Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Norm Lyon Papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Norm Lyon Papers,
Creator: Lyon, Norm.
Inclusive dates: 1920, 1991, and undated
Extent: 10 cubic feet (in 12 boxes, 3 Oversized folders)
Abstract:
The papers include photographic materials, and papers about Norm Lyon's personal and family life, his work as an oil field reporter and photographer for the MIchigan Oil and Gas News (MOGN), and his work as a photographer for the Mount Pleasant Daily Times News.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

no Acc#

Access Restrictions:

Norm Lyon Papers are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Norm Lyon Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

The collection was divided by format into the following series: Negatives (Approximately 5.25 cubic ft.); Papers (Approximately 1 cubic ft.); and Photographs including transparencies, slides, and oversized photographs and paste-ups (Approximately 4 cubic ft). Within each format, folders are filed in alphabetical order. Within these formats, the collection documents three aspects of Norm Lyon’s life and work: his personal and family life; his work as an oil field reporter and photographer; and his work as a photographer with the Mount Pleasant Daily Times News.


History

Biography:

Norman X. Lyon was born on April 24, 1907 at Leonidas, a small town in St. Joseph County, Michigan. He graduated from Albion College in 1929, the same year that he began his first newspaper job with the Greenville [Michigan] Daily News. Norm left the newspaper in 1930, hoping to attend law school. However, he ended up moving to Mount Pleasant, Michigan, to help with the newspaper there.

In the early 1930s, Norm reported for the Mount Pleasant Daily Times News. He also worked for two years with the Saginaw News as a bureau reporter. At that time, the oil exploration and production business helped insulate part of Mount Pleasant from the economic woes of the Great Depression. Norm distinguished himself reporting on the oil business. A good example of his reporting style was an article on the July 18, 1931 disastrous explosion of the W. L. McClanahan Struble well, east of Mount Pleasant. The disaster was the worst oil field disaster in the state.

In 1936, Norm joined the Michigan Oil and Gas News (MOGN), at the time of the formation of Petroleum Publishers, Inc. He served as the publication’s Editor, except for brief intermissions, until 1947, when he returned to the Mount Pleasant Daily Times News. For a short time in 1937, Norm left MOGN to manage Trojan Trucks, an oil field trucking firm in Mount Pleasant, but he quickly returned to oil fields reporting.

Norm also served for two years as the Secretary of the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce in 1954. He then returned to the Mount Pleasant Daily Times News. In 1957 Norm returned to MOGN as Editor, a post he held until 1972.

In late 1972, Petroleum Publishers sold MOGN to the Michigan Oil and Gas Association. Norm then retired from MOGN editorship and retired to Florida.

Norm returned to Michigan in April 1973 to help the new MOGN writers. Seven months later he returned to Florida. Until 1985, Norm typed and sent a weekly column entitled “Sample Bag” to MOGN from Florida.

Norm was a member of the Pere Marquette Club. He was a charter member of the Mount Pleasant Kiwanis Club in 1933, and served as president of the club in 1937. Norm served for twelve years on the Mount Pleasant City Commission. He also served as mayor of Mount Pleasant, 1950-1951. Additionally, Norm served as Vice President of the Michigan Municipal League, served on the Central Michigan Community Hospital Board and the Isabella County Board of Supervisors, and was a Director of the Safety Council. For many years, Norm also chaired the Michigan Oil and Gas Association Public Relations Committee.

On September 29, 1991 Norm died at Central Michigan Community Hospital in Mount Pleasant from complications with long standing health problems and a stroke. He was buried in Memorial Gardens cemetery in Mount Pleasant.

Norm’s wife, Phyllis, was born on December 20, 1908 in Mount Pleasant, the daughter of Erwin and Ella (Hunter) Morrison. She married Norm on December 25, 1930. Together Norm and Phyllis had two children: JoAnn Camp and Richard (“Dick”). The family lived at 1101 South Franklin Street in Mount Pleasant while the children were young. The house number appears in many of the negatives showing the family on or near the front porch.

Phyllis was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Mount Pleasant Women’s Club. She taught fourth grade at Pullen Elementary School and student teachers for Central Michigan University.

On February 2, 1989, Phyllis died at Helen Ellis Hospital in Tarpon Springs, Florida. She was buried in Memorial Gardens cemetery in Mount Pleasant. Phyllis was survived by her husband, children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (This information is from their obituaries and biographical information in the collection.)


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two main types of formats, photographic materials and papers. The photographic materials include: film negatives, strip negatives (multiple images on 35 mm film negatives), single image negatives, photographs, photograph and negative albums, transparencies, and paste-ups (for MOGN publications). The papers include: correspondence, reports, articles, newspaper clippings, obituaries, maps, and other materials.

The collection has materials from 1929-1930, 1933-1956, 1959-1977, 1979-1985, 1987-1989, 1991, and undated materials of this time period. Many undated negatives can be dated to the 1930s by the size and format of the negative material. Other papers in the collection that predate 1929 are in reality either later (ca.1960s) copies of pre-1929 materials or later (ca. 1950-1960s) notes about times prior to 1929.

The smallest part of the collection documents Norm Lyon’s family, mostly in negatives. Documented here are his wife, Phyllis, children, JoAnn and Dick, their pet dog, “Rip”, relatives, friends, and home life. The children are well documented as infants, at Christmas, 1937, 1940-1941, in Halloween costumes, on family vacations, particularly to Niagara Falls, 1941, and Leonidas (Mich.), while camping, playing with little friends and Rip, in the snow, or with their favorite toys. Phyllis is documented with the children, particularly when they were babies and toddlers, with lady friends working on craft projects, on vacation, and in general sitting and knitting. Norm is rarely photographed except for when he broke his leg and a few portrait shots, all undated The whole family is documented on vacations, camping or at Leonidas (Mich.), at Christmas, playing cards, and while visiting with friends and relatives. Most of the images are negatives and date from approximately 1935 to 1945. A few photographs, probably of the Lyon family or their friends and relatives also are included in the collection, notably in weddings, graduations, or anniversary photographs. None of these photographs are identified.

Civic and other organizations in which Norm was active, particularly the Mount Pleasant Kiwanis Club and the Pere Marquette Club, are documented in both negatives and photographs.

Norm’s work with the Mount Pleasant Daily Times recorded life in Mount Pleasant and the surrounding central Michigan area. Most of the images are negatives and include downtown Mount Pleasant parades, Christmas and Halloween decorations, downtown events and sales, politics, juries, veterans, meetings of various boards, the Indian Hall Dedication of July 7, 1940, Isabella County Fairs, 1947-1948 and 1956, the dedication of the new airport, the opening of Island Park swimming pool, paving streets, city offices, police (both state and local), accidents, fires, various clubs and civic groups particularly the Boy and Girl Scouts, American Legion, Archery Club, Elks Club, 4-H and FFA, Jaycees, Kiwanis, and Lions Club, as well as the local schools and sports teams, and the widening of US-127.

Other Michigan localities documented in negatives include the Pre-Edenville Dam, 1941, Reed City, 1940 (?), Ithaca, 1935, 1937, the Arenac Salt Plant, 1940, and Barrier Salt (Armada), 1966.

