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Lankton, Larry D
Hollowed ground : copper mining and community building on Lake Superior, 1840s-1990s / Larry Lankton
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  F572.K43 L36 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Keweenaw Peninsula (Mich.) -- History
Keweenaw Peninsula (Mich.) -- Social conditions
Keweenaw Peninsula (Mich.) -- Economic conditions
Subject(s) Copper mines and mining -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula -- History
Copper mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula -- History
Community life -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula -- History
Mining camps -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula -- History
Subject Keweenaw Peninsula (Mich.) -- History, Local
Physical Description xiii, 376 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-361) and index
Contents Keweenaw copper : geology, discovery, dreams of wealth -- Getting the copper out : exploration, development, and the tools of production -- Islands of industry in a sea of trees -- Out at the locations : from camps to communities -- The Quincy Mine : taking the long road to success -- The era of Michigan domination : 1865-1890 -- The largest and best copper mine in the world : Calumet and Hecla -- Befitting a copper king : C&H's visible empire -- A far more typical mine : Quincy, 1865-1890 -- Quincy makes itself over : 1890-1912 -- Calumet and Hecla : profits now, problems later -- An important find : the Copper Range mines open the Baltic Lode -- Paternalism revisited : the Baltic, Trimountain, and Champion mines -- Holding on : corporate power in an age of social change, 1890-1912 -- Show them who's boss : the strike of 1913-1914 -- Making the hard turn : from growth to decline -- The Quincy Mine : from struggle to shutdown -- Calumet and Hecla : down with the king -- Copper Range : staying alive -- White Pine : a new mine, a new era -- Something old, something new : the White Pine townsite -- White Pine : no solution -- Legacy
Series Great Lakes books

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