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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


William Paine

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, William Paine [A studio posed portrait of William Paine in a suit.]

Scanned: December 19, 2005


William Paine

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, William Paine [A studio posed portrait of William Paine with his signature at the bottom.]

Scanned: December 19, 2005


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


Isle Royale Copper Co.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons Isle Royale Copper Co. - No. 5 Dry [Image of the building. Workers stand outside.]

Scanned: December 1, 2008


Isle Royale Copper Co.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons Isle Royale Copper Co. - Shops & Warehouse [Image of buildings.]

Scanned: December 1, 2008


John Lakner Employment Card, Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Persons, Immigrants, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Employment record for John Lakner, an Austrian trammer employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1899 through his death in 1905. According to the card, Lakner was killed November 13, 1905, in a blast on level 119 of the #5 shaft, due to "miscounting the reports of the firing of three block holes."]

Scanned: January 16, 2009


John Pirc Employment Card, Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Persons, Immigrants, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Employment record for John Pirc, a Slovenian trammer employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1906 through his death in 1908. Card indicates Pirc died April 29, 1908, after falling down the Osceola #14 shaft and fracturing his skull.]

Scanned: June 23, 2006


Identity Badge for Unknown Employee, Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Persons, Immigrants, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Example of identity badge used by Calumet & Hecla Mining Company. Little is known about the badges, though some researchers have suggested that they may have been used as a security measure during World War I. They do not include any names, only a numbering system which may have referenced a now-lost log book.]

Scanned: June 23, 2006