New PDF release: Association Island (Images of America)

By Timothy W. Lake

ISBN-10: 073859847X

ISBN-13: 9780738598475

ISBN-10: 1531666493

ISBN-13: 9781531666491

most folk think the overall electrical retreat at organization Island used to be prepared via GE. in truth, it was once initially shaped via a number of businessmen from the incandescent lamp undefined; those males shaped an organization of lamp businesses to compete with GE. A 1903 fishing journey to Henderson Harbor encouraged them to buy the island for his or her summer time sojourns; even if, possession of the organization and the island have been ultimately absorbed via GE, turning it right into a full-scale lodge for executives and executives of the ever-expanding company. lodges, eating places, garages, boats, fishing publications, managers, and upkeep staff from close by Henderson Harbor have been all tied to organization Island for the subsequent 50 years. whilst GE gave it away, organization Island fell right into a lengthy and regular interval of decline until eventually it was once changed into a camping out lodge for the twenty first century. organization Island illustrates the monetary and social influence of an important company on a small fishing community.

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