Finding Aid LaCross Boat Works Inc. Collection TBRC-26
:
Description
Creators
LaCross Boat Works Inc., Donor
LaCross, Lorrie
, Donor
Media Type
Text
Ship
Item Type
Finding Aids
Description
Biographical & Historical Information: The LaCross Family’s first business ventures began in the early 1940s with cabinet making and general woodwork. In 1951, brothers Arthur and Ernest, with sons Jim and Charles, began constructing wood filing cabinets in Alpena, MI, which was distributed through Leonard’s Office Supply and Equipment Co. of Detroit. In 1955, the Kauffman Boat Works came under the ownership of the LaCross Boat Works, which constructed various wooden recreational motorboats over the next 40 years. The business closed in 2006.


Scope & Content: Early business ventures, boat images (1950s), brochures (1950s), financial statements (1950-1961), boat shows.
Publisher
Special Collections, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Place of Publication
Alpena, MI
Date of Publication
1951
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
LaCross Boat Works Inc.
Local identifier
2008.009
Collection
LaCross Boat Works Inc. Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
Donor
Lorrie Lacross
Creative Commons licence
by [more details]
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
2022
Copyright Holder
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Copyright Holder Contact Information
211 N 1st Ave Alpena MI 49707 ; tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Recommended Citation
LaCross Boat Works Inc. Collection, Alpena County George n. Fletcher Public Library. Alpena, MI
Terms of Use
For research only
Reproduction Notes
Please contact Special Collections before sharing beyond this database.
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Finding Aid LaCross Boat Works Inc. Collection TBRC-26


Biographical & Historical Information: The LaCross Family’s first business ventures began in the early 1940s with cabinet making and general woodwork. In 1951, brothers Arthur and Ernest, with sons Jim and Charles, began constructing wood filing cabinets in Alpena, MI, which was distributed through Leonard’s Office Supply and Equipment Co. of Detroit. In 1955, the Kauffman Boat Works came under the ownership of the LaCross Boat Works, which constructed various wooden recreational motorboats over the next 40 years. The business closed in 2006.


Scope & Content: Early business ventures, boat images (1950s), brochures (1950s), financial statements (1950-1961), boat shows.