Michigan Public Act 137 of 1885 established the ten-hour work day in Michigan. Workers in the Saginaw Valley lumber industry did not wait for the law to go into effect.
Did you ever wonder about life in an old-time lumber camp? “I worked like the dickens,” recalled one old lumberjack, “but I didn’t think anything of it.”
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Death Records, 1921-1952
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State Census, 1827-1874
State Census, 1884-1894
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