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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...

Date: 1961-09-18 

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

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View across yard of three people standing on the porch of the two-story Northern Lakes Hotel on Rest Lake. There is a stone chimney and brickwork around th...

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

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people, presumably loggers and camp employees, pose with horses at a logging camp. A muddy puddle is in the foreground, and behind the group are...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking across the Lake of the Falls at three one-story log cabins with porches, called the Russell Bros Cabins. There are boats along the shoreline.

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: 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,...

Photograph

Man Holding Rooster

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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: 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.

Map or Atlas

Maps of Trude Lake

Date: 1925 

Description: Shows buildings, piers, winter and summer levels, and resort lands. Depths shown by isolines. Relief shown by contours. From the E.P. Sherry papers relat...

Date: 1898 

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: 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: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Hurley with insets Mining at the Colby, Hurley in 1885, and North Front of Silver Street.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898 

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

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

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: 1947-07 

Description: Exterior view of Little Finland Cabins featuring a steam bath. There is a large woodpile at one side of the building.

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