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Finding aid for the Foote/Ferrell Family Records. The Foote family owned and operated a tannery in the Traverse City area during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This collection of documents primarily relates to a descendant of John…

Finding Aid for the Victor Petertyl Family Collection, circa 1890s - 1919. The collection is 1 linear foot and is held at the Traverse City Area District Library, Woodmere branch as a part of the local history collection.

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Finding aid for the Al Barnes National Cherry Festival Image Collection. Harry Alonzo “Al” Barnes was a photographer and historian in the Grand Traverse region who worked at the Traverse City Record-Eagle for the bulk of his career. This…

Finding Aid of the Collection from Grand Traverse Archaeological Society from 1979-1998. The club's goals were the promotion of archaeological investigation and research, and acquainting the general public with the value of archaeological resources.

Talk with Tim - May 2021.mp4
Tim Carroll, Jackie Thomas and Bob Dean share stories about their ancestors, whose biographies are included in the book:
“Sprague's History of Grand Traverse and Leelanaw Counties, Michigan: Embracing a Concise Review of Their Early Settlement,…

Finding aid for the Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City Records from 1923-2016. The collection is 12.5 linear feet with one flat storage box, and is held at the Traverse Area District Library, Woodmere branch as a part of the local history…

Nine men standing in a lumber yard with planks and logs in the background.


Men standing in front of the Keystone Lumberyard in Traverse City, Michigan.

A large group of men posing for a photo in front of a barn in the winter in Empire, Michigan in 1890.

Seven men stand atop a pile of logs on a sled being pulled by two horses in Grawn, Michigan.
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