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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


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Harbors, Docks, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, History, Modern, 20th Century Spitzbergen, '07. Safe Harbor. Unloading timber, the runway. 60. [Seven men work to transfer timber across an improvised gangway on frozen water to the shore].

Scanned: March 11, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

History, Modern, 20th Century, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Geography 1913 IV 9. [A man stands by three wooden signs with mountains in the background].

Scanned: March 19, 2008


Spitzbergen Locations

History, Modern, 20th Century, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Human Settlements 1913 V 2. [A small settlement with a small dock by the shore].

Scanned: March 20, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, History, Modern, 20th Century, Manpower, Labor 1913 VII 9. [5 men stand in a large rock cut with tools and wheelbarrow].

Scanned: April 9, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, History, Modern, 20th Century, Manpower, Labor 1913 VII 10. [4 men at a mine entry with a large rock cut and tall entrance. Two men in the mine fill a wheel-barrow with earth].

Scanned: April 9, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Ships, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, History, Modern, 20th Century VI 3. 1914. [Two horses and piles of objects are stowed on the bow of a ship].

Scanned: March 26, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Human Settlements, History, Modern, 20th Century V-10-1911 [A small stream runs by the foreground. A small settlement, a mine, and an aerial tramway are visible in the background. The mine and tramway are positioned on the high slopes of a mountain].

Scanned: March 26, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Transportation, Railroads, History, Modern, 20th Century [A woman watches a crane transfer coal from a large stockpile to a coal hopper positioned above a rail car].

Scanned: April 3, 2008