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Host the Traveling Exhibit

The traveling exhibit consists of twelve vinyl retractable stand-alone banners, each measuring 33" wide by 88" tall. The twelve panels can be moved to suit any number of arrangements, including back-to-back display.

An additional collapsible literature rack accompanies the exhibit, offering free giveaway copies of a brochure containing the exhibit synopsis and postcards.

The Traveling Exhibit
* Original photo from Library of Congress

The Michigan Tech Archives welcomes inquiries from potential hosts for this exhibit. Although preference will be given to museums, educational organizations, libraries, and other cultural groups, the exhibit can be installed in other public spaces with permission.

For more information about hosting this exhibit, please contact the Michigan Tech Archives by e-mail at
by telephone at 906-487-2505,
by mail at 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

Visit the Traveling Exhibit

2012-2013 schedule of Tour and Special Events

December 1 – January 5
Ontonagon County Historical Museum, Ontonagon
Special event: Saturday, December 1, 1:00 p.m.
Bruce Johanson, “Ontonagon County and the 1913 Strike”

January 7 – February 1
Calumet Public-School Library, Calumet High School, Calumet
Special event: Tuesday, January 15, 6:30 p.m.
Kim Hoagland, “Seeberville 1913: Everyday Life in Violent Times”

February 2 – 28
Carnegie Museum, Downtown Houghton
Special event: Saturday, February 9, 1:00 p.m.
Larry Lankton, “Mine Safety Issues in the 1913 Strike Era”

March 4 – March 27
L’Anse Area School Public Library, L’Anse High School, L’Anse
Special event: Sunday, March 17, 1:00 p.m.
Jane Nordberg, “Pulp and Propaganda: Newspapers in the Strike Era”

April 8 – May 1
Sarah Sargent Paine Historical Research Center
Jeffers High School Library, Painesdale
Special event: Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 p.m.
Erik Nordberg, “Company Houses Along the Picket Line”

May 2 – June 1
Calumet Visitors Center, Keweenaw National Historical Park, Calumet
Special event: Thursday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.
Gary Kaunonen, “Interpreting the 1913 Michigan Copper Strike”