Term: Chore-boy (logging)
One who cleans up the sleeping quarters and stable in a logging camp; the cook's assistant who did the heavy work such as cutting firewood, building fires and carrying water. Same as shanty-boy, shanty-boss, bar-room-man. View more information about logging elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org
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[Source: Sorden, L.G. and Isabel J. Ebert. Logger's Words of Yesteryears. (Madison, 1956).]