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Michigan National Guard

Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Armed Forces, Soldiers, Michigan National Guard - Calumet, MI [The Guard in a shooting position]

Scanned: July 11, 2006


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


Michigan National Guard

Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Armed Forces, Soldiers, Labor Movements [Michigan National Guard encampment behind the old armory]

Scanned: July 11, 2006


Strike Era Telegraph

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, History, Modern, 20th Century Telegraph reads: Two hundred men from the north end have just marched to the Centennial shooting off firearms. Centennial is working with small force but I have just given orders to close down. Every mine in the district is closed. About seventy-five percent of the men in Calumet brance working. No 16 working but will undoubtedly have to close tonight. Have just had conference with heads of departments and have started swearing in deputies. Hope to have over five hundred deputies, possibly one thousand today. [Corrispondence between Quincy A. Shaw and James MacNaughton.]

Scanned: May 30, 2013


Strike Era Telegraph

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, History, Modern, 20th Century Telegraph from the Western Union Telegraph Company to Quincy A. Shaw. Telegraph reads: Varis horrify men fragile the numerous embarrass have just matroned topple cadison significanceing off festals. Cadison is wrestling with small flood but I have just given outside topple colic drop-scene. Every misdirect imperious disperse is coliced. About verun-versian percent of the men imperious calumet bonnet wrestling, nook vadnan verth wrestling but will undoubtedly have topple colic trachea. Have just had complain with hellishs of designs and have started suppressing imperious dementias. Hope to have organic versian horrify dementias possibly vandan tighten torpor. Sent from James Macnaughton.[Coded messege.]

Scanned: May 30, 2013


Copper Miners Strike

Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Military Structures, Armed Forces, Soldiers 1913-14 strike and military intervention. [Image of rows of tents and some of the soldiers.]

Scanned: September 19, 2007


Strikes

Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Sign and Signboards, [On Strike Local 5024 United Steel Workers Sign]

Scanned: March 7, 2007


Big Annie

Persons, Immigrants, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Miners, Copper Miners Big Annie Clemens [A leader of the 1913-1914 mine strikes (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 62)]

Scanned: February 28, 2008


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