Guide to Museum and Archival Collections D-H
A collection of photographs and family photograph albums documenting life in and residents of the Copper Country in the late 19th and early 20th-centuries, and some local publications.
ACC # KEWE-00293
Flora M. Dawe Personal Papers
A small notebook containing handwritten diary entries, some from as early as 1885.
ACC # KEWE-00201
Forest Hill Cemetery Records
Microfilm copies of the sexton's records for the Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton.
ACC # KEWE-00057
Foresters of America Records
A collection of records from Foresters of America Court North Star, No. 17, of Calumet. Records in the collection include receipt books, financial reports, membership information, and various other materials pertaining to the administrative and ceremonial activities of Court North Star, produced between 1890-1969.
CAT # KEWE 40502
Download the finding aid for the Foresters of America Records (Adobe pdf)
Founding and Administering Keweenaw National Historical Park Oral History Collection
A collection of oral history interviews with former staff and others involved with the establishment and administration of Keweenaw National Historical Park.
Frank Beatty Papers
A small collection of C&H records, three copies of the C&H employee newsletter "The Drift," and two photos of the Freda Mill.
ACC # KEWE-00280
An artificial collection of regalia, books, and other objects, and a few records from Copper Country Masonic lodges, including F.&A.M. Calumet Lodge No. 271, the Knights Templar Montrose Commandery, No. 38, and the Royal Arch Masons (R.A.M.) No. 153. Records include booklets, financial documents, membership information, and various other materials related to the administrative and ceremonial activities of the lodges. Records in the collection were produced between 1870 and 1994, and complement records held by the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections.
CAT # KEWE 40008
Download the finding aid for the Free & Accepted Masons Collection (Adobe pdf)
A small collection of photographs documenting life and work in the Copper Country in the early 20th century.
ACC # KEWE-00289
A small collection of photographs, a nurse's uniform, pin, and commemorative plaque which belonged to long-time Calumet Public Hospital administrator Manila Gipp, and an oil portrait of Ms. Gipp.
ACC # KEWE-00228
A small collection of postal covers from the Copper Country, 1845-1865.
Greenland Township Records
A collection of records documenting the governmental services and operations of the Township of Greenland in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, on loan to Keweenaw National Historical Park from Greenland Township.
ACC # KEWE-00299
HABS/HAER NPS Records of the Quincy Mine
A collection of copies of the reports, drawings, and field photos associated with the HAER survey of the Quincy Mine in 1978.
ACC # KEWE-00202 & ACC # KEWE-
A small collection of color transparencies of the Baltic Mill at Freda and what are probably the hoists at the C&H Ahmeek 3&4 shafts in the 1960s, shortly before they were demolished/scrapped.
An artificial collection of historic studio portrait card photos and other images documenting life in the Keweenaw in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
An artificial collection of stereoviews including a series on C&H produced by the Keystone Views company, and a series on the Italian Hall disaster and its aftermath.
Did You Know?
Woody Guthrie's song "1913 Massacre" brought attention to a tragedy that occurred in Calumet, Michigan on December 24, 1913 during a bitter copper miner's strike. Reports claim that a shout of fire caused panic at a party at the Italian Hall. 73 people died in the stampede down the steep stairway.