIE, Colbath Brother Fisheries                                      *   LSAFp024
Fish-Com   1917        Michigan Fish Trade Association formed                                     1981Hp045
Fish-Com   1917+       WW-1, Colbath Fisheries was given AA-1 priority for gasoline ,             LSAFp088
                       oil and any motors needed
Fish-Com   1919        RED, WHITE & BLUE                                                      *   SWp57
Fish-Com   1920s       MARY, new boat bought by Colbath                                           LSAFp036
Fish-Com   1924        Selling fish                                                           *   LSAFp057
Fish-Com   1924        Smoking fish                                                               LSAFp058
Fish-Com   1925        Edward A Trudell, a Tawas fisherman, warned the state that a ban *         1981Hp314
                       on fishing during spawning season was needed & that the size of
                       perch & herring should be limited, or the fish would be depleted.
                       This was defeated by the large commercial fishing interests & the
                       fish were depleted.
Fish-Com   1928        Fishery on AuSable River                                               *   LSAFp040
Fish-Com   1929        A freak May storm                                                          LSAFp080
Fish-Com   1929        CLEO, a cutter                                                             LSAFp070
Fish-Com   1929        Depression, fish dealer in Chicago where Colbath sent his fish             LSAFp084
                       still could get money
Fish-Com   1929        MARGUERITHA beached during a May storm                                 *   LSAFp083
Fish-Com   1930s       Colbath Fish Industry                                                  *   SWp54
Fish-Com   1930s       Fish market                                                                LSAFp058
Fish-Com   1930s       New Fish Market                                                        *   LSAFp062
Fish-Com   1930s       Seaman’s Fish Market & Matthew Fishery                                 *   SWp52
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Fish-Com   1931      Colbath move to fishery US-23                                             LSAFp059
Fish-Com   1932      Colbath Fisheries & boats CLEO, MARY, & MARGUERITHA                   *   LSAFp076
Fish-Com   1932      MARGARET ANN, a gas boat                                              *   LSAFp079
Fish-Com   1934      10-14 boats now, previously there were 50 commercial fishing              SWp51
                     boats
Fish-Com   1934      A bad November storm                                                      LSAFp081
Fish-Com   1935      AGNES, this was the WANDER that was rebuilt                               LSAFp070
Fish-Com   1935      WANDER, a fishing boat                                                    LSAFp070
Fish-Com   1935      WANDER, renamed AGNES                                                 *   LSAFp121
Fish-Com   1936      MARGARET ANN changed to a gill net boat                                   LSAFp079
Fish-Com   1937      MARGARET ANN, explosion                                                   SWp56
Fish-Com   1941      7 fishing companies in AuSable                                            HAO1p56
Fish-Com   1941      Types of fishing described                                                HAO1p56
Fish-Com   1941+     WW-2                                                                      LSAFp088
Fish-Com   1947      Brubaker’s boat at canoe race finish line                                 ARQp05
Fish-Com   1950s     3 fish hatcheries closed, no restocking of fish                           LSAFp123
Fish-Com   1950s     A mirage                                                                  LSAFp127
Fish-Com   1950s     Alewives a trash fish filled the nets                                     LSAFp123
Fish-Com   1950s     Botulism                                                                  LSAFp129
Fish-Com   1950s     Fish getting scarce                                                       LSAFp060
Fish-Com   1950s     Fish laws became more stringent                                           LSAFp123
Fish-Com   1950s     Fish market sign, large painted perch (now at the museum)             *   LSAFp063
Fish-Com   1950s     Lake pollution contaminated fish                                          LSAFp123
Fish-Com   1950s     Lamprey ell prey on fish                                                  LSAFp123
Fish-Com   1950s     Law limited fishing to 50 miles radius of home port was appealed          LSAFp129
Fish-Com   1950s     Sea gulls                                                                 LSAFp127
Fish-Com   1950s     Shipping Tag used in the Colbath Fish Boxes                           *   LSAFp132
Fish-Com   1950s     Smelt planted for food for other fish ate spawn                           LSAFp123
Fish-Com   1950s     Trade Mark used on the Colbath Fish Boxes                             *   LSAFp131
Fish-Com   1954      GERTRUDE K                                                            *   LSAFp090
Fish-Com   1954      GERTRUDE K bought by Colbaths                                             LSAFp089
Fish-Com   1960      50 mi radius law lifted, then 17 companies fished from the                1981Hp046
                     AuSable River & only two were local (Colbath & Matthews).
Fish-Com   xxxx      175 lb sturgeon caught in lake Huron, Oscoda, MI, Black slide         *   PC-24.03
                     228, shows fish on deck of boat
Fish-Com   xxxx      ANNA MAE & fishery                                                    *   LSAFp078
Fish-Com   xxxx      BLONGRER                                                              *   SWp52
Fish-Com   xxxx      Boxes of nets, early on 4 boxes were used, now 12 boxes are used          HAO1p07
Fish-Com   xxxx      Cedar soaked in sturgeon oil were used as floats, a good substitute       TY2p021
                     for cork
Fish-Com   xxxx      Cleaning fish nets with boiling water & Sal Soda or Fels Napatha          LSAFp046
                     soap
Fish-Com   xxxx      CLEO                                                                  *   LSAFp077
Fish-Com   xxxx      Colbath family at fishery, p64-66                                     *   LSAFp064
Fish-Com   xxxx      Collecting spawn for the hatcheries                                       LSAFp071
Fish-Com   xxxx      Extensive white fish and trout beds, sailing fleet of about 50            HAO1p05
                     boats. Markets through Cleveland, Cincinnati & Sandusky.
Fish-Com   xxxx      Fish hatcheries retuned fingerlings to be planted in the                  LSAFp073
                     fisherman’s home port
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Category     Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Fish-Com     xxxx      Fish oil obtained by boiling the fish intestines                         HAO1p06
Fish-Com     xxxx      Fish salted & shipped in barrels                                         HAO1p06
Fish-Com     xxxx      Fisherman’s daily routine, 3am – 4pm                                     LSAFp049
Fish-Com     xxxx      Fishing Fleet, AuSable River, Oscoda, MI, boats, buildings, Mill     *   PC-24.01
                       St bridge, Dwight St water tower, Loud vault, probably Colbaths
Fish-Com     xxxx      GERALDINE                                                            *   SWp52
Fish-Com     xxxx      Giant trout                                                          *   LSAFp037
Fish-Com     xxxx      Grandpa Spencer making a new fish net                                *   LSAFp030
Fish-Com     xxxx      Group of 7 fishermen holding up a large sturgeon, (Note on back      *   PC-24.04
                       says Guy Shellenbarger on left)
Fish-Com     xxxx      Help from the Coast Guard ice breaker                                    LSAFp073
Fish-Com     xxxx      Homes of the Fishermen on the AuSable River, Oscoda, MI              *   PC-24.02
                       homes, nets on racks, river and pilings, looking toward mouth of
                       river, Black slide 267, corner torn
Fish-Com     xxxx      Ice storm                                                                LSAFp074
Fish-Com     xxxx      Large fish                                                           *   LSAFp039
Fish-Com     xxxx      Lift, between 200-400 pounds                                             HAO1p07
Fish-Com     xxxx      MARY, fishing boat                                                   *   LSAFp041
Fish-Com     xxxx      Mayme Turcott fishing                                                *   SHp31
Fish-Com     xxxx      More than 30 sturgeon (4-7 feet in length) were caught in one net        HAO2p13
                       after a NE storm near Oscoda
Fish-Com     xxxx      Nets, floats used were cedar, cork & aluminum in that order              HAO1p06
Fish-Com     xxxx      Nets, see pages 102-108                                              *   LSAFp102
Fish-Com     xxxx      Nets, see pages 95-100                                               *   LSAFp095
Fish-Com     xxxx      Nets, sinkers used were stones (from Alpena) & then lead                 HAO1p06
Fish-Com     xxxx      Nets: Types, drying, patching & boxing                                   LSAFp094
Fish-Com     xxxx      No demand for Sturgeon, sold to the Indians for 50¢ each                 HAO2p18
Fish-Com     xxxx      Packing fish for shipping                                            *   LSAFp038
Fish-Com     xxxx      Pickerel fishing in Saginaw Bay                                          LSAFp071
Fish-Com     xxxx      Speed Boat Riding on the AuSable River, Oscoda, MI (#N1125),         *   PC-05.02
                       looking east to mouth of river, US-23 bridge, Seaman’s Fish
                       Market, 3 fishing boats
Fish-Com     xxxx      Sturgeon                                                                 LSAFp110
Fish-Com     xxxx      Sturgeon & catfish weighing better than 100 pounds each were             1981Hp238
                       stacked on the docks and taken away for fertilizer
Fish-Com     xxxx      Sturgeon, 175lbs, p113-114                                           *   LSAFp113
Fish-Com     xxxx      Sturgeon, 62lbs & 62‖ long                                           *   LSAFp111
Fish-Com     xxxx      Sturgeon, spawn for caviar                                               LSAFp110
Fish-Com     xxxx      White fish & trout fisheries off the mouth of the river                  1883Hp163
Fish-Com     xxxx      WOLVERINE,                                                           *   SWp52
Fish-Sport   1900c     Fish caught in the AuSable River, J L Osborne                        *   SHp28
Fish-Sport   1900s     Three men with strings of many fish, probably early 1900’s           *   PC-25.04
Fish-Sport   1910      Beauties from AuSable River, AuSable, MI, 1910, Bradshaw             *   PC-25.07
                       photo, fish & creels, 1 cent stamp
Fish-Sport   1920      2 Men holding 2 fish, Black slide 317, (Note on back: John           *   PC-25.06
                       McCuaig w/pike & Chas. Hennigar, Oscoda, MI, March 1920)
Fish-Sport   xxxx      2 Men in suits holding fish on pole, (Note on back: Caught in        *   PC-25.08
                       Booker? Lake)
Fish-Sport   xxxx      Greetings, Oscoda, MI, A nice catch of German Brown Trout,           *   PC-25.10
                       (color)
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Category     Date         Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Fish-Sport   xxxx         I Guess about 5 lb all right. Lady showing her fish catch,           *   PC-25.03
                          Bradshaw photo, pile of cut lumber on river bank, (Notes on back:
                          Mayme Turcott, April 24, 1909)
Fish-Sport   xxxx         Long Lake, MI, 2 men’s hands holding string of fish                  *   PC-25.05
Fish-Sport   xxxx         Muskalonge caught at Oscoda, MI Caught by Dr W.A. Noble, St          *   PC-25.01
                          Marys, Ohio, Stevens photo, fish on scale
Fish-Sport   xxxx         Sunset on the AuSable River, Oscoda, MI, fisherman in                *   PC-25.09
                          foreground, (color)
Fish-Sport   xxxx         Woman and 3 men holding catch of fish, (Note on back: Hilda          *   PC-25.02
                          Swenson Ploughe?, Harold Trigger with fish.)
Food         1800s        Breads, coffee-cakes & dumplings recipes, p47-52                         SHp47
Food         1800s        Cakes, cookies & deserts recipes, p54-65                                 SHp54
Food         1800s        Etiquette                                                                SHp01
Food         1800s        Health hints, p71-72                                                     SHp71
Food         1800s        Jams & Jellies Recipes                                                   SHp53
Food         1800s        Meat dish recipes, p10-23                                                SHp10
Food         1800s        Relishes recipes, p45-46                                                 SHp45
Food         1800s        Salad recipes, p2-4                                                      SHp02
Food         1800s        Sauce & Gravy recipes, p24-26                                            SHp24
Food         1800s        Snacks & candies recipes, p66-70                                         SHp66
Food         1800s        Soup recipes, p5-9                                                       SHp05
Food         1800s        Vegetables recipes, p35-41                                               SHp35
Food         1800s        Wild game & fish recipes, p27-34                                         SHp27
Food         1800s        Wines & sprits recipes, p42-44                                           SHp42
Food         1855         Food supplies from Detroit by boat                                       SHintro
Food         1866         Prices given                                                             JOWJp07
Food         1870-1880s   Food prices                                                              TY2p082
Food         1888         Rivermen, 5 meals a day                                                  P&Hp054
Food         1888         Rivermen, 5 meals a day                                                  P&Hp054
Food         1888         Wanigan described                                                        P&Hp054
Food         1917         During WW-1 fishing industry given a priority A-1                        LSAFp033
Food         1917+        WW-1, eat more fish, cheese, eggs & poultry, save beef, pork &           LSAFp033
                          mutton for our fighters
Food         1940s        After the war, yellow margarine & frozen food was available              WW2p65
Food         1940s        Black market food & cigarettes                                           WW2p07
Food         1940s        Food prices                                                              1981Hp258
Food         xxxx         Candied mosquito wings                                               *   SHp08
Food         xxxx         Interior of the cook’s camp                                          *   SHp10
Food         xxxx         John Soucie, life time of cooking in lumber camps & restaurants,         1981Hp301
                          p301-302
Food         xxxx         Men at a lumber camp going to dinner                                 *   SHp17
Food         xxxx         The boys at camp                                                     *   SHp42
Food         xxxx         Tote roads & half-way houses with good food                              1981Hp126
Forest       1908         Huron National Forest established                                        1981Hp014
Forest       1930s        CCC did a great deal in 8 years for conservation & development           1981Hp015
Forest       1945         Huron & Manistee Forest were combined                                    1981Hp015
Forest       xxxx         The Old Sentinel Silently I watch, and secretly I keep the Joys &    *   PC-42.07
                          Grief That by Me Pass. Bradshaw photo, tree, RR tracks or rutted
                          road, phone poles, (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Forests      1909         Huron National Forest established                                        TY2p087
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Category     Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Forests      1930s       Plantation – Huron National Forest, Oscoda, MI, #369100               *   PC-17.01
Fur          1783        The first fur trading post of record was operated by George Shead,        FS
                         and his Chippewa wife and a daughter
Fur          1800        Fur trading                                                               HAO1p01
Fur          1800-1812   Louis Chevalier occupied land later claimed                               HAO2p05
Fur          1800-1812   Louis Chevalier occupied the land later claimed in 1823                   TY2p005
Fur          1800s       Louis Chevalier’s claim, subsequent owners                                HAO1p03
Fur          1812        War interfere with the fur trade, but it developed rapidly after the      TY2p007
                         war
Fur          1823        Chevalier, Lewis - recorded the first claim for land, a quarter mile      MIA
                         up from the mouth of the AuSable River, known as a "ribbon
                         Farm," where he built and ran a trading post. Historical marker
                         located at this spot on the river
Fur          1823        Louis Chevalier entered claim                                             HAO2p05
Fur          1823-1843   Louis Chevalier claim land in1823, patent issue 1843                      TY2p005
Fur          1823-1843   Louis Chevalier, p5-7                                                     TY2p005
Fur          1823-1871   The First Iosco county Merchant, by Albert H Buch. Louis                  1981Hp106
                         Chevalier received his grant to do business from the French
                         Government in 1823, and later from Michigan in 1871
Fur          1828+       The American Fur Company established a trading post at Lewis              FS
                         Chevalier's place and traded there for over ten years, until the area
                         was trapped out
Fur          1833        Louis Chevalier in Chicago                                                ECp103
Fur          1843        Louis Chevalier issued a patent for his ―Ribbon farm‖                     HAO2p05
Fur          1843-1866   Louis Chevalier claim had several owners, bought by Loud in               HAO2p05
                         1866
Fur          xxxx        General description of the Fur Trade, into & p1-28                    *   FTcbp01
Fur          xxxx        Voyageurs & Fur Traders                                                   SWp05
Government   1819        Forming Local Government, p25-29                                          TY2p025
Government   1819        Treaty with the Indians ceded land to US                                  HAO1p04
Government   1830-1840   Government land survey                                                    FS
Government   1840s       Government surveyed in 1840                                               TY2p048
Government   1857        Sable Township was created                                                1883H
Government   1867        Lots were sold subject to the condition that they could not be used       HAO2p07
                         for the sale of liquor
Government   1867        Oscoda Village platted by Smith, Kelley & Dwight, about 100               TY2p050
                         acres in AuSable Twp
Government   1867        Smith, Kelly & Dwight platted Oscoda Village                              HAO2p07
Government   1868        Oscoda Twp was organized: T24N R5-9E & parts of T23N –R9E.                TY2p026
Government   1868-2001   Lake Huron water level has receded over 400 feet from 1868 to             OPN
                         2001, which is the area where the Oscoda Beach Park is currently
                         located (09/26/2001p3c5).
Government   1869        Oscoda Township established                                               SWp09
Government   1870        Oscoda Twp T24N-R5E was changed to Thompson Twp                           TY2p026
Government   1872        Accession of the Loud property. Oscoda acquired 2 churches, a             HAO2p07
                         school house, and interest of Loud, Gay & Co
Government   1872        Loud petitioned to have AuSable land attached to Oscoda. When             HAO1p012
                         AuSable was made a City loud went back under AuSable
Government   1872        Received an accession, by the Loud property being detached from           1883Hp174
                         AuSable
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Category     Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)               P   Ref Code
Government   1872          The Loud interest was removed from AuSable to Oscoda                   1883Hp161
Government   1872          Was incorporated as a village                                          HAO2p06
Government   1872-1883     Village Officers named                                                 1883Hp168
Government   1873          Incorporation of AuSable, p31-32                                       TY2p30
Government   1873          Village of AuSable incorporated Oct 15 1873, first village in          TY2p031
                           Iosco Co
Government   1877          Name changed to Township of AuSable, from Sable                        1883H
Government   1883          Unincorporated village,                                                1883Hp174
Government   1884          King’s Opera House built                                           *   TTRp26
Government   1885          Oscoda Incorporated as a village                                       HAO2p07
Government   1885          Oscoda Village was incorporated                                        TY2p031
Government   1885          Oscoda Village was incorporated                                        TY2p050
Government   1885          Village of AuSable was reincorporated                                  TY2p031
Government   1889          Became a city                                                          HAOwp06
Government   1889          Becomes an incorporated City                                           FS
Government   1891          Thompson Twp 2T24N-R5E was vacated and attached to Oscoda              TY2p027
                           Twp
Government   1895          Village of AuSable became a City                                       TY2p031
Government   1911          King’s Opera House                                                 *   TTRp26
Government   1913          City of AuSable was vacated                                            TY2p031
Government   1913-1965     Oscoda Township Hall                                               *   MOI.1
Government   1917-1933     18th Amendment prohibited manufacturing alcoholic beverages.           LSAFp036
                           Much ―hooch‖ made in home-made stills
Government   1919          AuSable, $15,000 in debt. Some residents move their buildings to       LSAFp036
                           the township to avoid foreclosure. Lawsuit was finally dropped.
Government   1919          Oscoda Village vacated & set back into Oscoda Township,                TY2p031
                           allowed Consumer Power taxes to be now spent on the village
Government   1930          AuSable City was abandoned due to owing $90,000 in unpaid              FS
                           loans to the Union Trust Co of Kansas City
Government   1935          LeCureux family came to Oscoda for a 45¢ per hour job with the         1981Hp240
                           State Highway Commission, through the WPA.
Government   1940s         The Auditorium                                                         WW2p18
Government   1941          Auditorium, Oscoda, MI, view from E, (Note: 9-11-1941)             *   PC-16.04
Government   1960s-1970s   Fire Department, Oscoda                                            *   BWP.07
Government   1960s-1970s   Library, with parking meter, Oscoda                                *   BWP.06
Government   1966          Oscoda Township Hall dedicated                                     *   MOI.1
Government   xxxx          Auditorium, Oscoda , MI, view from N                               *   PC-16.02
Government   xxxx          Auditorium, Oscoda, MI, view from N                                *   PC-16.01
Government   xxxx          Auditorium, Oscoda, MI, view from N, (Note on back: Oscoda         *   PC-16.03
                           Township Hall)
Government   xxxx          High sidewalk, 5-6’ high, over a low wet area                          HAO2p19
Government   xxxx          Names of local communities given                                       TY2p081
Government   xxxx          Oscoda Auditorium                                                  *   TTRp97
Government   xxxx          Oscoda Band Stand                                                  *   TTRp97
Government   xxxx          The New Auditorium, Oscoda, MI, view from E, no landscaping,       *   PC-16.05
                           Dwight St water tower rear right, (2 copies)
Health       1862+         The Exchange hotel was inoculated with small pox and was               HAO2p10
                           burned.
