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Bayliss Public Library photographs

Identifier: SLC-004

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of ships, the building of the Soo Locks, and the James Rutherford cyanotype photograph collection showing early views of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The photographs date from as early as 1854 and as late as 1976, with the bulk of the photographs dating from 1880 to 1920.

The physical collection is maintained by the Bayliss Public Library in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, and the digital version was originally part of the Superiorland Library Cooperative's Upper Peninsula Regional Digitization Center.


  • 1854 - 1976
  • Majority of material found within 1880 - 1920

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection has mixed copyright status. Photographs taken before 1964 have no copyright ( Photographs taken after 1964 are in copyright (


510 Megabytes

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

The original records are held by the Bayliss Public Library. They can be contacted at (906) 632-9331 or at

View This Collection Online

This collection is part of UPLINK, the Upper Peninsula Digital Network. You can see it on the UPLINK website here.

Bayliss Public Library photographs
Annika Peterson
23 May 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Superiorland Library Cooperative Repository

1615 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette MI 49855
(906) 228-7697


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