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1920-1929
  
  • Parade in Downtown Alpena
        July 4th Parade in downtown Alpena on Second Avenue, looking south towards Chisholm Street.
      July 4th Parade in downtown Alpena on Second Avenue, looking south towards ...
  • Flood of 1923
        In 1923, the Thunder Bay River crested 18 inches over the 1922 record high. The Chisholm Street and Ninth Street bridges collapsed. Homes near Ninth Street and Washington Avenue were surrounded by water, and residents evacuated.
      In 1923, the Thunder Bay River crested 18 inches over the 1922 ...
  • Arthur Linke with Calf
        Arthur Linke with calf.
      Arthur Linke with calf.
  • Children Outside in Summer
        Children sitting outside in summertime. Believed to be Leo and Margaret Linke.
      Children sitting outside in summertime. Believed to be Leo and Margaret Linke.
  • Fletcher Office Building
        The Fletcher Office Building was originally a bath house built by the Alpena Magnetic Sulphur Springs Company in 1892. Mineral water was supplied by a 1,276 foot flowing well on the property. It was not a success and closed after just a few years. The building was purchased by the ...
      The Fletcher Office Building was originally a bath house built by the ...
  • School Students
        Probably St. Paul Lutheran Church School Students posing outside of new church building, c 1926.
      Probably St. Paul Lutheran Church School Students posing outside of new church ...
  • St. Anne's Catholic Church and School
        The St. Anne's Catholic Church burned on August 4, 1907. It took 13 years to rebuild to the same specifications is the French Romanesque style. Hillarie Gagnon supervised the construction. The steeples were new to the new building. The brick school was also added.
      The St. Anne's Catholic Church burned on August 4, 1907. It took ...
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church Fire
        Tragedy struck on Maundy Thursday, March 29, 1923 when the original St. Paul Lutheran Church was completely destroyed by fire.
      Tragedy struck on Maundy Thursday, March 29, 1923 when the original St. ...
  • Woman and girl amongst Rosebushes
        Unidentified woman and child in front of rosebushes at the side of a house. Believed to be of Linke Family in Alpena...Margaret Linke is probably the young girl.
      Unidentified woman and child in front of rosebushes at the side of ...
  • Michikewis Bathing Pavilion
        On June 2, 1924, Stoney Point Camping Grounds was officially renamed to Mich-e-ke-wis, named after Chief Mich-e-ke-wis meaning "Spirit of the Wind." On July 29, 1926, there was a formal opening of the bathing pavilion.
      On June 2, 1924, Stoney Point Camping Grounds was officially renamed to ...
  • Alpena Board of Commerce Band
        The Alpena Board of Commerce Band in uniform standing in front of City Hall.
      The Alpena Board of Commerce Band in uniform standing in front of ...
  • Alpena Board of Commerce Band
        photo by Garlock [sp?] U.S.S. Arizona Oct. 17 - 1923
      photo by Garlock [sp?] U.S.S. Arizona Oct. 17 - 1923
  • USS ARIZONA
        Compliments E.C. Rowen Commander U.S.S. Arizona to Mayor L.G. Dafoe Alpena, Mich. Oct. 17 - 1923
      Compliments E.C. Rowen Commander U.S.S. Arizona to Mayor L.G. Dafoe Alpena, Mich. ...
  • Funeral for Reverend Thomas D. Flannery
        The funeral procession at St. Bernard's Catholic Church for Reverend Father Thomas Dowd Flannery, who died January 4, 1921. Father Flannery was born in County Sligo, Ireland, on February 9, 1852 and immigrated to America in 1873. He was ordained on June 7, 1879 and transferred to Alpena on November ...
      The funeral procession at St. Bernard's Catholic Church for Reverend Father Thomas ...
  • Men with Bear Cubs at Union House
        Men with bear cubs outside the Union Hotel, Alpena.
      Men with bear cubs outside the Union Hotel, Alpena.
  • The Bear
        The bear at the Alpena Fire Department Zoo.
      The bear at the Alpena Fire Department Zoo.
  • Owl Cafe Fire
        The burning of the original Owl Cafe on the corner of Chisholm Street and Second Avenue on February 18, 1927.
      The burning of the original Owl Cafe on the corner of Chisholm ...
  • Alpena Fire Department Fire Truck
        The Alpena Fire Department crew in the Winter of 1922 with its first fire truck.
      The Alpena Fire Department crew in the Winter of 1922 with its ...
  • Alpena Fire Department
        Alpena Fire Department crew posing with shovels in the Winter of probably 1922.
      Alpena Fire Department crew posing with shovels in the Winter of probably ...
  • Alpena Excelsior Company
        The Alpena Excelsior Company plant was located on Woodward Avenue near West Miller. It was incorporated in 1892 with George Shannon as president, J.C. Walker as secretary, F.W. Fletcher as Treasurer, and J.A. Corbin as foreman. The company manufactured all grades of excelsior for carriages, mattresses, caskets, upholstery, and packing. ...
      The Alpena Excelsior Company plant was located on Woodward Avenue near West ...
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