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Parades

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Returned soldiers parade - decorations (decorated street scene). [Several businesses are pictured in this photo of what appears to be downtown Houghton. The Hotel Dee, Haas & Co., A chop suey restaurant, a billiard hall and a Western Union office. The shops are decorated with flags. Vintage automobiles line both sides of the street.]

Scanned: August 6, 2007


Cities and Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive Shelden Avenue, Houghton - Looking West from Isle Royale Street. Late Spring 1955 [Photo showing two way traffic. A Oldsmobile service garage, a Western Union office, drug store, the Lode Theatre, Douglass Hotel, Dwyers Shoe Store and Crown Bakery are visable.]

Scanned: December 6, 2006


Cities and Towns - Houghton

Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons Shelden Street, West [Post card image of Shelden Ave. showing the Michigan Bell Telephone Company, Houghton County Electric Light Company, Hamar Quandt Builders, Dr. Alfred Labine, Surgeon, Krolls Drug Store, Huss Beauty Shop, The M. Van Orden Company and the Douglass House. Numerous vintage automobiles can be seen.]

Scanned: December 5, 2006


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive Hancock [Main street of Hancock showing the Kerredge Theatre, Hotel Scott, and a Chrysler automobile dealership. Several automobiles can be seen that appear to be of a 1940s and 50s vintage.

Scanned: August 5, 2008


Businesses - Merrill's Paint Store

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive, Houghton's new Merrill Paint Store will open for business with fanfare, reduced prices and coffee and doughnuts. Owned and managed by Arthur "Bud" Merrill, the store is located on the west side of Franklin Square with easy and convenient parking and a head on facing of College Avenue. [Exterior view of the building with an arched roof line.]

Scanned: April 13, 2009


Buildings - Stores

Seasons, Winter, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive The Uotila Clothing Store at Mass presented this uninspiring photo Wednesday afternoon after the heavy snowstorm of Monday. Merchandise on display in the windows could not be seen for the big banks. Some cars, nearby, were almost completely snow covered. Mass seemed to get the brunt of Michigan's snow Jan. 6.. [Image of the front of the store with snow almost covering the windows. The sun awning is still in place.]

Scanned: November 29, 2007


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Persons, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive Hancock merchants display their wares on Quincy Street as part of a three day promotion. Today is a dollar day, tomorrow finds the Hancock Street Fair, and Saturday low prices will continue. A tribe of Winnebago Indians will perform all day Friday and there will be street dancing and a dance in the ROTC building at Michigan Tech. Downtown Hancock, here we come. [View of several businesses selling their merchandise on tables set up on the sidewalk.]

Scanned: March 30, 2009


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive [Hancocks main street is pictured showing the storefronts of Thodes Central Rexall Pharmacy, Dovers Music House, the Finlandia Restaurant and Sams Office & School Supply Co.]

Scanned: February 18, 2009


Businesses - Copper Motor Company

Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, [A classic automobile is parked near the building. The business advertises Ford trucks and '54 Ford 4 doors complete with radio, heater and seat covers.]

Scanned: January 7, 2009


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive View of Quincy Street Looking West, Hancock, MI. [Image from a color post card published by C. A. Silfven Studio, Hancock, MI. showing Kukkonen's Studio and a Ice Cream parlor.]

Scanned: December 5, 2006