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Catalog Number RG2996.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG2996 Brugger Family
Title Brugger Family
Description Approximately 29 photographs; This collection relates to the Brugger family of Columbus, Nebraska, and, to a smaller extent, to the history of Columbus. Significant materials describe the life and social work career of Florence Brugger.

This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1910s, 1930s, and 1960s. Most of the photographs show the exteriors of Stenger and Brugger family homes in and near Columbus, Nebraska. Of particular note are photographs of the Melchoir Brugger home, which show changes made to the home over time. A few photographs of family members and a photograph of a suffrage parade in Columbus are also included.
Date 1910s-1906s circa
Place USA: Nebraska (Platte), Columbus
People Brugger, Melchoir, 1854-1935
Brugger, Mathilde (Stenger), 1860-1957
Brugger, Florence, 1901-1988
Brugger, (Mathilde) Elise(beth), 1887-1971
Beal, Helen Frances (Brugger)
Brugger, Theodore, -1948
Subjects Suffrage
Women's rights
World War, 1914-1918
Social Service
World War, 1939-1945
Social work
Search Terms Columbus (Neb.)