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Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

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: 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...

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...

Date: 1932 ca.

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

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: 1936-10 

Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View looking out over the boats at docks on Spider Lake at Voss' Birchwood Lodge.

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, railroad lines, roads, and communities in addition to geological data. The map includes cross-sections in the bottom margin a...

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

Mine and Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of workers posing outside a mine, probably in Hurley, Wisconsin. Three young boys stand behind the group among stacks of logs.

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1905-11 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley including mining features.

Date: 1932 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows towns and sections, lakes and streams, villages, railroads, roads, and La Point and Lac Du Flambeau Indian reservati...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street showing automobiles, light poles, and storefronts. Signs are visible for the "Drugstore" and "The Store."

Date: 1956 

Description: Dwight D. Eisenhower and his brothers on a fishing trip proudly exhibit muskies and northern pike on a Wisconsin lake. From left are Dwight, Edgar, Milton,...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the forest and the two-story Forest Ranger Station with two automobiles parked out front.

Print

Burton House

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: 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

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: 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...

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