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Simons, Donna Searight.

Summary: "In 1913, Paul Weyburn and his fellow copper miners have tolerated dangerous working conditions for too long. Some of their workmates are being maimed or killed thousands of feet underground. . .which one of them will be next? Paul leads some of the miners on a labor strike to bring attention to the dangers of blasting and drilling copper for low pay. Marie, his wife, struggles to raise their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Publishing 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P SIM

Summary: "Bisbee '17 is a nonfiction feature film by award-winning filmmaker Robert Greene set in Bisbee, Arizona, an eccentric old mining town just miles away from both Tombstone and the Mexican border. Radically combining collaborative documentary, western and musical elements, the film follows several members of the close knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town's darkest hour. In...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BIS

Dulemba, Elizabeth O.

Summary: Jack loves everything about Coppertown except its thriving mining industry, which long ago drove nature out of the town, but when a strike threatens to close the mine, Jack's family and others may be forced to leave for new jobs and homes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Dulemba 2013

Russell, Mary Doria

7 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In July 1913, 25-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risked their lives for meager salaries and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their men deep underground each day, dreading...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: This is the account of the 2010 San Jose mine rescue in Chile, after one of the longest human entrapments in history. With his coveted "rescue pass," the author was permitted access far past the police perimeter. It would be seventeen long days before the miners were discovered alive and the world press descended. It would be another fifty-two days before the miners were all successfully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.11 FRA

Lehto, Steve.

1 hold on 4 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 Leh

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.4 Lehto

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 LEH

Burns, Virginia.

Summary: The fictionalized biography of Ana Klobuchar Clemenc (1888-1956), daughter of Slovenian immigrants, who worked for Socialist causes and was an important figure in the 1913 Camulet copper miners' strike in the Upper Peninsula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enterprise Press 1987

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 921 BUR

Lankton, Larry D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 622.343 LAN

Lankton, Larry D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622.343 LAN

Maki, Wilbert B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [s.n.] 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.89 Maki,

Wasek, A.A.

Summary: One of America's most famous - and most deadly - labor strikes occurred in The Copper Country of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula in 1913, and its major events are described through the eyes of sixteen-year old Emilia Rytilahti. Emilia and her younger sister Heli are first-generation American born Finns, who see and personally experience the prejudice of the era against their family and their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Wasek,] 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAS

Russell, Mary Doria

10 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the coal-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries--and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep underground...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Parker, Robert B.

Summary: When greedy mine owner Eamon O'Malley threatens the loose coalition of local ranchers and starts buying up Resolution's few businesses, Hitch and Cole find themselves in the middle of a makeshift war between O'Malley's men and the ranchers. In a place where law and order don't exist, Hitch and Cole must make their own, guided by their sense of duty, honor, and friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Parke

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PAR

Stanley, Jerry

Summary: The story of Annie Clemenc and the 1913 strike by copper miners employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in upper Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLE

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

Aronson, Marc.

Summary: "The amazing story of the Chilean miners and their incredible rescue!"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.11 ARO

Tobar, Héctor

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San José mine collapse outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 TOB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 Tobar 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 TOB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 983 TOB

Fountain, Daniel.

Contents: Early gold and silver discoveries -- The 1860s silver lead rush -- The Ontonagon County silver rush -- The Ropes gold mine -- The Michigan gold mine -- Michigan Range prospects -- Ropes Range prospects -- The Dead River Gold Range -- Other Marquette County prospects -- Baraga, Iron and Dickinson County prospects -- Gogebic Range gold and silver mines -- Placer mining -- Fables and frauds --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622.342 FOU