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We're grateful to historians for their recorded reseach.
Without their efforts the past may have been lost to "folklore."

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Contributors & Credits

We truly appreciate...
the following contributors who have help put local history on the internet.
-- We encourage you to become a participant in adding content to Bay-Journal.


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  1. AKIN (Seymour), Sylvia - Cooley family materials/photos.
  2. ANKEY, Pat - Essexville history.
  3. ANTHONY, Robert - Resource materials.
  4. ARNOLD, Jim - History of Frederick Arnold, first bakery in Bay City.
  5. AUSTIN (Weber), Joan - Heritage photos.
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  6. BALWINSKI, Dick - Materials on St. Hedwig's history.
  7. BEATTIE, Michael - Family photos.
  8. BEDELL, James - Heritage photos.
  9. BIRCH, Tom - Bay City Library history & other resource materials.
  10. BIRNEY, Ken - Birney family genealogy.
  11. BLACK, Donald R. - Black family & Shearer history.
  12. BLUMFIELD, Ron -- Baseball history.
  13. BRADLEY, Stuart V. Jr. -- Bradley family genealogy and photos.
  14. BRYANT, - Birney 1893 news articles.
  15. BRANIGAN, Bill -- Heritage homes
  16. BURZYNSKI, Brenda - Historical documents
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  17. CAIN, Patrick - family histories.
  18. CALHOUN (Munsie), Patty - 1928 Year Book, Central High School.
  19. CAMBELL (Sauer), Norma J. - Crump & Kawkawlin history.
  20. CHAMBERS, Ed - Industrial Works (Brownhoist) research.
  21. CHOOINARD, Lauren - Kid Lavigne history.
  22. CHILTON, Edward - histories.
  23. CLAYTON, Jerry - Aerial photos.
  24. CLEMENT, Nick - Research materials.
  25. CLIFT, Bill - Clift family photos and information.
  26. COUGHLIN, Tom -- Bently cemetery data.
  27. COTTEN, Scott, history item.
  28. COTTRELL-SANDERS, Linda - Genealogy Joseph Marsac
  29. CULVER, Bertram - McDermott history.
  30. CUMMINGS, Betty - Trombley history.
  31. CZUBA (Stroemer), Kathy - Research resources.
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  32. DOLSEN, Don - Research assistance. (deceased)
  33. DORIEAN, Vince - Essexville-Hampton photos.
  34. DRAPER, Phil - Historical information.
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  35. EAGLE, Howard S. - Fire department photos/history.
  36. EKKERT, Ed - Materials on Mohr building (Midland & Henry Sts).
  37. ESSEXVILLE-HAMPTON HISTORICAL COMMISSION - Photos & resource materials.
  38. EYNON, Gail A. J.D. - Ancester's photo Anthony Ward.
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  39. FINN, Theodore (Ted) - Trombly family data.
  40. FLESKE, Don - Sports memorabilia.
  41. FELSKE, Harvey - Sports memorabilia.
  42. FLEWELLING, Bruce J. - Bay City hall photos.
  43. FLOOD, Alan - Historic news accounts & resource materials.
  44. FREEL, Mary K. - Cemetery maps.
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  45. GASTA, Gary - Fire department photos & history.
  46. GIES, Don - Historical picture.
  47. GLOWICKI, Barney - Sports history.
  48. GONSOWSKI, Joseph - Baseball history.
  49. GORNOWICZ (Rau), Carolyn - Book index.
  50. GUDSCHINSKY, Dan - Family history.
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  51. HAGENAUER, Cindy - Photos of Bay City, Saginaw & Frankenmuth.
  52. HALL, Tom - Photos Wenonah Beach.
  53. HAMMOND, Lesley - Library research & resource materials.
  54. HARRINGTON, Lottie -- Genealogy history.
  55. HEREK, Ray -- History subjects, resources.
  56. HUBARD-GOLDEN, Joni - Women's history.
  57. HYDORN, William "Bill" - Research materials.
  58. ISHLER, Paul - Old photos.
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  59. JASKIEWICZ, Susan - Research materials.
  60. JERORE, Robert G. - Industrial Works article.
  61. JOHNSON, Don J. - Memories of county poor farm.
  62. JONES, Cynthia - Birney-Jennison family history.
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  63. KATT, Connie & Jim - Heritage photos.
  64. KLUMPP (Welker), Carlie - Information/photos for Gibson Township.
  65. KOLODZINSKI, Andrea - historical pictures.
  66. KOLINKSI, Linda - Book name index for Bay County Story, Footpaths to Freeways
  67. KOSCAK, Sandi E. - Birney genealogy.
  68. KRUEGER, Michelle - articles, content.
  69. KUSMIERZ, Marvin A. - Resource information and content.
  70. KUSTUCH, John - Fire department photos/history.
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  71. LADA, Fran -- Danielewski genealogy.
  72. LAMP, Charlotte - James G. Eddy family information.
  73. LANGSTAFF, Taylor - Historic photos.
  74. LaRUE, John C. Jr. - Industrial Works (Brownhoist) research.
  75. LORIE, Patti - Historic State Theater resource materials.
