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Portage Lake Golf Course

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Ball Games, Golf, Persons, Transportation, Automotive Portage Lake Golf Course. First golf club. Photograph taken in the 1910 to 1915 era at the Portage Lake Golf Club, the first club organized in the Upper Peninsula in 1902 and incorporated in 1904. Harry Flora was the golf professional at the club and branded his name on many clubs he handled, some of them still in the possesion of area golfers. Transportation to the course was by these various makes of autos including the Model T Ford at right.

Scanned: July 19, 2010

Sports - Skiing

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Winter Sports, Skis and Skiing, Seasons, Winter, Transportation, Automotive Mont Ripley Skiers - This is just part of the delegation using the Michigan Tech ski facilities in Ripley Saturday and Sunday. The group represents the Vagabound Ski Club of Milwaukee. The photo shows the delegation just before they left the Scott Hotel for Mont Ripley. [The group stands by the bus bearing the Milwaukee-Madison via Highway 30 Badger Coaches - Madison, WIs. logo.]

Scanned: December 6, 2007

Sports and Recreation - Skating

Persons, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Winter Sports, Skating, Transportation, Automotive Ontonagon children assemble in race formation at a skating rink not far from the Community building. From left, Joseph Ross, Lola Immonen, Robert Davison, Denise Harry, Nancy Harry, Eugen Koski, Sheila Store, June Davison, Diane Harry, Randa Koski and Susan Immonen. [The children gather at an outdoor rink wearing their skates and winter attire. A Dodge automobile is pictured in the background.]

Scanned: August 8, 2007

Porcupine Mountain Ski Resort

Recreation Area, Resorts, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Winter Sports, Skis and Skiing, Transportation, Automotive A dozen or more buses frequent the Porcupine Mountain ski area during a weekend. Here a Stockley bus out of Rhinelander, WI rests on the lower parking area while its passengers ski in the Michigan State Park. Ahead of the Rhinelander bus is a Greyhound bus. Between 600 and 1,000 people are on the premises each Saturday and Sunday. [Image of Fred J. Stockley's bus.]

Scanned: August 10, 2007

School Sports

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Transportation, Automotive, Persons This track team, representing the grade schools of Keweenaw are about to board a Mohawk school bus for Calumet to compete in a recent triangular meet with the Calumet and Laurium grade schools. Keweenaw amassed a total of 59 1 6 points. Calumet 25 5/6 and Laurium 23. From left are Jimmy Foley, John Yowell, Ernest Tavela, Charles Lindquist, Jack LaFore, Russell Lukima, Richard Gamache, Ronald Siira, and Robert Laurin. Tavela and LaFore are the co-captains. [The boys stop for a photo before boarding the Mohawk No. 2 school bus.]

Scanned: October 25, 2007