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Category   Date         Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Health     1866         Broken Leg, Isaiah Curry a teamster at Perry’s Camp on the                JOWJp03
                        AuSable River broke his leg & was taken back to Camp. In two
                        weeks the leg was mortifying. Sent to Bay City for a physician,
                        who set his leg that was broken in 2 places. The leg did not need
                        amputation. Leg getting well, doctors charged $400.00. Later he
                        was taken to Bay City for more treatment. p3-6, 9-10
Health     1866         East Tawas. Mrs George Smith was taken with Typhoid Fever. Dr             JOWJp25
                        Tupper was called from Bay City, at expense of $100.00 for a tug.
Health     1884-1885    Porcupine quill                                                           P&Hp021
Health     1893         Insurance for lumberjacks. About MN, also StMarys Hospital in             G2004/04p5
                        Saginaw did the same for local lumberjacks
Health     1895         The Passenger – Smallpox Medicine, p101-103                               P&Hp101
Health     1912-1942    Dr Dickinson practiced medicine in Oscoda                             *   1981Hp182
Health     1930s        The ―pest house‖                                                          1981Hp099
Health     1953         StJoseph Hospital opened                                              *   1981Hp136
History    1820-1995    History of AuSable & Oscoda, on DVD                                       175d
History    1820-1995    History of AuSable & Oscoda, on Video                                     175v
History    1820-1995    History of AuSable & Oscoda, written script for the Video &               175s
                        DVD
History    1848-1911    AuSable described, p40-41                                                 1981Hp040
History    1875         A brief description of the times                                          MIAintro
History    1883         AuSable & Oscoda are similar & different                                  1883Hp161
History    1911+        Oscoda, recent Developments, p55-62                                       HAO1p55
History    1911-1980s   AuSable described                                                         1981Hp041
History    1935         Oscoda described as it was in 1935                                        1981Hp240
History    1940s        Oscoda during the war years                                               WW2p58
Hotels     1862         Augustus Stall kept 1st hotel, the Exchange                               TY2p011
Hotels     1862         First Hotel in AuSable                                                    TTRp03
Hotels     1862         The Exchange was built in AuSable                                         1883Hp165
Hotels     1862         The Exchange was the first hotel built in AuSable                         HAO2p10
Hotels     1873         Angus McDonald is building a four story hotel , 90 x 60 feet,             1883Hp162
                        $12,000
Hotels     1878-1881    The Winchester Hotel, This was part of the old Eagle Hotel, it            HAO2p10
                        was rebuilt by J J Widdifield and renamed. In 1881 C E Narvin
                        became the proprietor.
Hotels     1880         Lee House, Charles Lee owner, map item #13                            *   1880m
Hotels     1880         Lee House, Charles Lee owner, map item #13                            *   1880mc
Hotels     1880         Oscoda House, McLeod Proprietor, map item #14                         *   1880m
Hotels     1880         Oscoda House, McLeod Proprietor, map item #14                         *   1880mc
Hotels     1880         Winchester House, J M Widdifield Proprietor, map item #12             *   1880m
Hotels     1880         Winchester House, J M Widdifield Proprietor, map item #12             *   1880mc
Hotels     1881-1882    The National Hotel built                                                  1883Hp169
Hotels     1882         The Natuinal Hotel, a brick hotel, the finest in four counties north      HAO2p10
                        of Bay City, built by Selig Soloman. Cost $30,000.00
Hotels     1910         Elliot House, Oscoda, MI horses & wagons, autos, people.              *   PC-13.01
                        Postmarked 1910, (Note on back: Main St. Oscoda), (blue slide
                        #887)
Hotels     1910         Elliott House, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw Photo, horses & wagons,           *   PC-13.02
                        autos, people. Postmarked Dec 20, 1910, (same photo as 13.01,
                        only this one is smaller and framed)
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Hotels     1911      Elliott House hotel before & after the fire                           *   TTRp49
Hotels     1911      New hotel being built                                                     TTRp58
Hotels     1911      New Hotel, Oscoda, MI, After Fire of July 11, 1911, new wooden *          PC-22.35
                     building under construction, girl & soldier, 1 cent stamp
Hotels     1920s     Van Etten Lodge,Oscoda, MI , Stevens photo, Blue slide 872,           *   PC-48.02
                     (Note on back: Van Etten Lodge, owned & operated by Frank
                     Cowley, lumberman. A swank place for summer visitors.
                     Colored help were housed in cottages near.)
Hotels     1930s     Oscoda Inn, Oscoda, MI, (Sign says: Hot and Cold Running              *   PC-13.05
                     Water, Showers Baths), (black slide #85) (same building as
                     Welcome Hotel, see 13.06 & 13.07)
Hotels     1940s     Welcome Hotel on the bank of the Great AuSable River, Oscoda,         *   PC-13.06
                     MI, #C-853, (b&w, same view as 13.07)
Hotels     1940s     Welcome Hotel, Oscoda, MI, on Lake Huron. On the Bank of the *            PC-13.07
                     Great AuSable River- postmarked Oct 13, 194?, (color, same
                     view as 13.06)
Hotels     xxxx      AuSable’s Winchester House owned by Selig Soloman                     *   TY2p030
Hotels     xxxx      Currie House, Oscoda, MI, Stevens Photo, early autos & people,        *   PC-13.03
                     (2 copies)
Hotels     xxxx      Elliott House in Oscoda                                               *   SHp35
Hotels     xxxx      Lakeview Hotel                                                            SHp39
Hotels     xxxx      Oscoda Inn                                                            *   SHp36
Hotels     xxxx      Shore Line Van Etten Lake, showing Dance Pavilion & Lodge,            *   PC-48.12
                     Oscoda, MI, Chereton photo,
Hotels     xxxx      The Lodge, Oscoda MI                                                  *   SHp37
Hotels     xxxx      The Lodge, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI boats in foreground,            *   PC-48.08
                     Black slide 428,
Hotels     xxxx      The Lodge, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI,                                *   PC-48.01
Hotels     xxxx      Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, # A-1700, rear of lodge             *   PC-48.11
Hotels     xxxx      Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, #A-1696, lobby & fireplace          *   PC-48.05
Hotels     xxxx      Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, 4 photos                            *   PC-48.07
Hotels     xxxx      Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, Chereton photo                      *   PC-48.06
Hotels     xxxx      Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo,                      *   PC-48.04
Hotels     xxxx      Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI.                                     *   PC-48.13
Houses     1852      A few fisherman’s huts & an old Indian log house                          TY2p010
Houses     1852      Comprised of a few fisherman’s huts and old Indian log house.             HAO2p06
Houses     1865      AuSable, 1st frame house built                                            1883Hp165
Houses     1865      First frame house built by Elijah Grandy                                  HAO2p06
Houses     1865      First frame house erected                                                 TY2p010
Houses     1868      George D McKay built the first frame house in Oscoda                      1981Hp264b
Houses     1875      AuSable homes of residents served as impromptu hotels                     TY2p010
Houses     1877      First brick home built in Oscoda by E A Brakenridge, cost                 HAQ2p16
                     $3,000.00
Houses     1877      First brick house built in Iosco Co at 218 W Dwight, Oscoda,          *   1981Hp059
                     p59-61
Houses     1880s     Pack House Built by Greene Pack who was in the lumber & salt              M01
                     business
Houses     1880s     Penoyer-Rosenthall House, see exhibit in the museum                       E#16
Houses     1909      Scene at Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo, houseboat *          PC-47.08
                     close up, (3 copies: 1 color, note on back: Loud ―float‖ on Van
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
                       Etten, one postmarked July 31, 1909), Blue slide ??
Houses     1911        Loud house before & after fire                                       *   TTRp56
Houses     1911        Rosenthal House before & after fire                                  *   TTRp56
Houses     1911+       Cooke Dam on the AuSable, Oscoda, MI, #C-823, view from N,           *   PC-18.03
                       shows dam houses in distance
Houses     1911<       First M.E. Church, AuSable and Oscoda, MI , Bradshaw Photo,          *   PC-12.03
                       shows church and part of Penoyar/Rosenthal house next door.
                       Insert show interior of church and organ, 1 cent stamp, postmark
                       unreadable. (blue slide 893) (2 cards)
Houses     1912        House with picket fence, (Note on back: Damerau House on             *   PC-14.01
                       Adams St. [River Rd] – 1912)
Houses     1914        Home of fisherman on the AuSable River                               *   LSAFp027
Houses     1930s       State St, Oscoda, MI, (Main St), (Note on back: Main St in early     *   PC-44.19
                       1930s, Auditorium on right, Sid Mead’s pool room left corner)
Houses     1936        Pierce’s Point, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI,, shows 3 cottages,       *   PC-47.05
                       Black slide 206, (Note on back: 1936)
Houses     1940s       MI-A-Gander Resort Hotel, Oscoda, MI, auto in front, (Note on        *   PC-13.04
                       back: Pack House).
Houses     1953        Schmidt’s home called Vahalla burned in 1953                             1981Hp089
Houses     xxxx        Bungalow, Loud’s Island, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda,MI, The              *   PC-47.04
                       Cedars,
Houses     xxxx        Cottage of G.B. Loud on Lake Van Etten, AuSable, MI,, Bradshaw *         PC-47.02
                       photo , (Note on back: Loud cottage on mainland), calls for 1 cent
                       stamp
Houses     xxxx        Fireplace at the Cedars at VanEtten Lake in Oscoda                       SHp48
Houses     xxxx        House with dog, (Note on back: Looking toward MI Ave from            *   PC-14.02
                       Superior: ―The Cottage‖)
Houses     xxxx        Man & Woman sitting on porch of log cabin, (Note on back: Rev *          PC-29.01
                       Simon Greensky & Mrs Lottie Greensky, Black slide 563
Houses     xxxx        Oscoda’s brick house, the AuSable River Lodge (fine restaurant)          1981Hp059
Houses     xxxx        Residence of J C Gram, sketch of                                         1883Hp181
Hunting                Bobcats in AuSable River area                                            G1997/07p4
Hunting    1870        James Pa-she-go-bay killed 113 deer during the 1879 season.              SHp30
Hunting    1878        Killed 7 bears in 2 days, Mr Simonds                                     SHp29
Hunting    1882        Fred Tremaine killed a crane with nearly 7’ wingspan.                    SHp30
Hunting    1884-1885   Rabbits                                                                  P&Hp020
Hunting    1885        Venison on the market is slow this year.                                 SHp30
Hunting    1915        Hunters’ Delight, Hale, MI, 1915, [L.L. Cook Co, 1940], 6 dead       *   PC-27.03
                       deer hanging
Hunting    1920s       3 men & 2 deer                                                       *   SHp33
Hunting    1940s       Hunting & trapping                                                       WW2p06
Hunting    1940s       Tucker Swamp, a favorite hunting area                                    WW2p48
Hunting    xxxx        2 boys with guns and animal pelts, (Note on back, Willis             *   PC-27.06
                       Densmore & another Densmore)
Hunting    xxxx        3 men and a dog in front of primitive tent, (Notes on back: Alec     *   PC-27.05
                       Ellis, Uncle Jack Hennigar, see Alex & Jack in canoe)
Hunting    xxxx        3 men in front of Model A or T with dead deer and guns, Black        *   PC-27.07
                       slide 546
Hunting    xxxx        4 men aiming rifles toward camera,                                   *   PC-27.04
Hunting    xxxx        5 men at hunting camp, primitive tent, etc., (Note on back: Al       *   PC-37.04
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Category      Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
                                           th
                            Christeson 4 from left), (also see, Hunting)
Hunting       xxxx          5 men standing & sitting in hunting camp, very primitive tent, etc. *    PC-27.02
Hunting       xxxx          5 men standing in hunting camp, very primitive tent, etc. (Note on *     PC-27.01
                            back: middle man-Masterson?, third man-Al Christeson
Hunting       xxxx          Densmore boys with foxes                                             *   SHp32
Hunting       xxxx          Oscoda, MI, A Day well spent, 2 hunters, dead deer, tent (color)     *   PC-27.08
Hunting       xxxx          Oscoda, MI, The Hunter and his dog, (color)                          *   PC-27.09
Iargo Spgs    1934          New bridge at bottom near the 7 springs                              *   ISSDpxx
Iargo Spgs    1989-1990     Iargo Springs Stairway Dedication. $13,000 donations by local        *   ISSDpxx
                            citizins, list of donators
Iargo Sprgs   xxxx          Iargo Falls, Oscoda, MI, C-1779, little girl on top of falls         *   PC-28.02
Iargo Sprgs   xxxx          Iargo Spring, AuSable River, MI, (Note on back: Neva Stevens         *   PC-28.01
                            [her father was Fred Stevens who took all the postcard pictures]),
                            little girl beside top of falls
Iargo Sprgs   xxxx          Iargo Springs on the AuSable, Oscoda, MI, bridge over stream         *   PC-28.03
Iargo Sprgs   xxxx          Iargo Springs on the old Saginaw to Mackinaw Indian trail. 7             HAO2p18
                            crystal springs
Ice Harvest                 Ice Industry Articles                                                    G1997/01p4
Ice Harvest   1900s         Ice harvesting, see exhibit in the museum                                E#13
Ice Harvest   1900s-1930s   Ice cutting on Cedar Lake                                            *   1981Hp088
Ice Harvest   1955          Made crushed ice with an ice machine, ice harvesting ended               LSAFp053
Ice Harvest   xxxx          Cutting & storing ice                                                    LSAFp053
Ice Harvest   xxxx          Cutting ice                                                          *   LSAFp054
Ice Harvest   xxxx          Ice from truck to conveyer to ice house                              *   LSAFp057
Ice Harvest   xxxx          Ice House                                                            *   LSAFp056
Ice Harvest   xxxx          Loading ice on the conveyor                                          *   LSAFp055
Indians       <6000BC       Native American, see exhibit in the museum                               E#01
Indians       <6000BC       Red sand (Ocher) comes from the burial ground on VanEtten                FS
                            Creek, over 8000 years old
Indians       >2000BC       Stone tools found along VanEtten Creek and the AuSable River             FS
                            date to 4000 years old
Indians       1500+         Chippewa Indian tradition                                                SWp03
Indians       1600s         Three Fires Confederacy: Three Indian tribes in MI were the              FS
                            Chippewa, Ottawa & Potawatome, all of the Ojibway Nation The
                            Chippewas were in the AuSable-Oscoda area
Indians       1800-1840s    The French were peculiarly adapted to trade with Indians                 HAO2p05
Indians       1800s         General description of Indian life, Intro & p1-36                    *   OIcbp01
Indians       1819          Indians ceded land to US Government, keeping 8,000,000 acres of          TY2p001
                            reservation- later ceded to the government. Government promised
                            $1,000.00 annually in silver forever- but payments were ceased.
Indians       1819          Saginaw Treaty opens up land                                             TY2p025
Indians       1863-1883     A cemetery across from the Oscoda Indian Mission includes 8              IMM#2
                            persons buried between 1863-1883.
Indians       1878          Indian Mission Church founded                                            TY2p002
Indians       1900s         Indian basket making                                                     TY2p003
Indians       1900s         Indian burying grounds                                                   TY2p002
Indians       1940s         Indian settlement                                                        WW2p58
Indians       1950          Chief Blue Cloud brought snow to Silver Valley                       *   1981Hp050
Indians       xxxx          Early days at AuSable Village site at mouth of AuSable River             1883Hp162
Indians       xxxx          General info                                                             HAO2p04
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Category    Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Indians     xxxx        Indians of Iosco County, p1-4                                            TY2p001
Indians     xxxx        Man & Woman sitting on porch of log cabin, (Note on back: Rev *          PC-29.01
                        Simon Greensky & Mrs Lottie Greensky, Black slide 563
Indians     xxxx        Rev & Mrs Simon Green Sky                                            *   P&Hp106
Indians     xxxx        Rev Simon Greensky Indian Pastor                                     *   TY2intro
Indians     xxxx        The Indians, p104-108                                                    P&Hp104
Iosco Co    1842+       Iosco County log marks, p7-15, p25 & p45                             *   MLMp07
Iosco Co+   1840        State Legislature parceled out the whole territory north of              TY2p025
                        township 20 into counties & attached them all to MIilimackinac.
                        Iosco Co then named Kanotin
Iosco Co+   1843        Henry R Schoocraft, Indian commissioner in MI, had Kanotin               TY2p025
                        county change to Iosco county.