Central Michigan University (CMU) is documented as well. Negatives of the Cornerstone Ceremony at Rachel Tate Hall, 1956, the Construction of the Arts and Crafts Building, 1947, are included. Other images of note include the College Hop, 1936, Doc. Sweeney’s Gym[nastics] Troupe, 1942, the Football Team, 1934 and ca.1930s, Homecoming, including football players and a parade, 1935, as well as practice session negatives of both men’s baseball and women’s basketball, and the team image of the Men’s Basketball Team, 1942 are included. Photographs of CMU document most notably the Central State Training College Training School Fire of January. 8, 1933, general building images, and people, including the men’s baseball team, undated

Other unidentified negatives, probably documenting Mount Pleasant and the related area, include: suicides, squatters, farmers, agricultural scenes and products, and farm animals, hot air balloons, vehicles, trains, voting polls, buildings (interior and exterior shots), fires in general, and the Wolscheid Fire, 1948, in particular. Related photographs also mostly of the Mount Pleasant area, document children, buildings, the Kiwanis Club, street paving, snow storms, city vehicles, and the Chippewa Centennial Queen and Runner-up, 1967.

The largest group of negatives, as well as some of the photographs, documents oil exploration and production businesses in Michigan, 1930s-1980s.

Within the oil topics, a large number of negatives and photographs, 1930s-1970s, document men, most of whom are in groups wearing suits, usually holding drinks and cigarettes. While most of these men are unidentified, some are partially identified and other photographs or negatives are dated. It is highly likely that they all are attending Association meetings. One particular set of negatives shows men at the Mount Pleasant Country Club, watching a couple of go-go dancers, 1966.

Other negatives show groups of men who were probably connected with the oil industry relaxing, at meetings, playing cards, fishing, golfing, or hunting. A funny negative shows a group of men dressed up as women golfers. Numerous other images show men in groups either working in or visiting oil fields. The negatives of men in groups span 1935 through 1975, and undated. The photographs of men in groups span the 1960s.

There are also a smaller number of negatives of men who are working in fields unrelated to the oil business, such as in general stores.

Lastly, there are a number of negatives, 1930s-1970s, and some photographs, 1960s, of individual men in the Men-Portraits folders, some of which are identified either by surname or date. While a number of the men may be well known in the oil industry, the most famous central Michigan names associated with the Purple Gang are Isaiah Leebove, circa 1937, and Jack Livingston, undated, circa 1930s, both documented in photographs. Another famous Michigander is Spikehorn [John E.] Meyer (d. 1956) of Harrison, Michigan, 1940s, undated (photographed with his pet deer and bear, and people, including children). Spikehorn is documented in negatives and a few photographs.

A few Michigan politicians are also found in the collection, probably while campaigning, and include governors Soapy [G. Mennen] Williams and Kim Sigler (in negatives) and George Romney (in photographs).

The largest and arguably the most important part of the collection documents the oil exploration and production business throughout the state of Michigan, 1930s-1970s. A few images of the oil business in Texas, Florida, Ohio, and Illinois are also included.

The collection documents in detail the entirety of the oil business, from maps, drilling, core samples, construction of rigs, storage tanks, shipping oil, fires and other disaster, to seismology. Changes and developments in field equipment are recorded, from horse-drawn vehicles, wooden derricks, and using tractor-powered vehicles to sink well pipes to diesel-powered equipment and full-scale production refineries.

Major topics related to the oil exploration and production business in Michigan are well documented by negatives in the collection. These topics include the Association meetings, parties, and other outings, usually baseball or golf, 1940-1974, undated, and Buildings and Plants, most of which are identified, including non-Michigan locations. Plants with a large number of images include: Gaylord, 1967-1971; Gulf-Bateson, 1935, 1940-1942, undated, Gulf-Bay City, 1939-1941, undated and Gulf-General, 1941; Hilliard’s in Roscommon County and Vogel Centre, 1941, 1967; Kalkaska, including Shell Oil Co., 1969-1972, 1974; McClure (various locations), 1966, 1969-1971 and 1975; Porter fields, 1933, 1936, 1939-1940, undated; Pure Oil Co., 1930s, 1936, 1939-1940, undated; Reed City (MI), 1941, Roosevelt Refinery, Mount Pleasant, 1940, 1943, 1947, undated; Saginaw, 1937, 1941, 1975, undated; Shell Oil Co., 1970-1974; Sun Oil Co., 1940-1941, 1965-1966; Tekonsha, Michigan,1966-1967, 1969; and Wise Township (Isabella County), 1940-1941, undated.

Other oil business subjects well documented by negatives include Derricks, both identified and dated, 1930s-1970s, and those neither identified nor dated, including rigs blown down, destroyed, off-shore, and tilting. Fires are also well documented, particularly the Roosevelt fire, 1933, Six Lakes fire, 1974, Struble Well fire, 1934, and the Woods Well fire, circa 1930s. Gas and Gas Plants, Gushers, and Land Leases, Sales, and Landsmen are fairly well documented. The Oil Expos[itions] of 1935-1937 are well documented, showing various exhibiters, their equipment, signs, salesmen, and attendees. Oil Scouts, Pipes, Pumps, and Storage Tanks are also documented. Negatives of refineries, mostly undated, which are well documented included McClanahan Refinery, Toledo Pipe Refinery (Ohio), 1935-1936, and Total Refinery (probably located in Alma. Well sites are well documented in Buckeye, 1936-1938, Durbin, 1935, and Sherman Rocks, 1937.

Brine and gas exploration, laying of lines or pipes, plants and gas stations are also documented, mostly by negatives.

The oil business is also documented in photographs, which mostly dated from the 1960s. Buildings and Plants documented here include Bay Refining Co., and Belle River Gas, 1967, Simrall Pipeline Corp., and Durbin Station. Other topics covered include: Core Samples; Derricks, including Hilliard and McCloud for 1961; Fires, 1961-1963, Florida (Orange County), 1965; Gushers; McClure Drilling Co., Equipment on a Ferryboat, 1961, Pumps; Sinkholes, Storage Tanks; and Wells Sites, including Off-Shore sites.

The Transparencies also document the oil business in Michigan. The Slides nearly all document the oil business in the early 1970s, including the Crawford Well Fire, 1976; Derricks; Kalkaska; seismology, rigs, equipment, fires, core samples, pumps, storage tanks, various people, McClure, equipment, etc.

The partial reels of 35 mm film all are labeled in some form. One partial reel found in Box 11 appears to be personal. Otherwise, all the partial reels in Box 12 document an oil hearing, 1971-1973, McClure, Natural Resource Commission, etc.

The Oversized Folders include photographs (2 folders) and paste-ups (1 folder), all related to Norm’s publishing work with the oil industry.

