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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.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Two lumbermen posed with saw and fallen tree, cutting pine into manageable sizes for hauling.
Date: 1890 ca.
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: 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...
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: Group of miners posed on a platform near an iron mine.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Florence from across Fisher Lake, with several figures standing on the closest shore.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Long Lake.
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: 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...
Description: A father and son picking tobacco. East Tennessee Farmers Union.
Description: Panorama image of workers building the Penisular Power Company, located on the Brule River.
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: Field and trees and water in foreground. On the far shoreline are buildings in the town.
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: Public building improvement under the state Civil Works Administration, project number 14. Carpenter and painter at work.
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...
Description: Shows roads, railroads, lakes, rivers, churches, and camps.
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: Crushing gravel to surface STH 101 in Florence County.
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