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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: 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...

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: 1945-07-13 

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

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...

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Scene at Columbus

Date: 1926 

Description: View down a cobblestone brick road. Stores on the street include: the Columbus Hotel, Tremont Hotel, and a drug store.

Date: 1936-06-23 

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

Date: 1944-03-06 

Description: Columbus Foods Corporation received an "A" for achievement award flag for food production and canning. Taking part in the ceremony, left to right are: J.L...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lawn, trees and blooming flowers in front of St. Mary's Hospital.

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: 1926 

Description: Dry milk plant with a very tall smokestack. Some trucks are visible on the left.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: First National Bank, founded in 1861.

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Storage Building

Date: 1962-05-05 ca.

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

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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 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: 1947 

Description: Clock tower.

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: 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: A work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp marching to trucks to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

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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...

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