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Exhibit on display

January 16, 2013
The Daily Mining Gazette
Jane Nordberg/Daily Mining Gazette
About 75 people attended a presentation Tuesday in connection with the traveling strike exhibit, “Tumult and Tragedy: Michigan’s 1913-14 Copper Strike,” currently on display at the Calumet Public School Library through Feb. 1. Michigan Technological University Professor Emerita Kim Hoagland presented “Seeberville 1913: Everyday Life in Violent Times,” detailing three violent events occurring at the time of the strike and the role ethnicity and culture played in the violence and the resulting legal proceedings. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Calumet Public School Library. From here, the traveling exhibit will move to the Carnegie Museum from Feb. 2 to 28, with a special presentation of “Mine Safety Issues in the 1913 Strike Era by Larry Lankton at 1 p.m. Feb. 9. The exhibit then moves to L’Anse Area Schools Public Library from March 4 to 27, with a special presentation of “Pulp and Propaganda:?Newspapers in the Strike Era” by Jane Nordberg at 1 p.m. March 17, In April, the exhibit moves to the Sarah Sargent Paine Historical Research Center in Jeffers High School from April 8 to May 1, with a special presentation of “Company Houses Along the Picket Line” by Erik Nordberg at 7 p.m. April 10. The exhibit will then move to the Calumet Visitors Center from May 2 to June 1, with a presentation by Gary Kaunonen of “Interpreting the 1913 Michigan Copper Strike” at 7 p.m. May 23. For more information on the exhibit and related content, visit


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