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Access Fishing History & Culture Research

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Inland Seas Education Association
Inland Seas Education Association provides water-based environmental studies and programs.
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Leelanau Historical Society Museum
Local historical museum with an archive that includes oral interviews with commercial fisherman and historic photographs of Fishtown and fishing industry.
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Beaver Island Marine Museum
Maritime Museum
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West Shore Fishing Museum
Commercial home site, fishing artifacts, and boats.
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Marialyce Canonie Great Lakes Research Library
Research library specializing in Great Lakes maritime history and heritage.
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A website documenting fish tugs of the Great Lakes, including modern and historic images of the Great Lakes fishing fleet.
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A website devoted to Great Lakes fish tugs and commercial fishing.
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Janet C. Gilmore is a folklorist, currently based at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, who specializes in the occupational traditions of Great Lakes commercial fishermen and food traditions using Great Lakes fish.
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Online oral history collection from 1977 with North Shore commercial fisherman.
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Collections and research relating to Mackinaw State Historic Parks and Straits area.
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Official publication of the Midwest Federated Fisheries Council. "The news journal of the Great Lakes fisheries"
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