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Copper Mines and Mining - Underground Scenes

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor [A miner holding a candle crawls out of a small hole. The photo shows several broken and split timbers surrounding the hole..]

Scanned: June 17, 2008


1913 Copper Miners Strike

Armed Forces, Soldiers, Labor Movements, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Children in strikers parade marching east on Red Jacket Road. [Children march past the militia's tents carrying American flags.]

Scanned: March 28, 2007


Copper Mines - Champion

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, 1700 feet underground in the Champion Mine. [Underground photo of a group of miners.]

Scanned: June 5, 2009


Copper Mines and Mining - Franklin Mining Co.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Manpower, Labor Companies - Franklin Mining Company [Image of mining operation at the Franklin site.]

Scanned: July 30, 2009


Quincy Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons Last piece of a 300 ton mass of copper 4,000 feet down No. 2 Shaft Quincy. Mr. William Rule in white coat. [Group of miners sit on the mass of copper with their mining equipment.]

Scanned: June 5, 2006


Quincy Employment Card

Persons, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners [Employment card for German immigrant, Julius Konopka.]

Scanned: June 21, 2013


Calumet and Hecla - Coded Telegram

Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners, Western Union Telegram code and cipher for notice about men coming into the country on own accord to provide scab labor during 1913 strike.

Scanned: October 11, 2010


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


Anonymous Threat Letter

Manners and Customs, Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners Anonymous note to Mr. MacNaughton at time of strike.["Mr. MacNaughton - your day has come - you are running 50,000 persons but I only will run you - Dye you MUST today, tomorrow or next year. This [picture of a knife] is your death. [signed a Christian. Death threat letter put together with words cut out from other sources and glued to a piece of paper.]

Scanned: October 6, 2010


Letter - Stockholder Support

Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners, Anonymous anti-Western Federation of Miners note from a stockholder to MacNaughton. [Letterhead section of letter has been removed.]

Scanned: October 6, 2010