John D. Voelker, an Ishpeming, Michigan attorney and avid trout fisherman, is best known as the author of Anatomy of a Murder. (He wrote it under the pen name “Robert Traver.”) The book spawned a classic 1959 film adaptation.
Ski jump enthusiasts hold Suicide Hill – and its rich history – in high esteem.
The date is February 22, 1906. The large crowd is watching a dog sled race through Ishpeming, Michigan. The race is well attended, but it’s not the week’s only attraction.
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