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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: 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: 1899-03 

Description: Winter scene of man wearing an overcoat and hat stands with a shovel at the far end of a snow tunnel shoveled through a tall snowbank.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Woman standing outside of the two-story Post Office building in Manitowish. There is a road, fence and pine trees in the foreground.

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: 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...


Little Bohemia

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Little Bohemia restaurant and lodge with multiple vehicles parked out front.

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: A group of people pose in front of a boarding house. One man on the right is holding up a small child. There is a large pile of lumber or fuelwood next to...

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...

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...

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,...


Man with Horse

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man wearing a plaid shirt standing in front of a dark colored horse, at the Iron County Fair.

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: 1936 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eleven men wearing hats, shirts and bow ties standing outdoors holding drum sticks behind eight drums. The two large drums in the center...


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: 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: 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...

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