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Site of Seeberville Shootings

Labor Movements, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining The Seeberville home where two strikers were killed and two wounded by deputies August 14, 1913 [Exterior photograph of house with group of men, women and children standing. This print of photograph was owned by a decendant of the Putrich family and includes notations of "dad," "mom," and "aunt" to indicate specific family members.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


The Dally Home

Labor Movements, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining The Dally home, showing location of bullet holes [Exterior photograph of house. This house, located in Painesdale, was site of a shooting incident on December 6, 1913, in which three men were killed.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Seeberville Location

Labor Movements, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Seeberville Location [Exterior photograph showing two rows of company houses. One is the home where two strikers were killed and two wounded by deputies August 14, 1913.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Site of Seeberville Shootings

Labor Movements, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining The Seeberville home where two strikers were killed and two wounded by deputies August 14, 1913 [Exterior photograph of house with group of men, women and children standing.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Cliff Location

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Location [View of settlement and mining operations.]

Scanned: May 25, 2010


Quincy Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns This photo of the Quincy Smelter near the Houghton-Hancock drawbridge has received many far-flung compliments. Seen are some of the homes of Ripley, the residential nooks of the hillsides and the top, the Quincy plateau. Portage Lake reflects frigidity and snow while the water is still not ice surfaced, except for the shoreline areas at the bottom of the photo. [Tranquil image of the smelting works and Mont Ripley]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Quincy Hill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Buildings Snow on Quincy Hill [Photo taken from Houghton across the frozen lake with Quincy smelter and mine shafts.]

Scanned: October 16, 2007


Ghyllbank

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Mining town site Ghyllbank on Isle Royale. The town was owned by the Wendigo Copper Company in the early 1890s. Image shows various buildings standing in a forest clearing near the water. Some boats are anchored in the bay.]

Scanned: February 1, 2017


Houghton View

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water Houghton from Portage Canal - circa 1960's [ An aerial view of Houghton from the canal. The waterfront, high school building and the Isle Royale rock piles are prominent features.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005


Mohawk and Fulton

Geography, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Mohawk and Fulton Locations (Negative number eight) [Aerial view of the Mohawk and Fulton mining settlement locations]

Scanned: March 1, 2007