  76. LOVE, Pat - Genealogy research.
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  77. MACMEEKIN, Dan - Eastern High School, 1896 class newsletter.
  78. MAIER, Rita - Website resources.
  79. MAILLETTE, Dolores - St. Joseph church history.
  80. MANWELL, P. - Old photos
  81. MANYEN, Dan - Article, "The Fishing History of the Saginaw Bay"
  82. MARTIN, Joseph - Aricle, "St. Stanislaus 50th Jubilee - Organization Officers"
  83. MCCARTHY, Dr. Dave R. - family photos
  84. McDERMOTT, Maureen - Research materials.
  85. McGRATH, Carolyn - Letter, 1892 fire in south end of Bay City.
  86. McGRAW, Thomas - Genealogy John & Thomas McGraw of Dryden, NY.
  87. McMANMAN, Mary - Library research & resource materials.
  88. McSHANE, Dan - Research sources.
  89. MEIER, Maria - Bay City Players history.
  90. MICHIGAN Archaeological Society - Trombley House archaeology & history.
  91. MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - Photo 1958 airplane crash.
  92. MIHALENKO (LUTZKE), Kathy - Family history.
  93. MILLER, Jack R. - History of Colonial Theatre, Essexville.
  94. MOBLEY, Victor J. - Author, histoy subjects.
  95. MOORE (Wells), Carolyn - Old newspapers.
  96. MOULTANE, Terry - Heritage images, history.
  97. MOULTHROP, Guy, Sr. - History data for Mouthrop-Clift, Inc.
  98. MOULTHROP, Blair - History data for Mouthrop-Clift, Inc.
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  99. NILSSON, Phyllis - Civil War diary.
  100. NOONAN (Kusmierz), Marcie - City directory.
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  101. PANTON, Michelle - Birney family information and memorabilia.
  102. PEMBROKE (Brath), Julee - Volunteer writer, researcher & transcriber.
  103. PERGANDE, Gerald (Jerry) - Civil War research & local history.
  104. PETRIMOULX, Jim - History articles.
  105. PIENIOZEK, Angeline -- Gibston Twp. photos & history
  106. PIERSON, Hayden - History books.
  107. PIERSON, Rick & Linda - Harry E. Pierson's historical newspapers.
  108. PIERSON (Mason), Patricia - City directory & photos. (deceased)
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  109. RABIDOUX, Paul - Resource materials.
  110. REDER, (Stroemer) Tammy - Heritage photos.
  111. REWILAK, Liz - Bay City Tribune newspaper (1886).
  112. ROBISON, Nancy Ms. - Seaman family.
  113. ROGERS, David L. - history, photos.
  114. RUSSELL, Daryl - Heritage photos, research.
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  115. SAYLES, Mary J. - Family history.
  116. SCHEDDEL, Bonnie Bowden - family photos.
  117. SCHMIDT, Rick - Historical photos.
  118. SCHWAB, Mary G. - Maus family history.
  119. SERRA, Joan - Schindehette family history.
  120. SHERMAN, Patricia L. - Treft family photo.
  121. SMITH, Al - Photos of Wenona Beach Amusement Park.
  122. SORDYL, Michael - Business history.
  123. SPAULDING, Clint - Bay City Times photographer.
  124. STARK, Tim - Stark family history.
  125. STEINGRAEBER, Jean & Leonard -- Seaman's cemetery data.
  126. STELTING, Marek - family information.
  127. STROEMER, Clarence (deceased) & Gladys (WEIDE) - Historical materials.
  128. STROEMER, Freida (deceased) - Scrapbook collection on local history.
  129. SWAYZE, David D. - Historical documents. Great Lakes History [Web]
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  130. TAUBENECK, John - Industrial Works (Brownhoist) research.
  131. TAYLOR, Tim - Heritage images, research.
  132. TITUS, Scott - Heritage photos.
  133. TREMBLE, Jim - Article on Theophilus Tremble.
  134. TRUDELL, John - Resource, obituary.
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  135. WACKSMAN, Dee Dee - Heritage photos, history.
  136. WALRAVEN, Michael G. - Research, Hampton Township.
  137. WELSH, Fred - BCHS research & resource materials.
  138. WHITTEMORE, Allen W. - Birney family history.
  139. WILHELM, Patrick - Bousfield history. z
  140. WILLIAMS, Merilyn - St. Anthony Church - Fisherville
  141. WOLICKI, Dale - Research assistance.
  142. WRIGHT, Bill & Carol (Gregory) - Photos, local history.
  143. WROBLESKI, Diane - Schindehette family history.
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  144. YOUNKMAN, Tim - Bay City Times article.
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  145. ZEDEKAR, Carol - Bay City Times coordinator.
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  146. BAY COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY - Ancestor history data.
  147. BAY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - History resources.
  148. BAY COUNTY LIBRARY - Photos for digitizing & resource materials.
  149. ESSEXVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Local histories.
  150. LINKS TO THE PAST - [Web]- History of Great Lakes by Mansfield (1899)

