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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Plaster Miners of Certainteed Products

Plaster Miners of Certainteed Products

Mine foreman - 1922-23

Six miners working in the plaster mine are photographed, possibly during a break. John VanHammen is the only miner identified by the writing on the photo. They all wear caps, jackets, and boots, and the man second from the left wears an overcoat. Two metal cans stand in front, and one has Canadian Carbide written on the side.


Full Details

TitlePlaster Miners of Certainteed Products
CreatorMine foreman

Title by cataloger. John VanHammen is the great grandfather of Sarah VanHammen.

Location In PhotoWyoming, MI
CollectionVanHammen family

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