ANDERSON, Peter B.
Cedar shingle mill operator. Immigration from Sweden to Minnesota, 1885; employment
with Weyerhaeuser Company, 1887; land clearing, homesteading, real estate,
and varied other enterprises, Tacoma, Washington; partnership in cedar shingle
company on Nooksack River, 1893-96; logging, butchering, construction and
mining, Klondike gold rush (1897); operation of cedar shingle mills, Bellingham,
Washington, 1905-10; mill operations and retirement in British Columbia, Canada.
Interviewed by Elwood R. Maunder in 1958 (39 pp.); rough transcript).
COLE, Harry W.
Associate manager, Hammond Lumber Company, California. Beginnings of Hammond,
Bronson, and Weston operations in Ottawa, Canada; Bronson's purchase and development
of Little River Lumber Company and merger with Hammond in 1930s. Interviewed
by John Larson in 1953 (4 pp.); final transcript.
FORESTER, Herbert F. (b.
Employed by Winton Lumber, Minnesota, 1909. Lumbering operations in Lake States,
Canada, Oregon, and California; Thief River Falls, Robertson, Crookston, Brainerd,
Bemidji, Prince Albert, The Pas, Finger, Rose Lake, Stack-Gibbs, Siskiyou-Minnesota,
and Long-Bell lumber companies. Interviewed by Clodaugh Neiderheiser in 1956
(26 pp.); rough transcript.
HART, Harold V. "Pete"
Employment with St. Regis Paper. Roy K. Ferguson; Floyd Carlisle; pulpgrinding
techniques; paper making process and equipment; cruising; wood procurement;
land acquisition and expansion in Canada and the United States, early 20th
century. Interviewed by Elwood R. Maunder in 1976 (78 pp.); rough transcript.
McGUIRE, John R. (1916-2002
Chief, U.S. Forest Service, 1973-1978; former deputy for program planning
and legislation, U.S. Forest Service; fostered cooperation in forest research
among Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Discussion of U.S. Forest Service,
clearcutting, and wilderness areas. Interviewed by Harold K. Steen in 1987
(vi + 143 +  pp.; selected bibliography); final transcript.
MATHIEU, James Arthur (b.
Associated with Shevlin lumber interests in Lake States, circa 1900; president,
J. A. Mathieu Limited; president, Northern Pine Manufacturers Association.
Youth; log rafting, 1885; Crookston Lumber Company, Minnesota; Ontario, Canada,
1905; equipment and mechanization. Interviewed by Bruce C. Harding in 1957
(10 pp.); final transcript.
NICKEY, Samuel M., Sr.
President, Nickey Brothers, Inc. Growth of company from Indiana to Mississippi;
venture in timberland near Vancouver, British Columbia; hardwood operations
in Indiana and Tennessee. Interviewed by John Larson in 1953 (9 pp.); final
PLANT , Charles (b. 1891)
Associated with Vancouver Lumber Company; Bloedel, Stewart & Welch, British
Columbia, 1930-56. Youth in Great Britain; shingle making in Canada; shingle
grades; labor; Bror L. Grondal; president, Red Cedar Shingle & Handsplit
Shake Bureau; U.S. tariffs; trade associations; thousand pack to square pack;
antiwood-shingle legislation; J.. H. and Prentice Bloedel. Interviewed by
Elwood R. Maunder in 1974 (vii + 81 pp.; illustrations, appendices, index);
PLOCHMANN, Richard P. (d.
Associated with University of Munich, Germany. Family history; education;
World War II; employment in Canada; Asia; forestry education; forestry as
a profession; multiple use; Douglas-fir; spruce; lumber prices; federal/private
land ownership. Interviewed by Elwood R. Maunder and David T. Mason in 1969
(60 pp.); final transcript.
REED, William G. (1908-1989)
Former employee of S. G. Simpson & Co. Simpson-Reed interests in the Pacific
Northwest; Reed family's management of company; logging, timberland ownership,
forest products industry, and trade associations in Washington state; timber
taxation; expansion of company in United States, Canada, and South America;
George Drake and forest management. Interviewed by Elwood R. Maunder and Charles
Buchwalter in 1974 and 1975 ( xii + 186 pp.; appendices, index); final transcript.