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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: 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: 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...

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: 1961-10-03 ca.

Description: Caption on negative jacket reads, "The 20th Century Fox motion picture studio crew at work filming 'Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man,' based on Ernes...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men wearing hats are standing outside of a cabin. One man, wearing suspenders, is leaning on a table. The other man, wearing overalls, is holding a sho...

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

Woman Showing Quilt

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman holding up a quilt, showing it at the Iron County Fair.

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: 1942 ca.

Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of miners posing by #1 shaft just north of "G" Pabst. The man on the far left is Joe Iafolla.

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.

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Winter scene of man wearing an overcoat and hat stands with a shovel at the far end of a snow tunnel shoveled through a tall snowbank.

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...

Photograph

Man Holding Rooster

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man wearing overalls stands outside, holding a rooster in one arm and holding his hat in his other hand. He is probably at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1934 ca.

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

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: 1942-08-04 

Description: Three women hide their faces as they walk in front of State Agents after exiting their place of business during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establi...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Girls running around on a field holding hockey sticks playing field hockey, possibly in Iron County. In the background are houses and trees.

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.

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