Literature from Great Lakes transportation companies promotes the use of the lake vessels at their disposal by the casual tourist traveler. Items reflect the mass marketing of the idea that travel in the Great Lakes region is feasible on regularly scheduled routes from ports readily accesible to much of the United States and Canada by rail or highway. The Lake Michigan routes from Ludington and Muskegon, Michigan to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois are well documented. Ferry...
1859-2019; Majority of material found within 1884-1990
Scope and Contents:
The Siegfried collection contains a wide variety of materials that mainly relate to passenger cruises on a wide variety of Great Lakes and international liners in the pre-1960s era. Materials include publications, brochures and timetables, menus, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence. Also present is a scrapbook of Great Lakes passenger travel during the 1920s that features timetables, deck plans, photographs, and excerpts from publications. Most of the scrapbook material appears...
1859-1982; Majority of material found within 1900-1960