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Description: View of a woman as she was loaded into the agent's car after a raid at Rae's Blackhawk Bar. She is hiding her face in her coat.
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: 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...
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.
Description: A state agent arrests three women and one man, a bartender, in Jeanne's Chateau. A sweeping raid was staged on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest...
Description: A woman turns her back on an agent as they enter the establishment where she worked at the beginning of a raid on many Hurley area bars. The arrest warrant...
Description: Scene in rural schoolyard as Sheriff Sam Giovanoni swore in 48 Beverage Tax Agents as Iron County Deputies on Tuesday night, just before a a sweeping raid...
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...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Group portrait of eleven men wearing hats, shirts and bow ties standing outdoors holding drum sticks behind eight drums. The two large drums in the center...
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...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Hurley with insets Mining at the Colby, Hurley in 1885, and North Front of Silver Street.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.
Description: A woman is led out by a State Agent during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution. The...
Description: Five women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution.
Description: Judge R.C. Trembath, who issued the warrants for gambling and prostitution for a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments.
Description: Alec Nelson and his wife and two children pose in front of their house at 215 Lake Drive on Germania Hill.
Description: A woman (seated) and four men pose in front of a log building with a tree stump in the foreground. One man is holding a rifle, and is also holding a dog on...
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...
Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Village of Gile.
Description: Group portrait of miners posing by #1 shaft just north of "G" Pabst. The man on the far left is Joe Iafolla.
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