Tag: Projects

Call for Applicants: CLIR Digitization Specialist

Miners leaving work after a long day at C&H. The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections, a department within the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library at Michigan Technological University, is currently seeking applicants for a Digitization Specialist to produce digital surrogates of archival documents. This position will…


Flashback Friday – Hidden Gems: Archives Receives New Funding to Digitize Hidden Special Collections

Calumet and Hecla miners leave the shaft after work, 1915. Today’s Flashback Friday serves a special purpose. Our image looks back to 1915 as Calumet and Hecla miners leave the shaft after a long day’s work, hidden below the surface. In the spirit of revealing hidden gems, be it precious metals or the hardworking laborers…


Michigan Tech Archives Wins State History Award for “Black Voices in the Copper Country”

The Historical Society of Michigan has named the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections winner of its 2016 Special Programs/Events Award, for its “Black Voices in the Copper Country” project. “Black Voices” was recognized for its “dynamic series of programming, exhibits and social media campaigns relating to African American social history in the…