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Calumet & Hecla - Wolverine Tube Division

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Miners, Copper Miners, Shaft made at one of the Calumet and Hecla mines in the Upper Peninsula. In this photo you see the miners preparing to descend underground. [No indication of which mine this is was mentioned in the pictorial description.]

Scanned: September 28, 2009


Calumet & Hecla - Wolverine Tube Division

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Miners, Copper Miners, Car loaded with men descending one of the shafts which goes down on a rather steep incline. [Name and location of mine is not mentioned in pictorial description.]

Scanned: September 28, 2009


Calumet & Hecla - Wolverine Tube Division

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Miners, Copper Miners, Image of timber bracing in the stopes. As the ore body is removed the overhanging rock must be supported to prevent a cave in. This is done by means of timber bracings. After ore has been brought to the surface and processed through a concentrating plant to remove the non-metallics, it is fire-refined and cast into ingot form, cake form, or billet form. [Two miners inspect the bracing. Name and location of mine unknown.]

Scanned: September 29, 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


Mining Strike

Miners, Copper Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Taking movies of miners coming up No. 16 shaft. [Several men with equipment shine the spot light on ascending miners.]

Scanned: October 27, 2009


Mining Strike

Manners and Customs, Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners Strikers parade going west on Red Jacket Road. [Marchers in the parade include men, women and children. Some carry American flags, some carry musical instruments.]

Scanned: October 28, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Calumet & Hecla Underground - Osceola Amygdaloid [View of miners dumping an ore car.]

Scanned: December 16, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Calumet & Hecla Hecla #6 and #7 Underground.

Scanned: December 17, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Calumet & Hecla Hecla #6 and #7 Underground.

Scanned: December 17, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Calumet & Hecla Hecla #6 and #7 Underground.

Scanned: December 17, 2009