From the Archives: Florence, Neb.

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Mrs. James C. Mitchell with her granddaughter Florence Kilburn. Florence was adopted and did not show up on the town's census as a birth, which has caused much confusion on how the town actually got it's name. Undated photo. THE WORLD-HERALD ARCHIVES

Mrs. James C. Mitchell with her granddaughter Florence Kilburn. Florence was adopted and did not show up on the town’s census as a birth, which has caused much confusion on how the town actually got it’s name. Undated photo. THE WORLD-HERALD ARCHIVES

Mrs. James C. Mitchell posed with her granddaughter Florence Kilburn, for whom the town of Florence is named.
Florence was adopted and did not show up on the town’s census as a birth, which has caused much confusion on how the town actually got it’s name.
Ran Dec. 12, 1954

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