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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...

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Log Cabin Home

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of a one-story log cabin home. There is a stone chimney on the right side.

Date: 1934 ca.

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

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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.

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Holst's Log Cabin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Road lined with stones leading up to the one-story Holst's Log Cabin in the woods.

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: 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...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the road and entrance to Mercer Tourist Park on Grand Portage Lake showing the fences, road and buildings. The larger building on the left has a st...

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...

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Lake Mercer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view overlooking Lake Mercer and surrounding forest.

Date: 1932 ca.

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

Date: 1932 ca.

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

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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 ca.

Description: View of a two-story gabled roof lodge, Voss' Birchwood Lodge on Spider Lake. It has a stone chimney and a brick chimney, as well as a front porch and is su...

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...

Date: 1906-07-15 

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...

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.

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Little Bohemia

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1936-07 

Description: Elevated view of the Mercer Ranger Station from a watchtower.

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...

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