Mining Accident Reports
Mining played a big part in the development of Michigans ecomony. This is a database of the Reports of the Mine Inspector that is going online. Contains names - accident description and mine - along with dates.
Copper Country Reflections
Here you will find a variety of photographs, postcards, Copper Country historical items plus many other things that will hopefully bring back some fond memories for you.
Cornish Names in the Calumet Hecla Employment Records
Dick and June Ross collection of Cornish surnames from the Calumet and Hecla Mining Employment Records of Houghton County Michigan. Contains many vital stats of employees.
The Italian Hall Disaster
1913 December 25 Thursday - The following listed persons died in a fire at the Italian Hall at Calumet and they were families of strikers who were celebrating Christmas. A stupid person yelled fire and caused a great panic.
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