|AUTHOR :||Hilt Forcrum & Co.|
|TITLE :||Hilt Forcrum & Co. records,|
|SIZE :||1 box ; 12 x 10 x 2 1/2 in. 1 box ; 15 x 10 x 2 1/2 in.|
|ARRANGEMENT:||Records organized into two series: I. Records. II. Photographs; Records arranged chronologically and photographs by name of individual(s) photographed. Inventory available online.|
|HISTORY NOTE :||Hilt Forcrum & Co. was a lumber company organized at around the turn of the 20th century in Obion, Tennessee. The name was changed to the Forcrum & James Cooperage and Lumber Company in 1914. The company would grow to four retail lumber yards prior to the Great Depression. The current company, now called Forcrum-Lannom Inc., resides in Dyersburg, Tennessee and produces building materials of various types.|
|CONTENTS :||Consists of business and personal correspondence from company president Hilt Forcrum from 1903 to 1918. Includes letters discussing the Paducah to Memphis Highway Movement, plans to purchase and construct a steel bridge over the Obion River, and miscellaneous bills of sale and photographs.|
|SUBJECT :|| Forcrum, Hilt. |
Obion County (Tenn.) -- Manuscripts.
Dyer County (Tenn.) -- Manuscripts.
Tennessee -- History -- Sources.
Roads -- History -- Tennessee.
Bridges -- Tennessee -- Obion County.
Hilt Forcrum & Co.
Forcrum & James Lumber Company.
Forcrum & Lannom Inc.