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Sports and Recreation - Football - 1911

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Ball Games, Football, Persons, Ethnology, Ethnic Groups Here is the much famed and renowned Quincy One and All Football Team, the champions of the Upper Peninsula in 1911, two years before the eventful Copper Country strike. Featuring all Cousin Jacks, according to Bill Towsey of Hancock, a native of Cornwall himself, the unit at varied times had as many as five mining captains in its makeup. FROM LEFT, UPPER: F. Osborne, Captain C. Kenall, T. Crocker, A. Marshall, A Murtaugh and Captain T. Maunders. SECOND ROW: W. Commons, Captain Jacobs, C. Gilbert, S. Whale, T. Prout and Captain W. Sampson. THIRD ROW: W. Mead, R. Allen, C. Roberts, H. Hancock, T. Nicholls and P. Hoare. The photo was the product of the Hancock Furniture Co. of 123 Quincy St., Hancock. [Studio portrait of the team. See comment section for more information.]

Scanned: February 12, 2009


Recreation - Dancing

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Musical Groups, Hallowe'en Dancing Party [Flyer announcing "U.R. Invited to attend the Hallowe'en Dancing Party given by B=HAP=E Club at the Red Jacket Town Hall - Music by MacNords Orchestra - Dancing 9 to 1, Ladies, 25 cents - Gents., 50 cents.]

Scanned: October 22, 2010


Calumet Band Portrait

Musical Groups, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Water, Lakes The Salvation Army Band circa 1912. Richard Hair Nelson, bandmaster is pictured in the middle. [A group of men comprising the Salvation Army Band pose for a photo]

Scanned: November 5, 2007


Calumet Band

Musical Groups, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Water, Lakes The Salvation Army Band out at the lake (Superior?). Circa 1905. Richard Hair Nelson, bandmaster is lying down in front. [A group of men comprising the Salvation Army Band pose for a photo]

Scanned: November 5, 2007


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Two men dance to a live band while others sit around the periphery.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men playing music on the accordion and claironet, and generally enjoying themselves at the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Dancing partier enjoys himself at the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. The claranet and accordion players can be seen in the background.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men gather around a table to drink and play cards. Firefighting paraphernalia can be seen hanging behind them.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men stand together, holding their beers, for a group photograph.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Homecoming Parade in Houghton, MI

Persons, Manners and Customs, Musical Groups Homecoming Parade in Houghton, MI. [The Houghton High School Marching Band. Students wearing band uniforms and cowboy boots march down Shelden Ave. Spectators line the street.]

Scanned: January 20, 2009