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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

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

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

Decoration Day - Lake Linden

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons, Water, Lakes Railroads - Mineral Range - Decoration Day, Lake Linden [A crowd of people gathers at the dock where men dressed in military uniforms, carrying musical instruments are pictured.]

Scanned: July 20, 2006

Lac La Belle

Water, Lakes, Persons, Locomotion, Boats and Boating Lac La Belle [Two men ponder life while sitting on the dock overlooking Lac La Belle.]

Scanned: July 24, 2006


Water, Lakes, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees Scenery - Three Lakes [A man dressed in a suit stands in a grassy field near a lake.]

Scanned: August 24, 2006