the all-seeingeye Bauss Photograph Archive

Hugo August Bauss (1878-1939) was a photographer, painter, musician, streetcar conductor and odd-job man working in Midland and Detroit Michigan. The family today possesses some 100 of his medium-format negatives and a half dozen sketches and paintings. These images are made available here for historical and genealogical researchers and members of the Bauss family. For permissions, reprint requests, and full caption information, contact


H. Herbert Bauss (1908-1996)
Hugo August Bauss (1878-1939)
Ella Haker (1891-1973)
Henry Haker (1855-1924)


Hugo August Bauss (1878-1939)
Bertha Elmira (Spear) Kurtz

Just so you know, all of these images are copyright Dale Austin, and may not be used, distributed, etc., etc, without my written authorization, for any purpose whatever.