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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


IMU Parade

Historic Sites, Historic Districts, Labor Movements, Labor Unions, Manners and Customs IMU Parade- Front Street, Hancock. Lnt. Moulder's Union Parade.

Scanned: July 24, 2012


Crowd Gathering Near Miners Union Office

Labor Movements, Labor Movements, Labor Unions, Manners and Customs Crowd gathering near miners union office. [Scene of the 1913-14 labor strike shown on the front of a post card. The chief of police has been pointed out via someone's handwritting in the photograph.]

Scanned: July 25, 2012


Labor Disputes- 1913 Strike

Labor Movements, Labor Movements, Labor Unions, Manners and Customs July 27th Parade in Calumet, print by Forster. [Photo of a labor strike parade in Calumet, Michigan. The Kevinaw Rye "Aged in Wood," and Calumet Candy Kitchen store fronts can be seen, as well as a picket sign carried by one of the marchers declaring, "The mines of this distric can consolidate, why not workmen?"

Scanned: July 25, 2012


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


Labor Disputes- 1913 Strike

Labor Movements, Labor Movements, Labor Unions, Manners and Customs Strike Scenes, Calumet, Michigan.

Scanned: July 25, 2012


Anonymous Threat Letter

Manners and Customs, Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners Anonymous note to Mr. MacNaughton at time of strike.["Mr. MacNaughton - your day has come - you are running 50,000 persons but I only will run you - Dye you MUST today, tomorrow or next year. This [picture of a knife] is your death. [signed a Christian. Death threat letter put together with words cut out from other sources and glued to a piece of paper.]

Scanned: October 6, 2010