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Date: 1947-07 

Description: Exterior view of Little Finland Cabins featuring a steam bath. There is a large woodpile at one side of the building.


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: 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.


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: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men wearing suits, ties, and hats each hold a very large squash with tags at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of sixteen men members of the Montreal Fireman's Association, most wearing uniforms and hats, next to an early fire truck.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Automobiles and trucks parked along Main Street in Mercer. Storefront signs on the left side read: Sweet Shop, Drug, The Store, Coffee Shop, and Rugee's Me...


Lake Mercer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view overlooking Lake Mercer and surrounding forest.


Little Bohemia

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: Women are booked for prostitution by state agents at the Iron County jail after vice raids at Hurley-area taverns on a Tuesday night.

Date: 1934 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of man seated on a horse-drawn wagon on Silver Street, which is parked in front of (from left to right) Joseph Rainieri Meat Market, Egan...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

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

Date: 1956 

Description: Dwight D. Eisenhower and his brothers on a fishing trip proudly exhibit muskies and northern pike on a Wisconsin lake. From left are Dwight, Edgar, Milton,...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Montreal men's baseball team outside of the baseball dug out. All of the men are wearing hats, a few have baseball gloves, and one ma...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Village of Gile.

Date: 1942-08-04 

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.

Date: 1936-10 

Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map identifies the locations of the Divide Resort and Spider Lake Resort in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Also shown are trails, stage l...

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