Chapter 1: Humboldt & Area Timeline, 57 pages
Includes information about the area’s pre-history and the some of the significant details about Humboldt taken from the Humboldt Journal since it started printing in 1905. Also included is information about the close neighbours: Burr, Carmel, Fulda and Marysburg.
(Photo at right: Humboldt City Hall, 1918)
Chapter 2: Family Histories, 536 pages
There are approximately 830 family write-ups that were submitted for the book. Many of the write-ups include family pictures.
Chapter 3: Organizations, 28 pages
Contains histories and pictures of civic and volunteer organizations of Humboldt, present and past.
Chapter 4: Businesses, 36 pages
Contains submissions and pictures of many Humboldt businesses.
Chapter 5: Churches, 32 pages
Contains histories and photographs of area churches and religious organizations, including great photographs pertaining to the early history of St. Elizabeth Hospital and the Elizabethan Sisters who operated it.
Chapter 6: Schools, 18 pages
This chapter contains stories of area schools, most with pictures and many with lists of teachers through the years.
Chapter 7: Heritage & Candid Photos, 64 pages
An interesting selection of historic photographs are included in this chapter. Many of the photographs have an attached description which adds to their historic significance.
Chapter 8: Humboldt and Area Sports, 44 pages
Covers a wide range of sports from this area, in some cases as far back as the turn of the century, to the present. There is a section on high school sports as well as a complete listing of inductees to date into the Humboldt & District Sports Hall of Fame.
Chapter 9: People of Interest, 16 pages
Information about individuals from this area who are or were well known in their time for a variety of achievements.
Chapter 10: Quips, Bits and Pieces, 10 pages
A collection of short pieces of information such as anecdotes, history pieces, memories, thoughts, and more.
Chapter 11: Humboldt Centennial Year, 14 pages
Describes the many events that occurred in Humboldt during 2005, the Centennial Year.
Chapter 12: Personal Family Records
This section provides some lined “free space” for individuals to write in significant family information of their choosing.