Search Miners Database

The Copper Miners Employee Card database includes records for almost 40,000 people who worked for the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company.


  • Robert Pront Mills - 124161

    Date of Birth: 1871-04-21
    Birthplace: Cornwall

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  • John D. Cappell - 105320

    Date of Birth: 11/23/1905
    Birthplace: Point Mills Michigan

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  • George Pasdirtz - 127538

    Date of Birth: 1875-03-10
    Birthplace: Gradatz Austria

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  • John Vertin - 137622

    Date of Birth: 1899-07-02
    Birthplace: Calumet Michigan

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  • Edward N. Hammary - 111823

    Date of Birth: 10/6/1909
    Birthplace: Osceola Location Michigan

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  • Frank Fassone - 108993

    Date of Birth: 1891
    Birthplace: Spalla Catansaro Italy

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  • Henry Riitter - 130765

    Date of Birth: 1894-11-27
    Birthplace: Essen Rheinland Germany

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  • Edward Wayrynen - 138476

    Date of Birth: 4/14/1905
    Birthplace: Hancock Michigan

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The Keweenaw Time Traveler

The Keweenaw Time Traveler is an online historical atlas created by researchers at Michigan Tech that you can explore from home on your computer or on your mobile device when exploring the landscape. It combines historical maps with archival records — including the C&H employee cards! — about the people who lived and worked in Houghton and Keweenaw counties from 1880-1940. Try it now:

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