Baraga County

Basic Information

County Seat: L'Anse.

Origin of Name: Missionary Bishop Frederic Baraga.

Set Off: 1875

Organized: 1875

Population in 1990: 7,954

Material Available

For many counties the number of items listed is quite long. Navigational buttons are located only at the end of the list. This list of material represents the library's holdings as of July 1997. Be sure to check with us for any additional items we may now have either by contacting the library or by pressing the " Centra-Libraries Catalog" link to the left.

Baraga County Historical Society. 100 Years of History: L'Anse-Skanee Centennial. [L'Anse, MI: The Society], 1971.

Baragaland Bicentennial 1776-1976: A Historical Edition. Baraga, MI: The Lumberjacks, 1976.

Biographical Record. This Volume Contains Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Houghton, Baraga and Marquette Counties, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: Biographical Publication, 1903.

Collins, Elsie M. From Keweenaw to Abbaye. Ishpeming, MI: Collins, 1975. (Aura, MI).

Historic Baraga County: 32 Ready-to-Mail Postcards Celebrating Michigan's Sesquicentennial. [n.p., 1986].

The History of L'Anse Township. By the American History class of L'Anse High School. [L'Anse, MI: L'Anse Sentinel, 1922].

Kallio, William. Streets of Gold: A History of Covington Township. Watton, MI: W. Kallio, 1983.

Keller, Mark. The Chippewa Land of Keweenaw Bay: An Allotment History. Baraga, MI: Keweenaw Bay Tribal Center, 1982.

Lambert, Bernard. 100 Years of History, L'Anse, Skanee Centennial. [L'Anse, MI: Baraga County Historical Society, 1971].

[L'Anse] Bird's Eye View. Map, 1881.

L'Anse Sentinel. January 7, 1893-December 26, 1896; January 6, 1988-May 22, 1991.

Monette, Clarence J. Some Copper Country Names and Places. [Lake Linden, MI:] Monette, [1975].

Pelkie, its Past and Present. L'Anse, MI: L'Anse Sentinel, 1990.

Trestles and Tracks: A History of Keweenaw Bay and Arnheim Extension Study Group. L'Anse Sentinel, 1983.

Trestles and Tracks II: A History of Keweenaw Bay and Arnheim. [n.p., 1988].​