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Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

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Motion Picture Set

Date: 1961-10-03 

Description: View of a downtown street, altered by 20th Century Fox motion picture studio for scenes in the movie "Young Man." For filming, local people dressed the par...

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: 1899-03 

Description: Man wearing an overcoat and hat stands with a shovel at the far end of a snow tunnel shoveled through a tall snowbank.

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: 1910-05-02 

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...

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Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

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...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View towards vehicles in the street, including hearses, and horses from the Burton House Livery parked along the curb in front of storefronts. Men stand ho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of miners posing by #1 shaft just north of "G" Pabst. The man on the far left is Joe Iafolla.

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people, presumably loggers and camp employees, pose with horses at a logging camp. A muddy puddle is in the foreground, and behind the group are...

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men wearing hats are standing outside of a cabin. One man, wearing suspenders, is leaning on a table. The other man, wearing overalls, is holding a sho...

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Main Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Main Street from sidewalk. Across the street are buildings with signs that read from left to right "First National Bank," "Johns Hardware Paints St...

Photograph

Man Holding Rooster

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man wearing a vest and tie stands holding a rooster at the Iron County Fair.

Photograph

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: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of a man fishing. The man, wearing waders and up to his knees in water, is struggling to reel in a giant bass. The words, "Nip & Tuck with a B...

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...

Photograph

Man Holding Rooster

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man wearing overalls stands outside, holding a rooster in one arm and holding his hat in his other hand. He is probably at the Iron County Fair.

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