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Miners Underground

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Miner Underground [A photo of six miners underground. Most of them have their shirts off and they are all wearing helmets with oil lamps. One miner is posing with a sledge.]

Scanned: March 17, 2006


C&H Miners' Parade

Miners, Copper Miners, Manners and Customs, Festivals, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns C&H Miners' Parade [A photo of men parading in the street while a crowd looks on. Piles of cables and timber appear on the left side of the image. The town can be seen in the background.]

Scanned: December 16, 2005


Calumet and Hecla Safety Sign

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Miners, Copper Miners Calumet & Hecla and Subsidiaries Safety Firse information board. [Image shows a sign that provides information on Calumet and Hecla's safety regulations.]

Scanned: June 13, 2013


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


Calumet and Hecla - Protective Clothing

Miners, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Aluminized asbestos coveralls Silvabestos gauntlets. Ordered for smelter. [Photo of one of the men modeling the suit.]

Scanned: October 21, 2009


Calumet and Hecla - Protective Clothing

Miners, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress John Sitar models a football helmet to show more complete coverage than present hard hats used in underground work. [John shows off the football head gear.]

Scanned: October 19, 2009


Calumet and Hecla - Protective Clothing

Miners, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress John Cole shows front view of AO's hard hat with supplement attached.

Scanned: October 20, 2009


Calumet and Hecla - Protective Clothing

Miners, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress John Sitar wears only the AO supplement to hard hat.

Scanned: October 20, 2009


Mining Strike

Manners and Customs, Labor Movements, Miners, Copper Miners Strikers parade going west on Red Jacket Road. [Marchers in the parade include men, women and children. Some carry American flags, some carry musical instruments.]

Scanned: October 28, 2009


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men playing the chello and the accordion stand near a man playing the piano, all are playing for the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013