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Funeral Procession

Persons, Accidents, Burials [May be a funeral procession for the Italian Hall victims. Crowds of people line both sides of a snow covered road. Numerous horse drawn carriages pass by.]

Scanned: February 4, 2010

Ships - R.M.S. Lusitania

Ships, Passenger Ships, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Persons [Cover of the booklet containing the List of Saloon Passengers of the R.M.S. Lusitania from Liverpool Saturday, January 16, 1915 for New York Direct. Scott Turner was one of the passengers.]

Scanned: November 7, 2007

Buildings - Churches - Calumet

Buildings, Church Buildings, Accidents, Fires, Persons Sacred Heart Church [Image of the charred remains of the church]

Scanned: January 22, 2008

Disasters - Fires

Accidents, Fires, Persons, Buildings Residents escaped serious injury when an eighteen unit apartment complex was gutted by fire late Saturday night in Calumet. Sixty firemen from six area fire departments fought the blaze which broke out on the first floor, occupied by the Murphy Drapery Store. High winds hampered efforts to bring the fire under control. (Top) An unidentified Calumet fireman peered through a hole in the ceiling of a third floor apartment to inspect the damage done to the building's rooftop. (Below left) Firemen looked on helplessly as the blaze swept through the three-story apartment complex. (Below right) Residents faced an unpleasant Easter morning as belongings were collected and transported out of their destroyed dwellings. [Images of the aftermath of the fire.]

Scanned: June 9, 2008

Disasters - Fires

Accidents, Fires, Persons, Buildings, Church Buildings Sacred Heart Church destroyed by fire! Fire destroyed the church quickly Saturday night. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but the state fire marshall was on the scene Tuesday examining the rubble in an effort to determine what caused the fire. Both the church and rectory were totally destroyed. The smoke kept rising from the ruins which kept Calumet Township there off and on for three days. [Image of the Catholic church fire in progress.]

Scanned: June 9, 2008

Disasters - Fires - Arson

Accidents, Fires, Arson, Persons, Buildings Three buildings lost - Firefighters had their share of troubles early Sunday morning fighting a blaze in Calumet that destroyed three buildings. A Calumet Township fire truck, toppled at the site due to a hydraulic stabilizer failure. Seven departments responded to the blaze at the intersection of Fifth and Pine streets. [A silhouette image of the blaze. See comment section for further details.]

Scanned: June 6, 2008

Mine Fires

Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Persons, Calumet & Hecla Mine Fire [Smoke billows from mine sight. Several men observe.]

Scanned: July 20, 2006

Railroad Companies

Transportation, Railroads, Accidents, Persons Mineral Range Engine #71 over on its side. [Men and boys gather to have a look at the toppled over engine.]

Scanned: October 17, 2006

Disasters - Italian Hall

Disasters, Accidents, Persons Bodies of some of the victims in one of the morgues. [Several bodies of young children are pictured.]

Scanned: August 2, 2006

Disasters - Italian Hall

Accidents, Burials, Cemeteries, Persons Gravesite for people who died at the Italian Hall disaster. [Numerous people gather at the grave containing many of the coffins of the victims.]

Scanned: January 29, 2008