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David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Houghton County (1880-1935)

Collection processed and finding aid created by May Oyler
Graphics Division, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

Summary Information

Title: David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Houghton County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1880-1935
Extent: 174 photographs
Abstract:
Photographs of Houghton County, Michigan. Photographs include views of towns, streets, businesses, residences, churches, railroads, parades, the Michigan College of Mines, and various public buildings. Includes many photographs related to the copper mining industry including views of machinery, buildings, mines, and worker groups. Also includes miscellaneous portraits and group photographs including a portrait of a man training dogs.
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu

Access and Use

Acquisition Information

F.832, F.860, F.891, F.892, F.909, F.911, F.914, F.924, F.940, F.961, F.980, F.987, F.1028.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research.

Copyright

Copyright status is unknown.

Processing Information

Cataloging funded in part by the Michigan Photographic Historical Society. This collection has been processed according to minimal processing procedures and may be revised, expanded, or updated in the future.

Preferred Citation

David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan. The majority portion donated by David B. Walters in honor of Harold L. Walters, UM class of 1947 and Marilyn S. Walters, UM class of 1950.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Vernacular photography of Houghton County, Michigan. Photographs include views of towns, streets, businesses, residences, churches, railroads, parades, the Michigan College of Mines, and various public buildings. Includes many photographs related to the copper mining industry including views of machinery, buildings, mines, and worker groups. Also includes miscellaneous portraits and group photographs.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Subjects - Visual Materials:
  • Advertising--Beer--Michigan.
  • Athletes--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Athletic clubs--Michigan.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Bicycle racing--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Bridge failures--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Businesswomen--Michigan.
  • Calliope--Michigan.
  • Calumet (Mich.)--Aerial views.
  • Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
  • Calumet Public Library (Calumet, Mich.)
  • Carriages & coaches--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Chemical industry--Accidents--Michigan.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Church buildings--Michigan.
  • College students--Michigan.
  • Columbus Day.
  • Copper miners--Michigan.
  • Copper smelting--Michigan.
  • Construction workers--Michigan.
  • Cycling--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Deforestation--Michigan.
  • Diving--Michigan--1880-1890.
  • Dolls--1900-1910.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Electricians--Michigan.
  • Families--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Finnish Americans--Michigan.
  • Fire fighters--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Fire fighters--Michigan--1930-1940.
  • Fires--Michigan.
  • Forge shops--Michigan.
  • Fourth of July celebrations--Michigan.
  • Group portraits--1900-1910.
  • Hancock (Mich.)
  • Historical pageants--Michigan.
  • Hotels--Michigan.
  • Houghton County (Mich.)
  • Houghton (Mich.)
  • Industrial housing--Michigan.
  • Interior decoration--1900-1920.
  • Italian Hall Disaster, Calumet, Mich., 1913.
  • Knights Templar (Masonic order)
  • Loading docks--Michigan.
  • Machine shops--Michigan.
  • Manual training--Michigan.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Michigan College of Mines.
  • Michigan. National Guard.
  • Milling (Metal-work)
  • Michigan Technological University.
  • Mine fires--Michigan.
  • Mine shafts--Michigan.
  • Mineral industries--Equipment and supplies.
  • Mineral Range Railroad Company.
  • Mining machinery--Michigan.
  • Offices--Michigan--1900-1920.
  • Ore-dressing--Michigan.
  • Parades--Michigan.
  • Picnics--Michigan--1900-1920.
  • Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Prisoners--Michigan.
  • Public libraries--Michigan.
  • Quarries and quarrying--Michigan.
  • Quincy Mining Company.
  • Racetracks--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Michigan--Upper Peninsula.
  • Red Jacket (Mich.)--Aerial views.
  • Restaurants--Employees.
  • Restaurants--Michigan.
  • Rivers--Michigan.
  • Railroad roundhouses--Michigan.
  • Runners (Sports)--1900-1910.
  • Shoe stores-- Michigan--1900-1920.
  • Steamboats--Michigan--1910-1920.
  • Streets--Michigan.
  • Strikes and lockouts--Miners--Michigan--Calumet Region--20th century.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Suomi College.
  • Swedetown (Mich.)
  • Waterworks--Michigan.
  • Weddings--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
  • World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)--Exhibitions.
Contributors:
  • Auer, L.
  • Butler, Edward Victor.
  • Chynoweth, John.
  • Cornish, J. R.
  • Cox, E. R.
  • Goodfellow, William J.
  • Haefer & Silfven.
  • Herman Studio.
  • Herman, Victor.
  • Isler, A. F.
  • Juntunen, Peter M.
  • Moore, H. M.
  • Nara, John William .
  • Penhallegon, W. J.
  • Prince, Tom J.
  • Regnier, Albert.
  • Rickard, Richard H.
  • Scarlett, C. E.
  • Steckbauer.
  • Taylor, J. H.
  • Taylor Studio.
  • Tyler, Orlando F.
  • Wortley, A. L.
Genre Terms:
  • Photographic prints.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Houghton County, Box 1 [series]
 
