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Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church with snow on the roof.

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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Miners at Iron Mine

Date:  

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

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Gravel Road Surface

Date: 1951-06-14 

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

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...

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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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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.

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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.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front entrance of the Florence County Court House.

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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...

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Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

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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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...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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...

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: 1934 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: School building.

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

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