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Bay County

Basic Information

County Seat: Bay City

Origin of Name: Surrounds Saginaw Bay.

Set Off: 1857

Organized: 1857

Population in 1990: 111,723

Material Available

For many counties the number of items listed is quite long. Navigational buttons are located only at the end of the list. This list of material represents the library's holdings as of July 1997. Be sure to check with us for any additional items we may now have either by contacting the library or by pressing the " Centra-Libraries Catalog" link to the left.

Adams, Marcia. Social Survey of the Frenchtown District. CMU Term Paper, 1947. (Pinconning Township).

Arndt, Leslie E. The Bay County Story: Memoirs of the County's 125 Years. Linwood, MI: L. Arndt, 1982.

Arndt, Leslie E. By These Waters: A Bicentennial Year Souvenir. Bay City, MI: Bay City Times, 1976.

Bailey, Warren. Social Survey of the Consolidation Movement of Pinconning Public School. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Baker, Catherine. Vanished Industries of Bay County, Michigan. Bay City, MI: Museum of the Great Lakes, 1975.

Baumheier, Edward. Geschichte von Bay County, Michigan. Bay City, MI: E. Baumheier, 1896.

Bay City Bird's Eye View. Map, 1879.

Bay City Centennial Assoc. By These Waters. n.p., 1965.

Bay City, Mich. Board of Trade. Bay City Illustrated. Bay City, MI: C. & J. Gregory Co., 1898.

Bay City Tribune. October 1, 1915-July 31, 1916.

Bay County Centennial Souvenir Program, 1857-1957. [Bay City, MI:] Bay County Historical Society, 1957.

Butterfield, George E. Bay County, Past and Present. Bay City, MI: Board of Education, 1957.

Butterfield, George E., editor. Bay County Past and Present. Compiled by the Pupils and Teachers of the Sixth Grade Geography Classes, Bay City Public Schools. Bay City, MI: C & J Gregory, 1918.

Clapp, Gladys B. Social Life of Bedell School, Kawkawlin Township. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Commerce of Greater Bay City. Bay City, MI: February 1915.

Defoe, Arthur D. Development of the Defoe Shipbuilding Co. Bay City, MI: Defoe Shipbuilding Co., [1967].

De Lisle, W.H. Directory of Bay City, Portsmouth, Wenona and Bangor, for 1868-9. Embracing Historical Sketches for Each Locality. . . Bay City, MI: J.C. Wilson, 1868.

Gansser, Augustus H. History of Bay County, Michigan and Representative Citizens. Chicago, IL: Richmond & Arnold, 1905.

Gore, John H. A History of Platform and Stage in Bay City, Michigan in the Nineteenth Century. Ph.D. Thesis, Wayne State University, 1970.

Grego, Delphine. Social Community Survey of Williams No. 2 School District. CMU Term Paper, 1947. (Williams Township).

Henning, J.F. Jubel-Buchlein, Enthaltend Geschichte der Ev.-Luth. St. Johannis-Gemeinde zu West Bay City, Bay County, Michigan. Bay City, MI: Michigan Freie Presse, 1897.

Herek, Raymond. Bay City's "Hell's Half Mile". CMU Term Paper, 1973.

Higgs, Geraldine T. Al Hoffman: A Quiet Birdman: Through Depression, War and Peace, He Taught Bay County to Fly. n.p., 1990.

The History, Commercial Advantages and Future Prospects of Bay City, Michigan. . . Bay City, MI: H.S. Dow, 1875.

History of Bay County, Michigan with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Chicago, IL: H.R. Page, 1883.

History of the Lake Huron Shore: With Illustrations and Biographical. . . Chicago, IL: H.R. Page & Co., 1883.

History of Tuscola and Bay Counties, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: H.R. Page, 1883.

Holysko, Ethel. Social Survey of Kawkawlin #8. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Index to Pinconning Press and the Pinconning Journal, January 1906 through July 2, 1989. n.p., 1993. 2 Volumes.