1. [Michigan National Guard] (5 photographs)
 
2. [Fire at Lake Linden, 1887] (1 photograph)
 
3. [Winter fire aftermath] (1 photograph)
 
4. [Portrait of two prisoners in chains] (1 photograph)
 
5. [Calumet & Hecla Mining Company locomotive] (1 photograph)
 
6. Quincy miners going underground (1 photograph)
 
7. [Hancock Chemical Company explosion] (1 photograph)
 
8. [Locomotive roundhouse Mineral Range Railroad] (1 photograph)
 
9. [Parade, steam calliope] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Outdoor Pageant] (9 photographs)
 
11. [Miscellaneous interior views] (6 photographs)
 
12. [Views of Red Jacket and Calumet] (3 photographs)
 
13. [Small exterior views of Houghton and Hancock] (4 photographs)
 
14. [Maggie Walz] (2 photographs)
 
15. Hancock driving track (1 photograph)
 
16. [Bird's-eye view of Hancock] (1 photograph)
 
17. [Italian Hall Disaster-funeral] (12 photograph)
 
18. [Lake Linden baseball team] (1 photograph)
 
19. [Miscellaneous studio portraits] (8 photographs)
Box   2  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Houghton County, Box 2 [series]
 
20. [Quincy Mine smelter] (16 photographs)
 
21. Lake Linden ball park (1 photograph)
 
22. 1st Osceola stamp mill at Hubbell (1 photograph)
 
23. [Hancock Fire Department, July 4, 1901] (1 photograph)
 
24. Laurium Fire Dept. (1 photograph)
 
25. Lake Superior waterworks diver (1 photograph)
 
26. Locomotive Manitou on Hecla & Torch Lake Railroad (1 photograph)
 
27. [Calumet Pabst Brewery and delivery wagons] (1 photograph)
 
28. [Steamer Uarda ] leaving to escort Detroit Board of Commerce (1 photograph)
 
29. [Lake Linden bicycle club] (2 photographs)
 
30. [Views of Houghton, Hancock, Calumet] (11 photographs)
 
31. [Residential architecture] (6 photographs)
 
32. [Large exterior views of Houghton, Hancock and Calumet] (11 photographs)
 
33. [Miscellaneous public architecture] (5 photographs)
 
34. [Michigan College of Mines] (2 photographs)
Box   3  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Houghton County, Box 3 [series] [view selected images]
 
35.[Calumet and Hecla railway car with oversized load] (1 photograph)
 
36. [Group portraits with Maggie Walz] (2 photographs)
 
37. [Views of Hancock, Houghton, Calumet, Dollar Bay] (6 photographs)
 
38. [Portage Lake bridge collapse] (1 photograph)
 
39. Osceola mine fire (1 photograph)
 
40. [Industrial and mining views] (6 photographs)
 
41. [Interior views by Isler] (4 photographs)
 
42. [Views of Red Jacket, Calumet, mining, interiors] (9 photographs)
 
43. [Miscellaneous groups] (15 photographs)
 
44. [Rock River views] (2 photographs)
 
45. Columbus Day parade (1 photograph)
 
46. [Group of men with 2 women and 2 children standing in front of a house] (1 photograph)
 
47. [Houghton High School hockey team] (1 photograph)
 
48. [Portrait of a man traning two dogs] (1 photograph)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Auer, L.
  • 43.9, 43.11
  • 46
Butler, Edward Victor.
  • 43.7
  • 47
Chynoweth, John.
  • 20
Cornish, J. R.
  • 31.1
Cox, E. R.
  • 18
Goodfellow, William J.
  • 31.6
  • 33.5
  • 43.7
Haefer & Silfven.
  • 19.5
  • 43.12
Herman Studio.
  • 19.4, 19.8
Herman, Victor.
  • 19.6
Isler, Adolph F.
  • 12
  • 13
  • 21
  • 25
  • 26
  • 32
  • 34
  • 37.2
  • 39
  • 41
  • 43.1
  • 44
Juntunen, Peter M.
  • 48
Moore, H. M.
  • 6
Nara, John William.
  • 11.4
  • 19.7
  • 31.3-31.5
  • 33.4
  • 36
  • 43.2, 43.13
Penhallegon, W. J.
  • 40.2
Prince, Tom J.
  • 7
Regnier, Albert.
  • 11.1
Rickard, Richard H.
  • 11.5
Scarlett, C. E.
  • 28
Steckbauer.
  • 24
Taylor, J. H.
  • 19.2, 19.3
Taylor Studio.
  • 4
Tyler, Orlando F.
  • 43.5
Wortley, A. L.
  • 8
  • 19.1

Related Materials

David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.

Bibliography

Tinder, David V. Directory of Early Michigan Photographers. This reference work contains biographical information about virtually every known commercial and significant amateur photographer in the state of Michigan from the first known appearances in the 1840s into the early twentieth century.