Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: date unknown
Description: A woman (seated) and four men pose in front of a log building with a tree stump in the foreground. One man is holding a rifle, and is also holding a dog on...
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: 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.
Date: 1942-08-02 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Silver Street in Hurley at 4:30 a.m., Sunday morning, showing busy street and all establishment's lights blazing. After the sweeping raid...
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.
Description: Sanborn map of Hurley including mining features.
Description: Group portrait of miners posing by #1 shaft just north of "G" Pabst. The man on the far left is Joe Iafolla.
Description: View of the Iron County Court House and surrounding landscape.
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 plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...
Description: Group portrait of workers posing outside a mine, probably in Hurley, Wisconsin. Three young boys stand behind the group among stacks of logs.
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: 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: Exterior view of Little Finland Cabins featuring a steam bath. There is a large woodpile at one side of the building.
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: Seven women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution.
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...
Description: A woman is led out by a State Agent during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution. The...
Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Village of Gile.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Group portrait of eleven men wearing hats, shirts and bow ties standing outdoors holding drum sticks behind eight drums. The two large drums in the center...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706