EMPORIUM — The Lumber Heritage Region (LHR) Diversity Research Study about the history of life in the forest products industry is now available.
The report uncovers several stories about women and Black people serving in the industry in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The study is now available at: https://lumberheritage.org/discover/women-and-blacks-in-the-forest-products-industry/
The research for this study was conducted by Hilary Folwell Jebitsch, historical researcher, over an 11-month period in the LHR’s 15-counties: Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Indiana, Lycoming, McKean, Potter, Tioga, and Warren.
To learn more about the Lumber Heritage Region visit www.LumberHeritage.org