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Isle Royale (Mich.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cook County Historical Society oral history recordings

 Collection — Item tapes
Identifier: S2318

The collection consists of copies of interviews and conversations recorded by the Cook County Historical Society.

Dates: 1978

Isle Royale Commercial Fishing oral history project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2457

The collection consists of 15 audiotapes comprising approximately 11 hours of conversation with three Isle Royale commercial fishing people. The interviews were conducted in conjunction with research for a master’s thesis paper.

Dates: 1980

Isle Royale photographs

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3768

The collection consists of eight photographs showing Isle Royale, two hunting scenes near Split Rock, and two pictures of the Duluth Boat Club taken from the bay.

Dates: circa 1912

Robert E. and Edgar Johns oral history transcripts

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4574

The collection consists of photocopies of interviews and excerpts from interviews with Robert and Edgar Johns conducted by Helen White and Hawk Tolson. Topics covered include family history, commercial fishing, Isle Royale, place names, vessels, daring exploits on Lake Superior, fishing families, and conditions of daily life.

Dates: 1968-1992; Majority of material found in 1968, 1987, 1992

Walter H. Singer scrapbook [microfilm]

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: S2205

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Singer’s role in the Lake Superior transportation business from 1899-1903.

Dates: 1899-1903

Steamer Winyah log book

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3084

The collection contains a ship's log book, June 1933-July 1935, noting route, time and weather conditions of 18 voyages of the Steamer Winyah, a freighter that served commercial fisherman along the north shore of Lake Superior and Isle Royale. Also included is a pamphlet of regulations of the Duluth-Superior harbor.

Dates: 1933-1935

Frank M. and Alice Rockwell Warren family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6108

The collection contains Frank M. Warren's records from the Isle Royale Citizens’ Committee 1926-1929.

Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found in 1909-1948