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Quincy Mining Company - Mining Captains

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Miners, Copper Miners Mining Captains: Wm. H. Rule, Wm. S. Piper, Geroge Williams, Jerry ONeill, Matt Pelto, Henry Jenkins, George Kopp, Richard Coombs, Con ONeill, Tom Maunders, George Jacobs, Thomas B. Whittle and Charles Kendall. [The captains pose for a photo on the stairs of a building with a porch.]

Scanned: August 12, 2009

Quincy Employment Card

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

Scanned: June 21, 2013


Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons, Miners, Copper Miners Alex Swanson [Mr. Swanson is pictured dressed in miners clothing.]

Scanned: June 8, 2010

Miners, Painesdale, Mich.

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons, Miners, Copper Miners Miners, Painesdale, Mich. - [A group of miners. some with the candles on their helmets still aflame, pose for a photo.]

Scanned: February 25, 2011

Big Annie

Persons, Immigrants, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Miners, Copper Miners Big Annie Clemens [A leader of the 1913-1914 mine strikes (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 62)]

Scanned: February 28, 2008

Mining Accidents

Persons, Accidents, Miners, Copper Miners Accident No. 6. C & H Cons. Mine, January 21, 1930. Michial Medaved came to his death by falling down No. 6 shaft, Hecla Branch of Calumet & Hecla Consolidated Copper Co. The following statement was made by Mine Inspector Matt Ollila after investigating the accident: "Michial Medaved met accidental death in No. 6 shaft of Hecla mine, between the 4th and 5th levels while on an inspection trip. He evidently lost his balance on a slippery sleeper and fell on a descending skip rope that carried him down the shaft to the 15th level. [Account of accident that took Mr. Medaved's life.]

Scanned: November 16, 2010


Persons, Miners, Copper Miners, [Group of miners with lunch buckets are pictured next to a building. A small boy managed to squeeze himself between some of the men to be included in the photo. The name of James Jones is written on the back of the photograph.]

Scanned: November 19, 2010

Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Persons Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men eating together as a part of the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. Behind them can be seen a fire engine complete with tire chains].

Scanned: June 3, 2013

Copper Mining

Persons, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Underground Filling Train Car - Locomotive in foreground. [Image of two miners, one in the locomotive the other in the car behind holding a shovel.]

Scanned: November 12, 2008

Trammer Pushing Tram Car

Miners, Copper Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons C & H Tramming - A mile underground - loading and handling care with copper ore, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [A shirtless trammer is shown pushing a car filled with rock. Two other men are filling cars in the background. They all wear lighted helmets.]

Scanned: March 6, 2006