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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: 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: 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: 1930 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Little Bohemia restaurant and lodge with multiple vehicles parked out front.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: View down lake shoreline on Lake Manitowish at Little Bohemia. There are stairs coming down to the lake, and a bench, as well as docks, a flag pole and a d...
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: 1935 ca.
Description: Woman and eight cows in a barnyard, with barns and farm outbuildings in the background in Iron County.
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.
Description: John W. Roach, Chief of the State Beverage Tax Division, (left) and Sheriff Sam Giovanoni, on right, snapped after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area esta...
Description: Outdoor portrait of a man wearing boots, a jacket and hat holding a large fish next to a building and sign that says "Voss Birchwood Lodge, Strictly Modern...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: View looking at automobiles and storefronts down one side of Main Street. On the left corner is the downtown gas station with a sign for Firestone. Other s...
Description: Elevated view overlooking Lake Mercer and surrounding forest.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View looking across the Lake of the Falls at three one-story log cabins with porches, called the Russell Bros Cabins. There are boats along the shoreline.
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...
Description: Woman wearing a dress standing in a barnyard next to a cow drinking out of a pail. Other cows and a barn are in the background.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Elevated view overlooking Mercer. Roads, trees and buildings are visible.
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...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: View of the cabins or bunkhouses of Camp Mercer across the Manitowish River.
Date: date unknown
Description: The blacksmiths of the mining company pose in their shop with the tools of their trade. The man on the right holding a sledgehammer is probably Dave Endriz...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.
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