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    • Williams Album 0 : p. 59

    • Concerts
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (1916, 1935-1936, 1942). Page is hand numberd ""59"". -- Aug. 31, 1935 - Clyde Johnston Post Number 230, American Legion of Keweenaw sponsors icnic at Pine Grove Hall at Ojibway. Keweenaw band will play....
    • Map

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Map of the Copper Range in Michigan's Keweenaw County. This area represents the northern part of ""The Copper Country"" as it is known locally.
    • Building the Copper Range Railroad

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • It was nearly twenty years after the beginning of the first mines in the Keweenaw Peninsula that investors in the Copper Range Company created a subsidiary, the Copper Range Railroad Company, to compete for the industrial riches from the region. ...
    • First Steam Engine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • The first Locomotive into Houghton was this Marquette, Houghton & Ontonagon Railroad Company steam engine. Captured in this stereopticon slide and preserved by a member of the Keweenaw Historical Society, the engine photo was dated 1886 with Pat...
    • Ore Docks on Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 11,1890

      Ore Docks on Huron Bay

      As will be seen by an advertisement published alsewhere in this issue the IR&HB, which is now constructing a line from Champion to a point on Huron...
    • Big enterprise, two of Marquette's

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Marquette Sunday Times
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 12, 1891 Sunday

      Big Enterprise
      Two of Marquette's Business Men
      Will Own and Conduct It

      A Great Sand Stone Quarry
      It is Located at Newtonville, and its Product
      is...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 77

    • Commencement ceremonies
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (1941). Page is hand numbered ""77"". -- Feb., 1941 - Calumet High School graduating class announced. -- Feb. 12, 1941 - The Keweenaw Band plays for a Valentine Skating party held at the Colosseum. -- Dec. 30...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 19, part 1

    • Hockey
    • Newspaper clippings, banquet ticket, and typewritten poem (1940) Page is hand numbered ""19"". -- 1940 - Ahmeek hockey team wins championship at Colosseum defeating Centennial Heights Flying Finns, while Calumet Laurium an Keweenaw fans watch....
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 34

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (1928, 1934). Page is hand numbered ""34"". -- 1928 - Skating party at Colosseum, mentioning Keweenaw band performers, Charles Malmquist, Bert Lanyon, Tommy Knight, Fred Nordstrom, Ed Sundberg, Roy Snell, Ray...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 91

    • Birthdays
    • Newspaper clippings regarding the history of the Copper Country and a birthday announcement (1939). Page is hand numbered ""91"". -- An undated article entitled ""Recollections of early Copper Country days,"" written by late Mrs. Jane Masters,...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 36

    • Blackouts in war
    • Newspaper clippings and obituaries (1941-1942). Page is hand numbered ""36"". -- Practice blackout in Calumet, Laurium, the C & H Locations, and adjoining towns, reported by Sigurd Olson of the Civilian Defense. Blackout in Keweenaw county as well....
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 51

    • Radio stations
    • Newspaper clippings and ration book stub (1937). Page hand numbered ""51"". -- June 7, 1937 - Two Calumet high school graduates from Keweenaw county to receive degrees from University of Michigan. Babette Potter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ocha...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 61

    • Independent Order of Odd Fellows
    • Newspaper clippings on varous topics (1935-1938). Page is hand numbered ""61"". -- 1935 - Odd Fellow Lodge founding commemorated in Keweenaw Lodge Hall, Number 535 of Ahmeek. Copper Country Odd Fellows association in charge, all Odd Fellows and...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 94

    • Hockey
    • Newspaper clippings on various topics (1939). Page is hand numbered ""94"". -- 1939 - Newsphoto of the multi-cellular loudspeakers installed by RCA Victor engineers in the Peoples Theater -- Undated newspaper humorous cartoon about parade bands....

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