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Dwight D. Eisenhower Fishing

Date: 1956
Description: Dwight D. Eisenhower and his brothers on a fishing trip proudly exhibiting muskies and northern pike on a Wisconsin lake. From left are Dwight, Edgar, Milt...
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Mercer Ranger Station

Date: July 1936
Description: Elevated view of the Mercer Ranger Station from a watchtower.
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Fire Lookout Station

Date: October 1936
Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye Map of Hurley

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye map of Hurley with insets Mining at the Colby, Hurley in 1885, and North Front of Silver Street.
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Gogebic Range Miners

Date: 1886
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.
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Gurney Falls

Date: 1940
Description: View of Gurney Falls.
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Women Booked For Prostitution

Date: August 05 1942
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.
Print

Burton House

Date: 1885
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.
Postcard

Iron County Court House

Date: 1905
Description: View of the Iron County Court House and surrounding landscape.
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Main Street During Reconstruction

Date: September 18 1961
Description: Main street of the town, shown during reconstruction for use as a motion picture set.
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Hotel and Mercer Supply Company

Date: 1911
Description: View of the hotel across from the Mercer Supply Company with small dog in the foreground.
Map or Atlas

Gogebic Iron Range in Wisconsin

Date: 1887
Description: Benedict & Co. engineers. As shown by development to March 1st 1887. Inset: Map of northern Wisconsin showing location of range. Lands in red.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Nip and Tuck

Date: 1911
Description: Photomontage of a man fishing. The man, wearing waders and up to his knees in water, is struggling to reel in a giant bass. The words, "Nip & Tuck with a B...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Swallowed The Pole And All

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,...
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Rest Lake Dam

Date: 1940
Description: Rest Lake Dam of Manitowish River, Manitowish. Photograph taken from Vance Lake Highway (old Highway 51, now Highway W).
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Little Finland Cabins

Date: July 1947
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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Little Bohemia

Date: 1930
Description: Exterior view of Little Bohemia restaurant and lodge with multiple vehicles parked out front.
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Pence Service Station

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.
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"Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man" Movie Set

Date: October 03 1961
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...
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Movie Set Construction

Date: September 18 1961
Description: Several men constructinbg a movie set in a small, downtown area.

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