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Mine and Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of workers posing outside a mine, probably in Hurley, Wisconsin. Three young boys stand behind the group among stacks of logs.

Date: 1909 

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,...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View looking at automobiles and storefronts down one side of Main Street. On the left corner is the downtown gas station with a sign for Firestone. Other s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The blacksmiths of the mining company pose in their shop with the tools of their trade. The man on the right holding a sledgehammer is probably Dave Endriz...


Log Cabin Home

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of a one-story log cabin home. There is a stone chimney on the right side.


Camp Keewatin

Date: 1911-10-24 

Description: A friend named George sent this photographic postcard to Emilie Chisholm, Ironwood, Michigan. Camp Keewatin was a boys camp. Emily Chisholm eventually marr...


Judge R.C. Trembath

Date: 1942 

Description: Judge R.C. Trembath, who issued the warrants for gambling and prostitution for a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two young men who are 4-H members are each standing and holding a rope lead next to a young bovine, possibly at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View acriss water of shoreline and three cottages at Dalbec's, Lake of the Falls.

Date: 1942-07-05 

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: 1961-10-03 ca.

Description: Caption on negative jacket reads, "The 20th Century Fox motion picture studio crew at work filming 'Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man,' based on Ernes...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View from the shoreline at Mercer Tourist Park showing people on the dock and floating rafts in the lake.

Date: 1935 ca.

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...

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: Four women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. One woman is thumbing her nose at the camera. The arrest w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men known as the Railroad Section Gang pose together on a handcar on railroad tracks. They traveled on handcars and repaired tracks. Standing second f...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Man wearing a hat, standing in a sunflower field next to a sign that reads “Date of Planting Sunflower, Date Planted, ___ __ ___, May 21 – 21910 LBS, May 2...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: View of a downtown area reconstructed for a movie location set. Several contemporary automobiles are seen in the background. Men are working on on two diff...


Woman Showing Quilt

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman holding up a quilt, showing it at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of a two-story gabled roof lodge, Voss' Birchwood Lodge on Spider Lake. It has a stone chimney and a brick chimney, as well as a front porch and is su...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across field of a large one-story wooden building with a large stone chimney on the right side. This is the Recreation building at Whispering Pines Gi...

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