- Age: 59
- Interview Date: 10/8/2008
- Interviewer: Michael Maniscalso, Illinois State Museum
- Interview Length: 112 minutes Sit-Down Interview, 23 minutes Walk-and-Talk Interview
- County: Carroll
- Michael is a tree farmer and a professional landscape photographer (Michael Johnson Photography). He and his wife Patricia raise several dozen species of trees and produce high-grade lumber for makers of fine furniture.