The Papers are a small part of the collection. Found here are articles and reprints of articles about the Michigan oil business; an oil drilling notebook reports, maps, and other oil related materials. Pigeon River, and the blowout at Williamsburg, 1973-1974 are specifically documented here. The rest of the Papers documents Norm Lyons in biographical information, including correspondence, obituaries notices (of Norm and Phyllis), newspaper clippings, notes, and speeches, and information about the Mount Pleasant Kiwanis Club, particularly their 50th Anniversary in 1983. Other people, probably his friends or oil associates are documented briefly in correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Processing Note: This was a challenging collection to process for several reasons. First, it arrived in a state of complete disorder. Many of the images, negatives and positives, were without any form of identification. Secondly, a number of negatives were often in one wax-paper sleeve with either little or no identifying information or a lot of information that did not always seem to apply to the contents. For example one sleeve might have 15 negatives of different men and the names of only two men on it. Norm’s writing was often difficult to read, particularly when he used his own style of abbreviations. Students and Marian tried mightily to identify and read his notations. Also, some of the photographs were identified by Norm as belonging to various years. As we could, we maintained that grouping. That is why there are photographs in a folder 1965-1967 (we do not know which individual photographs date from which year) and other photographs in a folder strictly labeled 1967 only. Simply sleeving the collection took nearly three months while sorting it took longer. Some items were identifiable only using a lightbox and loupe.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Lyon, Norm.
    • Leebove, Isaiah.
    • Livingston, Jack.
    • Meyer, John E., 1870-1959.
    • Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-
    • Romney, George W., 1907-1995.
    • Sigler, Kim, b. 1894.
    • Lyon family.
    • Central Michigan University--History.
    • Central Michigan University--Photographs.
    • Central Michigan University--Buildings.
    • Central Michigan University--Football.
    • Central Michigan University--Basketball.
    • Central Michigan University--Sports.
    • Michigan Oil and Gas Association.
    • Michigan Oil and Gas News.
    • Kiwanis Club (Mount Pleasant, Mich.)--History.
    • Michigan Consolidated Gas Company.
    • Gulf Oil Corporation.
    • Mobil Oil Corporation.
    • Sun Oil Company--History.
    • Oil well drilling rigs--Michigan.
    • Fairs--Michigan.
    • Schools--Michigan--Mount Pleasant.
    • Petroleum refineries--Michigan.
    • Salt industry and trade--Michigan.
    • Oil wells--Blowouts--Michigan.
    • Petroleum workers--Michigan--History.
    • Petroleum industry and trade--Michigan--History.
    • Petroleum industry and trade--Florida--History.
    • Petroleum industry and trade--Ohio--History.
    • Petroleum industry and trade--Illinois--History.
    • Petroleum industry and trade--Texas--History.
    • Hunting--Michigan.
    • Oil and gas leases--Michigan.
    • Natural gas--Michigan--History.
    • Petroleum--Michigan--History.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--History.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Genealogy.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Societies and clubs.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Social life and customs--20th century.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Centennial celebrations, etc.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Photographs.
    • Kalkaska (Mich.)--History.
    • Gaylord (Mich.)--History.
    • Ithaca (Mich.)--History.
    • Saginaw (Mich.)--History.
    • Isabella County (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Norm Lyon Papers. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Negatives, Airplanes, Aerial Views, 1940-1941, 1947, undated
    Box   1 F   2
    Negatives, Babies, Children, Teenagers (Many images could be of Lyon’s children), 1945-1947, undated
    Box   1 F   3
    Negatives, Bank Safe (Theft, destruction, or mess?), undated
    Box   1 F   4
    Negatives, Bears, Bear Hunters, 1940, undated
    Box   1 F   5
    Negatives, Bees, Removal of from a House, undated
    Box   1 F   6
    Negatives, Boats, Ships, 1966, undated
    Box   1 F   7
    Negatives, Boy Scouts, 1947-1948, undated
    Box   1 F   8
    Negatives, Brownie Scouts, Girl Scouts, 1941, 1947
    Box   1 F   9
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Construction Sites, 1935, undated
    Box   1 F   10
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Cornerstones (Unidentified building), 1935
    Box   1 F   11
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Destroyed, Fires, undated
    Box   1 F   12
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Exteriors (Not oil or Mount Pleasant), 1935, 1947, 1956, undated
    Box   1 F   13
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Exteriors (Not oil or Mount Pleasant), Morton Hotel and Drilling Co., undated
    Box   1 F   14
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Exteriors (Not oil or Mount Pleasant), Pinnacels Four Seasons Resort, 1970
    Box   1 F   15
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Exteriors (Not oil or Mount Pleasant), Schuss Mountain Ski Resort (Mancelona), 1970
    Box   1 F   16
    Negatives, Buildings (Not oil-related), Interiors, a Factory, Courthouse, undated
    Box   1 F   17
    Negatives, Campsites, undated
    Box   1 F   18
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, General, College Hop, 1936, undated
    Box   1 F   19
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Buildings, Cornerstone Ceremony at Rachel Tate Hall, 1956; Construction of Arts and Crafts Building, 1947, 1956; 1947
    Box   1 F   20
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Doc. Sweeney’s Gym[nastics] Troupe, 1942
    Box   1 F   21
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Football Team, 1934, undated (circa 1930s)
    Box   1 F   22
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Graduation, undated
    Box   1 F   23
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Homecoming (Includes football, parade), 1935
    Box   1 F   24
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Men’s Baseball, undated
    Box   1 F   25
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Men’s Basketball Team, 1942, undated
    Box   1 F   26
    Negatives, Central Michigan University, Women’s Basketball, undated
    Box   1 F   27
    Negatives, Children and Adults, (Many could be images of the Lyon’s family or their friends), circa 1930s, 1947, undated
    Box   1 F   28
    Negatives, Children and Adults, Camping at Littlefield Lake, 1943
    Box   1 F   20
    Negatives, Consumers Power Line, January 1941
    Box   1 F   30
    Negatives, Consumers Power Line, February-March 1941
    Box   1 F   31
    Negatives, Deer, Deer Hunters, Moose Hunters, 1935, 1947, undated
    Box   1 F   32
    Negatives, Dogs (includes Norm Lyon’s dog, “Rip,” and George’s Dog, “Kim”), 1941 1945 , undated
    Box   1 F   33
    Negatives, Discuss Thrower (May be CMU or Mount Pleasant High School athlete), undated
    Box   1 F   34
    Negatives, Displays for Unidentified Event, circa 1934-1936
    Box   1 F   35
    Negatives, Farmers, Farm Scenes and Buildings, Farm Animals (Not sheep), Agricultural Products, 1936, 1942, 1947-1948, undated
    Box   1 F   36
    Negatives, Farms, Sheep, Shearing, undated
    Box   1 F   37
    Negatives, Fires (Not oil or buildings), undated
    Box   1 F   38
    Negatives, Hot Air Balloons, (Includes crashes), 1936, undated
    Box   1 F   39
    Negatives, House Plants, 1971, undated
    Box   1 F   40
    Negatives, Indian Hall Dedication, Camp (on Isabella Co. Reservation, and related newspaper clipping (copy)), July 7, 1940
    Box   1 F   41
    Negatives, Isabella County Day, September 24, 1936
    Box   1 F   42
    Negatives, Isabella County Fairs, 1947
    Box   1 F   43
    Negatives, Isabella County Fairs, 1948
    Box   1 F   44
