Nesbitt Memorial Library
Columbus, Texas

Last Updated October 17, 2013
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Photograph and Images Collection

The Nesbitt Memorial Library has collected more than 3000 photographs and other images that are relevant to Colorado County history. For this page, some of those images have been organized thematically into series. Click on the links below to view a series. The number in parenthesis at the end of each link indicates how many photographs are in the series. The photographs presented on these pages were scanned at 75 dpi. Higher resolution images are available by request.

 

Series 1.01: Colorado County Courthouse, exterior, 1891-1909 (9)
Series 1.02: Colorado County Courthouse, exterior, after 1909 (14)
Series 1.03: Colorado County Courthouse, interior (8)
Series 1.04: Colorado County Courthouse, grounds (9)
Series 1.05: Colorado County Jail (16)

Series 2.01: Photographs of Columbus made in 1884 for the New Orleans World Exhibition (21)

Series 3.01: Images of the town square in Eagle Lake (4)
Series 3.05: Construction of Lakeside Sugar Mill at Eagle Lake, June through September 1901 (22)
Series 3.06: Construction of Lakeside Sugar Mill at Eagle Lake, September through November 1901 (22)

Series 6.01: Staff and residents of the Sunny Hill Nursing Home at the county poor farm in 1964 (25)
Series 6.02: Relief workers for Colorado County, 1934 (8)
Series 6.03: Sheriffs of Colorado County (14)

Series 8.01: Gemmer and Tanner Gravel Company, 1932, part 1 (18)
Series 8.02: Gemmer and Tanner Gravel Company, 1932, part 2 (15)

Series 9.01: Court Oak, Columbus (10)
Series 9.05: Wall on stakes in Colorado River (6)

Series 10.11: Photographs by David H. Swartz (14)