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Photograph

Rest Lake Dam

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Rest Lake Dam of Manitowish River, Manitowish. Photograph taken from Vance Lake Highway (old Highway 51, now Highway W).

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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.

Date: 1961-10-03 ca.

Description: Caption on negative jacket reads, "The 20th Century Fox motion picture studio crew at work filming 'Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man,' based on Ernes...

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.

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: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Several men construct a movie set in a small, downtown area.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman wearing a dress standing in a barnyard next to a cow drinking out of a pail. Other cows and a barn are in the background.

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: 1933 ca.

Description: View of the entrance to Voss' Birchwood Lodge on Spider Lake. On the right are two birdhouses and a log entrance that says Voss' Resort. On the right is a...

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: 1947-07 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map identifies the locations of the Divide Resort and Spider Lake Resort in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Also shown are trails, stage l...

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:  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: 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: 1935 ca.

Description: Two young men who are 4-H members are each standing and holding a rope lead next to a young bovine, possibly at the Iron County Fair.

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.

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: 1911-12-01 

Description: An elevated view from hill of Pokegama Camp at Spider Lake. The postcard is addressed to Mrs Jno. Chisholm, 116 Marquette St. Ironwood, Mich., mother of Em...

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