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Date: 1900-10-03 

Description: View from audience of William Jennings Bryan, as Democratic nominee for election to the presidency, addressing a crowd, estimated at 15,000 people, at a st...

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, railroads, projected railroads, residential buildings, mills, and part of the Crawfish River. The map includes...

Date: 1949-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the newly built South Hall of the Wisconsin Academy at Columbus Wisconsin. The Academy is a high school co-ed boarding school, formerly k...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View down the brick street in a busy commercial area. Cars are parked on either side of the road.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Capt. Huldreich M. Stienecker, Michigan, inspecting a load of peas at a cannery where German prisoners of war are working. Steinecker is in charge of the p...

Date: 1936-06-23 

Description: Workers in trial fields of the Leonard Seed Company, with the processing plant in the background.

Photograph

Fox House

Date: 1925 

Description: The brick, Italianate style Fox House hotel in Columbus. There are brackets under the overhang and a large belvidere. A sign on the building advertises Coc...

Photograph

Residential Yard

Date: 1962-05-05 ca.

Description: A residential yard with ornamental tree trimming. Several fenced-in gardens are visible as well. Houses are in the background.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoners of war line up for inspection outside their barracks before going to work at a local cannery.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoner of war pitching pea vines into a viner at a cannery.

Photograph

Columbus Library

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Columbus Library. There are reading tables and chairs, and bookshelves line the walls. A large window with a potted plant is in the ce...

Photograph

Merry Go Round

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat pushes a rig similar to a horse mill to give four children a ride on a merry go round in the Columbus Park. The children are seated on...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, and blocks and lots by number. The map includes explanatory text.

Date: 1926 

Description: Pavilion, judge's stand, and other small structures at Firemans City Park.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: First National Bank, founded in 1861.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flour mills and dam.

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Facade of the Farmers and Merchants Union Bank, a Louis H. Sullivan building.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...

Postcard

James Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: James Street looking with horse-drawn wagons.

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