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Herzog Farm on Portage Lake

Buildings, Farm Buildings, Barns, Persons, Water Herzog farm on Portage Lake, 4 miles from Dreamland Hotel [A photo of several people standing in a field near a log farmhouse. A make shift bridge runs across a creek.]

Scanned: January 12, 2010

Men Swimming

Persons, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Water, Lakes Bare A. Beach [A photo of seven nude men about to jump into a lake. The photo has the words "B. A. Beach" written on the front. The photo is stained, faded and mounted on a cardboard matte.]

Scanned: September 26, 2005

Biography - Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hennes

Persons, Water, Rivers, Waterfalls, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Picture taken at Niagra Falls, New York. Mr. Joseph Hennes, Mrs. Elizabeth Hennes, Louis Hennes, Olive J. Hennes. They went to Buffalo, N.Y. to bring the tug - Annie R. Hennes to Houghton, Michigan. [The family sits on a park bench with the falls in the background.]

Scanned: December 17, 2007

Bridges - Portage Lake

Persons, Water, Lakes, Human Settlements Houghton, Michigan 1878. Bridge common showing Van Orden lime kiln and old major homestead. [A figure stands by a fence looking over the waterfront.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008

Buildings - Hotels & Restaurants

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Persons, Water Phoenix House? [People gather on the wrap around porch of the building. The building is located next to a creek or pond and a large piece of driftwood sits on the edge of the pond.]

Scanned: February 6, 2008

Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Persons Boats like this are seen every day throughout the season. Copper Range dock (West Houghton, Mich. Old county bridge in background.) [A man stands on the dock and watches as the "Allegheny" pulls near.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008

Cities & Towns - Eagle Harbor

Water, Lakes, Persons, Buildings Eagle Harbor Water Dept. [A man has driven his horse and wagon into the lake. The wagon is equipped with barrels and buckets.]

Scanned: March 7, 2008

Cities & Towns - Copper Harbor

Persons, Water, Lakes, Aids to Navigation, Lighthousers Scene at Copper Harbor [A group of people sit on the rocks overlooking the dock and harbor. A lighthouse can be seen in the distance.]

Scanned: March 18, 2008

Agate Beach - Freda Park

Water, Lakes, Recreation Area, Persons Agate Beach - Freda Park, Lake Superior [Group of finely dressed people standing on shoreline]

Scanned: March 21, 2006

Cities and Towns - Lac La Belle

Persons, Water, Lakes, Woody Plants, Trees Lac La Belle [People sitting on shore of lake. Boats and buildings in distance.]

Scanned: April 5, 2006