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Item or Series Title Breisch Family Collection
Catalog Number 2014-09-002
Description The Breisch family of Lansing, Michigan, included Christian Breisch (1863-1924), manager of Pearl Mills and North Lansing Mill Company which produced "Morning Glory" flour, owner of the Christian Breisch Corporation founded in 1886, founding father of the Michigan Bean Jobbers Association, of which he was president in 1918; his wife Emma Breisch (nee Cushing) (1865-1952); her father, Thomas R. Cushing (1831-1915), a realtor in Detroit, Michigan; and the children of Christian and Emma Breisch; their daughter Gertrude Irene Breisch Jarred (1890-1952); their son Harold C. Breisch (1893-1949); their daughter Louise R. Breisch (1905-2003).

The contents of the different series in this collection are as follows:

Series 1: Family Papers
Series 2: Business Papers
Series 3: Photographs
Series 4: Artifacts
Old ID Number 21409
Collection Title Breisch Family Collection
Creator Breisch Family
Dates of Creation 1788-2003 (bulk 1897-1952)
Year Range from 1788
Year Range to 2003
Object Name Fonds
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.
People and Organizations Breisch Family
Breisch Jarrad, Gertrude Irene
Breisch, Christian
Breisch, Emma Cushing
Breisch, Harold Christian
Breisch, Louise Roberta
Cushing, Thomas R.
McNish, Isabelle
Search Terms Family history
Flour & meal industry
Portrait photographs
Wedding clothing & dress
Local history
Annual conferences
Child Records Breisch Family Collection Series 1: Family Papers
Breisch Family Collection Series 2: Business Papers
Breisch Family Collection Series 3: Photographs
Breisch Family Collection Series 4: Artifacts