Edith Bondie, Chippewa basket maker, prepares materials, Harvest Day 1972. Photo courtesy Jesse Besser Museum
Alpena Fall Harvest Festival
Held annually at the Jesse Besser Museum in
Alpena, Michigan, on the first Saturday in October, Harvest Day
celebrates the pioneer heritage of northeast lower Michigan.The
28-year-old event is documented with a six-page narrative with
bibliography, information on the Jesse Besser Museum, and ten 8 x
10 black-and-white photographs.
Originally submitted by: Bart Stupak, Representative (1st District).
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