    Negatives, Isabella County Fairs (folder 1 of 2), 1956
    Box   1 F   45
    Negatives, Isabella County Fairs (folder 2 of 2), 1956
    Box   1 F   46
    Negatives, Ithaca, 1935, 1937
    Box   1 F   47
    Negatives, Lyon Family, Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Picnics, 1941, undated
    Box   1 F   48
    Negatives, Lyon Family, Christmases, 1937, 1940-1941, undated
    Box   1 F   49
    Negatives, Lyon Family Members, 1935, 1937
    Box   1 F   50
    Negatives, Lyon Family Members, 1940
    Box   1 F   51
    Negatives, Lyon Family Members, 1941-1945
    Box   1 F   52
    Negatives, Lyon Family Members, Dick, Joann, and Phyllis (folder 1 of 2), undated
    Box   1 F   53
    Negatives, Lyon Family Members, Dick, Joann, and Phyllis (folder 2 of 2), undated
    Box   1 F   54
    Negatives, Lyon Family Members, Dick, Joann, and Phyllis, Norm, Theresa, unidentified, undated
    Box   1 F   55
    Negatives, Lyon Family, Niagara Falls Trip, 1941
    Box   1 F   56
    Negatives, Men and Women, Committees, Working, Blind Couple, 1943, 1947-1948, 1956, undated
    Box   1 F   57
    Negatives, Men and Women, Geologists, 1972
    Box   1 F   58
    Negatives, Men and Women, Picnics (Some may be Association events), 1940s, undated
    Box   2 F   1
    Negatives, Men and Women, Relaxing, Etc., 1935, 1943, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   2
    Negatives, Men and Women, Tree Planting Event, undated
    Box   2 F   3
    Negatives, Men, Groups, F.D.A.A., 1966
    Box   2 F   4
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Gov. Soapy Williams, 1948 (?); Gov. Kim Sigler, 1947, 1948 (?); 1947
    Box   2 F   5
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1936-1937, 1941, 1947-1949, 1967, 1969, 1971
    Box   2 F   6
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 1 of 2), undated
    Box   2 F   7
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 2 of 2), undated
    Box   2 F   8
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Suits, Albers Picnic/Party with Go-go Dancers, at Mount Pleasant Country Club, 1966
    Box   2 F   9
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1935-1937, circa 1930s
    Box   2 F   10
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1940-1941, 1944-1945, 1950s, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1975
    Box   2 F   11
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 1 of 2), undated
    Box   2 F   12
    Negatives, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 2 of 2), undated
    Box   2 F   13
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Michigan Geological Society, 1948
    Box   2 F   14
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Others, 1935, 1946-1948, 1965, 1967-1968, 1971, 1974, undated
    Box   2 F   15
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Relaxing, Parties, Golf, Hunting (Not deer or bear), Card Games, Fishing, 1936, 1945, 1947, 1967-1968, undated
    Box   2 F   16
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Relaxing, Palmer Night, 1971
    Box   2 F   17
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Schlemlerger School (sp?), 1971
    Box   2 F   18
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Working (Not in oil-related positions), 1936, undated
    Box   2 F   19
    Negatives, Men, Groups, Working (Not in oil-related positions), Polie (state and local) 1947-1948, undated
    Box   2 F   20
    Negatives, Men, Portraits, Bugler, undated
    Box   2 F   21
    Negatives, Men, Portraits, (In Offices), (Alphabetical by surname), 1941, 1943, 1948-1949, 1968, undated
    Box   2 F   22
    Negatives, Men, Portraits, (Not In Offices), (Alphabetical by surname), 1935-1936, 1941-1943, 1945, 1948-1949, 1967-1968, 1975, undated
    Box   2 F   23
    Negatives, Men, Portraits, (Not In Offices, Unidentified), 1930s, 1940, 1948, 1970, undated
    Box   2 F   24
    Negatives, Men, Portraits, Relaxing…Fishing…, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   25
    Negatives, Men, Portraits, Spikehorn Meyer (With animals, people, Dick Lyon?), 1941, 1945-1946, undated
    Box   2 F   26
    Negatives, Mickey Mouse, undated
    Box   2 F   27
    Negatives, Millers (Lyon’s oil associates?), 1935, undated
    Box   2 F   28
    Negatives, Model Airplane Contest, May 18, 1947
    Box   2 F   29
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, General, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   30
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, American Legion, Veterans, 1947-1948; Post 110 Cornerstone, 1955, undated, 1947-1948; 1955, undated
    Box   2 F   31
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Archery Club, September 1, 1947
    Box   2 F   32
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Band Concert, May 20, 1935
    Box   2 F   33
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Board of Supervisors, 1947-1948
    Box   2 F   34
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Buildings, 1936, 1947, 1969, undated
    Box   2 F   35
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Buildings, (Opening of) Island Park Swimming Pool, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   36
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Christmases, 1934-1936, 1947-1948
    Box   2 F   37
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Circuses, Carnivals, undated
    Box   2 F   38
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Downtown Scenes, 1941, undated
    Box   2 F   39
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Elks Club, Christmas Party (For children), December 20, 1935
    Box   2 F   40
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Fire Department, Fire Trucks, Firemen, 1947-1948
    Box   2 F   41
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Floods, undated
    Box   2 F   42
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, 4-H, Future Farmers of America (FFA), 4-H and FFA Building Construction and Events, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   43
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Halloween Scenes Painted on Store Windows, undated
    Box   2 F   44
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Jaycees (Collecting baby food for Europe, etc.), 1948
    Box   2 F   45
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Kiwanis, 1936, 1976, undated
    Box   2 F   46
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Lions Club, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   47
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, (Dedication of) Municipal Airport, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   48
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Parades (Not Christmas), undated
    Box   2 F   49
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Paving Roads, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   50
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, School Groups, General, 1947, undated
    Box   2 F   51
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, School Groups, Boys Basketball Team, 1931-1932
    Box   2 F   52
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, School Groups, 1936 Reunion of Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1918, 1936
    Box   2 F   53
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Snowstorms, Snow Removal, 1936, 1942, 1946-1948, undated
    Box   3 F   1
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Vehicles (Not fire trucks nor police cars), 1946-1948, undated
    Box   3 F   2
    Negatives, Mount Pleasant, Widening of US-27, 1947
    Box   3 F   3
    Negatives, Native Americans, undated
    Box   3 F   4
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1940s
    Box   3 F   5
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1965
    Box   3 F   6
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1966
    Box   3 F   7
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1967
    Box   3 F   8
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1968-1969
    Box   3 F   9
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1970-1971
    Box   3 F   10
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1972
    Box   3 F   11
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), 1973-1974
    Box   3 F   12
