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Scope and Contents note This collection consists of black and white photographs in various sizes from 1946. The photographs document groups (including the United Steelworkers of America Local 4950), individuals, organizing activities, publicity events, negotiating sessions, picket lines, and parades that occurred during the Iron Workers' Strike of 1946 in Ishpeming and Negaunee, Michigan.
Scope and Contents Note The collection is comprised of political papers and office materials created by Charles H. Varnum and office staff during his time in the Michigan House of Representatives. These papers include correspondence, reports, financial materials, questionnaires, news clippings and advertisements, photographs, plaques, indices, film reels, audio cassettes, speeches, project files, campaign materials, and publications from 1964-1988. These papers document his work as a Michigan Representative and as a...
Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1984
Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, correspondence, and memorabilia of Charles Westen's years at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection also includes photographs of Westen and the Marquette area that date to the 1950s. Also included is the "Sixth Grade Reporter," a student newspaper for J.D. Pierce School. Photographs document Westen's J.D. Pierce School class, his professional teaching career, family fishing and camping trips, and cross-country ski trips. The...
Dates: 1948 - 1960
Collection — Box: 09-02-06
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of the log and journal of James Scanlan, dated June 1, 1908 through November 24, 1909. The log documents Scanlan's employment at the White Deer Lake Lodge formerly located north of Champion, Michigan. Information includes orders to local and external businesses for building materials, grocery supplies, reports on the progress of work projects, and replies to inquiries from the owners and their agents. The collection also includes a set of photographs of the White Deer...
Collection — Box: 25-01-02
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of Northern Michigan University memorabilia. Items include photographs of homecoming (1949), basketball and football teams, and the Tri Mu Fraternity; a homecoming program for 1948, a commencement program from 1981, copies of Horizons, and a personal scrapbook. The materials date from 1948 to 1993.
Dates: 1948 - 1993
Scope and Contents note This collection contains photographs of families in "Vetville," the common name for married student housing at Northern Michigan University, preparing to move or for graduation, including images of the students' children. The collection also contains photographs of a Rod and Gun Club outing and of fans and concession stands at Memorial Field (located where the Berry Events Center now stands) during an NMU football game. The photographs were taken by Harold Wiitala between 1952 and 1955.
Dates: 1952 - 1955
Scope and Contents This collection contains audio-visual materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, publications, membership lists, financial documents, legal documents, workshop files, events files, committee files, and more from the Marquette Women's Center. It documents the local women's rights movement from the 1970s through the 2010s and the Women's Center involvement with policy and programs related to women's access to employment and higher education, discrimination against women, domestic...
Dates: 1975 - 2014
Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, newsclippings, and memorabilia of various events that Phyllis Wong participated in while at Northern Michigan University. The photograph file contains pictures of various events to include:Izzo-Mariucci Golf Classic (July 1, 2005) with 2 photos of Les and Phyllis Wong with Tom Izzo and Steve Mariucci University Garden Club (December 2005) Phyllis Wong with USOEC athelete William Farley (August 26, 2005) NMU Mascot Wildcat Willy with...
Dates: 2004 - 2012
Item — Folder: Map Cabinet 1--Drawer 6
Scope and Contents note This collection contains one sepia photograph (83 cm x 21 cm) of the Negaunee troops before deploying for World War I. The photograph was taken by Lassie Studio.
- Subject: Photographs. X
- Correspondence. 47
- Marquette (Mich.). 42
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 31
- Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae. 30
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff. 22
- Student activities. 22
- Scrapbooks. 21
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 18
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963) 17
- Programs (documents). 17
- Memorabilia. 16
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 16
- Articles. 15
- Minutes (administrative records). 15
- Northern State Teachers College period (1927-1941) 15
- Financial records. 12
- College teaching. 11
- Newspapers. 11
- College teachers. 10 ∧ less
- English 95
- Multiple languages 4
- Northern Michigan University 45
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 16
- Northern Michigan College. 15
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 13
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 7
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 6
- Jamrich, John X. 5
- Northern Michigan University. Kaye Hall 5
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 4
- Closser, Bruce 3
- Mattson, Ellwood A. 3
- Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives 3
- Northern Michigan University. President 3
- Bethany Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) 2
- Canale, Gildo 2
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 2
- Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan 2
- Future Teachers of America (Organization). Don Bottum Chapter 2
- Harden, Edgar L. 2
- Magnaghi, Russell M. 2 ∧ less
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