Published June 1977
by Black Letter Pr .
Written in English
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Michigan's Copper Country in Early Photos Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: Ohio River and Valley. Subject: Upper Peninsula (Mich.) -- History -- Pictorial works Subject: Copper mines and mining -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula -- History audio books . Click to read more about Michigan's Copper Country in Early Photos by B. E. Tyler. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. rows Michigan / Copper Country Book Collection. The #1 place on the Internet for information . Michigan’s Copper Country – CMG 92 01 - page 2 of Preface Few people realize that Michigan's copper had a greater economic impact than the California Gold rush. "Michigan's Copper Country" lets you experience the excitement of the discovery and development of the copper industry. This publication is .
Michigan’s “Copper Country” is unique because it produces a form of copper that’s more pure than similar metals found in other parts of the country. Flickr/upnorthmemories While copper was originally mined by Native Americans around the year BCE, Michigan’s “mine rush” began in . Keweenaw character: The foundation of Michigan's Copper Country Hardcover – January 1, by David M Frimodig (Author) out of 5 stars 1 ratingReviews: 1. - Explore Michigan's Past's board "Copper Country History", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about History, Country, Michigan pins. LEARN MORE ABOUT MICHIGAN COPPER MINING HISTORY. Fortunately, the mining history of the Michigan Copper Country has been well documented. The READINGS AND REFERENCES list below provides a starter set of excellent books and other publications. There are dozens more and new titles appear frequently.
Early Days in Mohawk, Michigan: $ Early Red Jacket and Calumet in Pictures, Volume I: $ Early Red Jacket and Calumet in Pictures, Volume II: $ Early South Range, Volume I: $ Freda, Michigan, End of the Road: Gregoryville (Out of Print) $ Hancock Michigan Remembered Volume 1: $ Hancock, Michigan, Remembered. The Report on the Geology and Topography of a Portion of Lake Superior Land District in the State of Michigan explains in detail how one large copper mass was discovered by Samuel O. Knapp, the agent of the Minnesota Mining Company: “ a pit 26 feet deep filled with clay and a matted mass of mouldering vegetable matter copper mass. Enhance Your Book Club 1. Get out a map and trace the Keweenaw Peninsula region of Upper Michigan, which is still called the Copper Country. What strikes you most about it? 2. A number of other historical women are mentioned in this novel. Research other activists including Joan of Arc, Mother Jones, Ella Bloor, Jane Addams, and Beatrice Potter. Copper mining in the Upper Peninsula boomed, and from until (when it was exceeded by Butte, Montana) the Michigan Copper Country was the nation's leading producer of copper. In most years from through , Michigan produced more than three-quarters of the nation's copper, and in produced more than 95% of the country's copper.