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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: 1932 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman and eight cows in a barnyard, with barns and farm outbuildings in the background in Iron County.

Photograph

Holst's Log Cabin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Road lined with stones leading up to the one-story Holst's Log Cabin in the woods.

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: 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: 1961-09-18 

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

Date: 1909 

Description: This map covers Iron and Price Counties and portions of Sawyer and Oneida Counties. The map shows vacant and sold Wis. Central Ry. land, settlers houses, s...

Photograph

Men in Oat Field

Date: 1935 ca.

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.

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men known as the Railroad Section Gang pose together on a handcar on railroad tracks. They traveled on handcars and repaired tracks. Standing second f...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View down lake shoreline on Lake Manitowish at Little Bohemia. There are stairs coming down to the lake, and a bench, as well as docks, a flag pole and a d...

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.

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...

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