COLUMBUS, KANSAS, is the County seat of Cherokee County, located in what is generally considered a farming community, quite a small percent of its inhabitants are employed in the Jack and Lead mines, about ten miles south and in the coal mines in the north end. Columbus has a population of 3155; three banks with a total deposit of $1,800,000., five schools, eight churches, and one theatre. Columbus also has electric lights, natural gas, artesian water, and paved streets.
Ira Clemens Photograph Album, 1923
SpC MS 0016
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