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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: 1934 ca.

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

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...


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.

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: Four women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. One woman is thumbing her nose at the camera. The arrest w...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1905-11 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley including mining features.


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 across yard of three people standing on the porch of the two-story Northern Lakes Hotel on Rest Lake. There is a stone chimney and brickwork around th...

Date: 1942-08-04 

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of a man wearing boots, a sweater and hat holding a large fish and standing next to a building and a sign that says "Voss Birchwood Lodge,...

Date: 1905 

Description: View of the Iron County Court House and surrounding landscape.

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.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of people gathered on and near the Turtle Dam of the Flambeau River. View from the Turtle Flowage side of the dam.

Date: 1936-10 

Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.

Date: 1887 

Description: Benedict & Co. engineers. As shown by development to March 1st 1887. Inset: Map of northern Wisconsin showing location of range. Lands in red.

Date: 1911 

Description: View of the hotel across from the Mercer Supply Company with small dog in the foreground.

Date: 1932 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two young men who are 4-H members are each standing and holding a rope lead next to a young bovine, possibly at the Iron County Fair.

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...

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