Little Traverse Bay Historical Museum, Scans and CDs of Photographic collection,   2010
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Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes 1735 scans of images and 18 CDs of the Little Traverse Bay Historical Museum miscellaneous photographic collection of glass-plate negatives, photographs and negatives, 1875-1980. The collection was temporarily loaned to the Clarke Historical Library so it could be scanned for preservation purposes in 2010. These images include mostly Petoskey, Michigan people, schools, classes, parades, buildings, businesses, homes, churches, and Native Americans. Also included are images of Cross Village, Harbor Springs, Omena, Alanson, Pickerel Lake, Carp Lake, Pellston, Oden, Boyne City, Charlevoix, and Walloon Lake, Michigan, people, buildings, places, and events. Also included are numerous unidentified portraits of people, ships, boats, mills, fraternal organizations, trains, railroad stations, a “dummy” train wreck at Harbor Springs, winter scenes, sports, and festivals, Beaver River, Emmet County Bar Association, Emmet County Road Commission, and William Jennings Bryan in Chicago, 1897. Some of the images are copies of earlier images. A descriptive list is in the front of box 1.

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