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Description: The postcard shows billowing smoke from the Hurley, Wisconsin Windsor mine shaft. Two men who were in the mine at the time lost their lives. A group of boy...
Description: A friend named George sent this photographic postcard to Emilie Chisholm, Ironwood, Michigan. Camp Keewatin was a boys camp. Emily Chisholm eventually marr...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Turtle flowage near the Turtle Dam on the Flambeau River.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View of the entrance to Voss' Birchwood Lodge on Spider Lake. On the right are two birdhouses and a log entrance that says Voss' Resort. On the right is a...
Description: John W. Roach, Chief of the State Beverage Tax Division, (left) and Sheriff Sam Giovanoni, on right, snapped after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area esta...
Description: Man holding the mouth of a ram with large horns. The man is showing the ram at the Iron County Fair.
Description: Photomontage of a man pulling a giant fish into his rowboat. As the text box in the lower left corner--which reads "Swallowed The Pole and All"--suggests,...
Description: View from water of vacation cabins and boats along lake shoreline of Turtle Flowage. The roof of the building on the right says: "Al's Place / Lunches — Ca...
Description: Seven women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: View looking out over the boats at docks on Spider Lake at Voss' Birchwood Lodge.
Description: Men wearing helmets tackling each other on a field during a football game. A man in white (referee) is running toward the camera. In the distance is a crow...
Description: Group of people gathered on and near the Turtle Dam of the Flambeau River. View from the Turtle Flowage side of the dam.
Description: Road lined with stones leading up to the one-story Holst's Log Cabin in the woods.
Description: Man wearing a plaid shirt standing in front of a dark colored horse, at the Iron County Fair.
Description: Scene in rural schoolyard as Sheriff Sam Giovanoni swore in 48 Beverage Tax Agents as Iron County Deputies on Tuesday night, just before a a sweeping raid...
Description: Man wearing a vest and tie stands holding a rooster at the Iron County Fair.
Description: John M. Califano, operator of the Blackhawk Bar, as he was fingerprinted on Wednesday by FBI agent (face blacked out) at the Iron County jail, following a...
Date: date unknown
Description: A woman (seated) and four men pose in front of a log building with a tree stump in the foreground. One man is holding a rifle, and is also holding a dog on...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: View down road of an automobile parked outside the two-story Tower Tea Room, Rest Lake. The one-story building on the right has a sign that says "Crank Cas...
Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...
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