LaCross Boat Works, Inc.
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Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Collection
Publication
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
The LaCross Family’s first business ventures began in the early 1940s with cabinet making and general wood work. In 1951, brothers Arthur and Ernest, with sons Jim and Charles, began constructing wood filing cabinets in Alpena, MI, which were 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 motor boats over the next 40 years. The business closed in 2006.
Notes:
LaCross Boat Works brochures for the years 1954, 1955, and 1958 are only available for viewing in-house.
Date of Original:
1940-2006
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
LaCross, Arthur ; LaCross, Ernest ; LaCross, James ; LaCross, Charles
Corporate Name(s):
Kauffman Boat Works ; LaCross Boat Works, Inc. ; LaCross Wood Products.
Collection:
LaCross Boat Works Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • LaCross Boat Works:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0944503725778
    Latitude: 45.0944503725778 Longitude: -83.4574719204903
Donor:
Lorrie LaCross
Recommended Citation:
LaCross Boat Works Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

LaCross Boat Works, Inc.
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LaCross Boat Works, Inc.


The LaCross Family’s first business ventures began in the early 1940s with cabinet making and general wood work. In 1951, brothers Arthur and Ernest, with sons Jim and Charles, began constructing wood filing cabinets in Alpena, MI, which were 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 motor boats over the next 40 years. The business closed in 2006.