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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: 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...

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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...

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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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

Miners at Iron Mine

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

Photograph

Gravel Road Surface

Date: 1951-06-14 

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

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

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: School building.

Date: 1934 

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

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...

Photograph

Treaty Tamarack

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church with snow on the roof.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

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...

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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