Iosco Co+   1854        The Whittemores founded Tawas City                                       TY2p025
Iosco Co+   1857        Gideon O Whittemore founder of Iosco county                          *   TY2p024
Iosco Co+   1857        Iosco County was created                                                 SWp07
Iosco Co+   1857        The Whittemores petitioned the Legislature to erect the county as        TY2p026
                        Iosco: Established with two townships Sable (AuSable) & Tawas
Iosco Co+   1867-1954   New Court house approved, two-story wood frame, used until               JOWJp25
                        1954 when replaced
Iosco Co+   1907        Lake Solitude, Tawas, MI, Bradshaw photo, (# unclear),               *   PC-45.04
                        postmarked Apr 26, 1907, stamp
Iosco Co+   1907        Lovers Lane, Tawas Beach, East Tawas, postmarked Apr 25,             *   PC-45.01
                        1907, stamp
Iosco Co+   1907        Souvenir East Tawas MI, Lake Solitude, Tawas Beach, Bradshaw *           PC-45.03
                        photo, postmarked Mar 5, 1907, stamp
Iosco Co+   xxxx        Dyer’s Resort, Long Lake, MI, boats tied in water                    *   PC-45.05
Iosco Co+   xxxx        Pine River, Alcona County, MI,                                       *   PC-45.02
Iosco Co+   xxxx        Silver Valley Winter Sports, Hale, MI, toboggan run, #?-1492         *   PC-49.02
Law         1841±       Jackson State Prison                                                 *   MIAp126
Law         1869        Farrington, possession & selling counterfeit currency                    MIAp120
Law         1871        Temperance                                                               LBp065
Law         1873        Article about AuSable now being peaceful & quiet town                    TTRp15
Law         1874        Bar room brawl, Mike Burke & George Benner’s ear                         TTRp13
Law         1874        Previous poor justice in AuSable                                         MIAp057
Law         1874-1891   Drunken Row, dangerous melee, saloon shooting, clever capture            LBp066
Law         1875        Fanny Rivers - aka Mrs E D Rivers                                        MIAp011
Law         1875        Farrington a watchmaker was arrested for Stewards murder.                MIAp002
Law         1875        Farrington named Charles Riker & Daniel Sullivan as 2 of 3               MIAp026
                        murders
Law         1875        William Stewart - was found dead Oct 25 1875 on the boardwalk            MIAp001
                        in AuSable, with axe wounds to the head. He was a wholesale
                        liquor dealer. He reported had about $800-1,000 when last seen,
                        but no money found on the body
Law         1876        Farrington tunneled to freedom, but is captured in three days            MIAp076
Law         1876        Farrington’s first escape attempt, attacked his keeper Richard J         MIAp063
                        Nye
Law         1876        Farrington’s lawyers plead to change of venue                            MIAp044
Law         1876        Henry Farrington’s jail escape                                           TTRp15
Law         1876        Iosco County Court House                                             *   MIAp086
Law         1877        Farrington 3rd escape attempt                                            MIAp117
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Law        1877        Farrington’s trial, found guilt & sent to Jackson prison                  MIAp091
Law        1877+       Farrington’s prison years                                                 MIAp125
Law        1878        Assault & battery                                                         JP1
Law        1878        Larceny                                                                   JP1
Law        1879        Fraud                                                                     JP1
Law        1879        History Of Law Enforcement In Iosco County MI, by Raymond                 1981Hp128
                       Knuth, p128-130
Law        1879        Opening saloon & bar on Sunday                                            JP1
Law        1879-1882   The Northern Michigan Secret Service Company, ceased when                 1981Hp128
                       the county sheriff took over
Law        1880        Assault with intent to kill & murder                                      JP1
Law        1880        Dancing & killing at Shad House                                           1981Hp132
Law        1880        Intoxication                                                              JP1
Law        1880s       Laura Shippy injured on a defective AuSable sidewalk                      TY2p089
Law        1882        Slander                                                                   JP2
Law        1884        Bar room brawl, Mike Burke bit Henry McCann’s lip                         TTRp13
Law        1884        Farrington pardoned                                                       MIAp126
Law        1884        Forcible entry                                                            JP5
Law        1884        Garnishee & attachment                                                    JP1
Law        1885        Arson                                                                     JP2
Law        1885        Bar room brawl, Mike Burke bit John McGill’s ear                          TTRp13
Law        1885        Embezzlement                                                              JP2
Law        1885        Farrington arrest, attempted to kill Mr Nye his jailer                    MIAp139
Law        1885        Farrington escaped from jail with Richard Burke                           MIAp144
Law        1885        Farrington found dead in a boat in Canada                                 MIAp148
Law        1885        Farrington, in his coffin                                             *   MIAp151
Law        1885        Farrington’s tombstone                                                *   MIAp155
Law        1885        Perjury                                                                   JP2
Law        1885        Rape                                                                      JP2
Law        1887        Forgery                                                                   JP2
Law        1887        Replevin for 58 logs                                                      JP1
Law        1887        Violating game law                                                        JP2
Law        1887        Violating liquor laws                                                     JP2
Law        1888        Adultery                                                                  JP2
Law        1888        Bastardry                                                                 JP2
Law        1888        Bathing naked                                                             JP2
Law        1888        Burglary                                                                  JP2
Law        1888        Killing a deer out of season                                              JP2
Law        1888        Log lien case                                                             JP1
Law        1888        Using gill nets of unlawful size                                          JP2
Law        1888        Violating fish laws                                                       JP2
Law        1889        Concealed weapons                                                         TTRp16
Law        1889        Horse stealing                                                            JP2
Law        1889        Mechanics Lien                                                            JP5
Law        1890        Abducted, Miss Florence Nightingale                                       LBp071
Law        1890        Wes Kenney shot George Betz dead                                          P&Hp084
Law        1891        Being a disorder & a common prostitute                                    JP2
Law        1891        Being a juvenile disorderly                                               JP2
Law        1891        Cutting lumber, trespass                                                  JP2
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Law        1892      Another Murder, Olson & Benson                                           LBp073
Law        1892      Beating a hotel                                                          JP2
Law        1892      Stealing washing of the clothes line                                     JP2
Law        1892      Walking a horse on the sidewalks                                         JP2
Law        1893      Inquest of 11 bodies drowned                                             JP2
Law        1893      Killing partridges in closed season                                      JP2
Law        1893      Killing robins & other song birds                                        JP2
Law        1894      Larceny of cow worth $28.00                                              JP2
Law        1895      Cruelty to animals                                                       JP2
Law        1895      Disturbing a school meeting                                              JP2
Law        1895      Lewd & lascivious association & cohabitation                             JP2
Law        1895      Selling adulterated vinegar ―The Alden Vinegar‖                          JP2
Law        1895      Selling Cigarettes to a boy 11 years old                                 JP2
Law        1895      Selling liquor to a minor                                                JP2
Law        1896      Bad language & conduct on street                                         JP2
Law        1897      Indecent exposure of his person                                          JP2
Law        1898      Killing wild ducks out of season                                         JP2
Law        1901      Poisoning of cattle                                                      JP2
Law        1903      Allowing dead animals to lie on public highway                           JP6
Law        1903      Larceny, juvenile offender & habitual truant                             JP6
Law        1905      Labor lien                                                               JP3
Law        1905      Libel – slander                                                          JP6
Law        1905      Murder                                                                   JP6
Law        1906      Killing sheep                                                            JP6
Law        1907      Abduction                                                                JP3
Law        1907      Murder at AuSable, Ferris & Duley                                        LBp083
Law        1907      Murder at Oscoda, Turcott, LaPlant (McKay) & Munday                      LBp079
Law        1907      Violating of bicycle laws                                                JP6
Law        1908      Destroying personal property                                             JP6
Law        1908      Hunting deer with dogs                                                   JP3
Law        1908      Setting fire to woods                                                    JP6
Law        1909      Having in possession illegal fish, under sized perch                     JP6
Law        1909      Refusing to send children to school                                      JP3
Law        1910      Illegal catch of white fish                                              JP3
Law        1910      Incest                                                                   JP3
Law        1911      Desertion of wife & children                                             JP3
Law        1911      Unlawful entry to State land & removing timber                           JP3
Law        1912      Enticing a female under age 16 for purpose of concubinage                JP3
Law        1940s     Charlie the cop                                                          LBp108
Law        1940s     Eddie ―Buckshot‖ Johnson’s suicide                                       WW2p12
Law        1940s     Moonshine & ―goings-on‖                                                  WW2p12
Law        1940s     Oscoda, curfew strictly enforced                                         WW2p11
Law        1954      Assault on a police officer                                              JP4
Law        1954      Concealed weapons                                                        JP4
Law        1954      Defective muffler                                                        JP4
Law        1954      Impersonating a officer                                                  JP4
Law        1954      Reckless driving                                                         JP4
Law        1955      Excessive speed, 65 in 30                                                JP4
Law        1955      Minors in possession of beer & whisky in a motor vehicle                 JP4
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Category      Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)               P   Ref Code
Law           1979        Jail escape by John Whiting                                            TTRp15
Law           xxxx        Farrington’s early life: A schemer, gambler, watchmaker, thief         MIAp117
Law           xxxx        Felix O’Toole & his money                                              TTRp13
Law           xxxx        Jesse Duell & his lost fingers                                         TTRp13
Legends       1906+       General description of the Paul Bunyan legend, the folk hero of    8   PBcbp01
                          the lumbering industry, p1-16
Legends       1971-1981   Paul Bunyan Festival Inc, 3‖ notebook of correspondence, flyers, *     PBF
                          newspaper clippings etc. [AOHSM].
Legends       xxxx        Round River, by Mrs Bernard Shrock, p121-123                           1981Hp121
Lumber-Boom   1842+       MI Legislature law allowed log marks to be registered in the           MLMp04
                          county where the logs were to be manufactured
Lumber-Boom   1855*       MI Legislature allowed creation of Boom companies, modified in         MLMp10
                          1964
Lumber-Boom   1855+       The Oscoda Boom Co                                                     MLMp43
Lumber-Boom   1867+       Boom Companies, organized & annual stats, p54-55                       TY2p054
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   A Boom Co sorting gap on the AuSable River                         *   SHp23
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   Boom Co bridge over the AuSable River                              *   P&Hp015
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   Boom Co employees & families                                       *   P&Hp014
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   Boom Co employees on logs in the river                             *   P&Hp012
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   Boom Co operated below the Indian Islands                              P&Hp013
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   Boom Companies described, p26-29                                       HAO1p26
Lumber-Boom   1867-1897   The Boom Company, p11-16                                               P&Hp011
Lumber-Boom   1877-1883   Oscoda Boom Company                                                    1883Hp189
Lumber-Boom   1879-1883   VanEtten Boom Co                                                       1883Hp189
Lumber-Boom   1884        Oscoda Boom Co handled 175,000,000 feet of timber, drop of             NSp16
                          38,000,000 from prior year
Lumber-Boom   1884c       Oscoda Boom Co                                                     *   NSp15
Lumber-Boom   1888        Working for the Boom Company, describes the river men’s work           P&Hp053
                          driving logs, p53-64
Lumber-Boom   1897        Farewell Gathering of the Boom Boys, menu & guest List             *   P&Hp136
Lumber-Boom   1897        Farwell Gathering of the Boom Boys of the Oscoda Boom Co at        *   P&Hp135
                                                                 th
                          the Elliott House, Friday September 24 1897
Lumber-Boom   1908        Watching the Gap, AuSable River, Boom Co., Bradshaw photo,         *   PC-34.02
                          Blue slide 874, postmarked Mar 4, 1908, (Note on back: Ben
                          Kitchen sitting on booms)
Lumber-Boom   1913        Sorting boom, log jam, Loud mill in background, looking SE on      *   RNH1.08
                          AuSable River, 1/13/1913
Lumber-Boom   xxxx        A sorting boom                                                     *   L&Lcbp21
Lumber-Boom   xxxx        Log marks described                                                    TY2p089
Lumber-Camp   1872        Loud firm was operating 10 lumber camps                                HAO2p19
Lumber-Camp   1874        Dec 31 1874, 16 men cut 2,262 logs. 14 men with 4 teams & 3            TY2p088
                          yoke of oxen skidded 2,232 logs
Lumber-Camp   1874        The Loud firm operated 10 lumber camps                                 TY2p087
Lumber-Camp   1884-1885   McCallum’s Cedar Camp, p20-21                                          P&Hp020
Lumber-Camp   1886-1887   Description of a bunk house in a logging camp                          P&Hp029
Lumber-Camp   1886-1887   Phalen’s Camp, p27-42, description of a logging camp                   P&Hp027
Lumber-Camp   1886-1887   The ―horse pound‖ in a logging camp                                    P&Hp029
Lumber-Camp   1887-1888   Camp Eight, p43-52                                                     P&Hp043
Lumber-Camp   1888-1889   McCallum’s Lumber Camp, p65-74                                         P&Hp065
Lumber-Camp   1890-1891   Mean horses                                                            P&Hp086
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Category      Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Lumber-Camp   1906      Only cedar being cut for ties & post, floated on the river               P&Hp109
Lumber-Camp   1909      Largest load of logs ever hauled on sleigh by horses, 1909,          *   PC-32.09
                        Blackduck, Minn.
Lumber-Camp   1910      Scene near Oscoda, MI, horses, men, dog & huge log load,             *   PC-32.07
                        postmarked 1910
Lumber-Camp   1913      Horses, men and log loads, #80 postmarked Dec 2, 1913                *   PC-32.04
Lumber-Camp   1913      Horses, men and log loads, #80 postmarked Dec 2, 1913                *   PC-32.04
Lumber-Camp   1927      Cutting of Jack Pine for paper pulp begun                                1981Hp015
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      2 people in woods                                                    *   PC-32.12
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      2 people in woods, piles of logs                                     *   PC-32.11
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      3 teams at Stub Marsh’s camp & big wheels for uphill haul            *   P&Hp046
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Big Wheels & single team in action                                   *   P&Hp045
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Big Wheels loaded & ready to be hitched to a team                    *   P&Hp037
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Buildings in lumber camp                                             *   PC-32.14
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Crew going to Supper at Lindsay’s Camp                               *   P&Hp102
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Cutters & skidders having their dinner in the woods                  *   P&Hp009
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Dancing & singing, some men wore aprons & pretended to be the *          L&Lcbp14
                        women dancing partner
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Group of ―shanty boys‖ at Ganley’s Camp                              *   P&Hp031
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Hauling Logs with Big Wheels, turn of the century, Steiner           *   PC-32.08
                        collection
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Horses & men in woods                                                *   PC-32.05
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Horses pulling huge log load with men on top, Steiner collection     *   PC-32.10
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Horses pulling load of logs                                          *   TY2p107
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      In the logging camp the cook did not allow taking while eating,      *   L&Lcbp12
                        this reduce the possible of a fight
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Lumber camp with piles of logs around, (Note on back: Loud           *   PC-32.13
                        lumber camp)
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Men & Horses in woods                                                *   PC-32.02
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Men & Horses in woods, & a Shack,                                    *   PC-32.01
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Men on logs on river in mist, (Note on back: River Hogs)             *   PC-34.03
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Men with tools & huge log pile,                                      *   PC-32.06
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Sleigh load & team, piles of logs & dray on foreground               *   P&Hp033
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Sleigh load & team, piles of logs & dray on foreground               *   P&Hp033
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Sleigh load of logs a Ganley’s Camp                                  *   P&Hp035
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      Teams hitched to the big wheels at Marsh Camp                        *   P&Hp049
Lumber-Camp   xxxx      The Lumberjack, p109-115                                                 TY2p109
Lumber-Dock   1867      Smith, Kelley & Dwight came to Oscoda, built docks in 1868,              HAO1p18
                        built mill in 1873
Lumber-Dock   1868      Smith, Kelley & Dwight built first docks in AuSable                      TY2p051
Lumber-Dock   1884      Dock workers were first to strike, all others soon follow                HAO1p41
Lumber-Dock   1909      After the Storm, April 30, 1909, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo,         *   PC-19.02
                        docks broken, lumber piled on beach, several men
Lumber-Dock   1909      Loading timber docks after a 1909 Lake Huron storm                   *   P&Hp077
Lumber-Dock   1909      Results of the Storm April 30, 1909, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo, *       PC-19.01
                        lumber docks partly washed away, (blue slide 869, black slide
                        225)
Lumber-Dock   1909      Saving the lumber after the 1909 storm                               *   P&Hp078
Lumber-Dock   1909      Saving the Lumber, Scene after the Storm April 30, 1909,             *   PC-19.03
                        Bradshaw photo, shows lumber dock, steamboat dock, people,
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Category      Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
                          horses and carts saving the lumber, (blue slide 868, black slide
                          226), (2 copies)
Lumber-Dock   1909        Strom damage to lumber docks in Oscoda                              *   SWp23
Lumber-Dock   xxxx        Detroit & Cleveland steamboat ―City of Alpena‖                      *   P&Hp082
Lumber-Dock   xxxx        Dock Wallopper with leather aprons loaded lumber on the lumber          HAO2p16
                          boats
Lumber-Dock   xxxx        Dray load of logs at bank of river                                  *   P&Hp034
Lumber-Dock   xxxx        Loading limber barges at Pott’s docks – AuSable River mouth         *   P&Hp076
Lumber-Gen    1836+       Lumbering, p8-31                                                        HAO1p08
Lumber-Gen    1855-1859   MI Legislature law involving log thieving                               MLMp12
Lumber-Gen    1860s+      Lumbering In The AuSable River Valley, p119121                          1981Hp119
Lumber-Gen    1865        Fishing gave way to the lumbering industry                              HAO2p06
Lumber-Gen    1865        Fishing gave way to the lumbering industry                              TY2p013
Lumber-Gen    1865-1898   Company name changed:                                                   TY2p049
                          1865 – Loud, Priest & Shepard
                          1868 – Loud, Priest & Gay
                          xxxx – Loud, Gay & Co
                          1876 – Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co (operated by trustees)
                          1887 – H M Loud & Sons Lumber Co
                          1898 – H M Loud Sons’ Co
Lumber-Gen    1865-1911   Life of active lumbering was only about 45 years                        HAO1p26
Lumber-Gen    1866        Company name changed:                                                   TY2p050
                          1866 – A Burrows
                          xxxx – John C Gram
                          xxxx – Edward F Loud
                          1883 – T F Thompson & Penoyar Bros
                          1884 – Penoyar Bros
                          1894 – Penoyar Bros mill was moved to Chippewa Co MI
Lumber-Gen    1866        Timber survey revealed best pine north of Saginaw was along the         TY2p048
                          banks of the AuSable River
Lumber-Gen    1867        3 Logging firms represent a capital investment of $383,000.             TY2p050
Lumber-Gen    1868+       Company name changed:                                                   TY2p051
                          1868 - Smith, Kelley & Dwight
                          1877 - Gratwick, Smith & Co
                          1880 - Gratwick, Smith & Fryer
Lumber-Gen    1870        Most valuable pine timber was gone                                      1981Hp015
Lumber-Gen    1871-1884   Depression in 1871, 1874, 1879 &1884                                    NSp03
Lumber-Gen    1872        Henry Loud - successfully petitioned the State to have his land         FS
                          holdings (the Chevalier claim and area north to the river) detached
                          from AuSable and added to Oscoda MI
Lumber-Gen    1873        Money panic of this year and the lumbering industry is slow             HAO2p12
Lumber-Gen    1875        3/5 of all White Pine in US was in MI                                   TY2p057
Lumber-Gen    1875-1883   Backus Brothers                                                         1883Hp183
Lumber-Gen    1875-1883   J E Potts Salt & Lumber Co                                              1883Hp183
Lumber-Gen    1877-1883   Pack, Woods & Co                                                        1883Hp188
Lumber-Gen    1877-1894   Pack, Woods & Co, a lumbering company                                   TY2p051
Lumber-Gen    1880        Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co, map item #15                               *   1880m
Lumber-Gen    1880        Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co, map item #15                               *   1880mc
Lumber-Gen    1880±       Many tons of marsh hay grown on the Tuttle farm in Tawas was            1981Hp268
                          hauled to the Oscoda Lumber Co in Oscoda to feed their horses
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Category     Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Lumber-Gen   1880s-1911    See exhibit in the museum                                                 E#08
Lumber-Gen   1881          September, Pack, Woods & Co employed 308 men: Hourly pay                  NSp18
                           was 75 cents for lowest laborer to $3.75 for saw filers.
Lumber-Gen   1882          Pack, Woods & Co incorporated with Green Pack as                          HAO1p24
                           superintendent.
