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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: 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...

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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...

Date: 1945-07-13 

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

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...

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Columbus City Hall

Date:  

Description: City Hall, and some nearby buildings. Two horse-drawn wagons are visible, along with a horse and riders. There are pedestrians in front of City Hall, inc...

Date: 1944-02-06 

Description: L.C. Richards, assistant factory superintendent of the Columbus Foods Corporation, receives the first "A" Achievement award pin from Donald E. Smith, deput...

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Columbus Library

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Description: Exterior view of the Columbus Library. Reverse of mounting reads: "1912, Carnegie bldg. $ Cost 10,000 - Claude + Starck, Madison, arch." Brick and Stucco c...

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...

Date: 1949-11-30 

Description: A group of people, possibly faculty and students, stand in front of the newly built South Hall of the Wisconsin Academy. The academy was formerly known as...

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Storage Building

Date: 1962-05-05 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a storage building with warped metal siding.

Date: 1947 

Description: Clock tower.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoner of war camp with tents and fencing surrounding the area. Several people are on the grounds. Prisoners are working in the local cannery.

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Columbus Library

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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...

Date: 1949 

Description: Farmers and Merchants Union Bank, designed by Louis H. Sullivan.

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: 1908 ca.

Description: Railroad station.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Two German prisoners of war, at a prisoner of war camp, cutting rye bread. The food preparation area includes large quantities of bread on another table co...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Farmers and Merchants Union Bank in Columbus, Wisconsin, designed by Louis Sullivan.

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