General References & Resources

Listing of books and other resources on local history.
-- Bay-Journal history pages for specific subjects include source references.)

  1. Auburn - Williams Centennial 1854-1954 - pamphlet, Auburn Library
  2. Bay City Illustrated - book, 1898, Bay City Board of Trade [Web]
  3. Bay City Times, old newspaper historical accounts. [Web]
  4. Bay City Press And Times (1863-64), newspaper.
  5. Bay County Historical Society/Museum - Butterfield Library & Staff.
  6. Bay County Library System, research files. [Web]
  7. Bay County Past and Present, book, 1918, George E. Butterfield. [Web]
  8. Bay County Past and Present, book 1957, George E. Butterfield.
  9. Bay County Story, From Footpaths to Freeways, book 1982, Leslie E. Arndt.
  10. Bicentennial History of Saginaw County (1796-1916).
  11. Biography of a Businessman, Henry W. Sage 1814-1897 (1962) - book, Anita Shafer Goodstein.
  12. Brown's Annual Directory of the Saginaw Valley, 1873, C. Exera Brown. [Web]
  13. By These Waters - Bay City Centennial 1865-1965 - book, Leslie Arndt.
  14. Chalkboard to Computers, Essexville-Hampton Story (2001) - book, Essexville-Hampton Hist. Soc.
  15. Central Michigan University, Clarke Library (Bay City). [Web]
  16. County of Bay & Bay City from 1857-1876, George W. Hotchkiss. [Web]
  17. County of Bay, Michigan: Maps, History, Illustrations & Statistics, book, 1896, D.A. Bullock & Co. [Web]
  18. Elm Lawn Cemetery, pamplet (Bay City), 1890s
  19. Encyclopedia of Michigan History, pub. 1890
  20. Facts and Figures about Michigan Prepared by General Passenger Dept., 1885, Michigan Central R.R [Web]
  21. First Congregational Church (Bay Ciyt) - 75 Year Centennial, 1975 pamphlets.
  22. First Presbyterian Church (Bay City) - 100 Year, A Memorable Edifice, pamphlet, G. Higgs.
  23. Freshwater Whales (Wheeler/Bay City) - book (1969), Richard J. Wright.
  24. Great Lakes History Website, David D. Swayze. [-]
  25. Great Midwest (Michigan), The - book 1856, Ferris
  26. Harvard Memorial Biographies (Birney-Bay City), 1866, Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
  27. High Iron - Along The Huron Shore, book 1982, Neil Thornton.
  28. Historic Architecture of Bay City, Michigan (1998) - book, Dale P. Wolicki.
  29. Historic Michigan - Vols I & II, book 1928, Vol II,George E. Butterfield.
  30. Historic Michigan Land of The Great Lakes, Vol. III Bay County, book, George E. Butterfield.
  31. Historic State Theatre - Bay City, Michigan 1906-2001 -booklet, Mary Evans Greene.
  32. History Commercial Advantages & Future Prospects of Bay City, MI (1875) - book, Henry S. Dow. [Web]
  33. History of Bay City Fire Dept.(1918), pamphlet, compiled by Bay City Firemen's Mutual Benefit Assoc.
  34. History of Bay County, book, 192?, National Historical Assoc. [Web]
  35. History of Bay County, Michigan with Illustrations & Biographical Sketches (1883), book, H.R. Page Co. [Web]
  36. History of Bay County, Michigan and Representative Citizens (1905) - book, Augustus H. Gansser. [Web]
  37. History of Lake Huron Shoreline (1883) H.R. Page. [Web]
  38. History of Michigan, book, 1915, Carles Moore. [Web]
  39. History of Great Lakes (1899) - book, J.B. Mansfield.
