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Michael Johnson - Modern Era

Johnson, an outdoor lover, became his own forester of hardwoods. His saw-mill produces furniture-grade lumber. He and his wife keep bees. They are members of a State Committee for Tree Farm Systems. Michael is also a specialized commercial photographer.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois.

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Carroll County, Illinois

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Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois

Where:

Carroll County, Illinois

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Unknown

Ownership:

Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois.

Where:

Carroll County, Illinois.

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Unknown

Ownership:

Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois.

Where:

Carroll County, Illinois

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois

Where:

Carroll County, Illinois

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois.

Where:

Carroll County, Illinois

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois

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Carroll County, Illinois

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Unknown

Ownership:

Public domain

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Photo of Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois. Small garden tucked away outside the building

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Carroll County, Illinois

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Unknown

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Public domain

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Photo of “Johnson Creek Hardwoods ‘Board Room’” hanging outside of the main building

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Photo of “Johnson Creek Hardwoods ‘Board Room’” hanging outside of the main building.

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Photo of an employee loading up one of the trucks with planks of wood from the ‘Board Room’

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Photo of additional outside storage of cut lumber from Johnson Creek Hardwoods in Carroll County, Illinois

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Carroll County, Illinois

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Public domain

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Photo of wood stacked up inside the ‘Board Room’

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Photo of a photograph showcasing a roll top desk created with the wood from Johnson Creek Hardwoods.

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Photo of Michael Johnson.

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Photo of Patricia Johnson, Michael’s wife.

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Photo of Michael and Patricia Johnson.

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Michael Johnson, photo taken during the October 8, 2008 interview.

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October 8, 2008

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Public domain



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