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Comp. Italian Hall Disaster

Labor Movements, Buildings, Accidents Comp. Italian Hall Disaster [A composite photo of pictures from the Italian Hall disaster. The photo shows the exterior of the hall, the interior, the deceased children and the funeral. The original photo is blurry.]

Scanned: April 17, 2006


Hancock & Calumet Railroad

Transportation, Railroads, Manpower, Labor, Accidents Wreck on H & C R. R. - Locomotive on it's side. [Group of men stand on the fallen engine.]

Scanned: June 14, 2006


Quincy Mining Company - U.S. Bureau of Mines Photographs from 1927 fire and collapse.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Accidents, Fires Emergency crew (Fire fighters) ready to descend in man car at No. 6 shaft. Note rock skip suspended out of the way.

Scanned: September 25, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - U.S. Bureau of Mines Photographs from 1927 fire and collapse.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Accidents, Fires Emergency team preparing to go down and inspect fire damage via the man car at No. 2 shaft.

Scanned: September 25, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - U.S. Bureau of Mines Photographs from 1927 fire and collapse.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Accidents, Fires "Car No., 8 parked at Quincy No. 2 Shaft." Car No. 8 carried Bureau of Mines emergency team to Quincy to help fight an underground fire.

Scanned: September 29, 2008


Italian Hall Disaster

Accidents, Disasters, Labor Movements Fire escape - Italian Hall. Side door fire escape of Italian Hall. This hall is where 73 were crushed in stairway leading to front door upon an alarm of "Fire" [Photo of the door of the fire escape. A light fixture is above the door.]

Scanned: June 15, 2007


Italian Hall Disaster

Accidents, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Labor Movements Town Hall which was used as a morgue. Red Jacket Town Hall. [Image of the ornate sandstone building with its clock tower and steeple.]

Scanned: June 15, 2007


Italian Hall Disaster

Accidents, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Persons Flag incident in Sept. 1913 in which strikers were accused of tearing up American Flag maliciously, during a parade in front of Italian Hall. [A crowd of people gather in doorways and hang out of windows. Several American Flags can be seen above the crowd.]

Scanned: June 15, 2007


Italian Hall Disaster

Accidents, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Burials, Cemeteries Speaking in cemetery burial of 73 victims. Funeral orations given by strike agitators at the graves of dead from the Italian Hall Disaster Xmas Eve 1913 at Calumet. Union secured moving pictures of this funeral. [A crowd of people gather at the cemetery.]

Scanned: June 18, 2007


Italian Hall Disaster

Accidents, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Burials, Cemeteries Trench in which the victims were laid. Grave of dead of Italian Hall Disaster Xmas Eve 1913. {People gather at the sides of the trench.]

Scanned: June 19, 2007