This week has been a challenging one for many of us. It hardly seems necessary to remind our readers of the tumult, uncertainty, and anxiety that is even more common in the community as what we’re fighting against. With that in mind, Flashback Friday is going to take a different form this week. We’ve pulled some photographs from our Copper Country Historical Images (CCHI) database that give us a reason to smile–and a reason for hope.
In time, we’ll be back to having Michigan Tech commencements featuring speakers in funny hats.
In time, we’ll once again have pick-up hockey on the street with the neighbors.
In time, our dogs will help us play the piano at real parties.
In time, we’ll gather our extended families for picnics and bask in the sunshine.
In time, we’ll be out on the porch with our friends. Summer is coming.
Lake Superior will still be breathtakingly beautiful on the other side of this.
Kittens and little kids are as adorable as ever, especially together.
The mines closed, Houghton County battled for years the state’s highest rate of tuberculosis, and a flood took a life, damaged our homes, and destroyed our roads. The Keweenaw is still standing because we’re Copper Country Strong. We’ll get through this.
While the reading room is closed at the Michigan Tech Archives and we’re assisting patrons only remotely, CCHI remains available for you to peruse from the comfort of your easy chair at any time of day. Photographs on that website may be used as you see fit and free of charge, so long as the watermark remains unaltered. If you have any questions, our staff can still be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or via voicemail at (906) 487-2505.