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    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Guide to Museum and Archival Collections S-Z

 
 
1900 Sanborn Insurance Map of Red Jacket (now Calumet)
Sanborn Map Company Insurance Map Collection
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.
[Multiple Accessions]
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Western Federation of Miners pin from the Sharon Turovaara collection
Sharon Turovaara Collection
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
 
Valvoja Records
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
 
Historic postcard: Portage Lake scene circa 1908
Warren-Schuler Family Postcard Collection
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
 
Historic photo from the Jack Foster Collection: Calumet & Hecla Mill at Lake Linden
Wm. John "Jack" Foster Collection
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?

Autumn leaves provide a backdrop for the Quincy Smelting Works located along Portage Lake across from Houghton, Michigan.

The Quincy Smelting Works is the only copper smelter in the Great Lakes region still standing in substantial condition. It reflects the technology of the time, the industrial processes critical to the industry and the workplace of the people who produced copper for industrial and domestic uses. More...