Huron Handle and Lumber Company
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
De Forest A. Stratton was the president of the Huron Handle and Lumber Company, while H.P. Cheney was Vice-President and Charles Cheney was Secretary/Treasurer. In 1899, the Huron Handle and Leather Company produced 4,000,000 broom handles. The Company office was located in the Masonic Block.
Notes
Much hardwood was used to make tool handles.
Inscriptions
"Cheney & Stratton Handle Mill, started December 17, 1896"
Date of Original
c 1897
Dimensions
Width: 5685 px
Height: 4405 px
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 5685px
Image Height: 4405px
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Cheney, H.P. ; Cheney, Charles ; Stratton, De Forest
Corporate Name(s)
Huron Handle and Lumber Company
Collection
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Approximate location of Huron Handle Co. Office:
    Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.0620361771762 Longitude: -83.4338657989501
Donor
Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Fred Trelfa Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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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Huron Handle and Lumber Company


De Forest A. Stratton was the president of the Huron Handle and Lumber Company, while H.P. Cheney was Vice-President and Charles Cheney was Secretary/Treasurer. In 1899, the Huron Handle and Leather Company produced 4,000,000 broom handles. The Company office was located in the Masonic Block.