Corporate records. 1855-1958.


Corporate records. 1855-1958.

Records of, and information about, a family-owned, Winona(Minn.)-based lumber company. Includes records of more than 75 associated logging,lumber, land, colonization, and other companies active in states from Minnesota,Wisconsin, and Iowa to Louisiana and the Pacific Northwest.


SNAC Resource ID: 6646683

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