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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...

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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.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Two lumbermen posed with saw and fallen tree, cutting pine into manageable sizes for hauling.

Date: 1934 

Description: Public building improvement under the state Civil Works Administration, project number 14. Carpenter and painter at work.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front entrance of the Florence County Court House.

Postcard

Fisher Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1907 

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

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

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...

Photograph

Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

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.

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Description: A father and son picking tobacco. East Tennessee Farmers Union.

Date: 1891 

Description: Map shows Iron and Dickinson Counties, Mich. and Florence County, Wis. "Nov. 1st, 1891." Irregularly shaped. Includes table of distances and township diagr...

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: School building.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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: 1891 

Description: This is a family photograph of Nels Wickstrom with his wife Anna (born Anna Stoel) and their children in front of their log home. The oldest child, wearing...

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: School children pose for a group portrait in front of a school.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A boy and a girl are standing with a lamb in an open field. The girl is holding a bottle for feeding the lamb. Both children wear plaid clothing and the gi...

Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

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.

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