Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-026-001-1-1-United States-DPLS-1870

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Lumbertowns in the cutover: economic cross-sections of 94 Wisconsin and Michigan communities for 4 one-decade intervals, 1870-1930.  [machine-readable data file] / Smith, James Bruce  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Comments: Visit DPLS online archive to view the codebook and download the data for this study.

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Documentation: Hardcopy codebook and a copy of the Mercantile Agency Reporter's manual (5th edition, 1927).

Abstract: The data include city and county populations; latitude and longitude of city; date and amount of peak lumber production; per acre value of farm land in city and county; manufacturing: lumber and forest products, wood and metal using, sawmill machinery, shoe and leather, clothing and textile, brewing and bottling of alcoholic beverages, and miscellaneous; wholesale trade-including wholesale liquor and wholesale lumber; mines, mineral and farm product processing; retail trade and service-including retail liquor; transportation; number of out-of-town firms doing business in the city; bank capital in thousands of dollars; number of railroads entering the city.

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7294 (CD-ROM)
7295 (CD-ROM)
7394 (CD-Rom)
7395 (CD-Rom)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)