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Bayliss Public Library has a collection of local and area photographs. A collection of miscellaneous photographs is located in locked vertical files in the Judge Joseph H. Steere Room.

Upper Peninsula Digitization Center
Some of the photos have been scanned and may be viewed on-line through the Upper Peninsula Digitization Center. This is a digital collection of historical documents and photographs of the Upper Peninsula and includes photos from the Judge Joseph H. Steere Room collection of Bayliss Public Library. Follow the above link to go directly to this collection, or you may acces it through the On-line Catalog. Go to Search the Catalog at the top of any page on this site, and follow Web Resources to a link to the Upper Peninsula Digitization Center

The Regional Digitization Center was established by a federal Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to Michigan State University, the Making of Modern Michigan project. Digital collections from the Upper Peninsula and other regions of the state will be accessible through the Michigan eLibrary statewide catalog, MeLCat, at www.mel.org.

The Gordon T. Daun Collection of historic photos of Sault Ste. Marie, scanned photos from nine notebooks, is available for limited viewing by appointment through the Reference Librarian. A searchable index is available. A selection of photographs from this collection has been made available on-line by Bayliss Public Library. This collection will be available on our website very soon.

The Sanborn Maps are historic city maps from throughout Michigan for the years 1867-1970. To locate them, go to Search The Catalog . Follow the link Web Resources and you will see a link to the Sanborn Maps on that page. You must log in with your library card and PIN to access this collection.


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