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Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across field of a large one-story wooden building with a large stone chimney on the right side. This is the Recreation building at Whispering Pines Gi...

Date: 1934 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Grandstand Crowd

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Crowd of men, women, and children standing in front of, or sitting in, the grandstand watching a baseball game at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Three young men wearing hats, all 4-H members, stand with their bovines, steer which have short horns, at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1905 

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

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...

Photograph

Rest Lake Dam

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Rest Lake Dam of Manitowish River, Manitowish. Photograph taken from Vance Lake Highway (old Highway 51, now Highway W).

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Several men construct a movie set in a small, downtown area.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a bull at the Iron County Fair. The photographers shadow can be seen on the bull. Two men and two other cattle are visible on the right.

Date: 1941 

Description: This is map one of three maps that show trails, roads and fire lanes, utilities, resorts, submerged lakes, vegetation, flowage right lands, and timber righ...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows schools, school districts, town sections, highways, railroads, and hydrography of the area around Hurley. The right margin includes and expl...

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: 1932 ca.

Description: View from the shoreline at Mercer Tourist Park showing people on the dock and floating rafts in the lake.

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...

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: 1910-05-02 

Description: The postcard shows billowing smoke from the Hurley, Wisconsin Windsor mine shaft. Two men who were in the mine at the time lost their lives. A group of boy...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man's hand holding a stringer of about eleven fish in the grass. It is labeled "Butternut Wis" and says "Caught near Mercer, Wis."

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: View of a downtown area reconstructed for a movie location set. Several contemporary automobiles are seen in the background. Men are working on on two diff...

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