    Negatives, Oil, A.P.I. (The Association), undated
    Box   3 F   13
    Negatives, Oil, Blow Outs, 1968, undated
    Box   3 F   14
    Negatives, Oil, Booklet of Negatives (50 negatives), 1931, undated
    Box   3 F   15
    Negatives, Oil, Brine, 1936, undated
    Box   3 F   16
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Adams-Akron, 1940, 1943, 1966, 1972
    Box   3 F   17
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Albcon-Atha, 1936, 1940-1941, 1944, 1968, 1972
    Box   3 F   18
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Amoco, 1965, 1967, 1971-1972
    Box   3 F   19
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Ba-Be, 1940, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1972, undated
    Box   3 F   20
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Bl-Bu, 1937-1942, 1965, 1972
    Box   3 F   21
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), C-Clam Union, 1940, 1965, 1967, 1970
    Box   3 F   22
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Clare-Cryder, circa 1930s, 1940, 1967-1968, undated
    Box   3 F   23
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Crystal, 1935, 1941, undated
    Box   3 F   24
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), D-E, 1936, 1938, 1941, undated
    Box   3 F   25
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), F, circa 1930s, 1938, 1965-1966, undated
    Box   3 F   26
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), G, not Gulf, 1936-1937, 1938-1941, 1974
    Box   3 F   27
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Gaylord, 1967-1971
    Box   3 F   28
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Gulf-Bateson, 1940-1941
    Box   3 F   29
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Gulf-Bateson, 1935, 1940-1942, undated
    Box   3 F   30
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Gulf-Bay City, 1939-1941, undated
    Box   3 F   31
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Gulf-General, 1941
    Box   3 F   32
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), H-K, 1938-1941, 1965-1967, 1969, 1972, 1974
    Box   3 F   33
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Hilliard’s, Roscommon Co., and Vogel Centre, 1941, 1967
    Box   3 F   34
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Kalkaska, (includes Shell Oil Co. there), 1969-1972, 1974
    Box   3 F   35
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), L-M, circa 1930s, 1934-1937, 1940-1941, 1965-1966, 1968-1969, 1972
    Box   3 F   36
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), McClure (various locations), 1966, 1969-1971, 1975
    Box   4 F   1
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Michigan Consolidated Gas Co., 1965-1969, 1971
    Box   4 F   2
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Mobil Oil Co., 1970-1972, undated
    Box   4 F   3
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), N, 1940, 1966, 1968-1969, 1973, undated
    Box   4 F   4
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), O, 1941, 1943, 1965, 1967, 1969-1971, 1975
    Box   4 F   5
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), P, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1966-1971
    Box   4 F   6
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Petroleum Publishers (of Oil and Gas News) Building, 1940
    Box   4 F   7
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Porter, 1933, 1936, 1967-1969, undated
    Box   4 F   8
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Pure Oil Co., 1930s, 1936, 1939-1940, undated
    Box   4 F   9
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), R, 1940-1941, 1967, 1969
    Box   4 F   10
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Red’s Welding Shop, 1940, undated
    Box   4 F   11
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Reed City, 1941
    Box   4 F   12
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Reed City, 1941, undated
    Box   4 F   13
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Roosevelt Refinery (Mount Pleasant), 1940, 1943, 1947, undated
    Box   4 F   14
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), S, 1937-1938, 1941-1942, 1945, 1965-1966, 1968-1970, Undated
    Box   4 F   15
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Saginaw, 1937, 1941, 1975, undated
    Box   4 F   16
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Salem (Illinois), 1940
    Box   4 F   17
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Second Mill, 1937
    Box   4 F   18
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Shell Oil Co., 1970
    Box   4 F   19
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Shell Oil Co., 1971-1974
    Box   4 F   20
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Springport, 1966
    Box   4 F   21
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Sun Oil Co., 1940-1941, 1965-1966
    Box   4 F   22
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), T-V, 1936, 1940, 1971, undated
    Box   4 F   23
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Tekonsha, 1966-1967, 1969
    Box   4 F   24
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), W, Y, 1937, 1940, 1965, 1969, 1973
    Box   4 F   25
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Wise Twp. (Isabella Co.), 1940-1941, undated
    Box   4 F   26
    Negatives, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Identified (In alphabetical order), Unidentified, 1973, undated
    Box   4 F   27
    Negatives, Oil, Construction Sites, Ferro Oil and Unidentified, undated
    Box   4 F   28
    Negatives, Oil, Core Samples, 1968, undated
    Box   4 F   29
    Negatives, Oil, Crateral Well, undated
    Box   4 F   30
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Identified, Dated, 1930s-1940s
    Box   4 F   31
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Identified, Dated, 1965-1968
    Box   4 F   32
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Identified, Dated, 1970s
    Box   4 F   33
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Unidentified (folder 1 of 3), undated
    Box   4 F   34
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Unidentified (folder 2 of 3), undated
    Box   4 F   35
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Unidentified (folder 3 of 3), undated
    Box   5 F   1
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, (Rigs) Blown Down, 1940
    Box   5 F   2
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Destroyed, undated
    Box   5 F   3
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Off-Shore, Unidentified, undated
    Box   5 F   4
    Negatives, Oil, Derricks, Tilting, undated
    Box   5 F   5
    Negatives, Oil, Equipment (Various), undated
    Box   5 F   6
    Negatives, Oil, Fires, 1934-1936
    Box   5 F   7
    Negatives, Oil, Fires, Roosevelt Fire, September 1933
    Box   5 F   8
    Negatives, Oil, Fires, Six Lakes Fire, 1974
    Box   5 F   9
    Negatives, Oil, Fires, Struble Well Fire, 1934
    Box   5 F   10
    Negatives, Oil, Fires, Woods Well, circa 1930s
    Box   5 F   11
    Negatives, Oil, Fires, Unidentified, undated
    Box   5 F   12
    Negatives, Oil, First Oil Board, 1939
    Box   5 F   13
    Negatives, Oil, Florida (Orange County), 1975
    Box   5 F   14
    Negatives, Oil, Gas, circa 1930s
    Box   5 F   15
    Negatives, Oil, Gas Lines, 1967-1968, undated
    Box   5 F   16
    Negatives, Oil, Gas Plants, Consumers Power Co. (Traverse City), 1974
    Box   5 F   17
    Negatives, Oil, Gushers, circa 1930s, undated
    Box   5 F   18
    Negatives, Oil, Land Leases, Sales, Landsmen, 1966-1970, 1972, 1975
    Box   5 F   19
    Negatives, Oil, Machinery, circa 1930s, undated
    Box   5 F   20
    Negatives, Oil, McNamara’s Model, circa 1940 (?)
    Box   5 F   21
    Negatives, Oil, Oil Expo.[sitions], 1935 and “funeral” parade which started the Expo (the coffin sinking in the Chippewa River symbolized the oil business sinking the Great Depression in Mount Pleasant) Franklin Tool Co. Displays, 1935 or 1936 1935, 1935 or 1936
    Box   5 F   22
    Negatives, Oil, Oil Expo.[sitions], 1936
    Box   5 F   23
    Negatives, Oil, Oil Expo.[sitions], 1937
    Box   5 F   24
    Negatives, Oil, Oil Scouts Association, 1944, undated
