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Date: 1934 ca.
Description: View of the cabins or bunkhouses of Camp Mercer across the Manitowish River.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of sixteen men members of the Montreal Fireman's Association, most wearing uniforms and hats, next to an early fire truck.
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: 1932 ca.
Description: View from the shoreline at Mercer Tourist Park showing people on the dock and floating rafts in the lake.
Description: Winter scene of man wearing an overcoat and hat stands with a shovel at the far end of a snow tunnel shoveled through a tall snowbank.
Description: Man's hand holding a stringer of about eleven fish in the grass. It is labeled "Butternut Wis" and says "Caught near Mercer, Wis."
Description: State Agent (left, with face blacked out to prevent future identification) as he seized the operator of the roulette table at the Ritz Bar after a sweeping...
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...
Description: Two men wearing hats are standing outside of a cabin. One man, wearing suspenders, is leaning on a table. The other man, wearing overalls, is holding a sho...
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: 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...
Description: Five women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution.
Description: Elevated view overlooking Mercer. Roads, trees and buildings are visible.
Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.
Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Montreal Mining Company.
Description: View of the lake shore and U-shaped dock at Whispering Pines.
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...
Description: Group of people gathered on and near the Turtle Dam of the Flambeau River. View from the Turtle Flowage side of the dam.
Description: Mrs. Kathleen Napoli, held a "keeper of a house of ill fame", as she was finger printed by an FBI Agent on Wednesday. Her husband, Dominic, is in the Army....
Description: Bird's-eye map of Hurley with insets Mining at the Colby, Hurley in 1885, and North Front of Silver Street.
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