Indian and Pioneer History of the Saginaw Valley: With Histories of East Saginaw, Saginaw City, and Bay City. . . East Saginaw, MI: Thomas & Galatian, 1866.

Jones, Alice. Survey of District No. 2, Fraser Township of Bay County. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Kilar, Jeremy W. Michigan's Lumbertowns: Lumbermen and Laborers in Saginaw, Bay City, and Muskegon, 1870-1905. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1990.

Kuenker, Esther. Newcor, Inc. CMU Term Paper, 1970. (Bay City).

Kuhn, Ray, comp. Pinconning, "Place Where the Wild Potatoes Grow. . .": Its Centennial Year, 1872- 1972. [Pinconning, MI: Centennial Committee], 1972.

Kullberg, Robert A. From Rowboats to Destroyers: The History of the Defoe Shipbuilding Company. CMU Term Paper, 1970. (Bay City).

Kwiatkowski, Philip, editor. Guidebook to Bay City Landmarks. Bay City, MI: Museum of the Great Lakes, 1975.

LaBay, Elizabeth. Essexville. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Larsen, Alfred. History of the City of Pinconning. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Modoc Whistle. Fall 1992-Winter 1994; Spring 1994-Fall 1995; Spring 1996-Spring 1997.

Nenninger Jerry B. Ghosts of the Riverfront: History of the Shipbuilding Industry in West Bay City. CMU Term Paper, 1971.

Norlock, Linda. History of the Press in Bay City, MI. CMU Term Paper, 1976.

Omer Centennial Book, 1872-1972. [n.p., 1972].

Ostroske, Julia. Social Survey of Gibson No. 2. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Pinconning Journal. January 10, 1940-December 3, 1941; June 22, 1949-April 13, 1994.

Pinconning Journal and Bay County News. April 8, 1925-December 27, 1939.

Pinconning Press. January 5, 1905-February 1, 1924.

Portrait and Biographical Record of Saginaw and Bay Counties, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: Biographical Publishing Co., 1892.

Powell, Gertrude. Social Survey of the Functions of the Three Bay City Hospitals. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Rambow, Helen M. Off Center. Battle Creek, MI: Phoenix, 1967. (Bay City).

St. George Society (Bay City, Michigan) 100th Anniversary, July 11th 1887-1987. Bay City, MI: The Society, 1987.

Saint Stanislaus Athletic Club, 1937-1987, 50 Years. [n.p., 1987]. (Bay City).

Schmitz, Lawrence J. Recreation in Bay City, MI During the Years 1885-1890. CMU Term Paper, 1967.

Sharp, Odeal L. Place Names and Ghost Towns of Bay County. Bay City, MI: Museum of the Great Lakes, 1974.

Shearer, Grace. Social Survey of Pinconning. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Slazinski, Victoria V. Social Study of the Early History of Bay County with Special Reference to its Schools to World War I. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Smith, Bradley Fraser and Jeremy Walker Kilar, editors. Tobico Marsh: A Story of the Land and the People. [Bay City, MI:] Jennison Nature Center, 1987.

Smith, Kenneth W. Salt Industry in Bay County 50 Years to Nothing. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Swan, Freda L. Course of Study Bangor Township Schools 1947-1948. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the 1st Presbyterian Church and Sabbath School, Bay City. Bay City, MI: Tribune Co., 1881.

Watson, James R. Wenona Beach. Bay City, MI: J.R. Watson, 1988.

Watson, Vera. Social Survey of Bangor Township and Bangor Township School Unit. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Willette, Helen. Social Survey of Essexville: Past and Present. CMU Term Paper, 1947.

Women of Bay County, 1809-1980. Bay City, MI: Museum of the Great Lakes, 1980.

Yesterday and Today, Being a Story by Word and by Picture of the City of Bay City and Two of the Leading Institutions Thereof. Bay City, MI: The First National Bank and The Bay County Savings Bank, 1916.

Youngs, Frances Steven. From Boots to Banana Splits: History of Stevens Creamery. CMU Term Paper, 1970. (Bay City).‚Äč