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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: Map shows Iron and Dickinson Counties, Mich. and Florence County, Wis. "Nov. 1st, 1891." Irregularly shaped. Includes table of distances and township diagr...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Long Lake.
Description: Group of miners posed on a platform near an iron mine.
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: 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: 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: 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.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Two lumbermen posed with saw and fallen tree, cutting pine into manageable sizes for hauling.
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: 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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Florence from across Fisher Lake, with several figures standing on the closest shore.
Description: Public building improvement under the state Civil Works Administration, project number 14. Carpenter and painter at work.
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...
Description: Panorama image of workers building the Penisular Power Company, located on the Brule River.
Description: Men working in an iron mine.
Description: School children pose for a group portrait in front of a school.
Description: Crushing gravel to surface STH 101 in Florence County.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Tamarack tree located in Florence County marking the beginning of the State Boundary.
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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