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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.

Date: 1899-03 

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.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of a man pulling a giant fish into his rowboat. As the text box in the lower left corner--which reads "Swallowed The Pole and All"--suggests,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of northern Iron County, Wisconsin, shows town sections and railroads in the towns of Saxon, Kimball, and Gurney. It also includes the area of the La P...

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.

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.

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

Man Holding Rooster

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man wearing overalls stands outside, holding a rooster in one arm and holding his hat in his other hand. He is probably at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1942-07-04 

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: 1934 ca.

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

Photograph

Judge R.C. Trembath

Date: 1942 

Description: Judge R.C. Trembath, who issued the warrants for gambling and prostitution for a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of people gathered on and near the Turtle Dam of the Flambeau River. View from the Turtle Flowage side of the dam.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Village of Gile.

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...

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: 1942-08-05 

Description: Four women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. One woman is thumbing her nose at the camera. The arrest w...

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men wearing suits, ties, and hats each hold a very large squash with tags at the Iron County Fair.

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: 1942-08-05 

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.

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