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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.

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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: 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...

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Long Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Long Lake.

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows roads, railroads, lakes, rivers, churches, and camps.

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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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Miners at Iron Mine

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

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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Survey Group

Date: 1895 

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."...

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...

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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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...

Photograph

Treaty Tamarack

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Gravel Road Surface

Date: 1951-06-14 

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

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Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church with snow on the roof.

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Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front entrance of the Florence County Court House.

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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: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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