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LaSalle #1 Rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor La Salle #1 Rockhouse #278 [An interior view of a shaft rockhouse. A man is visible lifting rocks from the grizzly. A belt from the ceiling probably drives a rock crusher near the man. Electric lights and wires are visible on the ceiling. A counting mechanism of some kind can also be seen on the wall.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Tamarack #3 shaft.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor Tamarack #3 shaft. Rockhouse breaker floor C&H print #123 [An interior photo of a rockhouse floor. Two men can be seen lifting rocks off of the floor. A grizzly and rock crushers are also visible. A drop hammer appears on the right side of the photo.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Tamarack #2 shaft.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor Tamarack #2 shaft. Rockhouse breaker floor C&H print #122 [An interior photo of a rockhouse floor. Six men are visible in the picture. Three men appear to be using a drop hammer to separate copper and rock while three other men appear to be waiting to take away the result in their wheelbarrows. A number of electric lights are on the ceiling.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Letter from Pastor of Hungarian Reformed Church

Buildings, Church Buildings, Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners [Letter from pastor, Andrew Urban of the Hungarian Reformed Church, inquiring about employment for church members following the strike.

Scanned: October 5, 2010


Hoists - Calumet & Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor #16 Hoist. [A worker is shown near the equipment.]

Scanned: September 17, 2009


Copper Mines - Centennial #3

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Centennial #3. [Some of the work force pose for a photo.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Calumet & Hecla - White Pine Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor White Pine Mill Progress Photo - View of Boiler House looking S. W.

Scanned: September 25, 2009


Mining Strike

Labor Movements, Labor Unions, Miners, Copper Miners, Buildings [Some of the picketers are shown. One carries a sign "One Man Machine - Our Agitator". Another carries a sign requesting "We Demand Higher Wages and Better Working Conditions." Another sign states "Something just as good. Miners ask for bread Jim offers lead" written below a drawing of a man. The group is gathered outside of Dunn's and the office of the Calumet Miners Union No. 203 W. F. of M.]

Scanned: October 21, 2009


Calumet and Hecla Foundry

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Foundry [Interior view of buildings showing men working.]

Scanned: January 8, 2010


Calumet and Hecla Smith Shop

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Calumet and Hecla Smith Shop [Image of several men working with a large piece of equipment.]

Scanned: January 18, 2010