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Date: 1936-07 

Description: Elevated view of the Mercer Ranger Station from a watchtower.

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: 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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Turtle flowage near the Turtle Dam on the Flambeau River.

Date: 1936-10 

Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View looking out over the boats at docks on Spider Lake at Voss' Birchwood Lodge.

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: 1911-12-01 

Description: An elevated view from hill of Pokegama Camp at Spider Lake. The postcard is addressed to Mrs Jno. Chisholm, 116 Marquette St. Ironwood, Mich., mother of Em...

Photograph

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: 1934 ca.

Description: View of the cabins or bunkhouses of Camp Mercer across the Manitowish River.

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: 1934 

Description: This 1934 zoning map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, roads, and lakes and streams. Forestry and recreation d...

Photograph

Tower Tea Room

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...

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...

Photograph

Lake Mercer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view overlooking Lake Mercer and surrounding forest.

Photograph

Holst's Log Cabin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Road lined with stones leading up to the one-story Holst's Log Cabin in the woods.

Date: 1906-07-15 

Description: Elevated view from the south of a crowd gathered to witness and celebrate the laying of the cornerstone of the new St. Mary of the Seven Dolors Catholic Ch...

Postcard

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...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View across water of The Flowage showing the Mercer Fish Hatchery building on the left. Two people are in a boat on the far left, a bridge is in the center...

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...

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