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Main Street - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Persons Main Street Houghton [Good view of the Douglass House and it's two towers, the trolley tracks and buildings.]

Scanned: July 1, 2009


Community of Eagle River

Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Cottage at Eagle River (Bill Prince near hood of car in lot)

Scanned: May 21, 2014


Decoration Day

Manners and Customs, Festivals, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Persons Decoration Day - Shelden Ave. Houghton [A parade makes its way down Shelden with horses and a band. Several children follow the procession. Some visible businesses are a Ford dealership, the Houghton Bell Telephone Company, Houghton Electric Light Company, Krolls Drug Store and a Western Union office. On the other side of the street are the Moffat Bakery and Douglass Hotel.]

Scanned: July 2, 2010


Parades

Manners and Customs, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Persons Michigan College of Mining (MCM) Ball Game Parade [An automobile leads the parade, followed by teams of horses pulling wagons of people - some well dressed, some not. A band plays behind them.]

Scanned: August 31, 2010


City of Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Persons, Seasons, Winter Houghton - Street Scene College Ave? [View of street after a snowfall showing some pedestrians. Large homes line one side of the street.]

Scanned: September 15, 2010


City of Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons Houghton - Street Scene Main Street [Early photo of downtown Houghton. Some businesses pictured are McGann's Saloon (maybe the Downtowner now), A restaurant next door to McGann's; a One Price Store located at 160 Shelden according to the 1912 Polk Directory; a building with a Relief Sale sign; a Phillips store, a drug store and a bank further up the street. The streets are not paved but you can see street car tracks running down the middle of the road.]

Scanned: September 15, 2010


City of Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Persons City of Houghton - Street Scene [May be a spring time photo of a muddy street. Highlight of the photo is a building called Jack's Place, probably a drinking establishment. Building has a balcony and round windows on the street level. Entrance is arched.]

Scanned: September 15, 2010


Snowfall

Persons, Seasons, Winter, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns These children live at Winona, in Houghton County, MI. Here they are waiting for the mail man or the newspaper tube route man. The enclosure was dug by the mail box owner to protect the children and himself from the high velocity winds, cold and traffic. Here the banks are 11 feet high. Winona is a former active copper mining community. [Four children huddle in the snow enclosure. The name "Keranen" is on the mail box.]

Scanned: December 14, 2006


Biography - Carlos Haug

Persons, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Its men like these who keep the Copper Country alive and well. Carlos Haug, left, exhibits a ring that was awarded to the most famed hockey player ever to represent the Houghton-Calumet region, Dr. John A. Gibson, a member of the Portage Lake World Champions of 1914. With him is former Calumet resident, Alex Nelson, who formerly operated the Parkside Restaurant, one of the renowned eateries of the Calumbet region. Here they stand in front of the Gil-Mar Copper Shoppe, a dispenser of red metal souvenirs. [Carlos Haug was the owner of Haugs Jewelry Store, a downtown Houghton business for over 100 years]

Scanned: December 14, 2006


Family Overlooking Copper Harbor

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Persons, [A family overlooks Copper Harbor from a bluff; Lake Superior can be seen]

Scanned: July 1, 2014