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Persons, Water, Rivers, Woody Plants, Trees [Several men look as though they are diverting logs in a stream.]

Scanned: July 21, 2009

Buildings - Murray Hill Hotel

Persons, Buildings, Public Buildings, Public Baths, Industries, Service Industries, Hospitality Industry, Hotels [Two well-dressed men stand in front of the Murray Hill Hotel in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. A large banner stating "Calumet Encampment" hangs from two telephone poles in front of the hotel. A vintage automobile is parked at the curb. A bath house is next door.]

Scanned: July 21, 2009

Buildings - Log Cabins

Persons, Buildings, Dwellings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [A log cabin serves as the "Piker Hotel". Two men sit on the roof while three others lounge in the porch area. A woman dressed in dark Victorian clothing complete with an evening bag, stands near the porch.]

Scanned: July 21, 2009

Calumet Encampment

Persons, Military Structures, Armed Forces, Soldiers [Horses hitched to what may be cannons, men in uniform and tents set the scene for what may be the National Guard encampment at Calumet during the 1913 strike.]

Scanned: July 21, 2009


Persons, Seasons, Winter, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [A little girl wearing a coat with a fur collar keeps her hands in a fur muff while standing in what appears to be new fallen snow. Next to the little girl is a piece of equipment that looks like a large roller with a handle. Could it be used to pank snow?]

Scanned: July 21, 2009

Transportation - Horse and Buggy

Persons, Transportation, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [A well-dressed man sits in a carriage holding his hat. Perhaps he has stopped to chat with the woman standing near the carriage.]

Scanned: July 21, 2009

Dwellings - Log Cabins

Persons, Buildings, Dwellings, [Image of a group of people on the porch of a log home. A man sweeps the floor as the woman and children read and relax in rocking chairs and a hammock. A dog lays on the porch near the hammock.]

Scanned: July 21, 2009

Old Schewerman Office, Houghton

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Buildings, Dwellings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Old Schewerman Office in West Houghton, since remodeled and now the office of the Bosch Brewery Co. From Houghton Centennial Souvenir History and Program 1861-1961 p. 96. [A photo of a wooden building with a stone foundation. The building has a wooden front porch and a fenced area on one side.]

Scanned: February 10, 2006

Campfire Snack

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons, [Image shows a boy and a girl eating hot dogs and drinking Coca-Cola around a campfire.]

Scanned: April 15, 2015

Men Perform Skit in Tutus

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Performing Arts, [Image shows men performing a skit in tutus.]

Scanned: April 15, 2015