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Date: 1905 after
Description: Ludington Street, looking south.
Description: View down a cobblestone brick road. Stores on the street include: the Columbus Hotel, Tremont Hotel, and a drug store.
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Another view of Ludington Street.
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...
Description: L.C. Richards, assistant factory superintendent of the Columbus Foods Corporation, receives the first "A" Achievement award pin from Donald E. Smith, deput...
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: 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...
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...
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...
Description: Flour mills and dam.
Description: Dry milk plant with a very tall smokestack. Some trucks are visible on the left.
Description: Lawn, trees and blooming flowers in front of St. Mary's Hospital.
Description: This map shows agricultural, residence, business, and industrial districts as well as lot and block numbers.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Residence district of James Street. The view is of a wide street with houses on both sides.
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...
Description: Wisconsin Conference of Seventh Day Adventists farm on Duborg Road off of Highway 16 west of Columbus, Wisconsin. A farmer holds two horses next to a fence...
Description: Clock tower.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Farmers and Merchants Union Bank in Columbus, Wisconsin, designed by Louis Sullivan.
Description: Interior view of the Columbus Library looking toward children's room. In the foreground is a reading table, and librarian's desk. There are also bookshelve...
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