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Fire Fighters

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Public Works, Public Buildings, Fire Stations Fire station - unidentified. [Four firefighters standing in front of a fire wagon and team of horses. The fire station is visble in the background and all of the men are in uniform.The photo is mounted on a cardboard matte that is damaged on the lower right corner.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


Post Office

Buildings, Public Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Post Office [The photo shows a small, one story wood building with a Post Office sign above the front door. Three men are outside of the building and a few buildings are visible in the background.]

Scanned: March 17, 2006


Buildings - Opera Houses

Performing Arts, Theater, Buildings, Public Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Lake Linden Opera House [Group of men and boys standing in front of building. Covered horse drawn wagon coming up the dirt street. Good architectural details of buildings.]

Scanned: March 24, 2006


Douglas House Hotel

Industries, Service Industries, Hospitality Industry, Hotels, Buildings, Public Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Douglas House, Houghton. [Image of the Douglas House with an open balcony showing hanging baskets of flowers. A telegraph office is located downstairs.]

Scanned: July 20, 2006


Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co.

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co. [A photo of the Houghton Fire Hall - the first home of the Michigan Mining School, now known as Michigan Technological University. A group of firemen and their firefighting equipment appear in front of the building. Several other men are watching the photo being taken. Reeder Neg MS042-039-T-017 is a near duplicate image done by Isler.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Buildings - Libraries

Buildings, Public Buildings, Library Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Manners and Customs, Festivals Painesdale Library [A crowd of people gather at the library. The dates 1776 - 1904 are above the doorway. Several U. S. flags and banners are present. Men, women and children are dressed in their finest.]

Scanned: October 31, 2006


Buildings - Fire Stations

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress The first fire station built in Calumet. Red Jacket Fire Dept. [Fire department members stand outside of the building with their horse-drawn fire equipment. Two dogs also join the group.]

Scanned: January 31, 2008


Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co.

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co. [A photo of the Houghton Fire Hall - the first home of the Michigan Mining School, now known as Michigan Technological University. A group of firemen and their firefighting equipment appear in front of the building. Several other men are watching the photo being taken. The negative is imprinted with the words: "Town Hall Houghton Photo by Isler". MTU Neg 00308 is a near duplicate image.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Houghton Firemen

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Hoton Fire Dept. [A photo of a group of firefighters in front of the Houghton Fire Hall and Town Hall. A sign advertises "C. Brand Justice of the Peace, Village Clerk, Township Clerk".]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Education - Schools

Education, Buildings, Public Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress An indication of spring is the rope jumping and marble playing now going on at every school playground in the Copper Country area and elsewhere. In L'Anse, as in every other children's romping ground, the youngsters are having great times these days. Actually, the tots are getting their physical training outside and the bright sun vitalizes all activity. The scene is in front of the L'Anse grade school. [The children gather at the playground for a few games. A pair of discarded boots can be seen to the left of the picture.]

Scanned: August 20, 2007