Lumber-Gen   1882-1883     Table of the log crop                                                     1883Hp190
Lumber-Gen   1883          J C Gram, C E Jennison, W H Tousey & E T Carrington                       HAO1p20
                           organized the AuSable Lumber Co, p20-22
Lumber-Gen   1883          J E Potts Salt & Lumber Co                                                LSAFp046
Lumber-Gen   1883          Lumbering is he foundation of the prosperity of this region               1883Hp183
Lumber-Gen   1883          Only business at the mouth of the AuSable River before                    1883Hp183
                           lumbering was fishing
Lumber-Gen   1883          The AuSable Lumber Co                                                     1883Hp187
Lumber-Gen   1883+         Loud bought J E Potts Salt & Lumber Co                                    LSAFp046
Lumber-Gen   1884          June 17th, 800 men struck, demanded same wage as last year &              NSp03
                           pay every week
Lumber-Gen   1884          The Great Mill Strike                                                     TY2p071
Lumber-Gen   1884          The great mill strike at AuSable-Oscoda, p1-20                        *   NSp01
Lumber-Gen   1884-1890     AuSable-Oscoda enjoy 6 years of prosperity, 1890 was peak year            NSp16
Lumber-Gen   1884c         Office of H M Loud & Sons                                             *   NSp13
Lumber-Gen   1890          AuSable-Oscoda, 1890 was peak year of prosperity                          NSp16
Lumber-Gen   1890          Peak of lumbering days, AuSable & Oscoda produced                         HAO2p11
                           324,503,531 feet of lumber
Lumber-Gen   1890          Trip to Port Sanilac, p81-84                                              P&Hp081
Lumber-Gen   1890          When White Pine Was King, p47-55                                          TY2p047
Lumber-Gen   1890s         Potts Co failed. Beginning of logging decline.                            TY2p049
Lumber-Gen   1890s-1920s   William Henry Ellis, worked in lumbering & railroad                   *   1981Hp189
                                  th
Lumber-Gen   1895          Feb 24 , all flags in AuSable-Oscoda were flown at half mast due          NSp18
                           to death of Greene Pack
Lumber-Gen   1895±         Mid 1890s timbers industry reached its peak                               SWp28
Lumber-Gen   1906          Much cutover land going back to the state for taxes                       P&Hp109
Lumber-Gen   1910s         When the mills failed 1/3 of the population move away                     TY2p086
Lumber-Gen   1911          Exterior of Loud Co store at Comins, prior to fire                    *   P&Hp113
Lumber-Gen   1911+         Edwin E Thompson, Oscoda lumber business man                              1981Hp312
Lumber-Gen   1911+         Pick-ups & A Horse, p132-136                                              P&Hp132
Lumber-Gen   1932          Lumberman’s Memorial, see exhibit in the Museum                           E#08a
Lumber-Gen   1932          Lumberman’s Monument                                                  *   P&Hp138
Lumber-Gen   1932          Lumberman’s Monument built, monument described                            HAO1p60
Lumber-Gen   1932          Lumbermen’s Memorial, $50,000 cost bore by family of those            *   TY2p100
                           named on the memorial, p100-103
Lumber-Gen   1982          Lumberman’s Memorial Rededication article By James                        CAHp76
                           Donaldson
Lumber-Gen   xxxx          AuSable River Valley noted for the White & Norway pines                   P&Hp139
Lumber-Gen   xxxx          Cloverdale Loud Company for several years had a man whose                 HAO1p31
                           sole business was to hunt for prospective settlers to by cut over
                           land
Lumber-Gen   xxxx          Employees homes sold, dismantled, and shipped to buyers                   HAO1p45
Lumber-Gen   xxxx          Employees lived mostly in homes built by the lumbering                    HAO1p45
                           companies
Lumber-Gen   xxxx          Everything a race, p7-10                                                  P&Hp007
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Category      Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Fire protection                                                          1883Hp186
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Foreign workers: Loud brought Scotch men from Eagle Canada;              HAO1p44
                        Loud brought French men from Quebec; Swedes & Norwegians
                        brought from Chicago; Loud brought men from NY state; Oscoda
                        Salt & Lumber Co brought men from Ottawa
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      General description of life in the lumbering industry                    L&LcbIntro
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Big Wheels                                           P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms - Boom                                                 P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms - Boom Company                                         P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Cross haul                                           P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Flying read                                          P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms - Gaps                                                 P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Jammer                                               P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Long timber                                          P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Lumber Scaler & Tally Boy                            P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Lumber tram, elevated railway                        P&Hp142
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Mill-jack                                            P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Pickaroon                                            P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Pike pole                                            P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Salt Making                                          P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms - Skidways                                             P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Solid jam                                            P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Sprinklers                                           P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms - Swampers                                             P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Swede Hole                                           P&Hp142
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – The Van                                              P&Hp142
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms - Wanigan                                              P&Hp140
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Glossary of Terms – Wing jams                                            P&Hp141
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Greetings from Newberry, MI, (color)                                 *   PC-32.15
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Most companies would sell cut over land if asked.                        HAO1p31
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Pack, Woods Lumber Co Store                                          *   P&Hp028
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Smaller lumbering companies named                                        TY2p052
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Swamp gas or Will-of-the-Wisp                                            LSAFp048
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      T F Thompson, Iosco Co lumberman                                     *   TY2p029
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      There are 4,000,000,000 feet of good pine next to the river              1883Hp162
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Timber In Michigan, p123-124                                             1981Hp123
Lumber-Gen    xxxx      Waste Land, p109-111                                                     P&Hp109
Lumber-Mill   1836      First sawmill built at VanEtten Creek by Howard VanEtten                 TY2p047
Lumber-Mill   1836      First watermill built by Messrs Howard & VanEtten, never sawed           HAO1p08
                        any lumber, abandoned
Lumber-Mill   1836      Howard & VanEttan built a water mill on VanEttan Lake, it was            1981Hp040
                        washed away several times & abandoned. Never sawed any
                        lumber
Lumber-Mill   1860s     Water driven gang saws were replaced by steam drive circular             1981Hp123
                        saws
Lumber-Mill   1862      John F Park & Co built a shingle mill                                    HAO1p20
Lumber-Mill   1862+     Holcher shingle mill was built                                           HAO1p20
Lumber-Mill   1865      618 men at work in Oscoda: 123 were native American & 495                HAO1p45
                        were foreign born.
Lumber-Mill   1865      Backus Bros started first operational sawmill at Potts Point             TY2p048
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Category      Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Lumber-Mill   1865        Loud, Priest & Shepard, company described, p11-17                        HAO1p11
Lumber-Mill   1865        Loud, Priest & Shepherd came to AuSable                                  TY2p049
Lumber-Mill   1865        Pott’s Point bought by Backus Bros & put up a saw mill                   LSAFp046
Lumber-Mill   1865-1875   Backus Brothers                                                          1883Hp183
Lumber-Mill   1865-1875   Second mill built by Absolum & Albert Backus & sold 1875 to              HAO1p08
                          John E Potts
Lumber-Mill   1865-1883   Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co                                                  1883Hp184
Lumber-Mill   1865-1895   In 30 years enough lumber was sawed at AuSable to build a board          TY2p089
                          fence more than 20 times around the world
Lumber-Mill   1866        Bossing mill hands; Laziness is both chronic and epidemic, as it         JOWJp18
                          used to be years ago
Lumber-Mill   1866        Tawas City January 24. ―Today a sawmill [parts of], probably             JOWJp05
                          Loud’s at AuSable is going by on sleighs. Quite a string of teams
                          with smokestack, machinery & provisions, et cetera.‖
Lumber-Mill   1866-1883   The River Mill, built by A Burrows, changed ownership several            1883Hp185
                          times & then bought by J C Gram, who then sold it to E F Loud.
                          1883 Loud sold it to T F Thompson & Co.
Lumber-Mill   1867        Backus Bros sawmill burned, & was rebuilt                                TY2p048
Lumber-Mill   1867        Smith, Kelley & Dwight came to Oscoda from Forester                      1883Hp162
Lumber-Mill   1867        Smith, Kelley & Dwight came to Oscoda, built docks in 1868,              HAO1p18
                          built mill in 1873
Lumber-Mill   1867-1883   Smith, Kelly & Fryer Lumber Co & 1877 it changed to Smith,               1883Hp186
                          Gratwick & Co.
Lumber-Mill   1868        Hikcher shingle mill built                                               TY2p051
Lumber-Mill   1868        Hugh F Park & Co built a mill                                            TY2p051
Lumber-Mill   1870        Mouth of the AuSable River & Backus Bros Lumber Mill                 *   TTRp01
Lumber-Mill   1872        400 men in AuSable & Oscoda employed in the lumber mills                 TY2p087
Lumber-Mill   1873        Mill wages were $2.50 per day on average, $2.00 lowest & $5.00           HAO1p40
                          highest.
Lumber-Mill   1873        Smith, Kelley & Dwight built first mill, destroyed by fire 1877 &        TY2p051
                          rebuilt 1882
Lumber-Mill   1873-1883   Moore & Tanner mill                                                      1883Hp188
Lumber-Mill   1873-1890   Charles Lee erected a mill, sold to John C Gram in1880, sold to          TY2p051
                          AuSable Lumber Co, & burned 1890 & not rebuilt
Lumber-Mill   1873-1900   Mill started 1873 & completed 1876 by Stephen Moore & Charles            HAO1p22
                          Tanner. It operated until 1890
Lumber-Mill   1875        5 logs (1 of 12ft & 4 of 16ft) from 1 white pine tree, 5,835 feet.       TY2p088
Lumber-Mill   1875        J E Potts bought mill from Backus                                        LSAFp046
Lumber-Mill   1875-1883   Backus Bros mill sold to J E Potts, 1883 became the J E Potts Salt       TY2p048
                          & Lumber Co
Lumber-Mill   1877        1st Water Power Sawmill in Sand Creek owned by Alva Woods                1981Hp012
Lumber-Mill   1877        Loud holdings: Saw mills, 2 salt blocks, dock, trams, line of tow        HAO2p18
                          barges & standing pine.
Lumber-Mill   1877        Loud owned 2 sawmills, 2 salt blocks, dock, trams, line of tow           TY2p088
                          barges & standing pine
Lumber-Mill   1877        Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co’s (the Loud mill) first mill & salt block        HAOp11
                          was destroyed by fire & was rebuilt and designated the ―iron
                          mill.‖
Lumber-Mill   1877-1879   Mill owners start a Boom Co                                              P&Hp011
Lumber-Mill   1877-1894   Pack, Woods & Co built a mill & salt block: George W Pack,               HAO1p23
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Category      Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
                          John L Woods & Edwin Holmes, operated until 1894, p23-26
Lumber-Mill   1879-1883   VanEtten Creek Improvement Co                                             1883Hp190
Lumber-Mill   1880        Charles Lee’s Lumber Mill & Dock, map item #16                        *   1880m
Lumber-Mill   1880        Charles Lee’s Lumber Mill & Dock, map item #16                        *   1880mc
Lumber-Mill   1880        Gram Brother’s Saw Mill & Docks, map item #17                         *   1880m
Lumber-Mill   1880        Gram Brother’s Saw Mill & Docks, map item #17                         *   1880mc
Lumber-Mill   1880        J E Potts’ Saw Mill & Docks, map item #18                             *   1880m
Lumber-Mill   1880        J E Potts’ Saw Mill & Docks, map item, #18                            *   1880mc
Lumber-Mill   1880        Moore & Tanner’s Saw Mill & Docks, map item #19                       *   1880m
Lumber-Mill   1880        Moore & Tanner’s Saw Mill & Docks, map item #19                       *   1880mc
Lumber-Mill   1880        Pack, Woods & Co’s Saw Mill, map item #21                             *   1880m
Lumber-Mill   1880        Pack, Woods & Co’s Saw Mill, map item #21                             *   1880mc
Lumber-Mill   1880        Pillette’s Planing Mill, map item #22                                 *   1880m
Lumber-Mill   1880        Pillette’s Planing Mill, map item #22                                 *   1880mc
Lumber-Mill   1880-1882   Gratwick, Smith & Fryer mill described in the Lumberman’s                 HAO1p19
                          Gazette
Lumber-Mill   1881        Potts improved mill & built a refuse burner 12’ wide & 100’ high          HAO1p09
Lumber-Mill   1882        Phillips Bros Planing Mill built                                          1883Hp170
Lumber-Mill   1882        There were 8 mills running                                                P&Hp011
Lumber-Mill   1882-1957   Asa J Rodman bought mill from Alva Wood, and moved it to                  1981Hp012
                          Silver Creek. Operated it many years, worked day & night in the
                          spring, under oil lamps at night. His son Lewis Rodman operated
                          the mill 1936-1957
Lumber-Mill   1883        Potts mill described in the Lumberman’s Gazette                           HAO1p09
Lumber-Mill   1884        Loud paid 1.37½ per hour plus bonus of 12½ if work satisfactory           NSp04
                          all year.
Lumber-Mill   1884c       AuSable Lumber Co, J C Gram Mill                                      *   NSp11
Lumber-Mill   1884c       J E Potts’ sawmill – AuSable                                          *   NSp02
Lumber-Mill   1884c       OS&L Co’s (Loud) Iron Mill at Bayou                                   *   NSp02
Lumber-Mill   1884c       Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co’s Band Mill                                   *   NSp13
Lumber-Mill   1890        J E Potts was one of largest mills in the world, cut lumber at            TY2p049
                          McKinley in Oscoda Co (now a ghost town)
Lumber-Mill   1894        Pack, Woods & Co was dismantled and moved                                 P&Hp139
Lumber-Mill   1895        Loud sawed hardwoods, cedar & hemlock as well as pine.                    HAO1p30
Lumber-Mill   1895        Pack, Woods & Co was dismantled & scrapped                                HAO1p26
Lumber-Mill   1900        Hull & Ely bought the Moore & Tanner mill                                 HAO1p23
Lumber-Mill   1903        Loud Mill & Yard, AuSable                                             *   RNHP.10
Lumber-Mill   1910         Industries of the H.M. Loud’s sons Lumber Co., AuSable, MI,          *   PC-33.02
                          1910,.panoramic view, left of 2 cards, shows Band Mill & Bridge
                          , Black slide 221, (unmarked Stevens photos), (1 copy left card,
                          tinted), see 33.03 below
Lumber-Mill   1910        Industries of the H.M. Loud’s Sons Lumber Co., AuSable, MI,           *   PC-33.03
                          1910, panoramic view, right of 2 cards, shows Bayou Mill, Black
                          slide 222, (unmarked Stevens photo) (2 copies of right card, 1 is
                          tinted), see 33.02 above
Lumber-Mill   1911        Loud Band Mill, Oscoda & AuSable, prior to fire                       *   P&Hp114
Lumber-Mill   1917-1922   Solomon, Hayes & Cowley Co built a mill. Dismantled in 1922               HAO1p17
Lumber-Mill   1936-1957   Rodman mill cut 55,000 feet annually. Lewis Rodman operated in            1981Hp012
                          spring only, and worked alone. The water wheel is in the front
                          yard of the Iosco county Historical Museum in East Tawas.
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Category       Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        AuSable Lumber Co AuSable MI, sketch of, p180-181                     *   1883Hp180
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Boilers                                                                   1883Hp186
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Engines                                                                   1883Hp186
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Hull & Ely Mill, Oscoda, MI, (the old Tanner Mill), Bradshaw          *   PC-33.04
                           photo,
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Interior of Packs, Woods mill                                         *   P&Hp008
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Log deck showing long timber & horses                                 *   P&Hp047
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Logs sawing capacity given                                                TY2p053
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Long timber decked & ready to be loaded on a rail car                 *   P&Hp044
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Loud was the only company equipped to lumber long timber.                 HAO1p30
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Louds sawmill along the AuSable River                                 *   TY2p074
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Most lumber was seasoned 60-90 before shipping                            HAO1p38
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        Sawed lumber stacked & drying along side of a river                   *   RNHP.02
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        The burners                                                               1883Hp187
Lumber-Mill    xxxx        The Louds & Sons Co Lumber Mill, AuSable, MI, Band Mill by            *   PC-33.01
                           the Mill St Bridge, before fire, Black slide 220, (5 copies, 2 have
                           penny stamps)
Lumber-River   1867-1882   Number of feet of logs run on the AuSable for each year                   1883Hp190
Lumber-River   1878        The river could normally hold two million feet of logs to the mile,       FS
                           reported by the editor of the Iosco County Gazette
Lumber-River   1878        There was a single logjam on the AuSable River that was 25 miles          FS
                           long
Lumber-River   1888        Rivermen, 5 meals a day                                                   P&Hp054
Lumber-River   1888        Rivermen, worked 6am – 6pm                                                P&Hp054
Lumber-River   1888        Rivermen’s sore feet cured                                                P&Hp059
Lumber-River   1890-1891   The River-Lake-Creek Branch of the AuSable, p85-88                        P&Hp085
Lumber-River   1890s       River men pose with their peaveys                                     *   TY2p060
Lumber-River   1891        Driving the Pine, p89-91                                                  P&Hp089
Lumber-River   1900c       Wanigan                                                               *   MLMp87
Lumber-River   1903        Breaking rollaway at Bamfield, AuSable River, 4/15/1903               *   RNHP.05
Lumber-River   1903        Jam of logs on sand bar at Allen’s farm, AuSable River,               *   RNHP.07
                           4/16/1903
Lumber-River   1903        River men going to work after dinner on the wanigan at Meyers         *   RNHP.01
                           Branch, AuSable River, 4/18/1903
Lumber-River   1903        Rivermen breaking jam from spile at Allen’s farm, AuSable River *         RNHP.04
Lumber-River   1903        Rivermen on AuSable River, looking NE at Gerolomon Junction. *            RNHP.08
                           4/11/1903
Lumber-River   xxxx        30 cribs made a string, flows down river at 6 miles per hour              P&Hp074
Lumber-River   xxxx        AuSable River excellent for rafting logs & long timber                    TY2p048
Lumber-River   xxxx        Damming, where the normal flow of a stream is insufficient to         *   P&Hp090
                           carry the logs
Lumber-River   xxxx        Dead Man’s Bend, 108-110                                                  1981Hp108
Lumber-River   xxxx        High Rollways, one of the spots alone the river where timber was *        P&Hp039
                           decked & tipped into the river in the spring
Lumber-River   xxxx        Indian Island, AuSable River, Wanigan in foreground                   *   P&Hp107
Lumber-River   xxxx        Picture of men floating logs on the river                                 TY2p108
Lumber-River   xxxx        River Drivers                                                             TY2p061
Lumber-River   xxxx        Rivermen in boat                                                      *   RNHP.03
Lumber-River   xxxx        Solid log jam                                                         *   P&Hp018
Lumber-Ship    xxxx        Rafting chain, 1.5‖ links, 32 feet long                                   P&Hp070
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Category       Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                   P   Ref Code
Lumber-Ship    xxxx        Rafting Gap – Trip to Tawas Bay                                            P&Hp075
Lumber-Ship    xxxx        Rafting gap crew on logs showing scow and line                         *   P&Hp073
Lumber-Ship    xxxx        Rafting gap, AuSable River, showing the cribs made up                  *   P&Hp071
Lumber-Ship    xxxx        The Rafting Gap – description                                              P&Hp070
Lumber-Train   1888-1889   Crew loading railroad car                                              *   P&Hp067
Lumber-Train   1891        Cow hit & killed by logging train                                          P&Hp095
Lumber-Train   1891        Loud Co ran 7 log trains daily                                             TY2p088
Lumber-Train   1891        Pott’s log train pulling out of the Russel car station                 *   P&Hp094
Lumber-Train   1891        Working on the Logger, p92-96                                              P&Hp092
Lumber-Train   1894        Working on the Logger – ―That Dammed Trip.‖ p97-100                        P&Hp097
Lumber-Train   1895        Hardwoods had to move from the woods by railway, as they will              HAO1p30
                           not float in the river.
Lumber-Train   1909        Dam on river. Shows logging operation, train, etc. postmarked          *   PC-34.01
                           Oct 4, 1909, (2 copies, 1 is a photo of postcard)
Lumber-Train   1911+       Horse rides on flat car                                                    P&Hp134
Lumber-Train   xxxx        AS&N RR train full of logs for Loud’s sawmill                          *   TY2p046
Memories       1800s       Little Johnny & the Arm Load of Wood, by Sandra Manning,                   SHp73
Memories       1800s       Oscoda When I was Young, by Marvel Ellis Stickney                          CAHp29
Memories       1860s       Memories of AuSable & Oscoda, by Lucy Mead                                 CAHp11
Memories       1875+       Letter To Matilda Letter to Matilda, by Alice Annand McMahon               LBp016
                           Give a glimpse of life in 1875-1880
Memories       1876-1911   Recollections by A J Bradshaw                                              LBp099
Memories       1890        My Memories of the Barter System as a Boy, by Gerson Mark                  CAHp93
                           Kahn
Memories       1902+       Recollections of Andrew & Harry Affelt                                     LBp096
Memories       1905-2002   Recollections by Wilhelmena Vaughan Burkhart                               LBp100
Memories       1906        Historical Sketch of Oscoda & AuSable by Harry R Soloman.                  TTRp13
Memories       1922-1995   By Milton F Amley                                                          TTRp85-96
Memories       1930s       Oscoda When I was Young, by Marvel Ellis Stickney, p99-100                 1981Hp099
Military                   Mary MacKenzie was awarded a merit badge for ―Women of the                 1981Hp265
                           War‖ for help in a woman’s organization during the Spanish-
                           American War
Military       1862        52 men of military age                                                     TY2p079
Military       1866        Widow’s pension $96.00 per annum                                           JOWJp09
Military       1911        Soldiers Relieving the Fire Sufferers, Oscoda & AuSable, MI, July *        PC-22.31
                           11, 1911, photo: B&S No.6, soldiers & people at a distance, with
                           tents in trees, Blue slide #883
Military       1918        Roy Tremain of AuSable severed in WW-1 in Russia, was in the           *   1981Hp310
                           Polar Bear unit
Military       1940s       Our Boys, Oscoda, MI, WWII Servicemen sitting on steps of town *           PC-39.01
                           hall, (5 copies), (Notes on backs: l-r, top row: Chauncy McLean,
                           Otto Peppel, Lloyd McCuaig, Harry ―Rip‖ Masterson, Renaldo
                           Trigger, Harold Trigger, Billy Haglund; middle row: Brown,
                           Eddie Christenson, Eddie Close, Benton Marks, Edward Bertrand,
                           Jim ―Butch‖ Masterson, Jerry Marks, Bill Swenson, Edward
                           Couture; front row: Lloyd Blakeley, Bob Lynch)
Military       1940s       Our Boys, Oscoda, MI, WWII Servicemen standing on steps of             *   PC-39.03
                           town hall, (3 copies), (Note on back: Ed Brown, Cliff McLean,
                           Bill Haglund, ?? Boy, Harry Masterson, Chauncey Tate, Lloyd
                           Blakeley, Ed Christeson, Ed Close, Renaldo Trigger Benton
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Category     Date         Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)              P   Ref Code
                          Marks, Ed Bertrand, Jim Masterson, Ed Couture, Jerry Marks,
                          Bill Swenson, Lynch Boy (Bob), Harold Trigger, Lloyd McCuaig,
                          [order unknown])
Military     2004         Civil War, Grand Army of The Republic Museum & Library web            Internet
                          site (www.garmuslib.org>.