    Box   5 F   25
    Negatives, Oil, Oxen Teams by Tanks, 1940
    Box   5 F   26
    Negatives, Oil, Pipes / Tubing, 1940, 1966-1968, 1971-1972, 1974, undated
    Box   5 F   27
    Negatives, Oil, Pumps, 1938, 1940, 1971, undated
    Box   5 F   28
    Negatives, Oil, Fire, circa 1934
    Box   5 F   29
    Negatives, Oil, McClanahan, Midwest, Unidentified, undated
    Box   5 F   30
    Negatives, Oil, Toledo Pipe Refinery (Ohio), 1935-1936
    Box   5 F   31
    Negatives, Oil, Total Refinery (Alma?), undated
    Box   5 F   32
    Negatives, Oil, State Lease Sale, 1940
    Box   5 F   33
    Negatives, Oil, Storage Tanks, 1940, 1943, 1966, 1971-1972, undated
    Box   5 F   34
    Negatives, Oil, Well Sites, Buckeye, 1936-1938
    Box   5 F   35
    Negatives, Oil, Well Sites, Durbin, 1935
    Box   5 F   36
    Negatives, Oil, Well Sites, Sherman Rocks, 1937
    Box   5 F   37
    Negatives, Oil, Well Sites, Unidentified, undated
    Box   5 F   38
    Negatives, Oil, Wells, Flowing, 1972, undated
    Box   5 F   39
    Negatives, Parades, Unidentified Locations, undated
    Box   5 F   40
    Negatives, Pere Marquette Club [Hunting / fishing club near Idlewild], 1947, 1977
    Box   5 F   41
    Negatives, Pole Vault Event (High School or College?), undated
    Box   5 F   42
    Negatives, Power Units, Broomfield (Township, Isabella County), 1941
    Box   5 F   43
    Negatives, Pre-Edenville Dam, 1941
    Box   5 F   44
    Negatives, Public Events, Unidentified, circa 1934-1936, undated
    Box   5 F   45
    Negatives, Published Materials, Maps, Microfilm dated 1955, 1975, undated, 1955, 1975, undated
    Box   5 F   46
    Negatives, Reed City, 1940 (?)
    Box   5 F   47
    Negatives, River, Unidentified, undated
    Box   5 F   48
    Negatives, Road, Unidentified, undated
    Box   5 F   49
    Negatives, Roadside Park (Weigh Station?), 1969
    Box   5 F   50
    Negatives, Salt, Arenac Salt Plant, 1940
    Box   5 F   51
    Negatives, Salt, Barrier Salt (Armada), 1966
    Box   5 F   52
    Negatives, Salvation Army Bell Ringers with Children, undated
    Box   5 F   53
    Negatives, Signs, 1972, undated
    Box   5 F   54
    Negatives, Sinkholes (Oil-related?), 1973
    Box   5 F   55
    Negatives, Squatter, 1940
    Box   5 F   56
    Negatives, Suicides, 1947
    Box   5 F   57
    Negatives, Trees, 1976, undated
    Box   5 F   58
    Negatives, Turkey chase, man in apron climbing after turkey on ledge, undated
    Box   5 F   59
    Negatives, Unidentifiable, undated
    Box   5 F   60
    Negatives, Vehicles, Accidents, 1942, 1947, 1968, undated
    Box   5 F   61
    Negatives, Vehicles, Trains (includes oil cars), 1941, 1947, 1965-1966, 1968, 1971-1972, undated
    Box   5 F   62
    Negatives, Vehicles, Trains and Children (an elementary school class visit?), undated
    Box   5 F   63
    Negatives, Voting Polls, Elections, 1948, undated
    Box   5 F   64
    Negatives, Weddings, 1948, undated
    Box   5 F   65
    Negatives, Wolscheid Fire (not Oil-Related), 1948
    Box   5 F   66
    Negatives, Woman, Girl, Portraits (Oil-Related), undated
    Box   5 F   67
    Negatives, Women, Groups, circa 1930s, 1947, undated
    Box   5 F   68
    Negatives, Women, Portraits, circa 1930s, 1941, 1947-1948, undated
    Box   5 F   69
    Negatives and Photographs, Oil, Trenton Well, LeBlanc Auto Machine, undated
    Box   5 F   70
    Negatives (Strips), Buildings, Exteriors, 1983, undated
    Box   5 F   71
    Negatives (Strips), Farms, 1982 (?)
    Box   5 F   72
    Negatives (Strips), Kiwanis, 1982
    Box   6 F   1
    Negatives (Strips), Men and Women, 1982 (?)
    Box   6 F   2
    Negatives (Strips), Men, Groups, In Suits, 1982, undated
    Box   6 F   3
    Negatives (Strips), Men, Relaxing, 1982-1983, 1985
    Box   6 F   4
    Negatives (Strips), Miscellaneous, undated
    Box   6 F   5
    Negatives (Strips), Mount Pelasant, Parades, undated
    Box   6 F   6
    Negatives (Strips), Oil-related, 1981-1982
    Box   6 F   7
    Negatives (Strips), Oil-related, undated
    Box   6 F   8
    Negatives (Strips), Roads, Saginaw, 1987
    Box   6 F   9
    Papers, Advertisements (Oil-related), circa 1944,1983
    Box   6 F   10
    Papers, Application for Supplemental and Occupational Mileage Ration, 1943-1944
    Box   6 F   11
    Papers, Articles, Fighting the Slump with Higher Sales, in The Pen, November-December 1974
    Box   6 F   12
    Papers, Articles, Oil and Gas Association Of Michigan, Development of Michigan Oil Industry Has Paralleled Association Effort, by William Palmer, (reprint), circa 1948
    Box   6 F   13
    Papers, Articles, Richest of Michigan’s Oil Fields, the Porter; in Michigan Conservation, December 1935
    Box   6 F   14
    Papers, Articles, Roosevelt Oil Corporation Has First Platreater, circa 1953
    Box   6 F   15
    Papers, Articles, The Six Lakes Blowout, in The Pen, November-December 1974
    Box   6 F   16
    Papers, Biographical Information on A.V. Jones, 1975
    Box   6 F   17
    Papers, Biographical Information on Norm Lyon, circa 1948-1954, undated
    Box   6 F   18
    Papers, Biographical Information on John S. Mowat, Jr., 1976
    Box   6 F   19
    Papers, Biographical Information on Charles E. Spahr, 1978
    Box   6 F   20
    Papers, Cartoons about Drill Permits, undated
    Box   6 F   21
    Papers, Central Michigan University, 40th Anniversary History, [1936]
    Box   6 F   22
    Papers, Correspondence of Norm Lyon, 1965, 1974, 1976-1978, 1982, undated
    Box   6 F   23
    Papers, Correspondence of Others 1933, 1937-1938, 1942, 1956, 1971-1972, 1976-1977; and Deeds (Copies), 1897, 1900, 1933, 1937-1938, 1942, 1956, 1971-1972, 1976-1977; 1897, 1900
    Box   6 F   24
    Papers, Drafts of Articles for Michigan Oil and Gas News, undated
    Box   6 F   25
    Papers, (Michigan) House Bill No. 4730 and Related Statements, 1979
    Box   6 F   26
    Papers, (Michigan) House Bills re: Oil, 1973
    Box   6 F   27
    Papers, Kiwanis Club, 50th Anniversary, 1983
    Box   6 F   28
    Papers, Kiwanis Club, History, after 1950
    Box   6 F   29
    Papers, Kiwanis Club, Miscellaneous, 1973, 1979-1980, 1983-1985, 1987-1989, undated
    Box   6 F   30
    Papers, Kiwanis Club, Programs (50th Anniversary), 1937, 1959, 1964, 1969-1970, 1983
    Box   6 F   31
    Papers, Kiwanis Club, Speeches, by Norm Lyon, 1954, after 1957, undated
    Box   6 F   32
    Papers, Maps (Oil and Gas) and Related Papers, undated
    Box   6 F   33
    Papers, Michigan Oil and Gas News, Expense Statement, 1973
    Box   6 F   34
    Papers, Miscellaneous Notes re: 1925, 1933, 1953, undated
    Box   6 F   35
    Papers, Mount Pleasant History Notes, Speeches re events in: 1899, 1920, 1933, 1935, 1941, 1949, 1951, undated
    Box   6 F   36
    Papers, Newspaper Clippings (Copies, Oil-related), 1928-1930, 1936-1937, 1947, 1977, undated
    Box   6 F   37
    Papers, Obituaries and Anniversary Notices, 1973, undated
    Box   6 F   38
    Papers, Obituaries (Norm and Phyllis Lyon, Copies), 1989, 1991
    Box   6 F   39
    Papers, Oil Drilling Notebook, 1981
    Box   6 F   40
    Papers, Oil Notices, News Releases, 1972, undated
    Box   6 F   41
    Papers, Oil Speech, undated (after 1940)
    Box   6 F   42
    Papers, Permit (Copy), 1927
    Box   6 F   43
    Papers, Old Dutch Refining Co., History, 1957, 1983
    Box   6 F   44
    Papers, Pigeon River, Maps, Articles, 1970, 1973, 1976
    Box   6 F   45
    Papers, Reports, A Report to the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce, and Program, April 8, 1959
    Box   6 F   46
    Papers, Rotartian-Farmer Program, 1952
    Box   6 F   47
    Papers, Shell Pipe Line Corp., Application for Pipeline, 1972
    Box   6 F   48
    Papers, Standard Cable Tool Rigs, History, 1972
    Box   6 F   49
    Papers, WCEN Radio Script, undated
    Box   6 F   50
    Papers, Williamsburg (Michigan) Blowout, Clippings (Copies), Court Records, Reports, Etc., 1973-1974
    Box   6 F   51
    Photographs, Aerial Views, Helicopter, Airplane, 1981, undated
    Box   6 F   52
    Photographs, Babies, Children, Teenagers, undated
    Box   6 F   53
    Photographs, Boats (Yachts) on Beaver Island, 1961
    Box   6 F   54
    Photographs, Boy Scouts, undated
    Box   6 F   55
