As part of NMU’s Diversity Common Reader Program, the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives will host this semester’s second Evening at the Archives public presentation on Thursday, March 29, at 7:00pm. NMU Professor and University Archivist, Marcus C. Robyns, CA, will give a presentation, entitled Pasties, Beer, Revolution, and God: Immigrant Miners and Their Communities on the Marquette Iron Range, 1900-1930. Robyns will review the social, cultural, and political nature of immigrant iron miners in the early twentieth century with particular emphasis on the experience of Finnish immigrants.
The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided. Thursday, March 29 at 7:00pm, Learning Resource Center 126