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Lifestyles briefing

July 7, 2014
Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE - The Michigan Iron Industry Museum has announced its summer afternoon program series, which start at 2 p.m. Tuesdays.

- Tuesday - "A Report on Local Miners and Mining during the Great Depression and World War II," Bob Dobson, author, Negaunee.

- July 15 - "Michigan Gold & Silver: Mining in the Upper Peninsula," Daniel Fountain, author, Negaunee. (Book signing to follow program.)

- July 22 - "A Most Unpleasant Circumstance: Personality and Provocation at Fort Wilkins," Tom Friggens, Michigan Historical Center retiree.

- July 29 - "Freighters of Destiny: A History of Great Lakes Navigation," Frederick Stonehouse, maritime historian and author.

- Aug. 5 - "History of Blaney Park," James A. Surrell, M.D., Marquette.

- Aug. 12 - "Lost and Found: Historic Structures in the U.P.," Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier Heritage Center, Northern Michigan University.

- Aug. 19- "Locking Through the Soo, 1796 to Today," Don Balmer, photographer, Marquette. Glasses will be provided for this 3-D program.



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