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Houghton County (Mich.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Adams Township Justice of the Peace records

Identifier: PMAS-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a single volume of judicial records created by Thomas H. Terrill, a Justice of the Peace in Adams Township, Michigan, between 1876 and 1881. The journal records summons, testimonies, and judgements.
Dates: 1876 - 1881

Atlantic Mining Company records

Identifier: PMAS-002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of five invoices sent to the Atlantic Mining Company in 1879 and 1889 for food and candles purchased by the company.
Dates: 1879; 1889

Copper Range Company records

Identifier: PMAS-004
Scope and Contents The collection contains records concerning a number of mines and mills owned by the Copper Range Company, but the vast majority of the records are from the Champion Mine and Champion Mill in Painesdale, MI. The Maps and Plans series contains blueprints and diagrams of the mines themselves as well as structures built by the company and machines used in the mines. The Production Records series contains ledgers documenting the output of Champion Mine and the number of drill bits sharpened by...
Dates: 1898 - 1966

Copper Range Historical Society Photograph collection

Identifier: CRHS-003
Scope and Contents The photographs depict mines, mills, and railroads that were owned by the Copper Range Company.
Dates: 1900 - 1940

Daughters of Italy Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record

Gino Lucchesi Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record

Houghton County 1910 Census Statistics

 Digital Record

Lucius Lee Hubbard papers

Identifier: CRHS-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of personal correspondence written by Lucius Lee Hubbard to his wife Fannie Hubbard from 1891 to 1901. There are also three business letters to and from Hubbard's colleagues discussing the geology of potential mining sites.
Dates: 1891 - 1911

Jack Dueweke Interview Transcript

 Digital Record

Painesdale Mine and Shaft records

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...
Dates: 1992 - 2020

Regions and communities of the Upper Peninsula, 1891 - 2016

Scope and Contents note Contains materials about specific cities, towns, and villages of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Dates: 1891 - 2016

Solomon Taddeucci Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record

Wilfred Erickson Oral History Interview collection

Identifier: CRHS-002
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three items. The first is an oral history interview with copper miner Wilfred Erickson conducted by Jim Dulemba in 1968. Erickson discusses life in the Copper Country, his work as a copper miner, and the history of the Atlantic Mine area. The other two items are videos created by the Copper Range Historical Society and Painesdale Mine and Shaft using audio from the Erickson interview.
Dates: 1968; 2021


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