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Copper Country Tuberculosis Sanatorium

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Hospitals, , Copper Country Tuberculosis Sanatorium - Hancock, MI [Exterior of building.]

Scanned: November 9, 2010


Downtown Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [An oversize, mounted photo of a building in downtown Houghton. A group of men are standing in front of the building and another man is pictured with a bicycle. The street is dirt and streetcar rails are visible. The name Tyler is written in the bottom right corner of the photo. To the left of the large building at the center of the image is a smaller store frontage for Sam Wah Laundry. Although the original image underwent some primitive colorization, the image was scanned in black and white.]

Scanned: June 21, 2006


Downtown Houghton Construction

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [An oversize photo of a building under construction in Houghton. A group of men and workers are gathered in the street and a streetcar is just visible on the left-hand side of the photo. Although the original image underwnt some primitive colorization, the image was scanned in black and white.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005


Michigan Tech Co-op Store

Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail Women buying groceries. [An interior photo of the campus cooperative store during the 1950's. Four women and one man are shown either purchasing or selling goods at the store. Goods for sale include cigarettes, candy, batteries, kleenex, soap, fruit, sugar, tape, cookies, salami and pie tins.]

Scanned: September 26, 2005


Houghton, MI

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Transportation, Automotive Sheldon Avenue, Houghton, MI in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. [Shows Sheldon Ave. business district including F. W. Woolworths, Central Super Market, Hamar Quandt and Surplus Outlet.]

Scanned: February 9, 2006


Huron Street - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Water, Lakes Huron Street - Houghton looking toward Hancock [Photo shows dirt street, stone building, boat on Portage Lake. Photo published by R. Acton. Original overexposed.]

Scanned: February 9, 2006


319 Shelden Ave, Houghton

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, 111 Shelden Street, now 319 Shelden Ave - Ray's TV [A photo of a three story, front-gabled building in downtown Houghton. A horse and wagon full of barrels is in the foreground while several people look out of the windows in the building. The original image is from a color copy of the photograph.]

Scanned: February 10, 2006


Bosch Brewing Co.

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Industries, [Front of Bosch Brewing Company building. The name of the company is shown in the brick work.]

Scanned: January 14, 2014


Last Keg of Bosch

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Industries, Last keg of Bosch beer delivered to Schmidts Corner bar. [People pile into a wagon out side of Schmidts. On the side of the wagon is painted, "Lake Linden, 1874, Bosch Brewing Co."]

Scanned: January 14, 2014


Cities and Towns - Mass City

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Main Street (also known as Adventure Avenue)m Mass City. [Image shows a dirt road lined with store fronts.]

Scanned: April 8, 2014