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Joe Cavasos, a migrant cherry picker, stands in front of a truck full of workers at Fred Carroll's Cherry Farm on Old Mission Peninsula.

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Joe and Josephine Cavasos, two migrant cherry pickers, pose for a picture with their unnamed baby at Fred Carroll's Cherry Farm on Old Mission Peninsula

The Boy from Archie.mp4
Tim Carroll and George McManus Jr. discuss history of the Old Mission Peninsula, and their experiences growing up on it.

Peninsula Towers Edit.mp4
Tim and Richard Carroll share the history of two observation towers located on Old Mission Peninsula (circa 1920s), the Friedrich Tower and the Golden Tower

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 collection…

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…
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