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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: 1935 ca.

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

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:  date unknown

Description: Alec Nelson and his wife and two children pose in front of their house at 215 Lake Drive on Germania Hill.

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...

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...

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: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the road and entrance to Mercer Tourist Park on Grand Portage Lake showing the fences, road and buildings. The larger building on the left has a st...

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

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...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view overlooking Mercer. Roads, trees and buildings are visible.

Photograph

Little Bohemia

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Little Bohemia restaurant and lodge with multiple vehicles parked out front.

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman and eight cows in a barnyard, with barns and farm outbuildings in the background in Iron County.

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:  date unknown

Description: A group of people pose in front of a boarding house. One man on the right is holding up a small child. There is a large pile of lumber or fuelwood next to...

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Woman standing outside of the two-story Post Office building in Manitowish. There is a road, fence and pine trees in the foreground.

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: 1936-07 

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

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