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Red Owl Grocery Store - Hancock

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive, Persons [Exterior view of the building.]

Scanned: January 14, 2011


Buildings - Stores - Mass City

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons, Transportation Nara Brothers store - Mass City, later Settlers Co-op. (Eino Savela, Mass City) [Several people stand outside the store. Two horses are hitched to two different sleighs which appear to serve as delivery vehicles.]

Scanned: February 19, 2008


Buildings - Stores - Mass City

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons, Transportation, Automotive Mass Co-operative Co., circa 1919 (Lukkarila) [Men, women and children stand on the wooden sidewalk in front of the department store. Two vintage automobiles are parked near the store.]

Scanned: February 19, 2008


Cities & Towns - Houghton - Street Scenes

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive, Persons [Photo of downtown Houghton showing the Sherwin Williams paint store, Kukkonen's Hallmark Store, the Lakeview Lounge, Lompri's Carpet Mart, Newberry's, Swift Hardware and Haugs Jewelry store.]

Scanned: March 27, 2008


Cities and Towns - Trimountain

Transportation, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons Trimountain Store [A horse and carriage with several passengers is shown in front of the store. Several people are gathered on the stairs of the building.]

Scanned: September 4, 2008


Atlantic Mining Store - Redridge

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons, Transportation Atlantic Mining Company Store at Redridge. [A horse and buggy with two children aboard is parked outside of the store. A clerk can be seen through the window. A post office sign indicates the building is also a postal service center.]

Scanned: April 28, 2009


Y.M.C.A. and Union Building

Transportation, Persons, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail Y.M.C.A. and Union Building - 5th Street Calumet. [YMCA is engraved above the entrance to the building. Life on the brick street represents several modes of transportation; automotive, horse and buggy, bicycle and pedestrian. A pharmacy is located next to the YMCA]

Scanned: September 1, 2010


Fifth Street, Calumet

Transportation, Persons, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail Fifth Street, Calumet [A great photo of a busy Calumet. The speed limit was 10 miles per hour. Looks like traffic went both ways. Ulseth Lumber Coal & Wood is visible as well as Nelson's Dairy Lunch and Home Baking. People are well dressed and enjoy talking with each other.]

Scanned: August 31, 2010


Cities and Towns - Houghton

Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Persons Shelden Street, West [Post card image of Shelden Ave. showing the Michigan Bell Telephone Company, Houghton County Electric Light Company, Hamar Quandt Builders, Dr. Alfred Labine, Surgeon, Krolls Drug Store, Huss Beauty Shop, The M. Van Orden Company and the Douglass House. Numerous vintage automobiles can be seen.]

Scanned: December 5, 2006


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Persons, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive Hancock merchants display their wares on Quincy Street as part of a three day promotion. Today is a dollar day, tomorrow finds the Hancock Street Fair, and Saturday low prices will continue. A tribe of Winnebago Indians will perform all day Friday and there will be street dancing and a dance in the ROTC building at Michigan Tech. Downtown Hancock, here we come. [View of several businesses selling their merchandise on tables set up on the sidewalk.]

Scanned: March 30, 2009