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MTU - Buildings - Library

Buildings, Public Buildings, Library Buildings, Education, Persons M.C.M Library Interior - Reading Room (ca. 1920s-1930s) [Students studying at tables in the M.C.M. Library Reading Room.]

Scanned: September 29, 2008


Distillation Plant

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Engineering, Buildings, Public Buildings Distillation Plant (Interior) [Group of six women working on a piece of equipment in a laboratory. Image is one of a series captured for use in the publication "War training programs for women offered by the Michigan College of Mining and Technology, Houghton, Michigan, Beginning February 15, 1943."]

Scanned: March 16, 2006


Bird's Eye View of Copper Harbor

Buildings, Public Buildings, Inland Navigation, Historic Sites Birds Eye View of Copper Harbor [Lithograph drawing from Charles T. Jacksons Report of 1849]

Scanned: March 10, 2006


Buildings - Libraries

Buildings, Public Buildings, Library Buildings, , Paine Memorial Library - Painesdale, MI [Exterior view of the sandstone building.]

Scanned: February 29, 2008


Buildings - Libraries - Painesdale

Buildings, Public Buildings, Library Buildings, Woody Plants, Trees, Paine Memorial Library [Exterior view of the well kept grounds surrounding the building as well as the ornate detail of the sandstone building.]

Scanned: February 28, 2008


Houghton County Court House

Buildings, Public Buildings, Courthouses, Buildings, Public Buildings, Jails, Houghton County Court House [Group of men and women standing in front of buliding. Edge of adjacent building, perhaps the old jail building, can be seen at left side of photo.]

Scanned: January 17, 2006


View of Calumet and Hecla Public Library

Buildings, Public Buildings, Historic Sites, Reading Room in the Calumet and Hecla Public Library located at 101 Red Jacket Road, Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan. The Calumet and Hecla Public Library, with baths in the basement, was a notable demonstration of the paternalism of a great corporation. In addition to providing unmatched cultural facilites with its collection of books, newspapers, and periodicals in many foreign languages, mounted prints, stereopticon views, Underwood and Keystone travel tours, maps, mineral speciments, and other displays, the library performed a didactic role. Its collection helped to acculturate the many foreigners in Calumet and was one of the most significant and beloved institutions in the community. The Building is a striking blend of sophisticated design and the handsome stonework of local mansons.

Scanned: August 9, 2013


Campus scene

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Buildings, Public Buildings, Campus scene. [Photo shows Library and Administration Building, Club House and Gym, Hubbell Hall, Mechanical Engineering, Metallury building (burned in 1923), Civil and Mining and Sperr Hall? Photo also appears in the MTU Centennial Book on page 69.]

Scanned: March 6, 2006


Buildings - Fire Stations

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress The first fire station built in Calumet. Red Jacket Fire Dept. [Fire department members stand outside of the building with their horse-drawn fire equipment. Two dogs also join the group.]

Scanned: January 31, 2008


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