Military     2004         Civil War, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War web site           Internet
                          <www.suvcw.org>.
Military     xxxx         Civil War veterans                                                *   TY2p078
Military     xxxx         Grand Army of the Republic, Posts & names of members                  TY2p079
Military     xxxx         The call to the colors, p78-80                                        TY2p078
Military     xxxx         The Sons of Veterans organization flourished in Oscoda, named         TY2p080
                          the Edwin F Holmes Camp
Misc         1903         Jobless men tenting at Wakefield Edy, AuSable River, 5/12/1903    *   RNHP.09
Monuments    1930s        Lumberman’s Monument, Oscoda, MI, #36973, up close, no trees *        PC-35.03
Monuments    1930s        Lumbermen’s Monument, Near Oscoda, MI, #36974, up close, no *         PC-35.04
                          trees
Monuments    1930s        Pioneer Lumbermen’s Memorial on the AuSable, up close, no         *   PC-35.01
                          trees
Monuments    1932         Lumbermen’s Monument dedicated, Bronze 9’ statue                  *   1981Hp013
Monuments    1932         Lumbermen’s Monument, up close, no trees, copyright 1932, (2      *   PC-35.02
                          copies)
Monuments    1932-1980s   Lumbermen’s Monument, Bronze 9’ statue. 180-200,000 visitors      *   1981Hp013
                          yearly
Monuments    1940s        Lumberman\s Memorial on the AuSable, Oscoda, MI, distance,        *   PC-35.05
                          tiny trees
Monuments    1940s        Lumberman’s Memorial on the AuSable, Oscoda, MI, distance,        *   PC-35.06
                          tiny trees, flag
Monuments    1940s        Lumbermen’s Monument, up close, medium high trees, (color),       *   PC-35.11
                          L.L. Cook Co.
Monuments    1940s        Lumbermen’s Monument, up close, medium high trees, (color),       *   PC-35.12
                          L.L. Cook Co.
Monuments    1940s        Pioneer Lumbermen’s Memorial on the AuSable, Oscoda, MI           *   PC-35.07
                          distance, tiny trees
Monuments    1950+        Aerial view Lumbermen’s Monument, (color)                         *   PC-35.13
Monuments    1950+        Lumbermen’s Monument, middle distance, tall trees, L.L. Cook      *   PC-35.10
                          Co. (color)
Monuments    1950+        Lumbermen’s Monument, middle distance, tall trees, Penrod         *   PC-35.09
                          photo, (color)
Monuments    1950+        The Lumbermen’s Monument, John Penrod photo, distance, tall       *   PC-35.08
                          trees, Blue slide 864, (color)
Monuments    1965         The History of the Canoe Monument                                 *   1981Hp112
Monuments    xxxx         Canoe Monument, (color)                                           *   PC-35.14
Monuments    xxxx         Canoe Monument, Blue slide 866, (color)                           *   PC-35.16
Monuments    xxxx         MI Canoe Racing Ass’n Memorial Monument, (color)                  *   PC-35.15
Monuments    xxxx         The AuSable At Lumberman’s Monument MI (E-1125)                   *   PC-04.08
Museum       1999         AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society opened the first museum             FS
Museum       2004         Virtual Tour of the Museum Exhibits on CD. Also includes list of      VT
                          names of about 1,200 persons appearing in the museum exhibits.
Newspapers   1877+        Brief description given                                               HAO2p18
Newspapers   1877+        The AuSable-Oscoda Newspapers, p75-77: 1877-1883 The                  TY2p075
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Category       Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
                           AuSable & Oscoda News; 1883-1893 The Saturday Night
                           (formerly The AuSable & Oscoda News); 1884-1895 The
                           Lakeside Monitor; 1893-current The Oscoda Press (formerly The
                           Saturday Night).
Newspapers     1880s       Every issue of The Lakeside Monitor was good for a laugh, and a          TY2p088
                           libel suit.
Newspapers     1916        Miss Edna M Otis became editor of the Gazette, p104-106              *   TY2p104
Newspapers     1940s       Edna M Otis, editor Iosco County Gazette                             *   TY2intro
Newspapers     1978        The Wilber News, p126-127                                                1981Hp127
Newspapers     xxxx        An artist rendering of a weekly newspaper office                     *   TY2p077
People         xxxx        See over 840,000 names indexed by the Huron Shores                       HSGS
                           Genealogical Society.
People         xxxx        Virtual Tour of the Museum Exhibits on CD. Also includes list of         VT
                           names of about 1,200 persons appearing in the museum exhibits.
Pioneers       1840s       Previous to 1848 Curtis Emerson, James Eldridge & Capt                   TY2p009
                           Benjamin F Pierce settled on the AuSable River banks
Pioneers       1840s       Seven early settlers named, also others named                            TY2p008
Pioneers       1848-1849   Before 1848, Benjamin F Pierce had a trading post. Lots marked           HAO1p05
                           off in 1949 from the trading post. First 7 buyers named. Growth
                           of area started after the Civil War, lumber was needed to rebuild
                           the south & the westward migration.
Pioneers       xxxx        7 original purchasers of lots in AuSable Village                         1883Hp162
Pioneers       xxxx        A pioneer women                                                          1883Hp167
Pioneers       xxxx        Earliest settlers mentioned                                              1883Hp162
Pioneers       xxxx        First residents, p163-164                                                1883Hp193
Political      1868        Republican party of Iosco Co organized                                   TY2p088
Political      1888        Bill to incorporate AuSable & Oscoda was defeated                        TY2p087
Political      1902-1916   Congressman George Alvin Loud, 10th MI District                      *   TY2p072
Political      xxxx        AuSable & Oscoda citizens served in the MI legislature are               TY2p089
                           named
Population     1884        5,804 people in AuSable-Oscoda                                           NSp01
Population     1885-1890   11,000+ in AuSable-Oscoda                                                FS
Population     1885-1890   AuSable & Oscoda grew to over 12,000                                     FS
Population     1890        Population of AuSable & Oscoda was 6,000+                                HAO1p49
Population     1900        Population of AuSable & Oscoda was 2,000+                                HAO1p49
Population     1911        1,800 in AuSable-Oscoda before fire                                      FS
Population     1911        800 in AuSable-Oscoda after the fire                                     FS
Population     1919        Only 30 buildings in town & most were fisherman, previous                LSAFp033
                           population was over 5,000
Population     1940        Oscoda population of 731                                                 HAO1p55
Population     1970        6,932 in Wurtsmith                                                       FS
Population     1987        4,005 in AuSable-Oscoda                                                  FS
Post Offices   1848+       AuSable Oscoda US Post Office                                            1981Hp029
Post Offices   1850s       Mail carried from Saginaw to mackinaw City by Indians on sleds           1981Hp015
                           drawn by dogs
Post Offices   1857        Established in AuSable, p164-165                                         1883Hp164
Post Offices   1857        Prior this date mail was addresses to Bay City or Tawas &                TY2p067
                           brought to AuSable & Oscoda by fishing boats in season & by
                           dog-sled with a Indian driver in the winter.
Post Offices   1857        Started in AuSable                                                       TY2p067
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                                    th
Post Offices   1866         April 9 , 3 mail bags was carried by foot through 5 miles of the        JOWJp14
                            AuGres Swamp, it was impassable for hoses.
Post Offices   1871-1883    AuSable Post Office, serviced by stage coaches, then by railroads       1981Hp039
Post Offices   1876         Name AuSable changed to Oscoda                                          TY2p067
Post Offices   1877         AuSable Post Office was re-established                                  TY2p067
Post Offices   1880         AuSable Post Office, map item #5                                    *   1880m
Post Offices   1880         AuSable Post Office, map item #5                                    *   1880mc
Post Offices   1880         Oscoda Post Office, map item #4                                     *   1880m
Post Offices   1880         Oscoda Post Office, map item #4                                     *   1880mc
Post Offices   1911         AuSable PO ceased after the fire                                        1981Hp039
Post Offices   1911         AuSable Post Office was discontinued                                    TY2p067
Post Offices   1911         The Cooke dam building site had a school & post office                  P&Hp122
Post Offices   1981         Oscoda customers. 2,177 city mail; 1,711 rural mail; 365 PO             1981Hp039
                            boxes & 369 trough branches
Religion       1634         Jesuits (black robes) were also known to frequent the area. Burial      FS
                            sites have been found along the AuSable River
Religion       1846-1980s   The Oscoda Indian Mission                                           *   1981Hp079
Religion       1861         Rev J P Merchant of the Methodist church in Harrisville made the        TY2p017
                            1st service in AuSable in a home in AuSable
Religion       1861-1980s   Oscoda United Methodist Church                                      *   1981Hp080
Religion       1866-1981    Sacred Heart Parish, p90-91                                             1981Hp090
Religion       1867         First church built in AuSable                                           TY2p019
Religion       1867         Methodist church built in AuSable, influenced by Henry M Loud           HAO2p09
Religion       1867+        Other denominations: Baptist, Presbyterians, Episcopalian.              HAO2p09
                            Catholic, German Lutherans, & a Jewish synagogue
Religion       1869         Sacred Heath Church established, visiting priest                        1883Hp168
Religion       1870         Catholic church built in AuSable                                        TY2p063
Religion       1870         Presbyterian Church formed                                              1883Hp176
Religion       1874         Hebrew congregation                                                     1883Hp168
Religion       1874         Indian Mission churches built at Pinconning & Saganing                  1981Hp079
Religion       1874         Methodist Church in AuSable built at a cost of $12,000                  TY2p087
Religion       1874-1875    Catholic church erected, along with a school                            1883Hp168
Religion       1875         First residence Catholic Priest in AuSable                              TY2p063
Religion       1875         Oscoda Catholic church dedicated                                        TY2p088
Religion       1877-1944    Mores Mark, a Jewish merchant in Oscoda died 1944, buried               1981Hp251
                            beside his wife in the Jewish cemetery in Bay City
Religion       1878         Indian church built 12 miles N of Oscoda                                HAO2p09
Religion       1878         Methodist Church established, described in detail, p174-176             1883Hp174
Religion       1879         P. E. Church                                                            1883Hp168
Religion       1879-1980s   StJohn’s Episcopal Church, AuSable MI, p85-88                       *   1981Hp085
Religion       1880         Catholic Church, map item #11                                       *   1880m
Religion       1880         Catholic Church, map item #11                                       *   1880mc
Religion       1880         Methodist Church, map item #9                                       *   1880m
Religion       1880         Methodist Church, map item #9                                       *   1880mc
Religion       1880         Presbyterian, map item #10                                          *   1880m
Religion       1880         Presbyterian, map item #10                                          *   1880mc
Religion       1886         Priest from Alpena served catholic residents                            TY2p063
Religion       1895+        Episcopal Church I Remember, by Myrtle McKenna Smith &                  CAHp33
                            Jennie Graham Clark
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Category   Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Religion   1908          Sacred Heart Church, AuSable, MI. Bradshaw Photo, postmarked *           PC-12.05
                         Aug 19, 1908
Religion   1911          Methodist Church before fire                                         *   TTRp56
Religion   1911          Sacred Heart Catholic church in AuSable before & after the fire      *   TTRp55
Religion   1911<         First M.E. Church, AuSable and Oscoda, MI ,Bradshaw Photo,           *   PC-12.03
                         shows church and part of Penoyar/Rosenthal house next door.
                         Insert show interior of church and organ, 1-cent stamp, postmark
                         unreadable. (blue slide 893) (2 cards)
Religion   1911<         M.E. Church, AuSable, MI, Bradshaw photo, shows                      *   PC-12.02
                         Penoyar/Rosenthal and Loud mansions next door. (Black slide
                         258)
Religion   1918          Swedish Lutheran Church, Oscoda, MI, shortened steeple,              *   PC-12.06
                         postmarked Aug 30, 1918, (Note on back: Hope Lutheran Church
                         #6)
Religion   1921          Women & children in front of wooden church, (Note on front:          *   PC-39.07
                         Baby Show at M.E. Church, Oscoda, 4-13-1921,
Religion   1947          Catholic Church, Oscoda, MI #F271, small church at west end of *         PC-12.01
                         Dwight St., (Note on front: July 15, 1947)
Religion   1955-1980s    Oscoda Baptist Church described                                          1981Hp079
Religion   1958-1981     Trinity Lutheran Church, Oscoda, p94-95                              *   1981Hp094
Religion   1960s-1970s   Scared Heart Catholic Church                                         *   BWP.08
Religion   1960s-1970s   United Methodist Church                                              *   BWP.09
Religion   1961c         Methodist Church, Oscoda, MI, c1961, new brick church on W           *   PC-12.12
                         Dwight St, Oscoda, MI, (color)
Religion   xxxx          AuSable Methodist Church in AuSable                                  *   TY2p064
Religion   xxxx          Baptist Church                                                           1883Hp176
Religion   xxxx          First Presbyterian Church, AuSable and Oscoda MI, Bradshaw           *   PC-12.07
                         Photo, shows exterior and interior view of altar, (blue slides: 888,
                         889, 8900
Religion   xxxx          Interior of a church with banner: ―Tonight We Launch, Where          *   PC-12.04
                         Shall We Anchor?‖ (Black slide #74)
Religion   xxxx          Lutheran Church, Oscoda, MI Bradshaw Photo, full steeple,            *   PC-12.08
                         (Hope Lutheran)
Religion   xxxx          M.E. Church, Oscoda, MI, front view frame church on west             *   PC-12.09
                         Dwight St.
Religion   xxxx          M.E. Methodist Church on Dwight St., Oscoda, shows east side of *        PC-12.10
                         frame church
Religion   xxxx          Oscoda Indian Mission                                                    1883Hp176
Religion   xxxx          Sacred Heart, Oscoda, MI, new brick Catholic Church, US-23 by *          PC-12.11
                         F-41, shows statue Sacred Heart in front (color).
Religion   xxxx          The Churches                                                             TY2p063
River      1634          AuSable River was named by Jean Nicolete, a French voyageur              FS
                         (fur trader) and explorer, meaning "in sand"
River      1688          AuSable River first described by                                         HAO1p01
River      1766          The first writing of the AuSable River was by a French Army              FS
                         officer on his way to Fort MIilimackinac remarking "how the
                         sandy mouth stood our from the shore line"
River      1868          General description of use for lumbering                                 1883Hp161
River      1870          Mouth of the AuSable River & Backus Bros Lumber Mill                 *   TTRp01
River      1870s         Mouth of the AuSable, Backus Bros Lumber Mill                        *   MIAintro
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)               P   Ref Code
River      1873        Finest lumbering stream in the state                                   1883Hp162
River      1880s       Poem, Ole River Jack’s Pipe Dream, by George H Connors                 LBp063
River      1884c       Mouth of the AuSable River (looking E to Lake Huron)               *   NSp20
River      1906        Houseboat, float downriver from Mio to Oscoda, 6 miles/hour            P&Hp109
River      1906        Houseboat, with the Ellis family onboard                           *   P&Hp110
River      1911        View From The High Banks AuSable River MI, Bradshaw photo,         *   PC-04.07
                       postmarked 1911
River      1911+       Burned piling at mouth of AuSable River                                LSAFp049
River      1911-1924   From Mio Dam to Foote Dam the river fall of 363.2 feet                 HAO1p53
River      1915        A Scene Near Oscoda MI, geese on sandbar in river, 1 cent          *   PC-04.13
                       postage, postmarked 1915, Affelt photo
River      1935        WPA built jetties at the mouth, sketch                                 SWp55
River      1937        WPA crew made new pilings at mouth of AuSable River                    LSAFp049
River      1937        WPA crew made new pilings at mouth of AuSable River                *   LSAFp052
River      1938        AuSable River mouth frozen, used dynamite to open channel          *   LSAFp051
River      1970s       New steel piling at mouth of AuSable River                             LSAFp050
River      xxxx        A Beautiful Scene At Oscoda MI, AuSable River, Stevens Photo,      *   PC-04.17
                       (Note on back: before dam made erosion)
River      xxxx        A Trip down the AuSable River, canoe, (blue slide #875)            *   PC-05.06
River      xxxx        AuSable River Below The Rapids, Stevens Photo, postmark            *   PC-04.15
                       unclear.
River      xxxx        AuSable River MI                                                   *   PC-04.04
River      xxxx        AuSable River MI (Note on back: Wilber Creek), (2 copies, one      *   PC-04.12
                       says: Stevens photo)
River      xxxx        AuSable River MI, (2 copies, one tinted slightly)                  *   PC-04.16
River      xxxx        AuSable River MI, (Note on back: tinted by Marvel [Stickney])      *   PC-04.18
River      xxxx        AuSable River MI, tinted                                           *   PC-04.19
River      xxxx        AuSable River MI, Wilber Creek, Wilber Creek indicated with x      *   PC-04.05
River      xxxx        AuSable River mouth, looking east from US-23 bridge, boats,        *   PC-05.16
                       color
River      xxxx        AuSable River- This lovely waterway is a favorite with canoe       *   PC-04.20
                       enthusiasts and fisherman, color.
River      xxxx        AuSable River, historical background                                   P&Hp139
River      xxxx        AuSable River, Oscoda, MI, looking west, water tower at end of     *   PC-05.07
                       Dwight St, (black slide #159), (3 copies)
River      xxxx        AuSable River, Scene At The Stewart Farm, Bradshaw Photo           *   PC-04.14
                       (Blue Slide #877).
River      xxxx        Bamfield’s crossing                                                    1981Hp132
River      xxxx        Early History of the AuSable River, p1-7                               HAO1P01
River      xxxx        East Branch AuSable River, large group of elementary age school *      PC-05.03
                       children in water & on bank,
River      xxxx        Fresh Snowfall, Sparkling River, (Blue Slide #852) color           *   PC-04.21
River      xxxx        High Bank Above Flat Rock, AuSable River, MI. Stevens photo,       *   PC-05.13
                       rollways
River      xxxx        High Banks Of The AuSable River, Oscoda, MI,                       *   PC-04.01
River      xxxx        Horse Shoe Island AuSable River MI                                 *   PC-04.03
River      xxxx        Island in the river, color, (Blue Slide #865).                     *   PC-04.24
River      xxxx        Marina looking west from US-23 bridge, AuSable River, Oscoda       *   PC-05.15
                       (blue slide #859), fishing boats, color
River      xxxx        Mouth of the AuSable River, Oscoda MI (#N978) looking west,        *   PC-05.01
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
                     US-23, fishermen
River      xxxx      Mouth of the AuSable River, Oscoda MI, (#982), looking east,          *   PC-05.05
                     lighthouse, boat, fishermen, parking lot, (#N982), postmarked Jul
                     5, 1950
River      xxxx      Mud-au-be-ton-onge was the Indian name of the AuSable River               HAO1p01
River      xxxx      Ox Bow Bend AuSable River, AuSable MI                                 *   PC-04.02
River      xxxx      Pott’s Point & AuSable River mouth                                    *   LSAFp047
River      xxxx      Results Of High Water At Colbath’s Fishery AuSable MI.                *   PC-03.05
                     Damaged building.
