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Buildings - Hotels & Taverns

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Tavern owned in 1890's by George E. Enderich. He and his wife, Flora lived and ran a boarding house upstairs. [Some of the men enjoy a beverage on the wooden sidewalk of the establishment. A woman peeks out of one of the doors. Several children are also pictured. A sign indicates it is the Centennial Saloon.]

Scanned: February 6, 2008


Buildings - Stores

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons "Candy" John and "Candy" Mary's Confectionary, John and Mary Zambelli. [Several people and a dog stand underneath the awning in front of the store. A man can be spotted in one of the upper windows grasping what appears to be a wine bottle.]

Scanned: February 15, 2008


Buildings - Stores -Houghton

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Edward DesRochers Drug Store. Edward and William DesRochers, Harvey Cernolliso (?) Site of store now occupied by The M. Van Orden Co. [One of the men stands near a display case of Cuban cigars. Two jars on top of the case appear to contain doughnuts and perhaps cookies. The shelves are lined with containers and glass bottles.]

Scanned: February 19, 2008


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


Vertin Brothers, Calumet

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Old Vertin Bros. Store. [A photo of the front of the Vertin Brothers Store. A number of employees are standing in front of the store and the store windows contain displays of womens and mens clothing. A display of shoes is also in front of the store. The street appears to be paved with crushed poor rock from the mine.]

Scanned: September 9, 2005


Biography - Unidentified

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Unidentified chlidren. [Children pose on bicycles on a dirt road in an unknown town. All of them are wearing hats. One of the buildings displays a "meat market" sign.]

Scanned: October 26, 2006


Biography - Victoria Richetta

Persons, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Restaurants, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Victoria Richetta, Reilly's Calumet - [Victoria stands in front of the Bon Ton Cafe.]

Scanned: December 19, 2007


Buildings - Stores

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Two men standing in front of store (domestic supply, sewing machine dealer by sign.) [The men stand in the doorway of the shop. A sewing machine is on display at the entrance. The sign indicates they sell "Light Running Domestic Sewing Machines." A few clocks are on display in the window.]

Scanned: February 26, 2008


Buildings - Stores - Houghton

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Grocery, china and hardware sections of Hennes & Co. Store, Houghton, MI. Left: Harry Dufresna, Louis Hennes on ladder. Right: Julius Rompf, Charles Hendrickson, Milton Baird, Henry Wegner. In aisle: August Krellintz. [Interior view of the store showing some of the items for sale. Everything from dishes to canned goods.]

Scanned: February 25, 2008


Buildings - Stores - Hancock

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Gartner's [View of the store front. Several of the sales personnel pose holding American flags. Merchandise can be seen through the window.]

Scanned: April 18, 2007