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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...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Man wearing a plaid shirt standing in front of a dark colored horse, at the Iron County Fair.
Description: Two men wearing suits, ties, and hats each hold a very large squash with tags at the Iron County Fair.
Date: date unknown
Description: Alec Nelson and his wife and two children pose in front of their house at 215 Lake Drive on Germania Hill.
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...
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...
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.
Description: View from water of vacation cabins and boats along lake shoreline of Turtle Flowage. The roof of the building on the right says: "Al's Place / Lunches — 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: 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....
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the forest and the two-story Forest Ranger Station with two automobiles parked out front.
Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.
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: John M. Califano, operator of the Blackhawk Bar, as he was fingerprinted on Wednesday by FBI agent (face blacked out) at the Iron County jail, following a...
Description: View of one man standing in the middle, while other men stand in a crowd, in an oat field. Most of the men are wearing suits and hats.
Description: Man wearing a vest and tie stands holding a rooster at the Iron County Fair.
Description: View looking at the automobiles parked in front of the stores along Main Street. Storefront signs on the left say: Mercer Auto Company, Mercer Garage, Good...
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.
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: 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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