River      xxxx      Results of high water AuSable MI. Damaged building, 2 fishing         *   PC-03.01
                     boats and schooner beached
River      xxxx      River                                                                 *   PC-03.02
River      xxxx      River                                                                 *   PC-03.03
River      xxxx      River                                                                 *   PC-03.04
River      xxxx      Rollways Camp, AuSable River, Hale MI, Huron National Forest *            PC-05.11
                     (#33), windlass
River      xxxx      Sailboats line the AuSable River mouth                                    TY2p008
River      xxxx      Sand bar at AuSable River’s mouth, cleaned by the fisherman all           LSAFp049
                     season
River      xxxx      Sheltered Cove, color                                                 *   PC-04.23
River      xxxx      Speed Boat Riding on the AuSable River, Oscoda, MI (#N1125),          *   PC-05.02
                     looking east to mouth of rive, US-23 bridge, Seaman’s Fish
                     Market, 3 fishing boats
River      xxxx      Spring at Rollway Camp, AuSable River, MI (#9)                        *   PC-05.10
River      xxxx      The AuSable At Lumberman’s Monument MI (E-1125)                       *   PC-04.08
River      xxxx      The AuSable At Rollway Camp, Hale MI (#3693).                         *   PC-04.11
River      xxxx      The AuSable River ran 6 miles per hour before the dams                    P&Hp013
River      xxxx      The AuSable, Oscoda MI                                                *   PC-04.06
River      xxxx      The AuSable, Oscoda, MI, (#36978).                                    *   PC-04.10
River      xxxx      The Beautiful AuSable.The unspoiled beauty of the AuSable is          *   PC-05.14
                     unsurpassed from Grayling to Oscoda. Some 240 lovely river
                     miles, 3 canoes, color
River      xxxx      The Ellen C—AuSable River Boat, boarded at the Five Channels          *   PC-05.18
                     Dam on Highway M 65.precursor of the River Queen
River      xxxx      The Famous AuSable River, color                                       *   PC-04.26
River      xxxx      The high banks of the AuSable River near Lumberman’s                  *   PC-04.25
                     Monument in Huron National Forest MI, c1958, color
River      xxxx      The Mouth of the AuSable, Oscoda, MI (#3699), looking east,           *   PC-05.04
                     lighthouse, fishing boat or crash boat (black slide #164)
River      xxxx      The Spring at Bissonette’s Camp, Cooke Dam, AuSable River, MI, *          PC-05.08
                     windlass
River      xxxx      The Well at Roll a ways, on the AuSable River, Lumberman’s            *   PC-05.12
                     Monument, Oscoda County, MI, Lou Kramer Photo (this is Iosco
                     County). Tourists getting water bucket up
River      xxxx      The Windlass at the spring, Rollway Camp, AuSable River, MI           *   PC-05.09
                     (#10) windlass
River      xxxx      Two Marathon Canoe Racers passing the Island at Five Channels *           PC-05.17
                     Dam in the AuSable River, in Huron National Forest, MI c1957
River      xxxx      View At The Indian Island AuSable River MI, Bradshaw Photo            *   PC-04.09
                     (Blue slide #876)
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Category       Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
River          xxxx        Wilderness Waterway, the lure and enchantment of unspoiled            *   PC-04.22
                           waters beckons visitors to relax, color
River Queens   1945+       The AuSable River Queens, p110-111                                    *   1981Hp110
River Queens   1950        River Queen I                                                         *   ARQp15
River Queens   1950s       River Queen I                                                         *   ARQp23
River Queens   1950s       River Queen I                                                         *   ARQp27
River Queens   1950s       Work on the hull of River Queen                                       *   ARQp13
River Queens   1966        River Queen II got started                                                ARQp15
River Queens   1966+       Paddle wheel & Howard ―Skipper‖ Brubaker                              *   ARQp33
River Queens   1966+       River Queen II, sketch                                                *   ARQp17
River Queens   1989        River Queen I, taken out of use                                           ARQp34
River Queens   1992        River Queen I, sold 1992 to Genesee Co Parks                              ARQp34
River Queens   xxxx        (on front: Lumbermen\s Monument, Oscoda, MI), River Queen,            *   PC-41.02
                           AuSable River between Five channels Dam & Lumberman’s
                           Monument, L.L. Cook Co
River Queens   xxxx        AuSable River Queen II, at Foot Pond, (has 9-cent stamp)              *   PC-41.05
River Queens   xxxx        AuSable River Queen II, Blue slide 860, flying American flag          *   PC-41.04
River Queens   xxxx        River Queen Between Five Channels Dam and Lumbermen’s                 *   PC-41.03
                           Monument, shows dam behind boat
River Queens   xxxx        The Ellen C –AuSable River Boat, boards at Five Channels Dam,         *   PC-41.01
                           pre-dates River Queens
Road           1917        MI Road Law eliminated the ―Pathmaster‖                                   G1999/02p4
Roads          1839        State Road Survey, Saginaw to Mackinac Surveying of a State               LBp001
                           Military Road from Saginaw to Mackinac, by B O Williams
Roads          1870s       Early stage lines & railroads                                             LBp025
Roads          1871-1883   First stage line operated by J E Wiley, Standish to Alpena                TY2p065
Roads          1879        Early stage lines                                                         LBp025
Roads          1879        Shore stage, AuSable to Standish                                          LBp025
Roads          1883        Green stage-coach between AuSable & Alpena                                LBp026
Roads          1885-1886   Tote road from Oscoda to Otsego Lake, a winter trip                       P&Hp022
Roads          xxxx        Tote Roads, p126-127                                                      1981Hp126
Salt           1870s       Most ship by boat, as railway did not come until 1884                     HAO1p36
Salt           1875        First attempt to bore for brine by Smith, Kelley & Dwight                 TY2p088
Salt           1875        The first brine well was sunk for the production and sale of salt.        FS
                           Two grades were produced and sold all over the county
Salt           1876        Loud built a large salt block, destroyed by fire 1877                     TY2p049
Salt           1876-1877   Loud, Gay & Co drilled 2 wells, had 2,000 barrels of salt to ship         HAO1p32
                           in 1877
Salt           1877-1894   Pack, Woods & Co built a mill & salt block: George W Pack,                HAO1p23
                           John L Woods & Edwin Holmes, operated until 1894, p23-26
Salt           1878        State fair competition against other producers, 2 grades of salt          HAO1p35
Salt           1879        Pack, Woods & Co started in 1879, had 6 wells, & in 1880 had              HAO1p33
                           53,460 barrels for sale.
Salt           1882        Gratwick, Smith & Fryer built salt block, pumped brine fro, East          TY2p051
                           Tawas through large wooden pipes.
Salt           1882        Gratwick, Smith & Fryer drill wells                                       HAO1p34
Salt           xxxx        First well 960 feet, enough brine for 70 barrel of salt each day:         HAO1p32
                           Smith, Kelley & Dwight
Salt           xxxx        Potts Salt & Lumber Co had 4 salt blocks and obtained brine               HAO1p35
                           through wooded pines from East Tawas from 4 wells of the Iosco
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Category   Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)               P   Ref Code
                       Brine Supply & Salt Co, about a mile NE of East Tawas.
Schools    1864        First AuSable School, taught by Mrs Hor in a private house             TY2p016
Schools    1864        First teaching in AuSable                                              TTRp03
Schools    1864        School in AuSable when Mrs Hor gave instructions in her home           HAo2p08
Schools    1864+       AuSable-Oscoda Area Schools described, p55-57                          1981Hp055
Schools    1864-1865   AuSable, school 1st taught by Mrs Hor. First school house built        1883Hp165
                       1865
Schools    1865        First school built in AuSable                                          HAO2p08
Schools    1865        First school house built in AuSable                                    TTRp03
Schools    1865        First schoolhouse was built                                            TY2p017
Schools    1866        AuSable votes to build a $1,500 schoolhouse, not less thrab 39 x       JOWJp23
                       50 x24 feet.
Schools    1870        Oscoda, 1st school built                                               1883Hp177
Schools    1870s       A Sabbath-School                                                       1883Hp175
Schools    1876        Catholic Church in AuSable established a school                        1981hP055
Schools    1877        AuSable schools were graded                                            1883Hp165
Schools    1877        Oscoda. Schools were graded                                            1883Hp177
Schools    1880        Map items # 1, 2 & 3                                               *   1880m
Schools    1880        Map items # 1, 2 & 3                                               *   1880mc
Schools    1883        Oscoda. 2 schools                                                      1883Hp177
Schools    1883        Oscoda. Students enrolled 377, average attendance 233                  1883Hp177
Schools    1908        School Buildings at Oscoda, MI, Old wooden buildings: High         *   PC-15.01
                       School Dept., Intermediate Dept., Primary Dept. Bradshaw
                       Photo., postmarked Jan 22, 1908,
Schools    1910        Iosco County Teachers’ Assn. Held at AuSable, April 29, 30,        *   PC-38.03
                       1910, Bradshaw photo,
Schools    1910        Teacher & group of kids, (Note on back: 1910, Blanche Hennigar, *      PC-38.01
                       2nd from left, back row), (2 copies)
Schools    1910        The Business Institute Baseball Team, July 4, 1910, 10 men and a *     PC-07.08
                       boy, place for 1 cent stamp
Schools    1910s       Adams Ave (River Rd), Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo, River Road *         PC-43.04
                       looking W, shows old primary school on right, (3 copies)
Schools    1911        AuSable’s Common School survived the fire                              1981Hp056
Schools    1911        Before the fire AuSable had a high school and an elementary            HAO2p08
                       school.
Schools    1911        Edna Young & Julius Zeller taught 95 students in grades 1-8 in a   *   1981Hp325
                       tar paper shanty school near Loud Dam
Schools    1911        Oscoda has a high school (same location as now) and an                 HAO2p08
                       elementary school in Pack Town
Schools    1911        The Cooke dam building site had a school & post office                 P&Hp122
Schools    1914        Teacher & Class by school building, (Note on front: 1914), (Note *     PC-38.02
                       on back: 1 Sam Gardner, 2 Roland Hibner, 3 Glen Tate, 4 Francis
                       Burke, 5 Claude McDonald, 6 James Barlow, 7 Donald
                       Dickenson, 8 Allan Mitchell, 9 Jack Caniff, 10 Miss Edna Young
                       teacher, 11 Glen McDonald, 12 Angeline Merkel, 13 Furtaw, 14
                       Cecilin Potts, 15 ?, 16 Dorothy Damerau, 17 ?, 18 Loretta
                       Bertrand, 19 Maud Thornton, 20 Gertrude Damerau, 21 Helen
                       Markham, 22 ?, 23 Jessie Lee, 24 Marguerite Markham, 25 Grace
                       Weston, 26 Blanche Hennigar, 27 Gertrude Marks, 28 Mina
                       Vaughan), (3 copies), Black slide 72 & 73
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Category     Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
Schools      1918          No more schools in AuSable Township                                     1981Hp056
Schools      1919-1920     3 old schools in Oscoda sold & moved & new school built on              1981Hp056
                           same location. Grades K-12 for both AuSable & Oscoda students.
Schools      1920          School House, Oscoda, MI., Old wooden primary dept building,        *   PC-15.02
                           (Note on back: 1st grade thru 6th grad, Oscoda, Torn down 1920,
                           replaced in 1921) (2 copies)
Schools      1921+         High School, Oscoda, MI, #S-328, new brick building, view from *        PC-15.07
                           NE, (2 copies)
Schools      1921+         High School, Oscoda, MI, new brick building, view from NE           *   PC-15.05
Schools      1921+         High School, Oscoda, MI, new brick building, view from SE           *   PC-15.06
Schools      1921+         High School, Oscoda, MI, new brick building, view from SE           *   PC-15.08
Schools      1921+         Oscoda High School, new brick building, view from SE,               *   PC-15.04
                           playground in foreground,
Schools      1938          Cafeteria & Gym added to the north of the school built 1919-1920        1981Hp056
Schools      1943          Extension added to the south of the school                              1981Hp056
Schools      1946          First Teacher Exchange of 75 teachers with Great Britain: Ann       *   1981Hp132
                           Solomon of Oscoda went to Wales, p132-135.
Schools      1952          Cedar Lake Elementary School completed                                  1981Hp056
Schools      1960s-1970s   Oscoda Elementary                                                   *   BWP.11
Schools      1960s-1970s   Oscoda High School                                                  *   BWP.10
Schools      1962          New school built 3 mile W of Oscoda on River Rd                         1981Hp056
Schools      1962          The County Line School added                                            1981Hp056
Schools      1964          River Road Elementary completed                                         1981Hp056
Schools      1968          4 re-locatable class rooms added to the new Oscoda school               1981Hp006
Schools      1970s         7 buildings, 4,000 students from Glennie, Mikado, Wilbur,               1981Hp057
                           AuSable & Oscoda
Schools      1971          4 re-locatable class rooms added to County Line School                  1981Hp056
Schools      xxxx          AuSable School                                                      *   TY2p070
Schools      xxxx          Elementary School, Oscoda, MI, #3A481                               *   PC-15.09
Schools      xxxx          High School Building, Oscoda, MI, new brick building from River *       PC-15.03
                           Rd
Schools      xxxx          The Schools, p68-70                                                     TY2p068
Shipwrecks   1679          GRIFFIN, first ship to sail the Great Lakes                             SWp03
Shipwrecks   1679+         Ships Information chart                                                 SWp60
Shipwrecks   1842          REINDEER                                                                SWp06
Shipwrecks   1863          WATER WITCH                                                             SWp07
Shipwrecks   1865          PEWABIC                                                                 SWp09
Shipwrecks   1869          EUREKA                                                                  SWp10
Shipwrecks   1870          ERMA B REEVES                                                           SWp11
Shipwrecks   1870          KITTY REEVES                                                            SWp11
Shipwrecks   1870+         36 shipwrecks                                                           LBp004
Shipwrecks   1872          A LINCOLN                                                               SWp13
Shipwrecks   1872          Aftermath of the September 1872 storm                                   SWp14
Shipwrecks   1872          DETROIT                                                                 SWp12
Shipwrecks   1872          HUNTER                                                                  SWp12
Shipwrecks   1872          SUMMIT                                                                  SWp11
Shipwrecks   1872          The September 29-30 storm, 7 vessels sank                               SWp11
Shipwrecks   1872          WHITE SQUALL                                                            SWp14
Shipwrecks   1874          ATLANTA                                                                 SWp16
Shipwrecks   1875          WAYNE                                                                   SWp16
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Category          Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)               P   Ref Code
Shipwrecks        1880      ANTHENIUM                                                              SWp17
Shipwrecks        1880      CHISS GROVER ground in storm of Apr 16 1880; Several rescue            1883Hp170
                            attempts described, p170-171
Shipwrecks        1880      CHRIS GROVER Tragedy, p90-93                                       *   TY2p090
Shipwrecks        1880      CHRISS GROVER Wreck of & death of John W Glennie                       TTRp04
Shipwrecks        1880      CRISS GROVER                                                           SWp18
Shipwrecks        1880      Terrible spring storm blew in April 15 1880                            SWp17
Shipwrecks        1880s     Captains of grounded ships often open sea-cocks to sink the ship       SWp18
Shipwrecks        1880s     L.S.S. beach apparatus & breeches buoy                                 SWp27
Shipwrecks        1881      WILLIAM B OGDEN                                                        SWp19
Shipwrecks        1882      PRINDILLE                                                              SWp20
Shipwrecks        1885      JAMES C HARRISON                                                       SWp24
Shipwrecks        1885      SUSAN WARD                                                             SWp22
Shipwrecks        1887      W A SHERMAN                                                            SWp24
Shipwrecks        1888      BANNER                                                                 SWp25
Shipwrecks        1888      GEORGE HAND                                                            SWp25
Shipwrecks        1889      JANE MASON                                                             SWp25
Shipwrecks        1889      MEARS                                                                  SWp26
Shipwrecks        1889      MIDNIGHT                                                               SWp27
Shipwrecks        1893      O WILCOX                                                           *   SWp28
Shipwrecks        1894      JOHN SHAW                                                              SWp30
Shipwrecks        1895      PETREL                                                                 SWp30
Shipwrecks        1896      VOLUNTEER                                                              SWp32
Shipwrecks        1898      E F GOULD                                                              SWp32
Shipwrecks        1898      GEORGE STEELE                                                          SWp32
Shipwrecks        1901      BALTIMORE                                                          *   SWp33
Shipwrecks        1901      Sinking of the BALTIMORE                                           *   TTRp07
Shipwrecks        1901      Sinking of the BALTIMORE                                               TTRp08
Shipwrecks        1901      THOMAS P SHELDON                                                       SWp36
Shipwrecks        1903      Sunken ship with cooper ingots is off AuSable’s Shore                  TTRp12
Shipwrecks        1903      Treasure search off AuSable                                            SWp07
Shipwrecks        1905      OLGA                                                                   SWp37
Shipwrecks        1906      MARY E PIERCE                                                      *   SWp37
Shipwrecks        1906      WAWANOSH, windlass & anchors                                       *   SWp38
Shipwrecks        1910      FRANK H GOODYEAR                                                   *   SWp40
Shipwrecks        1911      NAIAD                                                              *   SWp43
Shipwrecks        1913      Most disastrous storm on the Great Lakes, Nov 1913, for 5 days         SWp45
Shipwrecks        1913      Storm of hurricane force, lost 8 ships & 178 men                       LSAFp031
Shipwrecks        1920      GOSHAWK                                                                SWp46
Shipwrecks        1924      CLIFTON, a whaleback                                               *   SWp47
Shipwrecks        1924      SAMUEL MATHER, a whaleback                                         *   SWp47
Shipwrecks        1931      LANGELL BOYS,                                                      *   SWp49
Shipwrecks        1932      HERCULES                                                               SWp51
Shipwrecks        1934      DUDLEY                                                                 SWp51
Shipwrecks        1934      GERALSINE                                                              SWp51
Shipwrecks        1937      B H BECKER                                                             SWp56
Shipwrecks        1939      ORIOLE, propeller & net anchors                                    *   SWp57
Shipwrecks        1966      DANIEL J MORRELL                                                   *   SWp58
Societies-Clubs   1867      Masonic lodge                                                          1883Hp165
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Category          Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Societies-Clubs   1870          Odd Fellows organized                                                    1883Hp176
Societies-Clubs   1870-1875     AuSable Caledonian Club, Scotch residents, held yearly games &           TY2p088
                                sports
Societies-Clubs   1870s         A Woman’s Christian Temperance Union was organized                       1883Hp176
Societies-Clubs   1876          Excelsior Lodge of Good Templars was organized                           1883Hp176
Societies-Clubs   1876          The Red Ribbon movement was organized                                    1883Hp176
Societies-Clubs   1878          Royal Arcanum organized                                                  1883Hp177
Societies-Clubs   1879          Knights of Honor was organized                                           1883Hp176
Societies-Clubs   1879          Royal Templars of Temperance was organized                               1883Hp176
Societies-Clubs   1880          Iosco Domestic & Temperance Hall, map item #7                        *   1880m
Societies-Clubs   1880          Iosco Domestic & Temperance Hall, map item #7                        *   1880mc
Societies-Clubs   1882          Ancient Order of United Workingmen (A.O.U.W.) organized                  1883Hp177
Societies-Clubs   1882          Knights of Saint John                                                    1883Hp177
Societies-Clubs   1915          Camp Nissokone mess tent                                             *   SHp54
Societies-Clubs   1915          Mess Tent, YMCA, Van Etten Lake, 1915, Oscoda, MI (also see 36 *         PC-39.06
                                – Nissokone)
Societies-Clubs   1917          YMCA’s Camp Nissokone                                                    CAHp90
Societies-Clubs   1920-1930s    The Aquarium, Camp Nissokone, Oscoda, MI,                            *   PC-36.01
Societies-Clubs   1920s-1950s   Boys Scout Cabin, Scouts active in AuSable & Oscoda, p130-131            1981Hp130
Societies-Clubs   1924          Boy’s Boat House, Detroit YMCA, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI,          *   PC-36.04
                                No.8, postmarked Jul 4, 1924
Societies-Clubs   1936          Detroit YMCA, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI,, No.2, Black slide         *   PC-36.05
                                202, (Note on back: 1936)
Societies-Clubs   1936          Nissokone, Philip H. Gray Camp for Boys, Detroit YMCA, Van           *   PC-36.02
                                Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, aerial view, Black slide 205, (Note on
                                back: 1936)
Societies-Clubs   1936          Nissokone, Philip H. Gray Camp for Boys, Detroit YMCA, Van           *   PC-36.03
                                Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, shows tower & meeting hall, Black slide
                                207, (Note on back: 1936)
Societies-Clubs   xxxx          Camp Nissokone, Detroit YMCA at VanEtten Lake, Oscoda                *   SHp39
Sports                          Fishing and hunting shown in separate catagories
Sports            1870s         Baseball Tawas team of 9 is named on p58                             *   TY2p056
Sports            1870s         Baseball, p56-59                                                         TY2p056
Sports            1881          The AuSable & Oscoda Driving Park Association                            1883Hp179
Sports            1904          Iosco Baseball Team, 11 men, a boy & a dog, July 1904, calls for *       PC-07.03
                                1 cent stamp, (Note on back: from left: back row: Ralph Batten,
                                Ray Alexander, Herb Walker, Fitzsimmons. middle row: Chet
                                Blakely, Glen Dakin, Geo Colby Lou Mace. front row: ―Pat‖,
                                Bruce Loud, Jim McBride, Roy McGlachlin, Harry Loud)
Sports            1908          AuSable, Aug 22,1908, Baseball team, man with law enforcement *          PC-07.07
                                badge, place for 1 cent stamp, (black slide 102), (3 copies)
Sports            1909          Girls’ Basketball Team, O.H.S. 1909, 8 girls & woman, Bradshaw *         PC-08.04
                                photos 1909, (corner torn off)
Sports            1910          The Business Institute Baseball Team, July 4, 1910, 10 men and a *       PC-07.08
                                boy, place for 1 cent stamp
Sports            1912          Iosco Co. Champions of 1912, Oscoda High School Ball Team, 10 *          PC-07.05
                                people, (named on back: ―Dutch‖ Zelmar, coach; Hugh Adair,
                                short stop; Jerry Marks, 3rd base; Willis Densore, outfield; Carl
                                Anderson, 1st base; Benton Marks, outfield; Louis ―Chewy‖
                                Berry, pitcher; Oscar Swanson, 2nd base; Harry McKenna,
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
                     catcher; Lloyd Soucie, outfield)
Sports     1913      Boys’ Basketball Team, O.H.S. 1913, 6 boys & coach, (Note on          *   PC-08.05
                     back: Hugh Adair; Jerry Marks; Claude Yockey; Lloyd Blakeley,
                     coach; Lloyd Densmore; Harry McKenna; Harold Trigger)
Sports     1913      Girls’ Basketball Team, O.H.S. 1913, 8 girls (same girls in 8.01,     *   PC-08.01
                     8.02, 8.03)
Sports     1913      Girls’ Basketball Team, O.H.S. 1913, 8 girls (same girls in 8.01,     *   PC-08.03
                     8.02, 8.03)
Sports     1913      Girls’ Basketball Team, O.H.S. 1913, 8 girls, (Note on back: Lil      *   PC-08.02
                     Berry, Ethel Hennigar, Hilda Swenson, Marvel Ellis), (same girls
                     in 8.01, 8.02, 8.03)
Sports     1950      Chief Blue Cloud brought snow to Silver Valley                        *   1981Hp050
Sports     xxxx      2 Men in dugout canoes                                                *   PC-09.07
Sports     xxxx      Birling matches, also called log rolling                                  HAO2p16
Sports     xxxx      Iosco Baseball Team, 12 men, place for 1 cent stamp                   *   PC-07.04
Sports     xxxx      Iosco Baseball Team, 15 men, calls for 1 cent stamp                   *   PC-07.02
Sports     xxxx      Iosco Baseball Team, 9 people (Note on back: Erickson?, Jack          *   PC-07.01
                     Larson, Benton Marks, Cassiday, Clayton Ellis)
Sports     xxxx      Iosco Baseball Team; 14 men & a boy, calls for 1 cent stamp,          *   PC-07.06
                     (Note: Vern Sharkey, Ralph Sharkey, Dan Mc Cuaig, Alexander,
                     Bolton?, Herb Walker?, Blakeley?, Presby. Preacher, Len Mace?,
                     George Colby, Glen Dawn?, Brewster Loud, Will Simmons?,
                     Harry? Loud, Water Boy)
Sports     xxxx      On the Tennis court at Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI,              *   PC-48.09
                     Chereton photo, (half of post card)
Sports     xxxx      Two Men, Oscoda High School Shirts, possibly wrestlers, (Note         *   PC-08.06
                     on back: Dave Hennigar, Carl Anderson)
Time       1885      Standard time first established                                           LBp074
Tourists   1894      Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, shows trees & lake, (Note on front:       *   PC-47.06
                     1894, only 4 cottages on Van Etten Lake), 1 cent stamp
Tourists   1911      Fire destroyed Loud’s mill, the only mill operating, & opened the         HAO1p50
                     area for the hydroelectric industry and tourist trade
Tourists   1911      Steam Boat Dock, Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo, (end of Mill St)          *   PC-20.08
                     (Note on back: D&C dock before 1911 fire)
Tourists   1915      Union Steam Boat Dock, July 4, 1915, Oscoda & AuSable, MI,            *   PC-20.02
                     dock at end of River Rd, people walking in toward shore,
                     steamboat heading north, 2 autos
Tourists   1920+     Old Orchard Park on the AuSable River was developed by                    HAO1p60
                     Consumers Power Co.
