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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: 1932 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1891-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, railroad lines, roads, and communities in addition to geological data. The map includes cross-sections in the bottom margin a...

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...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1905-11 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley including mining features.

Date: 1932 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows towns and sections, lakes and streams, villages, railroads, roads, and La Point and Lac Du Flambeau Indian reservati...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street showing automobiles, light poles, and storefronts. Signs are visible for the "Drugstore" and "The Store."

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the forest and the two-story Forest Ranger Station with two automobiles parked out front.

Print

Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View down lake shoreline on Lake Manitowish at Little Bohemia. There are stairs coming down to the lake, and a bench, as well as docks, a flag pole and a d...

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...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Group portrait of nineteen men of the Hurley Fire Department wearing hats and dress shirts. Many of the men are also wearing suit jackets. They are posed a...

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: 1942 ca.

Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.

Date: 2008 

Description: Gus Savera built his service garage along Highway 77 in the mid-1940s. It was constructed out of cinder blocks and featured bright blue trim.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking at the automobiles parked in front of the stores along Main Street. Storefront signs on the left say: Mercer Auto Company, Mercer Garage, Good...

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...

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