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Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

Photograph

Ephraim Watts Home

Date: 1895-08-02 

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...

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Description: Letterhead of M.H. Wheeler, a lumberman from Florence, Wisconsin, with a man standing on a load of logs, holding the reins for two horses harnessed to the...

Postcard

Fisher Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Florence from across Fisher Lake, with several figures standing on the closest shore.

Photograph

Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church with snow on the roof.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of three men and two women are standing on a pier inspecting a 15 pound muskie. Long Lake is in the background. There is a boathouse at the end of...

Photograph

Survey Group

Date: 1895 

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."...

Photograph

Miners at Iron Mine

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Description: Group of miners posed on a platform near an iron mine.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Field and trees and water in foreground. On the far shoreline are buildings in the town.

Photograph

Gravel Road Surface

Date: 1951-06-14 

Description: Crushing gravel to surface STH 101 in Florence County.

Date: 1895-08-02 

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...

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Description: Group of people, possibly members of the Mosher family, standing in front of the J.F. Mosher residence. In the yard are tree stumps and chickens.

Photograph

C.W. Washburn Farm

Date: 1895-08-02 

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.

Photograph

Log Driving Crew

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a driving crew standing on a log raft on the North Branch of the Popple River, a tributary of the Pine River. They are holding long...

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Description: Panorama image of workers building the Penisular Power Company, located on the Brule River.

Date: 1881 

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...

Photograph

Long Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Long Lake.

Date: 1895-08-02 

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...

Map or Atlas

Sportsman's Map

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map shows uplands and swamps owned by the Goodman Lumber Division, water, and roads. The lower right corner includes a location map. The upper left co...

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows roads, railroads, lakes, rivers, churches, and camps.

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