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Strike Duty

Labor Movements, Peace Officers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Michigan National Gaurd Strike Duty at Calumet

Scanned: July 8, 2014


Strike Duty

Labor Movements, Peace Officers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Michigan National Gaurd Strike Duty at Calumet

Scanned: July 8, 2014


Strike Duty

Labor Movements, Peace Officers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Michigan National Gaurd Strike Duty at Calumet

Scanned: July 8, 2014


Strike Duty

Labor Movements, Peace Officers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Michigan National Gaurd Strike Duty at Calumet

Scanned: July 8, 2014


Strike Duty

Labor Movements, Peace Officers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Michigan National Guard Strike Duty at Calumet

Scanned: July 8, 2014


Windmills

Peace Officers, , Eagle River, Michigan - Keweenaw County now finally has an efficient communication system between its county seat at Eagle River and the cars of the Keweenaw County sheriffs office. The reason is that generation of power comes from a 75 foot windmill atop Brockway Mountain near Copper Harbor. The energy that comes from the high winds of the summit are more than adequate for energizing the varied communication instruments. [A man looks up at the windmill in operation.]

Scanned: December 5, 2006


Veterans Groups - VFW

Peace Officers, Police, Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations Houghtons Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1292 wants the young bicycle riders of the Village given a maximum of protection. Because of the concern they are equipping every bicycle in the town with glow ribbon stickers so that the bikes can be seen by approaching vehicles. All youthful bicycle riders in the village need do to have their wheels equipped is to report at the fire hall and any of the men in charge will be glad to place the ribbon or VFW initials on the rear guard. The letters are available and will be placed on the bikes through the cooperation of the post, the Houghton fire department and the Houghton village police. In this photo Police Chief Joseph McGuire is standing by while James Lowney Sr. of the fire departments truck division is placing the stickers on young Paulie Colombes speedy racer. [Good photo of a 1950s police cruiser.]

Scanned: April 15, 2009


Transportation - Courtin' Bike

Transportation, Buildings, Civic Centers, Arts Facilities, Theaters, Peace Officers, Police Officer Ray Smith chats with Mr. & Mrs. James Grubb on their bicycle built for two. Jim is in his third year of mining engineering at Michigan Tech. Jim has had the bike for three years, but it wasnt always his, he took it in on a trade deal from one of his buddies who used it to court his wife. Ever since then, it has been called a Courtin' bike. It actually is a combination of two bicycles, a girls and a boys. Jim says his wife who rides the fore part, is the pilot while he produces most of the propulsion, is the chief engineer. [The Grubbs have a conversation with Officer Smith in front of the Kerredge Theater which is showing "The High and the Mighty" in Cinemascope.]

Scanned: April 16, 2009


Police - State

Peace Officers, Police, Persons, Lieutenant Murell Clark, assistant district commander of Michigan State Police, Marquette, center, Sheriff Ted Rogers of Keweenaw County, left, and Trooper Donald S. Arnold of the Calumet post are shown above with the fifth wheel, an instrument used by the state in checking the speedometers of state police motor vehicles. The fifth wheel is the most accurate guage of speed and it enables state troopers to obtain a greater degree of accuracy in checking violators of the speed limit. The Calumet post vehicles were tested Friday in a regular semi-yearly checkup. [The officers pose with a bicycle wheel type of apparatus attached to the back of a patrol car.]

Scanned: November 6, 2007


Campus Police

Persons, Peace Officers, Police, Retiring campus policeman Elmer Jestila admires a wrapped gift from Leo Archambeau, Michigan Tech maintenance official, center, as Mrs. Jestila looks on. The gift was made at a banquet in the policeman's honor. He retires today. [Mr. Jestila stands to accept his retirement gifts.]

Scanned: December 4, 2007