W.E. Ayres

W.E. Ayres had a variety store at 1049 Livingston Avenue in Columbus, Ohio.

The photos and images were created by E.B. Ackley, but the cards were printed en masse by the Curt Teich Company in Chicago, Ill., under the tradename, “C.T. Art-Colortone.”

Looking West on Broad Street from Memorial Hall, Columbus, Ohio (1933)
Vintage linen postcard (c. 1933) depicting Downtown Columbus, Ohio, looking west on Broad Street from the Franklin County Memorial Hall.

Looking West on Broad Street from Memorial Hall, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage linen white border postcard depicting Downtown Columbus, Ohio, looking west on Broad Street from Franklin County Memorial Hall.

Capitol Square, in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio (1945)
Vintage divided back linen postcard (c. 1930s) picturing the Civic Center Group and Scioto River in Columbus, Ohio, from the air.

Columbus, Ohio’s State Capitol from the Air, Columbus, Ohio (1945)
Vintage linen postcard (c. 1945) depicting downtown Columbus, Ohio, from the air. Pictured are Columbus landmarks including the A.I.U. Citadel (now, LeVeque Tower), the Scioto Riverfront, and Ohio State Office Building.

Capitol Square, in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio (1945)
Vintage divided back linen postcard (c. 1945) depicting Capitol Square in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio.

Bird’s-Eye View from LeVeque-Lincoln Tower Showing State Capitol, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage linen white border postcard depicting the view from the LeVeque-Lincoln Tower in downtown Columbus, Ohio, showing the Ohio Statehouse.

State Capitol and McKinley Memorial, Columbus, Ohio (1947)
Vintage linen postcard (c. 1947) depicting the Ohio Statehouse and the McKinley Memorial in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio State Capitol and McKinley Memorial and Emblems of the State (1950)
Vintage linen postcard (c. 1950) depicting Ohio symbols and a scene of the Statehouse.

Skyline View of Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage postcard depicting and aerial view of Columbus, Ohio, and the Scioto River.

Ohio State Office Building and Le Veque-Lincoln Tower, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage postcard depicting the Civic Center Group including the Ohio State Office Building and LeVeque-Lincoln Tower along the Scioto River in Columbus, Ohio, at night.