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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: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Treaty Tamarack

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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...

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of three men and two women are standing on a pier inspecting a 15 pound muskellunge. Long Lake is in the background. There is a boathouse at the en...

Date: 1907 

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

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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: 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.

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

Photograph

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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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

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

School

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: School building.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

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.

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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