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Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View looking at automobiles and storefronts down one side of Main Street. On the left corner is the downtown gas station with a sign for Firestone. Other s...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View across water of The Flowage showing the Mercer Fish Hatchery building on the left. Two people are in a boat on the far left, a bridge is in the center...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of man seated on a horse-drawn wagon on Silver Street, which is parked in front of (from left to right) Joseph Rainieri Meat Market, Egan...

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:  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...

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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.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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: 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,...

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.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View towards vehicles in the street, including hearses, and horses from the Burton House Livery parked along the curb in front of storefronts. Men stand ho...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from water of vacation cabins and boats along lake shoreline of Turtle Flowage. The roof of the building on the right says: "Al's Place / Lunches — Ca...

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: View of a woman as she was loaded into the agent's car after a raid at Rae's Blackhawk Bar. She is hiding her face in her coat.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alec Nelson and his wife and two children pose in front of their house at 215 Lake Drive on Germania Hill.

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: 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...

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: 1934 ca.

Description: View across field of a large one-story wooden building with a large stone chimney on the right side. This is the Recreation building at Whispering Pines Gi...

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: 1932 ca.

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

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