Tourists   1920+     Oscoda developed into a tourist resort                                    HAO1p57
Tourists   1920+     There is an intangible something about AuSable & Oscoda area.             HAO1p62
                     The Indians sensed it and they said, ―He who drinks of the
                     AuSable shall always return.‖
Tourists   1920+     VanEtten lake developed before Cedar Lake                                 HAO1p57
Tourists   1921      The road through the pines to Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, *         PC-48.17
                     postmarked Jul 31, 1921
Tourists   1923      The Float in front of the lodge Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, Blue *        PC-48.14
                     slide 873, postmarked Jul 5, 1923,
Tourists   1924      The road to Van Etten Lodge, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, Black *          PC-48.15
                     slides 427, 353 & 182, (3 copies, note on back: ―Posen’s Bridge‖
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Category   Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
                     over Van Etten Creek, 1924)
Tourists   1930s     Bath Houses – Tourist Park, on Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI, #3693, *         PC-20.04
                     looking E past sign, bath houses and out the length of the dock,
                     (sign unreadable)
Tourists   1930s     Lake Huron Beach, Oscoda, MI, #E554, side of dock, people in        *   PC-20.03
                     water, trailers, cars & tents on beach, Dwight St water tower in
                     distance
Tourists   1930s     Tourist Park on Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI, #3694, 2 boys on dock *         PC-20.05
                     looking toward shore at trailer park, houses & water tower, (black
                     slide 172)
Tourists   1936      Oscoda Free Tourist Park, Oscoda, MI, looking E past sign,          *   PC-20.06
                     bathhouses & out the length of the dock. (Sign readable), (Note on
                     back: 1936)
Tourists   1940s     Beach Park                                                              WW2p20
Tourists   1940s     The VanEtten Lake Lodge during WW2, sold                                WW2p60
Tourists   1940s     VanEtten Lake, Cedar Lake & Lake Huron’s Shores developed               WW2p58
                     dramatically with cottages & fine homes
Tourists   1948      Bath House at Tourist Park, Oscoda, MI, L-1278, postmarked          *   PC-30.01
                     July 30, 1948, 1 cent stamp
Tourists   xxxx      “Home of the Fairy Gods”, beautiful ice formation, Lake Huron,      *   PC-30.07
                     Blue slide 900, (3 copies, 1 cut down, 1 bad corner)
Tourists   xxxx      5 young men in suits, (studio photo), (Note on back: Harold?        *   PC-37.05
                     ―Tumpty‖ McKenna, Harry ―Ripper‖ Masterson, Oscar ―Peanut‖
                     Swenson, George B. ―Brownie‖ Ellis, Jack Tate.), (card cracked
                     & taped)
Tourists   xxxx      6 young men in swimming outfits, (Note on back: l-r: Alex           *   PC-37.02
                     Lasinski, Jack Larson, Bill Haglund, ??, John Haglund, Jack
                     Tate), ( card cracked & taped)
Tourists   xxxx      A Scene along the beach in front of the lodge, Van Etten Lake,      *   PC-48.10
                     Oscoda, MI, Blue slide 901,
Tourists   xxxx      A Trip down the AuSable River, canoe, (blue slide #875)             *   PC-05.06
Tourists   xxxx      Abating of the Storm, AuSable, MI, Blue slide 871, pilings, high    *   PC-30.05
                     waves, possibly mouth of river
Tourists   xxxx      AuSable River mouth, looking east from US-23 bridge, boats,         *   PC-05.16
                     color
Tourists   xxxx      Bathing Beach, Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI,15 people in water,           *   PC-30.04
                     Black slide 170
Tourists   xxxx      Beach at Tourist Park, (almost unreadable), #3696, 4 people on      *   PC-30.03
                     beach, row of benches, Black slide 171, (Note on back: Mary
                     Gresham sitting left)
Tourists   xxxx      Comforts at “The Cedars”, Lake Van Etten, Oscoda, MI, calls for *       PC-47.03
                     1 cent stamp, (2 copies)
Tourists   xxxx      Consumers encouraged tourism, allowing public use of their              HAO1p54
                     lands. However since misuse they have precluded some of the
                     former use.
Tourists   xxxx      Dock at Oscoda & AuSable, MI, shows steamboat off end, dark         *   PC-20.09
                     picture (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Tourists   xxxx      Great Lake scene with long piece driftwood, bathers in distance,    *   PC-30.10
                     Blue slide 855, (color)
Tourists   xxxx      Great Lake scene with waves, Blue slide 856, (color)                *   PC-30.11
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Category      Date        Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)               P   Ref Code
Tourists      xxxx        Greetings from Oscoda, MI, 5 bathing beauties, fisherman, etc.,    *   PC-46.03
                          (color)
Tourists      xxxx        High Bank Above Flat Rock, AuSable River, MI. Stevens photo,       *   PC-05.13
                          rollways
Tourists      xxxx        Lake Huron shoreline, Blue slide 854 (color)                       *   PC-30.08
Tourists      xxxx        Lake Huron, grasses along shore, Blue slide 853, (color)           *   PC-30.09
Tourists      xxxx        Long Dock & bathers, could be anywhere, color                      *   PC-20.12
Tourists      xxxx        Marina looking west from US-23 bridge, AuSable River, Oscoda       *   PC-05.15
                          (blue slide #859), fishing boats, color
Tourists      xxxx        MI’s State Stone, John Penrod photo, Petoskey stone outline of     *   PC-46.05
                          state, Blue slide 851, (color)
Tourists      xxxx        Oscoda, MI, Indian Summer, Galloway photo, (color), lady by        *   PC-46.02
                          lake
Tourists      xxxx        Oscoda, MI, road & autumn trees, (color)                           *   PC-46.01
Tourists      xxxx        Oscoda, MI, road , water, autumn trees, (color)                    *   PC-46.04
Tourists      xxxx        Oscoda, MI, steamship dock, family group in sand, bathers          *   PC-20.07
Tourists      xxxx        Rollways Camp, AuSable River, Hale MI, Huron National Forest *         PC-05.11
                          (#33), windlass
Tourists      xxxx        Row Boat, Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI,#L1020, rear end of           *   PC-47.10
                          rowboat ―Dorothy‖, and 2 men & dog in row boat, sail boat
                          behind
Tourists      xxxx        Shore of Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo, waves,            *   PC-30.06
                          shoreline
Tourists      xxxx        Speed Boat Riding on the AuSable River, Oscoda, MI (#N1125),       *   PC-05.02
                          looking east to mouth of river, US-23 bridge, Seaman’s Fish
                          Market, 3 fishing boats
Tourists      xxxx        Sunset at Van Etten Lake, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo,              *   PC-47.09
                          houseboat in distance, (calls for 1 cent stamp),
Tourists      xxxx        The Beautiful AuSable.The unspoiled beauty of the AuSable is       *   PC-05.14
                          unsurpassed from Grayling to Oscoda. Some 240 lovely river
                          miles, 3 canoes, color
Tourists      xxxx        The Cedars, Lake Van Etten, Oscoda, MI, view of building, (Note *      PC-47.01
                          on back: On Loud Island)
Tourists      xxxx        The Ellen C—AuSable River Boat, boarded at the Five Channels       *   PC-05.18
                          Dam on Highway M 65.precursor of the River Queen
Tourists      xxxx        The Well at Roll a ways, on the AuSable River, Lumberman’s         *   PC-05.12
                          Monument, Oscoda County, MI, Lou Kramer Photo (this is Iosco
                          County). Tourists getting water bucket up
Tourists      xxxx        Tourist Park, Oscoda, MI, autos, trailers, trees,                  *   PC-30.02
Tourists      xxxx        Van Etten Lake Lodge, Motor Boat, Oscoda, MI, Black slide 191      *   PC-48.16
Tourists      xxxx        Van Etten Lake Looking North, Oscoda, MI, #A-1703, shows           *   PC-47.14
                          dam & bridge
Trans-Auto                Auto vs old ox cart                                                    G1995/12p4
Trans-Horse   1905-1906   Sleighing, usually 70-125 days per year, on 24 days in 1905 &          G1997/01p3
                          1906
Trans-Ox                  Auto vs old ox cart                                                    G1995/12p4
Transp-Auto   1910        Elliot House, Oscoda, MI horses & wagons, autos, people.           *   PC-13.01
                          Postmarked 1910, (Note on back: Main St. Oscoda), (blue slide
                          #887)
Transp-Auto   xxxx        Currie House, Oscoda, MI, Stevens Photo, early autos & people,     *   PC-13.03
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Category       Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                  P   Ref Code
                         (2 copies)
Transp-Auto    xxxx      New Arrivals at Van Etten Lake Lodge, Oscoda, MI, Chereton            *   PC-48.03
                         photo, trees & early autos at back of Lodge, Black slide 190, (2
                         copies)
Transp-Dog     1850s     Mail carried from Saginaw to Mackinaw City by Indians on sleds            1981Hp015
                         drawn by dogs in the winter, and by fishing boats in the summer.
Transp-Foot    1866      April 9th, 3 mail bags was carried by foot through 5 miles of the         JOWJp14
                         AuGres Swamp, it was impassable for hoses.
Transp-Horse   1871      Stage between Standish and Alpena started                                 1981Hp015
Transp-Horse   1908      Team weighing over 2 ton, owned by Loud Co., postmarked April *           PC-32.03
                         15, 1908, (Note on back: This is the largest team in AuSable)
Transp-Horse   1909      Largest load of logs ever hauled on sleigh by horses, 1909,           *   PC-32.09
                         Blackduck, Minn.
Transp-Horse   1910      Elliot House, Oscoda, MI horses & wagons, autos, people.              *   PC-13.01
                         Postmarked 1910, (Note on back: Main St. Oscoda), (blue slide
                         #887)
Transp-Horse   1910      Scene near Oscoda, MI, horses, men, dog & huge log load,              *   PC-32.07
                         postmarked 1910
Transp-Horse   1913      Family group with horse & buggy, (Note on front: Old Faithful         *   PC-37.28
                         ―Dick‖ with surrey. 4th of July 1913, Belle Barlow (driving), Mrs
                         Barlow in back seat, Rev Aaron Mitchell holding horses’ bridle),
                         postmark unreadable, stamp gone
Transp-Horse   1924      Runaway Horses                                                            TTRp81
Transp-Horse   xxxx      2 children in pony cart on Main St, (Note on back: Ann                *   PC-37.26
                         Christeson & Inez C. in pony cart by bank)
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Hauling Logs with Big Wheels, turn of the century, Steiner            *   PC-32.08
                         collection
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Horses & men in woods                                                 *   PC-32.05
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Horses pulling huge log load with men on top, Steiner collection      *   PC-32.10
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Man on cart of wood with white horse, (Note on back: Mr               *   PC-37.22
                         McKay, Baptist Church & Elliott House in background)
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Men & Horses in woods                                                 *   PC-32.02
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Men & Horses in woods, & a Shack,                                     *   PC-32.01
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Old Dan, a white horse, pulled the lumber carts on the trams.             HAO2p16
                         When the mill whistle blew for lunch Old Dan would stop & not
                         move until he was feed.
Transp-Horse   xxxx      Woman in sleigh with horse, (Note on back: Lucille Hennigar; 1- *         PC-37.25
                         26-1909 – date card written), (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Transp-Rail    1874      Narrow gauge from McKinley & Oscoda                                       HAO1p39
Transp-Rail    1877      Early railroad in the county made of strap iron rails                     1981Hp047
Transp-Rail    1880s     See exhibit in the museum                                                 E#10
Transp-Rail    1883      First railroad service, Detroit, Bay City & Alpena Railroad               TY2p065
Transp-Rail    1891      Cow hit & killed by logging train                                         P&Hp095
Transp-Rail    1894      Detroit & Mackinaw Railway name established & described.              *   1981Hp047
Transp-Rail    1900      Detroit & Mackinac Railway depot & train                              *   TTRp96
Transp-Rail    1900      Detroit & Mackinac Railway schedule                                       TTRp96
Transp-Rail    1900s     Detroit & Mackinac Railway route                                          TTRp98
Transp-Rail    1900s     Southeast View of Comins, MI, Early 1900s, (Steiner photo),           *   PC-40.03
                         (Note on back: AS&NW Depot at Comins, MI)
Transp-Rail    1902      Au Sable & North-Western (AS & NW) Schedule                               TTRp25
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Category      Date          Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                 P   Ref Code
Transp-Rail   1908          William H Ellis on caboose of train                                  *   P&Hp006
Transp-Rail   1911          A.S.&N.W Engine, Fire of July 11, 1911, Stevens photo, engine        *   PC-22.27
                            tipped over on tracks, postmarked Aug 11, 1911
Transp-Rail   1911          A.S.&N.W Engines after the Big Fire, July 11, 1911, Wasson           *   PC-22.28
                            photo #3, (2 copies), train engine and cars on side
Transp-Rail   1911          The Arrival of D&M Train #3 at AuSable after the big Fire July       *   PC-22.30
                            11, 1911, shows depot, crowd & passenger cars, Blue slide #884,
                            (4 copies), postmarked Aug?, 1911,
Transp-Rail   1911          Wrecked in fire                                                      *   TTRp52
Transp-Rail   1911          Wrecked in the Big AuSable & Oscoda Fire, July 11, 1911,             *   PC-22.29
                            Brown photo, train engine and cars on side
Transp-Rail   1911+         AuSable & Northwestern sold to the Detroit & Mackinaw                    P&Hp139
Transp-Rail   1912          Log Train, AS&NW RR, (Note on back: 1912)                            *   PC-40.01
                                                                   th
Transp-Rail   1913          Last Trip of the Narrow Gauge, May 7 1915, Oscoda &                  *   PC-40.04
                            AuSable, (Note on back: Roy Kennedy in engine, Frank Hebner &
                            son Roland standing by engine, Billy Ellis leaning against train)
Transp-Rail   1915          Changed from narrow gauge to standard passenger gauge                    WW2p48
Transp-Rail   1930s         Hobos ―rode the rails‖                                                   1981Hp099
Transp-Rail   1990s-1920s   William Henry Ellis, worked in lumbering & railroad                  *   1981Hp189
Transp-Rail   xxxx          “En-Route to the Wilderness”, AS&NW RR, AuSable, MI,                 *   PC-40.06
                            Bradshaw photo, shows train, tracks and river full of logs,
Transp-Rail   xxxx          3 men by train engine                                                *   PC-40.05
Transp-Rail   xxxx          North Bound Train at D&M depot, Oscoda & AuSable, MI,                *   PC-40.02
                            Stevens photo, ( 2 copies, 2 cent stamp on one)
Transp-Rail   xxxx          The AuSable & Northwestern Railroad was nick named All                   ???