    Photographs, Buildings (Mostly Exterior Views), undated
    Box   6 F   56
    Photographs, Buildings, State Capital, Lansing, undated
    Box   6 F   57
    Photographs, Central Michigan University, Buildings, undated
    Box   6 F   58
    Photographs, Central Michigan University, C.S.T.C. Training School, Fire, January 8, 1933
    Box   6 F   59
    Photographs, Central Michigan University, People (Includes Men’s Baseball Team), undated
    Box   6 F   60
    Photographs, Kiwanis, undated
    Box   6 F   61
    Photographs, Men and Women, 1961-1963
    Box   6 F   62
    Photographs, Men and Women, 1965-1967
    Box   6 F   63
    Photographs, Men and Women, undated
    Box   6 F   64
    Photographs, Men and Women, with Gov. George Romney, 1965
    Box   6 F   65
    Photographs, Men, Baseball, undated
    Box   6 F   66
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1960
    Box   6 F   67
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 1 of 2), 1961-1962
    Box   6 F   68
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 2 of 2), 1961-1962
    Box   6 F   69
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1962
    Box   6 F   70
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1963
    Box   6 F   71
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1964
    Box   6 F   72
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, Miller Brothers, 1964
    Box   6 F   73
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, L. Fulton Co., 1965
    Box   6 F   74
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1965
    Box   6 F   75
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 1 of 2), 1965-1967
    Box   6 F   76
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 2 of 2), 1965-1967
    Box   6 F   77
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1967
    Box   6 F   78
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working, 1968
    Box   6 F   79
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 1 of 4), undated
    Box   6 F   80
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 2 of 4), undated
    Box   6 F   81
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 3 of 4), undated
    Box   6 F   82
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Oil Fields, Working (folder 4 of 4), undated
    Box   7 F   1
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1960
    Box   7 F   2
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 1 of 3), 1961-1962
    Box   7 F   3
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 2 of 3), 1961-1962
    Box   7 F   4
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 3 of 3), 1961-1962
    Box   7 F   5
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1962
    Box   7 F   6
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1963
    Box   7 F   7
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1964
    Box   7 F   8
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1965
    Box   7 F   9
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, A. E. Steinkirchner, Dow Chemical Div., Albion Station, 1000 Day Safety Award, 1965
    Box   7 F   10
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1965-1967
    Box   7 F   11
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 1 of 2), 1967
    Box   7 F   12
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 2 of 2), 1967
    Box   7 F   13
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits, 1968
    Box   7 F   14
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 1 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   15
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 2 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   16
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 3 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   17
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 4 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   18
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 5 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   19
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 6 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   20
    Photographs, Men, Groups, In Suits (folder 7 of 7), undated
    Box   7 F   21
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, 1960
    Box   7 F   22
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, 1961-1962
    Box   7 F   23
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, 1963
    Box   7 F   24
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, 1964
    Box   7 F   25
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, 1965-1967
    Box   7 F   26
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, 1967
    Box   7 F   27
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Relaxing, Parties, Golf, Card Games, Fishing, Hunting, 1950, 1965, undated
    Box   7 F   28
    Photographs, Men, Groups, Tree Planting, undated
    Box   7 F   29
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, 1960
    Box   7 F   30
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, 1961-1962
    Box   7 F   31
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, Identified (Alphabetical by Surname), 1961-1962
    Box   7 F   32
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, Identified, 1965-1968
    Box   7 F   33
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, Identified (Alphabetical by Surname), 1967
    Box   7 F   34
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, 1969-1970, undated
    Box   7 F   35
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, Isaiah Leebove (misidentified), and Zola Kaplan, circa 1937
    Box   7 F   36
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, Jack Livingston, undated, circa 1930s
    Box   7 F   37
    Photographs, Men, Portraits, Spikehorn Meyer (with bears), undated
    Box   8 F   1
    Photographs, Mount Pleasant, Buildings, City Hall, Fire Trucks, undated
    Box   8 F   2
    Photographs, Mount Pleasant, Chippewa Centennial (Queen, Runner-up), 1967
    Box   8 F   3
    Photographs, Mount Pleasant, Paving Roads, undated
    Box   8 F   4
    Photographs, Mount Pleasant, Snow Storm on Broadway, undated, circa 1930s
    Box   8 F   5
    Photographs, Oil, Advertisements, 1967
    Box   8 F   6
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, 1961
    Box   8 F   7
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, 1963
    Box   8 F   8
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Bay Refining Co., 1967
    Box   8 F   9
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Belle River Gas, Woodruff Layout, 1967
    Box   8 F   10
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Gusher Inn Restaurant, undated
    Box   8 F   11
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Mostly Unidentified, undated
    Box   8 F   12
    Photographs, Oil, Buildings and Plants, Simrall Pipeline Corp., Durbin Station, undated
    Box   8 F   13
    Photographs, Oil, Core Samples, 1960-1961, undated
    Box   8 F   14
    Photographs, Oil, Core Samples, 1961
    Box   8 F   15
    Photographs, Oil, Core Samples, 1963
    Box   8 F   16
    Photographs, Oil, Core Samples, 1964
    Box   8 F   17
    Photographs, Oil, Core Samples, 1965-1967
    Box   8 F   18
    Photographs, Oil, Derrick, Car, and Boy, undated
    Box   8 F   19
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Hilliard Drilling, 1961
    Box   8 F   20
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, McCloud, 1961
    Box   8 F   21
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, 1961-1962
    Box   8 F   22
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites, 1963
    Box   8 F   23
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites, 1965
    Box   8 F   24
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites, 1965-1968
    Box   8 F   25
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites, Accidents, 1968
    Box   8 F   26
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites (folder 1 of 6), undated
    Box   8 F   27
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites (folder 2 of 6), undated
    Box   8 F   28
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites (folder 3 of 6), undated
    Box   8 F   29
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites (folder 4 of 6), undated