  40. History of Northern Pininsula of Michgan, book 1911, Alva L. Sawyer. [Web]
  41. History of Platform and Stage in Bay City, Michigan, thesis, John H. Gore.
  42. History of Saginaw county from 1819 - 1858, book, Truman B. Box. [Web]
  43. History of Saginaw Co., MI (1918) - book, James Cook Mills. [Web]
  44. History of Saginaw and Bay Counties, Vol. 2, 1892
  45. History of Saginaw Valley, book 1868, Truman B. Fox. [Web]
  46. History of Tuscola and Bay Counties, Michigan, bk., 1883, H.R. Page & Co. [Web]
  47. Indian & Pioneer History of Saginaw Valley - book, 1866, Thomas & Galatian. [Web]
  48. Indians, Jacks and Pines (Michigan) - book 1962, Steward D. Gross.
  49. Iosco County and Lake Huron Shore Log Marks - book 1981,W. Neil Thornton.
  50. James G. Birney and His Times (Bay City), book 1890, William Birney. [Web]
  51. Joint Documents of the State of Michigan, Vol. II - 1889
  52. Library of Congress - publications, photos [Web]
  53. Men of Progress: Embracing Biographical Sketches of Representative Michigan men., book 1900, Evening News Assoc. [Web]
  54. Michigan Archaelogist (Trombley House), Vol 35, No. 3-4, Jul-Dec 1989.
  55. Michigan and The Centennial - A Memorial Record, 1876, S.B. McCracken. [Web]
  56. Michigan DNR - research materials.[Web]
  57. Michigan Geological Survey Report, 1905/1906
  58. Michigan History Magazine, Vol-IV, 1920
  59. Michigan In Four Centuries (1954), book, F. Clever Bald.
  60. Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, Vol. 10, Historical collections, [Web]
  61. Michigan State University (online)
  62. National Atlas of Canada [Web] online geology references.
  63. Newspaper articles - Bay City Times & others, Bay Co. Library System.
  64. People's Almanac, The, book, 1975, D. Wallechinsky & I. Wallace.
  65. Personal Collection, Bay City scrap book of Ms. Frieda Stroemer (deceased).
  66. Pioneer History of Bay City, B.F. Partridge (Pub., Bay City Observer, 02/18/1880).
  67. Polk City Directories (1948, 1970 - personal) (others at Bay County Library)
  68. Portrait & Biographical Record of Saginaw & Bay Counties, MI, book 1982, Bio. Pub. Co. [Web]
  69. Red Book of Michigan, The; A Civil, Military and Biographical History, book, 1871, Charles Lanman. [Web]
  70. St. Anthony Church Centennial/Jubilee (Fisherville), pamplets.
  71. St. Hedwig Church Centennial/Jubilee (Bay City, pamplets.
  72. St. Joseph Church 1850-2000, 150th Anniversary (1999), Bay City, Dolores Maillette.
  73. St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Frankenlust (History of), book, Elmer R. Wagner.
  74. St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Centennial Pamphlet, 1874-1974, Bay City.
  75. Shipbuilding On The Saginaw, pamphlet, 1974, Catherine C. (Hathaway) Baker.
  76. Soldiers of the Great War, VOL II (WWI); List of soldiers, 1920 [Web]
  77. Survey of Ligitimate Theatre in Bay City, MI 1884-1902, thesis, Raymond J. Lewandowski.
  78. Trinity Episcopal Church, Bay City, newspaper references.
  79. University of Michigan Library (MI County Histories & Atlases). [Web]
  80. Wenona Beach, Bay County, Book 1988, James R. Watson.
  81. World Book Encyclopedia - history



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