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Painesdale Mine and Shaft records

 Collection
Identifier: PMAS-003

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs and videos created by Painesdale Mine and Shaft to raise funds for the preservation of the Champion Mine #4 Shaft House and to document their preservation efforts. The photographs show a "drone's eye view" of the shaft house and depict the removal of vegetation from the shaft house in 2020. There are also aerial photos of Champion Mine taken by the United States Geological Survey that were collected by Painesdale Mine and Shaft. The videos include tours of Painesdale and the Adams Township Water Utility and interviews with former employees of the Champion Mine.

Dates

  • 1992 - 2020

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Available online and open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Painesdale Mine and Shaft holds the copyright to materials that are not in the public domain and reserves all rights. Permission to use materials outside of fair use from the Painesdale Mine and Shaft records (PMAS-003) must be obtained from Painesdale Mine and Shaft. They may be reached by phone at (906) 482-0776 or by e-mail at painesdalemine@gmail.com.

Biographical / Historical

Painesdale Mine and Shaft, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Painesdale, Houghton County, Michigan. It is dedicated to preserving Champion Mine Shafthouse #4 and its history.

Extent

2.97 Gigabytes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series, Photographs and Videos. The items within the series are arranged chronologically. The items did not have an original order.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original records are held by Painesdale Mine and Shaft, Inc. They can be contacted at PO Box 332, Painesdale, MI, 49955, (906) 482-0776, or painesdalemine@gmail.com.

View This Collection Online

This collection is part of UPLINK, the Upper Peninsula Digital Network. You can see it on the UPLINK website here.

Title
Painesdale Mine and Shaft records
Status
In Progress
Author
Annika Peterson
Date
16 August 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Painesdale Mine and Shaft Repository

Contact:
PO Box 332
Painesdale MI 49955
(906) 482-0776

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