Charles M. Ziegler papers 1928-1959


Charles M. Ziegler papers 1928-1959

Republican State Highway Commissioner, 1943-1957. Correspondence, scrapbooks and other papers concerning the highway department, Republican politics, and his interest in the Michigan Republican League, the Michigan Indian Foundation, and the construction of the Mackinac Bridge; also photographs.

2 linear feet, 9 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder



SNAC Resource ID: 6389898

Bentley Historical Library

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