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Copper Range Railroad

Railroads, Cars, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Manpower, Labor Copper Range railroad crew, under construction [The railroad crew consisting of some rough looking characters pose for a photo. Boxcars are in the background. The photo is a close-up of 42-164.]

Scanned: January 15, 2010


Wall building

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, [A small crane is used to lift a large rock into place for a wall building team]

Scanned: December 3, 2007


Hodge Foundry

Foundries, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Hodge Foundry [An interior view of the Hodge Foundry. Five men are pouring molten metal into molds. A number of patterns and completed products appear. A pile of moulding sand is also in the foreground. This is a close up shot of MTU Neg 00664.]

Scanned: November 7, 2005


Brass Foundry-John McCauley, Prop.

Foundries, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Brass Foundry-John McCauley, Prop. [Five men are pouring molten metal into molds. A number of patterns and completed products appear. A pile of moulding sand is also in the foreground. This is a wide angle shot of MTU Neg 00208.]

Scanned: November 7, 2005


Strikers Parade

Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Strikers Parade, Calumet, MI - August 10, 1913 lead by Guy Miller and Mother Jones. [Miller and Jones march with a group of men. Group of boys can be seen in the background.]

Scanned: July 11, 2006


Mining Strike

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Armed Forces, Soldiers, Labor Movements Visitors in camp. [A group of children visit the soldiers. One of the little girls carries a doll.]

Scanned: October 27, 2009


The Joseph and Antonia Putrich Family

Labor Movements, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, The Putrich family after moving to St. David, Illinois. Standing, left to right: Fabian, Frank, Mary (Mrs. Joseph Tadejevic), and Paul. Sitting, left to right, John, Sylvia (Mrs. John Tomlianovich), Antonia (Grubisich), Joseph, Josephine (Mrs. William Aubrecht). [The family's boardinghouse in Seeberville, near Painesdale, was the site of an August 1913 shooting. Strike deputies fired shots into the building, killing Steve Putrich and Louis Tijan.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Biography - Steve Putrich

Labor Movements, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Steve Putrich, a victim of the Seeberville murder trial. Striker employed at Champion Mine. This man resisted arrest and was shot by deputies in a fight. [Studio portrait of Mr. Putrick dressed in a suit.]

Scanned: February 18, 2009


Biography -Louis Tiijan

Labor Movements, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Killed at Seeberville in fight with deputies. He was a striker. [Studio photo of the Tiijan brothers.]

Scanned: April 26, 2007


1913-1914 Strike

Persons, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Some of the district organizers of the W. F. of M. So called agitators. Officers of various local unions of W. F. of M. and the lies they told the Congressional Committee! [Group of men pose for what appears to be a studio photo.]

Scanned: June 20, 2007