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

The collection includes 2077 scans of images and 18 CDS of the Society’s miscellaneous photographic collection of glass-plate negatives, photographs and negatives, 1901-1960s, mostly 1925-1945, and undated. The collected was temporarily loaned to the Clarke so it could be scanned for preservation purposes in 2010. These images include Burt Lake, Pickerel Lake, Bay View, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs, Oden, Petoskey, Pellston, and Walloon Lake, Michigan, people, stores, and buildings and tourist sites on Mackinac Island. Major topics documented include Camp Algonquin, now a YMCA camp in Hastings, Old Petoskey Hospital, little Traverse Hospital, winter sports and queens, portraits of many unidentified people, boats, cottages, logging, fishing, Miss Ethel Shepherd’s art classes, and a wedding at the cottage of O. J. Laylander at Burt Lake. Some images were taken by Foley Photography Studio (Traverse City, Michigan). A descriptive list of folder labels of the originals is in the front of Box 1.

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