Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Maybelle Hicks Hanson
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Maybelle Hicks Hanson was born in Superior, Wisconsin in 1896. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up in Superior, Wisconsin; moving to Grand Rapids; interacting with the lumberjacks as a young girl; going to Central School in Grand Rapids; going to high school; teaching; marrying a logger; logging around Grand Rapids; large camps on Deer Lake; driving men up to camp; loggers coming into town; being married to a camp boss; ice roads; finding loggers to work in the camps; supplying ties and pulpwood for railroad companies; community of Little Fork; managing logging camps; unionization; owning a saw mill; relationships between Indians and white men; cooking in the logging camps; traveling to Port Arthur; Park Point amusement center.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
53 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:30:23 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Hanson, Maybelle Hicks
Dates Creation: 05/10/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.13
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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