Keweenaw County

Basic Information

County Seat: Eagle River

Origin of Name: A Native American word meaning "portage or place where portage is made"

Set Off: 1861

Organized: 1861

Population in 1990: 1,701

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.

Borealis, an Isle Royale Potpourri. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, 1992.

Christian, Sarah Barr. Winter on Isle Royale. [n.p., 1932].

Clarke, Don H. Central Mining Company. [D.H. Clarke], 1975.

Clarke, Don H. Clark Mining Company. [Essexville, MI:] 1974.

Clarke, Don H. The Cliff Mine. Clarke, 1976.

Clarke, Don H. Copper Falls Mining Company. [Essexville, MI:] 1974.

Clarke, Don H. Franklin Mining Company. D.H. Clarke, 1981.

Clarke, Don H. Mohawk Mining Company. n.p., 1978.

Clarke, Don H. Northwest Copper Mining Association. n.p., 1975.

Clarke, Don H. Seneca Mining Company. D.H. Clarke, 1976.

Clarke, Don H. Star Copper Company. n.p., 1973.

Clarke, Don H. The United States Mineral Agency. n.p., 1973.

Copper Country Vacationist League. The Copper Country of Michigan. [Houghton, MI: Copper Country Vacationist League]. Have 1939 (2 different issues); 1940-42; 1945; 1947.

Crowley, Kate. Lake Superior's North Shore and Isle Royale. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 1989.

Early Michigan Copper Mines [videorecording]. [Duluth, MN:] Upper Midwest Video, 1996.

East, Ben. Fifty Years Ago: My Visits to Isle Royale. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, [1981].

Evans, Lenore. Copper Country Sketchbook. Houghton, MI: 1971.

Fishermen of Isle Royale. [videorecording]. Harpers Ferry, WV: Harpers Ferry Historical Assn., 1976.

Friggens, Thomas G. Undoubtedly a Bleak Point: A Winter Narrative. [Lansing, MI:] Michigan Department of State, Bureau of History, 1986.

Frimodig, David M. The Copper Harbor Stare. Copper Harbor, MI: Fort Wilkins Natural History Association, [1969].

Frimodig, David M. The Fanny Hooe Story: The Passing of a Legend. [Copper Harbor, MI: Fort Wilkins Natural History Association, 198-].

Frimodig, David M. The Fort Wilkins Story. Fort Wilkins Natural History Association, [1980].

Frimodig, David M. Keweenaw Character: The Foundation of Michigan's Copper Country. Lake Linden, MI: John H. Foster Press, 1990.

Frimodig, David M. Keweenaw Guide to Yesterday. [n.p., 1978].

Gale, Thomas P. Isle Royale: A Photographic History. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, 1995.

Ghost Ships of Isle Royale [videorecording]. Southport Video, 1993.

Heart of the Keweenaw: A Musical Celebration [videorecording]. L'Anse, MI: Doc LeBay Productions, 1990.

Hobart, Henry. Copper Country Journal: The Diary of Schoolmaster Henry Hobart, 1863-1864. Lansing, MI: Bureau of History, 1991.

Holden, Thom. Above and Below: Lighthouses and Shipwrecks of Isle Royale. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, 1985.

Holte, Ingeborg. Ingeborg's Isle Royale. Grand Marias, MN: Women's Times Pub., 1984.

Karamanski, Theodore J. Narrative History of Isle Royale National Park. Chicago, IL: Loyola University of Chicago, 1988.

Keweenaw Centennial Comm. Keweenaw County Centennial. Official Historical Souvenir Program. Keweenaw Centennial Committee, 1961.

Lankton, Larry. Beyond the Boundaries, Life and Landscape at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, 1840- 1875. NY: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Michigan's Copper Country: The Keweenaw National Historical Park [videorecording]. Houghton, MI: Keweenaw Video Productions, 1994.

Monette, Clarence J. All About Mandan, Michigan. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1982.

Monette, Clarence J. Allouez, New Allouez, and Bumbletown. Lake Linden, MI: C.J., Monette, 1994.

Monette, Clarence J. A Brief History of Ahmeek, Michigan. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1981.

Monette, Clarence J. Copper Falls: Just a Memory. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1978.

Monette, Clarence J. Delaware, Michigan: It's History. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1987.

Monette, Clarence J. Early Days in Mohawk, Michigan. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1980.

Monette, Clarence J. The Gay, Michigan, Story. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1988.

Monette, Clarence J. The History of Copper Harbor, Michigan. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1976.

Monette, Clarence J. The History of Eagle Harbor, Michigan. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1977.

Monette, Clarence J. The History of Eagle River. Michigan. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1978.

Monette, Clarence J. Ojibway, Michigan, a Forgotten Village. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1985.

Monette, Clarence J. Phoenix, Michigan's History. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1989.

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

Oikarinen, Peter. Armour, a Lake Superior Fisherman. Calumet, MI: Manitou Book, 1991.

Oikarinen, Peter. Island Folk: The People of Isle Royale. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, 1979.

Rakestraw, Lawrence. Commercial Fishing on Isle Royale. [Houghton, MI:] Isle Royal Natural History Association, 1968.

Rakestraw, Lawrence. Historic Mining on Isle Royale. [Houghton, MI:] Isle Royale Natural History Association, 1965.

Rennicke, Jeff. Isle Royale: Moods, Magic & Mystique. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, [1989].

Simonson, Dorothy. The Diary of an Isle Royale School Teacher. Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, [1992].

Sivertson, Howard. Once Upon an Isle: The Story of Fishing Families on Isle Royale:" Paintings and Companion Stories. Mount Horeb, WI: Wisconsin Folk Museum, 1992.

Stonehouse, Frederick. Isle Royale Shipwrecks. AuTrain, MI: Avery Color Studios, 1977.

Thurner, Arthur W. Strangers and Sojourners: A History of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1994.​

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