The Resource Dawg, Gladys Hill, (electronic resource)

Dawg, Gladys Hill, (electronic resource)

Label
Dawg
Title
Dawg
Statement of responsibility
Gladys Hill
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The shanty boys were important American Frontiersmen with a way of life individually their own. From all parts of the country they came to work the endless pines; from the East Coast to the rapidly advancing West they blazed the trails that led to expansion. It was their labor that birthed a giant industry and helped build a nation from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Unlike the cowboys the shanty boys were not well publicized in song and story. Minimal credit has been given their contribution as they traveled up and down and across the wilderness, hacking, chopping, skidding, hauling, riding the great pine logs that fed the saws for a giant industry. Their labors were as significant to the development of the North as the cowboy's role was in the development of the West. My grandfather was a shanty boy, so called because they lived in shanties in the woods. Grandpa was born in 1861. During the early 1880s he guided his team of slow moving oxen from his home in Columbia County, to the pineries of Northern Wisconsin. Butternut, Park Falls, Fosterville (now Presque Isle), Sayner and Star Lake were areas mentioned. There he lived the life of a shanty boy all winter; in the spring he returned to his farm in Southern Wisconsin with cash in his pockets. From Grandpa I learned of the shanty boys, of their influence and their importance to the economy. Theirs was a strong and vital endowment to America
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hill, Gladys
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lumbermen
  • Lumber trade
  • Dogs
  • Electronic books
  • Wisconsin
Target audience
adult
Label
Dawg, Gladys Hill, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781456734947
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12071105
Publisher number
MWT12071105
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dawg, Gladys Hill, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781456734947
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12071105
Publisher number
MWT12071105
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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