Guide to Museum and Archival Collections S-Z
An artificial collection of fire insurance maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company, including maps of Calumet, Ewen, Hancock, Houghton, L'Anse, Laurium, Marquette, Ontonagon, and Red Jacket.
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An assembled collection of ribbons, pin-backs, and other memorabilia from Copper Country fraternal and other organizations.
ACC # KEWE-00305
Simonen Family Papers
A twelve page history of the Simonen family and two photographs.
ACC # KEWE-00004
Singer Manufacturing Company Sales Records
A small collection of sales and lease records from the Singer sewing machine store on 5th Street in Red Jacket dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
ACC # KEWE-00321
Solomon Barsky Papers
A receipt from the Armstrong-Thielman Lumber Company.
ACC # KEWE-00037
Stephen Albee National Park Papers
A collection of records documenting the establishment of Keweenaw National Historical Park.
ACC # KEWE-00269
T. J. Wills Jr. Company Records
Teamster order books (delivery accounting ledgers) from the T. J. Will Jr. Company.
ACC # KEWE-00216
The Reverend Robert V. Langseth Video Tape Collection
Two video tapes containing home-movie footage of Keweenaw National Historical Park-related events in 1987 and 1992, and an index.
ACC # KEWE-00031
Tornquist Family Papers
Correspondence, photographs, and other records documenting the life of a Swedish immigrant family in the Keweenaw in the late 19th and 20th centuries.
ACC # KEWE-00212
Torreano Family Photograph Collection
A collection of digital reproductions of photographs from two albums documenting the life of an Italian immigrant family in the Keweenaw in the early 20th century.
ACC # KEWE-00317
Tresize Family Papers
Papers and copies of genealogical information documenting the Tresize family history.
ACC # KEWE-00250
Subscription records from the Finnish-language newspaper "Valvoja," published in Calumet in the early-to-mid-20th century.
ACC # KEWE-00325
Village of Calumet Records
A collection of records documenting the governmental services and operations of the Village of Calumet (formerly known as Red Jacket) in the late 19th and 20th centuries.
ACC # KEWE-00200
An assembled collection of postcards from the Keweenaw and Upper Peninsula.
ACC # KEWE-00184 & ACC # KEWE-00190
William Ivey Italian Hall Disaster Oral History Project Transcripts
Transcripts of ten oral history interviews conducted ca. 1970 regarding the Italian Hall disaster and the history of Calumet in general.
ACC # KEWE-00195
A large assembled collection of photographs, objects, and mining company records. Many of the materials in the collection were produced by or for the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company, and document their operations, as well as life in the Keweenaw in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Also included in the collection are some personal papers and some fraternal organization records and objects. ACC # KEWE-00002 & ACC # KEWE-00030
Did You Know?
Many copper mining companies in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula followed a management practice known as corporate paternalism. The companies provided housing, schools, hospitals, libraries, bath houses and other amenities in order to attract and retain a loyal and productive workforce.