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Postcard

Fisher Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Miners at Iron Mine

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

Photograph

Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church with snow on the roof.

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...

Photograph

Treaty Tamarack

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Tamarack tree located in Florence County marking the beginning of the State Boundary.

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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...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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...

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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: 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

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

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...

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...

Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front entrance of the Florence County Court House.

Date: 1934 

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

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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