                            Swedes & Norwegians
Transp-Ship   1679-1679     The GRIFFIN                                                              1981Hp130
Transp-Ship   1825          Erie Canal open, water route from MI to NYC                              1981Hp123
Transp-Ship   1847          First pine lumber shipped from Saginaw to NY through the Erie            1981Hp123
                            Canal & Hudson River
Transp-Ship   1853          First lighthouse on Tawas Point                                          SWp07
Transp-Ship   1866          Dec 9th. Navigation closes up.                                           JOWJp29
Transp-Ship   1866          Water traffic                                                            SWp09
Transp-Ship   1869          Sturgeon Point lighthouse built                                          SWp11
Transp-Ship   1870+         See exhibit in the museum                                                E#03
Transp-Ship   1871          Prior to this it was by boat                                             TY2p065
Transp-Ship   1873          AuSable lighthouse built                                                 SWp11
Transp-Ship   1873-1911     AuSable Light House was built, with a light of the 5th order             FS
                            Fresnal Lenses were classified into six orders, one the largest and
                            6 the smallest
Transp-Ship   1873-1911     Lighthouse, see exhibit in the museum                                    E#05
Transp-Ship   1876          AuSable-Oscoda has 4 passenger boats from Saginaw & 2 from               SWp16
                            Detroit
Transp-Ship   1876          Steamer DOVE                                                         *   MIAp048
Transp-Ship   1876          Tawas Point Life Saving Station began                                    SWp16
Transp-Ship   1876          Tawas Point lighthouse built                                             SWp11
Transp-Ship   1880          AuSable River Light House, map item #8                               *   1880m
Transp-Ship   1880          AuSable River Light House, map item #8                               *   1880mc
Transp-Ship   1880          Barge being towed by a steamer, sketch                                   SWp20
Transp-Ship   1880          Local water traffic                                                      SWp17
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Category      Date      Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
Transp-Ship   1880      Union Steamboat Dock, map item #6                                   *   1880m
Transp-Ship   1880      Union Steamboat Dock, map item #6                                   *   1880mc
Transp-Ship   1880s     Barges were vessels towed by another ship                               SWp21
Transp-Ship   1880s     Log rafts, sketch                                                   s   SWp21
Transp-Ship   1883      MI Transportation Co established                                        1883Hp169
Transp-Ship   1884      Log raft ashore                                                         SWp22
Transp-Ship   1884c     Steamer (State Of Michigan) docking at AuSable                      *   NSp20
Transp-Ship   1900      Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co schedule                              TTRp57
Transp-Ship   1908      “City of Alpena” Entering the River at Alpena, MI, 1908,            *   PC-09.01
                        Bradshaw photo , D&C steamboat, Alpena pier head light
Transp-Ship   1911      Old pier head light                                                 *   LSAFp045
Transp-Ship   1911      Steam Boat Dock, Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo, (end of Mill St)        *   PC-20.08
                        (Note on back: D&C dock before 1911 fire)
Transp-Ship   1911      THE KONGO, rescued fire refugees                                        SWp43
Transp-Ship   1911+     New pier head light                                                 *   LSAFp044
Transp-Ship   1912      Steamer “City of Detroit”, D&C Line at Night, side-wheel            *   PC-09.06
                        steamer, postmarked Jun 27, 1912, on Detroit and Buffalo run,
                        printed info on back. .(Note on back says she makes her first trip
                        next week), (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Transp-Ship   1915      The Arrival of the Home Comers, Oscoda and AuSable, July 4,         *   PC-26.08
                        1915, Crowd of passengers around D&C steamship at dock
Transp-Ship   1915      Union Steam Boat Dock, July 4, 1915, Oscoda & AuSable, MI,          *   PC-20.02
                        dock at end of River Rd, people walking in toward shore,
                        steamboat heading north, 2 autos
Transp-Ship   1915      Union Steam Boat Dock, July 4, 1915, Oscoda & AuSable, MI,          *   PC-26.09
                        shows crowd coming in from dock, steamboat leaving the dock.
Transp-Ship   1915+     Steam Boat Dock, Oscoda, MI, shows long walkway, similar to         *   PC-20.01
                        20.11
Transp-Ship   1930s     Bath Houses – Tourist Park, on Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI, #3693, *         PC-20.04
                        looking E past sign, bath houses and out the length of the dock,
                        (sign unreadable)
Transp-Ship   1936      Oscoda Free Tourist Park, Oscoda, MI, looking E past sign,          *   PC-20.06
                        bathhouses & out the length of the dock. (Sign readable), (Note on
                        back: 1936)
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Dock at Oscoda & AuSable, MI, shows steamboat off end, dark         *   PC-20.09
                        picture (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Loading of one of the H.M. Loud’s Sons Co Steamer’s at Oscoda, *        PC-09.04
                        MI, Bradshaw Photo, (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Lumber packer ―Seattle,‖ (Note on back: at Loud Lumber Dock,        *   PC-09.02
                        before fire, Oscoda, MI,) (calls for 1 cent stamp)
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Lumber packer fully loaded, ―C.A. (or R.) Starke‖,                  *   PC-09.03
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Mouth of the AuSable River, Oscoda MI, (#982), looking east,        *   PC-05.05
                        lighthouse, boat, fishermen, parking lot, (#N982), postmarked Jul
                        5, 1950
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Oscoda, MI, steamship dock, family group in sand, bathers           *   PC-20.07
Transp-Ship   xxxx      See exhibit in the museum                                               E#04
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Steamer “City of Alpena” at Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo, (2           *   PC-09.05
                        copies)
Transp-Ship   xxxx      Steamer “City of Alpena”, D&C Dock, Oscoda, MI, Stevens             *   PC-20.10
                        photo, side of steamer showing side wheel, horse and wagon,
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Category           Date            Description (Ship’s names are in upper case letters)                P   Ref Code
                                   crowd at boat
Transp-Ship        xxxx            Tugs towing a raft of logs                                              HAO1p37
Transp-Ship        xxxx            Union Steam Boat Dock, Oscoda, MI, Stevens photo, similar to        *   PC-20.11
                                   20.01, (black slide 175), corner damaged
Utilities          1877            Oscoda’s brick house had gas lights                                 *   1981Hp061
Utilities          1940s           Town pump in front of the auditorium in Oscoda                          WW2p18
Utilities          1952            Telephone crews get set for dial                                        LBp107
Utilities          xxxx            AuSable River, Oscoda, MI, looking west, water tower at end of      *   PC-05.07
                                   Dwight St, (black slide #159), (3 copies)
Utilities          xxxx            Phone lines were put into the logging camps                             P&Hp137
Utilities          xxxx            The New Auditorium, Oscoda, MI, view from E, no landscaping,        *   PC-16.05
                                   Dwight St water tower rear right, (2 copies)
Utilities          xxxx            Town Pump in Oscoda                                                 *   SHp46
Utilities          xxxx            Wooden Water Pipes, see exhibit in the museum                           E#14
Vitals             1867-1950       AuSable Township, see names listed in the reference                     DR
Vitals             1867-1950       Oscoda Township, see names listed in the reference                      DR
Vitals             1879            One of earliest marriage: Mr Bowker & Miss Hannah Armstrong             TY2p011
Weather            1873            No colder than Detroit, our winters are steady & uniform                1883Hp162
Weather            1884            Summer along the shore hotter than ever before in memory                NSp01
Weather            1900-1929       Chief Sodney Mah-Kuk-Kush was a good weather predictor                  1981Hp267
Weather            1908            scene during the winter of 1908, AuSable, MI, Bradshaw photo,       *   PC-42.05
Weather            1909            After the Storm, April 30, 1909, Oscoda, MI, Bradshaw photo,        *   PC-19.02
                                   docks broken, lumber piled on beach, several men
Weather            1922            Results of an ice storm 2-22-1922, Oscoda, MI, residence in trees *     PC-44.17
Weather            1953            StJoseph Hospital opened                                            *   1981Hp136
Weather            1953            Tornado                                                                 1981Hp262
Weather            xxxx            Greetings from Oscoda, MI, Sno-Go at Work, snow plow                *   PC-49.01
Weather            xxxx            Snow Plow, Oscoda, MI, #X884,                                       *   PC-49.03

Date Suffixes
    c = circa
    s = eg 1860s indicates 1860-1869
    + = eg 1960+ indicates from 1860 up to the date of the reference
    ± = about that date, including a few years before or after that date
    < = For the July 11 1911 fire items, this indicated before the fire
    > = For the July 11 1911 fire items, this indicates after the fire

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                                                  REFERENCES
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Reference (Sequenced by the Ref Code column)                                                            Ref Code
Land of Growth, Waters of Change: 175 years of History- AuSable & Oscoda MI, by Mary Jane               175d
Hennigar, ©1995, 30 minutes on DVD. ($10.00). [AOHSM].
Land of Growth, Waters of Change: 175 years of History- AuSable & Oscoda MI, by Mary Jane               175s
Hennigar, ©1995, written script for the Video & DVD ($1.50). [AOHSM].
Land of Growth, Waters of Change: 175 years of History- AuSable & Oscoda MI, by Mary Jane               175v
Hennigar, ©1995, 30 minutes on Video ($12.00). [AOHSM].
Birds-eye View Map (22‖x 20‖ can be framed) of AuSable & Oscoda, MI, 1880 ($5.50 + $4.00 S&H).          1880m
[AOHSM].
Birds-eye View Map (13‖x 19‖ can be framed) of AuSable & Oscoda, MI (computer generated color),         1880mc
1880 ($10.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM].
History of the Lake Huron Shore, ©1883, by H R Page & Co of Chicago, Reprinted 1996, 318 pages,         1883H
11‖x13½‖ hard cover ($55.00 + $6.50 S&H). [AOHSM, Library # M/977.4/Hi, & HSGS Folder HIS-5]
1903 Plat Map of AuSable/Oscoda/Packtown (21‖x34‖), laminated ($20.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM].            1903A/O
1903 Plat Map of East Tawas (18½‖x34‖), laminated ($20.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM].                        1903ET
1903 Plat Map of Huron Shore (S end of Cedar Lake to just short of AuSable Point), (11‖x24½‖),          1903HS
laminated ($20.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM].
1903 Plat Map of Tawas City (23‖x23½‖), laminated ($20.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM].                        1903TC
The History of Iosco County Michigan, by The Iosco County Historical Society, ©1981, 359 pages.         1981H
[Library # M/977.4/Hi].
Forty Years a Cookin': Autobiography/biography of John Baptise Soucie 1884-1960), by John Baptiste      40YC
Soucie, ©1996 by Vera Soucie Olver & Marie Soucie Gormley, 68 pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover ($18.00
+$4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-5].
Book, AuSable River Canoe Marathon 1947-1997: Experience the Tradition- The first fifty years, c1997,   ARCM
176 pages ($60.00). [AOHSM].
AuSable River Queens: The Howard Brubaker Story, ©1993 by the AuSable/Oscoda Historical Society,        ARQ
34 pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover ($6.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-2]
Beckoning Hands: The Story of a fearful Crime and its final strange Solution. Detroit and a beautiful   BH
Estate in Northern Michigan forms the background. By Myrta M Dreyer, ©1930, 340pages. [Parks
Library, Fiction Mi/Dr].
Folder, photos of Oscoda, donated by Billie Wright in 2004                                              BWP
The Called The Area Home: Memories & Stores of Early AuSable & Oscoda MI, ©1994 by AuSable-             CAH
Oscoda Historical Society, 107 pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover ($12.00 +$4.00). [AOHSM & HSSA Folder
HIS-2].
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Oscoda: 1868-1990 & AuSable Township Cemetery:1867-1928, ©1990          CEM
by AuSable–Oscoda Historical Society, 71 pages, 8½’ x 11‖ soft copy ($12.50 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM
& HSGS Folder CEM].
Folder, Canoe Marathon, 25 photos, donated by Billie Wright in 2004. [AOHSM].                           CM
Oscoda-AuSable Death Records: 1867-1950, ©1990 by AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society, 8½‖ x 11‖          DR
soft cover ($12.50 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & Library # M/929.3/De].
AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society Museum’s exhibit number. [AOHSM].                                     E#___
Early Chicago (A Compendium of the Early History of Chicago to the year 1835 when the Indians left),    EC
by Ulrich Danckers & Jane Meredith, ©1999, 430 pages. [Located in Bruce T Hallie Library, Eastern MI
University, Call # F/548.4/.d36/2000].
The Extinct Passenger Pigeon, By Alonzo J Sherman, ©2004, 11 pages. [AOHSM].                            EPP
AuSable-Oscoda Society’s Fact Sheet, by Fred Glass, c2001. [AOHSM].                                     FS
Huron Shores Genealogical Society Newsletters, c/o Parks Public Library, 6010 N Skeel Ave, Oscoda MI    G
48750. Reference code extension is year/month/page. [HSGS].
Great Lakes Fur Trade Coloring Book (For Kids), © 1981 by Minnesota Historical Society Press, 28        GLFcb
pages, 8.5‖ x 11‖ soft cover ($3.50 + $1.00 S&H). [AOHSM].
A History of AuSable & Oscoda, by Onilee MacDonald, ©1942, 67 pages. [HSGA Folder HIS-5].               HAO1
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Reference (Sequenced by the Ref Code column)                                                              Ref Code
History of AuSable & Oscoda, by Kenneth Rose, undated, 19 pages, by Kenneth Rose (written by Oscoda       HAO2
5-6th graders in about 1957). [HSGS Folder HIS-5].
Huron Shores Genealogical Society (HSGS), c/o Robert J Parks Public Library, 6010 N Skeel Ave,            HSGS
Oscoda MI 48750, 989-739-9581. HSGS indexes include over 820,000 names and is available at: (1) The
genealogy dedicated computer in the Parks Library; (2) Purchase the HSGS’s CD for $10.00; or (3) use
the HSGS’s web-site at www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/mi/iosco/3501.htm.
Iargo Spring Stairway Dedication, by Huron-Manistee National Forest, ©1990, xx pages. [AOHSM].            ISSD
J O Whittemore’s Daily Journal, by James O Whittemore, ©1866, 65 pages. * [HSGS Folder HIS-1]             JOWJ
Justice of the Peace, Baldwin & East Tawas: 1878-1904. [IOHSM].*                                          JP1
Justice of the Peace, Baldwin & East Tawas: 1880-1901. [IOHSM].*                                          JP2
Justice of the Peace, East Tawas: 1904-1916. [IOHSM].*                                                    JP3
Justice of the Peace, East Tawas: 1954-1955. [IOHSM].*                                                    JP4
Justice of the Peace, Tawas: 1879-1891. [IORD].*                                                          JP5
Justice of the Peace, Tawas: 1889-1919. [IORD]*                                                           JP6
Lumberjacks & Logging Coloring Book (For Kids)), © 1982 by Minnesota Historical Society Press, 26         L&Lcb
pages, 8.5‖ x 11‖ soft cover ($3.50 + $1.00 S&H). [AOHSM].
Looking Back: Memories & Accounts of Early AuSable & Oscoda MI, ©2003 by the AuSable-Oscoda               LB
Historical Society, 121 pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover ($12.00). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-2]
Lord, Send A Fish, ©1982 by Dorothy Colbath, 6‖ x 9‖ hard cover, 132 pages ($20.00 + $4.00 S&H).          LSAF
[AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-5]
Map of the original plat of Oscoda MI in 1868                                                             M01
Map of the original plat of AuSable MI in xxxx                                                            M02
1875 Murder In AuSable: The Sorry Life & Times of Henry B Farrington, ©1999 by AuSable-Oscoda             MIA
Historical Society, 161 pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover ($15.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder
HIS-2]
Book, Michigan Log Marks, by MI state College, 89 pages, ©1942. [AOHSM].                                  MLM
Folder, Misc Oscoda Items, donated by Billie Wright in 2004. [AOHSM].                                     MOI
Ojibway Indians Coloring Book (For Kids), by Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©1979, 32 pages,         OJIcb
8.5‖ x11‖ soft cover ($4.50 + $1.00 S&H). [AOHSM].
The Oscoda Murders, ©1985 by Jim Dunn, Fiction, 66 pages, 5.5‖ x 8.5‖ soft cover ($4.95 + $2.00           OM
S&H). [AOHSM].
Oscoda Press Newspaper, Oscoda MI.                                                                        OPN
Old Van Etten Creek, a Prehistoric Village in Northeast MI, by Dennis M Morrison, reprinted by the        OVC
AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society, © not given, 13 pages, 5.5‖ x 8.5‖ soft cover ($2.50 + $1.00 S&H).
[AOHSM].
Pick-ups And A Horse, ©1975 by William Ellis, 142 pages, 6‖ x 9‖ hard cover ($15.00 + $4.00 S&H).         P&H
[AOHSM & HSDA Folder HIS-5]
Paul Bunyan: How A Terrible Timber Feller Became A Legend: History of early logging in MI & Paul          PB
Bunyan legend), ©1993 by D Laurence Rogers, 192 pages, 8.5‖ x 11‖ soft cover ($15.00 + $4.00 S&H).
[AOHSM].
Paul Bunyan In The AuSable River County, © 1999 by Patricia Sherman, 19 pages, 8.5‖ x 11‖ soft cover      PBcb
($1.50 +$1.00 D&H). [AOHSM].
Paul Bunyan Festival Inc, 3‖ notebook                                                                     PBF
Postcards Collection, by AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society. See the notebook display of zerox copies in   PC
the Museum. Copies of the original archival postcards can be made for $15.00 for a 5‖ x 7‖ size and
$20.00 for a 8‖ x 10‖ size. [AOHSM].
Folder, donated photos by Ron & Nancy Holliday, 18824 Jefferson Rd, Morley MI 49336 in 2004.              RNHP
[AOHSM].
The Shipwrecked Baltimore, ©1990 by Pete Place Ferris, Forest Park IL, 41 pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover.      SB
[AOHSM].
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Reference (Sequenced by the Ref Code column)                                                          Ref Code
There’s A Sticky Hare On My Plate: Food, Photos & Folklore, ©1999 By AuSable-Oscoda Historical        SH
Society, 74 pages, 8‖x11‖ soft cover ($9.50 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-2]
Shipwrecks Off Our Shores, AuSable & Oscoda MI, ©2001 by AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society, 68        SW
pages, 8½‖x11‖ soft cover ($10.00 +$4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-2]
Tawas Herald Newspaper, East Tawas MI (including several different names from 1885 to current)        THN
Times To Remember: Memories & Stories of Early AuSable & Oscoda MI, ©1997, 103 pages, 8½‖x11‖         TTR
soft cover ($12.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-2]
Their Yesterdays: AuSable-Oscoda 1848-1948, ©1948 by Edna M Otis, re-printed 2004 by Neil             TY2
Thornton, 115 pages, 6‖ x9‖ ($12.00 + $4.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-5]
A Virtual Tour of the AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society’s Museum Exhibits & also includes 1,200       VT
names appearing in the exhibits. All on one CD ($10.00). [AOHSM].
World War Two- Oscoda & AuSable, ©1987 by Jerry Wagner, 65 pages, 5½‖x8‖ soft cover ($4.00            WW2
+$2.00 S&H). [AOHSM & HSGS Folder HIS-5]
Iosco County Gazette Newspaper, Tawas City MI                                                         ICGN
The Indian Mission Messenger, PO Box 314, Oscoda MI 48750                                             IMM
Cash Every Saturday or…. No Sawdust, by Neil Thornton, ©1969, 20 pages [Oscoda Library M/977.4].      NS

Some of these records are of adjacent areas are considered representative of AuSable & Oscoda, and therefore
are included. When reading the complete reference material it will indicate if it is a record of AuSable-Oscoda or
of an adjacent area.

Note. Above references with prices are sold at the AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society’s Museum. Send your order
and check to the mailing address on the cover of this book.

Note. Location of the references are shown inside square brackets [  ].
    AOHSM = AuSable-Oscoda Historical Society’s Museum.
    HSGS = Huron Shores Genealogical Society (inside the Parks Library), followed by a Folder ID.
    IOHSM = Iosco County Historical Society’s Museum.
    IORD = Iosco County Register of Deeds
    Library = The Parks Public Library, followed by the call number.

								
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