Browse Subjects

Thumbnail Subject(s) Description Add to Shoebox

Buildings - Town Halls

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, , Red Jacket Town Hall [Pencil type image of the exterior of the building.]

Scanned: January 22, 2008


Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co.

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co. [A photo of the Houghton Fire Hall - the first home of the Michigan Mining School, now known as Michigan Technological University. A group of firemen and their firefighting equipment appear in front of the building. Several other men are watching the photo being taken. Reeder Neg MS042-039-T-017 is a near duplicate image done by Isler.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Italian Hall Disaster in Pictures

Disasters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Persons "Italian Hall Disaster in Pictures" Where 74 people lost their lives in the Christmas Eve Celebration at Calumet, Mich., Dec. 24, 1913, in the panic of false cry of "fire" during big strike in Copper Country. The biggest catastrophe of its nature in the history of Michigan. [#11 in a series of 11 photographs depicting the aftermath of the tragedy. The town hall used as a temporary morgue and where the inquest was held.]

Scanned: May 5, 2009


Dean of Students- Gloria Melton

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, Persons, Dean of Students, Gloria Melton assisting students

Scanned: August 18, 2011


Dean of Students- Gloria Melton

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, Persons, Dean of Students- Gloria Melton [Glora Melton sitting behind desk reading a Minority Engineer magazine]

Scanned: August 18, 2011


Houghton Firehall Memorial Plaque

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Historical plaque at Houghton Fire Hall unveiled during alumni reunion Aug 5, 1966. [The plaque states: "First home of Michigan Mining School - now Michigan Technological University - 23 students and 4 faculty members for the first Michigan Mining School classes on the second floor of this building in September 1886. The fire hall served as home for the school until the present campus was begun in 1889." This photo shows the plaque mounted on the building.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Houghton Fire Hall

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Houghton Fire Hall - Spring 1976. [A photo of the Houghton Fire Hall where Michigan Tech first held classes in 1886. Two of the original door have been heavily modified, the Houghton Fire Hall sign is missing and the original clock tower is gone.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Houghton Fire Hall

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Houghton Fire Hall. [A spring photo of the Houghton Fire Hall where Michigan Tech first held classes in 1886. Two of the original door have been heavily modified and the original clock tower is gone.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Houghton Firehall Memorial Plaque

Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Historical plaque at Houghton Fire Hall unveiled during alumni reunion Aug 5, 1966. [The plaque states: "First home of Michigan Mining School - now Michigan Technological University - 23 students and 4 faculty members for the first Michigan Mining School classes on the second floor of this building in September 1886. The fire hall served as home for the school until the present campus was begun in 1889".]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Calumet town hall & theater in Red Jacket - Eagles Convention

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Buildings, Civic Centers, Arts Facilities, Theaters Calumet town hall & theater in Red Jacket - Eagles Convention [Exterior photograph of Calumet Theatre and village hall. Photograph is taken at twilight and building is decorated with bunting and electric lights. A large crowd of people is gathered on the street and the lights of passing vehicles has caused lines across the image.]

Scanned: March 7, 2006