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Accidents - Ruth Ann Miller

Accidents, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons The extent of company concern was seen Monday night in the arrival at the mine site of Jack Gaffney, right, vice president of administration of Calumet and Hecla, Inc. Gaffney, who flew in from the company's corporate office in Chicago, is briefed by Ralph Sanford, director of employee and public relations, who has spent almost every waking hour at the shaft since the tragedy occured. [One of the men looks at his watch as he speaks to the other.]

Scanned: March 5, 2009


Accidents - Ruth Ann Miller

Accidents, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons Burton C. Peterson, right, president and general manager of the Calumet Division, confers with Robert DeNeault, safety engineer and a miner who had just surfaced from the shaft. Peterson has remained at the site of the tragedy throughout the operations. [Photo of the men being briefed.]

Scanned: March 5, 2009


Accidents - Ruth Ann Miller

Accidents, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons [Final resting place of Ruth Ann.]

Scanned: March 5, 2009


Mine Rescue Crew

Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Mine Rescue Crew, Quincy #2 Shaft, 1925-1926 Fire [A photo of a group of miners wearing breathing masks. The names of the miners are written on the front of the photograph.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Accidents - Ruth Ann Miller

Accidents, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons Joseph Weiss, photo, and William Langdon, both mine captains, were the first two men to ride a cage into the shaft. When they surfaced, the need for a canopy on the man car was apparent. The men were soaking wet and spattered with mud. [Image of Mr. Weiss looking very concerned.]

Scanned: March 5, 2009


Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Miners, Copper Miners, Accidents Tamarack #3 Shaft 20th Level. First Aid [Underground scene of two miners applying a dressing to a head wound of another miner.]

Scanned: October 10, 2006


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Disasters, Mine Accidents, A rescue crew near shaft house, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [Men outfitted in masks and tanks resembling scuba diving gear pose for a photo while transporting a man on a stretcher.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009