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Ghost Towns - Central

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Dwellings, Persons Central - Yesteryear House - Charles Stetter [Mr. Stetter is pictured in the yard sawing wood. The large home has shuttered windows.]

Scanned: August 6, 2008


Cities and Towns - Calumet

Persons, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Downtown Calumet is dressed for the occasion as the Christmas shopping season gets under way. Several hundred dollars worth of additional street trim was purchased this year by businessmen to help brighten and heighten the gaiety of the season. Giant ornaments and large lighted bulbs criss-cross intersections, while candles glow from lamp posts. [Image of the downtown area at Christmas time. The Merchants and Miners Bank thermometer indicates it is 26 degrees. Other business store fronts such as the Office Shop and a barber shop are shown.]

Scanned: February 16, 2009


Cities and Towns - Houghton

Persons, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Shelden Avenue, Houghton is once again in gay holiday trim. The work of decorating the main thoroughfare for the Christmas shopping season was completed late last week in wet weather and presented this picture when the sun appeared Monday. The holiday season will be enhanced when the colorful lights on these decorations will glow for the first time. The camera points eastward from near Bridge Street. [A crowded downtown area is shown. Several businesses are visible such as Togo's, a Mobile gas station, Wylie Loans and the Carpet Mart. Just the dome of the Douglass House can be seen.]

Scanned: February 16, 2009


Cities and Towns - Calumet

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Persons Calumet Township's supervisor, Paul Lehto, left and the Rev. Robert V. Lanseth, Bicentennial Commission chairman pose beside the newly erected Calumet Township Bicentennial sign. [Image of the two men standing next to the sign.]

Scanned: January 26, 2009


Cities and Towns - Houghton - Sidewalk Sales

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [Potential customers browse the racks of clothing and other items put on the sidewalk during "Sidewalk Sales" in Houghton.]

Scanned: January 15, 2009


Elks' Club Parade

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [Paraders parade through Hanock with signs and various floats. Some of the floats appear to be mining themed, included one that looks like a shaft house.]

Scanned: January 21, 2014


Elks' Club Parade

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [Paraders parade through Hanock, down Quincy Street, with signs and various floats. Some of the floats appear to be mining themed, included one that looks like a shaft house.]

Scanned: January 21, 2014


M.C.M. Alumni Reunion

Manners and Customs, Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns M.C.M. Reunion, Houghton, Michigan. [Michigan College of Mines 1911 Alumni Reunion. This image shows a parade. Alumni stand at attention in white suits.]

Scanned: October 22, 2014


M.C.M. Alumni Reunion

Manners and Customs, Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns M.C.M. Reunion, Houghton, Michigan. [Michigan College of Mines 1911 Alumni Reunion. This image shows a parade.]

Scanned: October 22, 2014


Cities and Towns - Lake Linden

Water, Lakes, Persons, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns View of Lake Linden [View of the town from the water. A canoe is passing by.]

Scanned: June 15, 2009