MS 039
AUTHOR : Hilt Forcrum & Co.
TITLE : Hilt Forcrum & Co. records,
DATES : 1903-1916.
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.
Obion (Tenn.)
Dyer County (Tenn.) -- Manuscripts.
Tennessee -- History -- Sources.
Roads -- History -- Tennessee.
Bridges -- Tennessee -- Obion County.
Hilt Forcrum & Co.
Forcrum & James Lumber Company.
Forcrum & Lannom Inc.
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