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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Two lumbermen posed with saw and fallen tree, cutting pine into manageable sizes for hauling.
Description: Ephraim Watt, his wife, and their child pose in front of their log home, 14 miles southwest of Florence. The image caption reads, "where we had dinner, Aug...
Description: A hardwood forest ten miles southwest of Florence, containing hard maple, birch, elm, oak, hemlock, and other types of timber. Two men are leaning against...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Field and trees and water in foreground. On the far shoreline are buildings in the town.
Description: Church with snow on the roof.
Description: Front entrance of the Florence County Court House.
Description: School children pose for a group portrait in front of a school.
Description: On the farm of C.W. Washburn, two men pose by a apple tree in full fruit. A man (with his back to the camera) and a farm building are in the background.
Description: Group of surveyors from the Agricultural Department at the University of Wisconsin posing on the back platform of their railroad car 404, "the Palace Car."...
Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.
Description: Thirteen men and boys pose in a line with their bicycles. Most of the group poses with similar bicycles, except for one man standing with a penny-farthing...
Description: The county and city of Florence were named for Florence Hulst, the wife of an early settler. This view illustrates the two industries, mining and lumbering...
Description: School building.
Description: Two men stand waist-high in the cabbage, pea, and oat fields of the C.C. Washburn homestead, twelve miles southwest of Florence. Wooden houses or outbuildi...
Description: Men working in an iron mine.
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