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Photograph

Man Showing Ram

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man holding the mouth of a ram with large horns. The man is showing the ram at the Iron County Fair.

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: 1934 

Description: This 1934 zoning map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, roads, and lakes and streams. Forestry and recreation d...

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View acriss water of shoreline and three cottages at Dalbec's, Lake of the Falls.

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: 1942-08-04 

Description: John W. Roach, Chief of the State Beverage Tax Division, (left) and Sheriff Sam Giovanoni, on right, snapped after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area esta...

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows vacant Wisconsin Central Rail Road lands, settlers houses, land sold by Wisconsin Central R.R., schools, churches, s...

Date: 1932 ca.

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

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.

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: 1910-05-02 

Description: The postcard shows billowing smoke from the Hurley, Wisconsin Windsor mine shaft. Two men who were in the mine at the time lost their lives. A group of boy...

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: 1961-09-18 

Description: Main street of the town, shown during reconstruction for use as a motion picture set.

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."

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.

Photograph

Grandstand Crowd

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Crowd of men, women, and children standing in front of, or sitting in, the grandstand watching a baseball game at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Three young men wearing hats, all 4-H members, stand with their bovines, steer which have short horns, at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1941 

Description: This is map two of a set of three and shows boundaries and flowage right lands in red ink. A legend in the lower right corner includes a legend of symbols...

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...

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