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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...

Photograph

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: 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: 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: 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...

Photograph

Motion Picture Set

Date: 1961-10-03 

Description: View of a downtown street, altered by 20th Century Fox motion picture studio for scenes in the movie "Young Man." For filming, local people dressed the par...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View across water of The Flowage showing the Mercer Fish Hatchery building on the left. Two people are in a boat on the far left, a bridge is in the center...

Date: 1932 ca.

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

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows lakes, lodges and resorts, roads, and railroads in Sherman township and a portion of Mercer township. Points of interest are marked with a s...

Map or Atlas

Maps of Trude Lake

Date: 1925 

Description: Shows buildings, piers, winter and summer levels, and resort lands. Depths shown by isolines. Relief shown by contours. From the E.P. Sherry papers relat...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View towards vehicles in the street, including hearses, and horses from the Burton House Livery parked along the curb in front of storefronts. Men stand ho...

Date: 1961-09-18 

Description: Main street of the town, shown during reconstruction for use as a motion picture set.

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.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1891-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.

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...

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...

Photograph

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: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Hurley with insets Mining at the Colby, Hurley in 1885, and North Front of Silver Street.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Pine Lake, Wisconsin

Date: 1935 

Description: This map shows property owners, government lots, and roads around Pine Lake in Rusk and Chippewa Counties. Also shows Silver and McDonald Lakes. "This map...

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