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Date: 1932 ca.

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

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.

Date: 1935 ca.

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."

Date: 1942-08-04 

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...

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: 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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of a man wearing boots, a sweater and hat holding a large fish and standing next to a building and a sign that says "Voss Birchwood Lodge,...

Photograph

Man Holding Rooster

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man wearing a vest and tie stands holding a rooster at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: A state agent arrests three women and one man, a bartender, in Jeanne's Chateau. A sweeping raid was staged on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest...

Date: 1942-08-05 

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.

Photograph

Main Street

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...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: View of a downtown area reconstructed for a movie location set. Several contemporary automobiles are seen in the background. Men are working on on two diff...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Girls running around on a field holding hockey sticks playing field hockey, possibly in Iron County. In the background are houses and trees.

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: Scene in rural schoolyard as Sheriff Sam Giovanoni swore in 48 Beverage Tax Agents as Iron County Deputies on Tuesday night, just before a a sweeping raid...

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: 1936 ca.

Description: View of a two-story gabled roof lodge, Voss' Birchwood Lodge on Spider Lake. It has a stone chimney and a brick chimney, as well as a front porch and is su...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Man wearing a hat, standing in a sunflower field next to a sign that reads “Date of Planting Sunflower, Date Planted, ___ __ ___, May 21 – 21910 LBS, May 2...

Date: 1911 

Description: View of the hotel across from the Mercer Supply Company with small dog in the foreground.

Date: 1906-07-15 

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...

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."

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