Adventures In The Skin Trade
- MOUNTAIN MAN--Lowered Swords. White, Stewart Edward // Saturday Evening Post;10/3/1931, Vol. 204 Issue 14, p18
Highlights the golden age of Western fur trade. Description of the whole frontier of the Rockies; Companies competing for fur; Business activities that were conducted at the Green River.
- FURRIERS. // Ebony;Aug1948, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p63
The article profiles African American furriers who got into highly profitable fur business selling pelts to notably rich white Americans which made them successful. They include Cleve Clark of Chicago, Illinois, John T. Vidal of New York, and George Byrd and Alma Byrd of Detroit, Michigan. It...
- RATS TO RICHES. Ramsey, Carolyn // Saturday Evening Post;5/8/1943, Vol. 215 Issue 45, p14
The article discusses the growth of the fur industry in Louisiana. South Louisiana is the number one fur-producing area in the U.S. Its marshlands are populated with fur-bearing animals such as muskrats. It produces a high percentage of muskrat, mink, otter and raccoon catch in North America....
- Peter Pond was an Adventurous Yankee Fur Trader in the Early Canadian West. Friesen, Victor Carl // Wild West;Apr99, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p24
Profiles Peter Pond, an 18th-century fur trader in the early Canadian West. Background of Pond; Details on his fur-trading exploits.
- "NAGGING WIFE" REVISITED: WOMEN AND THE FUR TRADE IN NEW FRANCE. Noel, Jan // French Colonial History;2006, Vol. 7, p45
Focuses on various forms of female involvement in the fur trade in New France. Role of native and mÃ©tis women in the fur trade; Involvement of elite women in the fur trade; Characteristics of women's place in the economy of New France.
- N'Ãªtre plus la dÃ©lÃ©guÃ©e de personne : une rÃ©Ã©valuation du rÃ´le des femmes dans le commerce en Nouvelle-France. NOEL, JAN // Revue d'histoire de L'Amerique francaise;automne2009/hiver2010, Vol. 63 Issue 2/3, p209
Historians have tended to portray women who were involved in commerce in New France as a handful of large-scale, self-motivated entrepreneurs. The literature presents these exceptional individuals as flanked by a somewhat larger group that was less independent, consisting of wives deputized by...
- MAILBOX. Jahr, Lowell G.; Reynolds, John F.; Wiegard, Judy; Bjordahl, Vivian; Buum, Dave; Johnson, Ruth; Waldman, David; Ennen, Louise; Erickson, Donald; Williams, Monty; McCleery, Shirley; Frink, Pamela; Sundstrom, Jessie Y. // South Dakota Magazine;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p38
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "A Tale of Two Football Stadiums" in the September/October 2008 issue, one about junk men and fur traders in the November/December 2008 issue and another on community bookstores in the...
- Chapter 5: MAKING A LIFE IN THE FUR TRADE. // Leaving Paradise: Indigenous Hawaiians in the Pacific Northwest;2006, p84
Chapter 5 of the book "Learning Paradise: Indigenous Hawaiians in the Pacific Northwest, 1787-1898" is presented. It describes how Hawaiians and their counterparts made a life for themselves from employment in the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest. It is stated that the young fur traders...
- Labor, Leisure, and Smoking: Tobacco Pipes and French Canadian Voyageurs during the Fur Trade Era in North America. // Minnesota Archaeologist;Winter2015, p1
The article offers information on the role of tobacco smoking among French Canadian voyageurs during the Fur Trade era in North America.