    Box   8 F   30
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites (folder 5 of 6), undated
    Box   8 F   31
    Photographs, Oil, Derricks, Drill Sites (folder 6 of 6), undated
    Box   8 F   32
    Photographs, Oil, Equipment, Various, 1962
    Box   8 F   33
    Photographs, Oil, Equipment, Various, 1964
    Box   8 F   34
    Photographs, Oil, Equipment, Various, 1965-1967
    Box   8 F   35
    Photographs, Oil, Equipment, Various (folder 1 of 3), undated
    Box   8 F   36
    Photographs, Oil, Equipment, Various (folder 2 of 3), undated
    Box   8 F   37
    Photographs, Oil, Equipment, Various (folder 3 of 3), undated
    Box   8 F   38
    Photographs, Oil, Fires, 1961-1962
    Box   8 F   39
    Photographs, Oil, Fires, 1963
    Box   8 F   40
    Photographs, Oil, Fires, undated
    Box   8 F   41
    Photographs, Oil, Florida (Orange County), 1975
    Box   8 F   42
    Photographs, Oil, Gas Stations, undated
    Box   8 F   43
    Photographs, Oil, Gushers, 1961
    Box   8 F   44
    Photographs, Oil, Gushers, 1963
    Box   8 F   45
    Photographs, Oil, Gushers, 1964-1967
    Box   8 F   46
    Photographs, Oil, Gushers, 1964-1967
    Box   8 F   47
    Photographs, Oil, McClure Drilling Co., Equipment on Ferryboat, 1961
    Box   8 F   48
    Photographs, Oil, Oxen Team by Tanks, 1940
    Box   8 F   49
    Photographs, Oil, Pipes / Tubing, 1967
    Box   8 F   50
    Photographs, Oil, Published Materials and Maps from 1926, circa 1930s, 1968, undated
    Box   8 F   51
    Photographs, Oil, Pumps, 1959-1960, undated
    Box   8 F   52
    Photographs, Oil, Pumps, 1964
    Box   8 F   53
    Photographs, Oil, Pumps, 1968
    Box   8 F   54
    Photographs, Oil, Sinkholes, undated
    Box   8 F   55
    Photographs, Oil, Storage Tanks, undated
    Box   8 F   56
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, 1963
    Box   8 F   57
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites (folder 1 of 2), 1964-1965
    Box   8 F   58
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites (folder 2 of 2), 1964-1965
    Box   8 F   59
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, 1965-1967
    Box   8 F   60
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, 1967
    Box   8 F   61
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, 1968
    Box   8 F   62
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Off-Shore, 1964, undated
    Box   9 F   1
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Pine Stump Preserve (DNR Sign), undated
    Box   9 F   2
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Published Materials, Map, undated
    Box   9 F   3
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Roads, 1961
    Box   9 F   4
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Roads, 1964-1965
    Box   9 F   5
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Roads, undated
    Box   9 F   6
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Small Albums (2, Oil-related), undated
    Box   9 F   7
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Vehicles, Trains, undated
    Box   9 F   8
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Weddings, Anniversaries (Norm and Phyllis Lyon?), undated
    Box   9 F   9
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Women, Groups, undated
    Box   9 F   10
    Photographs, Oil, Well Sites, Women, Portraits, undated
    Box   9 F   10
    Transparencies re: Oil in Michigan, 1960
    Box   10 F   1
    Slides, Articles, Drawings, Maps, Signs, Etc. (14 slides in 1 box), undated
    Box   10 F   2
    Slides, Crawford Well Fire (25 slides in 1 box), August 1976
    Box   10 F   3
    Slides, Derricks (79 slides in 4 boxes), undated
    Box   10 F   4
    Slides, Kalkaska Seis., Rigs, Snow, SLR units (11 slides in 1 box), March 1971
    Box   10 F   5
    Slides, K.P. Wood, et al., Houston (TX), Some Old Remakes (15 slides in 1 box), November 1975
    Box   10 F   6
    Slides, Miscellaneous (Not oil-related, 5 slides in 1 box), undated
    Box   10 F   7
    Slides, Oil, Equipment (29 slides in 2 boxes), undated
    Box   10 F   8
    Slides, Oil, Fires, Cores, Stumps, Ground Clearing, Railroads (14 slides in 1 box), undated
    Box   10 F   9
    Slides, Oil, Fires, History, Poor Quality, All Duplicates, October 1977
    Box   10 F   10
    Slides, Oil, Houston (Texas, 34 slides in 2 boxes), October 1977
    Box   10 F   11
    Slides, Oil, Houston (Texas) Pumps (12 slides in 1 box), 1980
    Box   10 F   12
    Slides, Oil, Houston (Texas) Storage Tanks (23 slides in 1 box), 1980
    Box   10 F   13
    Slides, People (64 slides in 3 boxes), undated
    Box   11 F   1
    Slides, People (54 slides in 3 boxes), undated
    Box   11 F   2
    Slides, Pigeon River, Some Remakes of People, Flares, Trucks, Kalkaska, Signs, McClure, Ithaca (7 slides in 1 box), undated
    Box   11 F   3
    Slides, Remakes, Cokes, Rigs, Some New Rigs, Oil (15 slides in 1 box), 1970-1971
    Box   11 F   4
    Slides, Rig Plank Road, N. Pipelines, N.D. River, N. Adams, Tanks, Logging, (21 slides in 1 box), 1971-1972
    Box   11 F   5
    Slides, Roads and Streets (21 slides in 1 box), 1971, 1980
    Box   11 F   6
    Slides, Tanks, Dr. Machine, Some Remakes, Pigeon River, Amoco Well (16 slides in 1 box), 1971-1972
    Box   11 F   7
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film, includes Bingo game, family, fishing, couple on a beach, arrival of USA presidential plane, undated
    Box   12 F   1
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Association On Hearing, October 19, 1972
    Box   12 F   2
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], C. Johnson, FLH, 1975
    Box   12 F   3
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Corwith NR Com, October 11, 1973
    Box   12 F   4
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], FLH (2 films), 1973-1974
    Box   12 F   5
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Florida, 1975
    Box   12 F   6
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hearing and Association, 1971
    Box   12 F   7
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hearing, February 17, 1972
    Box   12 F   8
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hearing, March 16, 1972
    Box   12 F   9
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hearing, Hearns and Association, April 20, 1972
    Box   12 F   10
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hearing, June 14, 1972
    Box   12 F   11
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hear[ing], August 20, 1972
    Box   12 F   12
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hear[ing], 1973
    Box   12 F   12
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Hearing (?) at C., May 17, 1973
    Box   12 F   13
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Land, May 3, 1973; (Good) April 24, [no year], 1973; [no year]
    Box   12 F   14
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], McClure, 1927(date?), Assn.?? [Norm’s question marks], 1927
    Box   12 F   15
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Moores, Florida, 1976
    Box   12 F   16
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], NR Comm., October 9, 1972
    Box   12 F   17
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], ONRC, May 13, 1971
    Box   12 F   18
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Our House, Snow, undated
    Box   12 F   19
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Saginaw, Shell, McClure, Ithaca, 1975
    Box   12 F   20
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Sag[inaw] News Map and Milley (?), undated
    Box   12 F   21
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Sale, undated
    Box   12 F   22
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Tr.[averse] City, Association, May 1974
    Box   12 F   23
    (Partial) Reel of 35 mm film [notations by N. Lyon], Unidentified (3 films), undated
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder #1, Photographs (Paper copies), undated; News Views (Partial Copies), October 1, November 26, December 31, 1937
    F   2  
    Oversized Folder #2, Photographs, Oversized, Oil, Derrick, undated
    F   3  
    Oversized Folder #3, Pasteups for Michigan Oil and Gas News, 1936-1938, undated