H02-1468. Schoon, Peter (ca. 1862-1936). Papers, 1876-1905. 1 folder.
Local resident who worked on the Great Lakes as a schooner sailor (1876-1886), as a worker in the Cappon & Bertsch Tannery (1886-1916), Dutch Tea Rusk Company (1921-1936) and Sunday school teacher for the Fourteenth Street Christian Reformed Church of Holland. Collection contains his obituary, one photograph of him and his wife in 1921, and ten real photograph postcards of the Plugger Mill, schooners Scud, Jason Parker and D.A. Wells, steamships Argo and Puritan, E. J. Harrington’s mercantile dock and docked schooners, River Avenue, and the Chicago & West Michigan Railway Depot in 1876. (S)
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