Columbus State University Archives and Special Collections

Phenix City Historical Photo Collection (SMC 152)

Identifier

SMC 152

Title

Phenix City Historical Photo Collection (SMC 152)

Description

Photographs of life in Phenix City, Alabama and Columbus, Georgia. Photographs include businesses, churches, and the trouble of Phenix City in the 1950s.

Date

c. 1880s - 1970s

Rights

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Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia

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Subject

Phenix City, Alabama
Auburn, Alabama
Columbus, Georgia

Collection Items

Phenix City Post Office
1954 photo of the United States Post Office Building on 14th Street

Fireworks display at night
A firework display lights up the night sky. Post-war, possibly Idle Hour Park.

Water-sports on a lake
Two images of watersports on a body of water (Moon Lake at Idle Hour Park?)

Pony Ride
A Pony Ride area, possibly at Idle Hour Amusement Park

Public Dance
A public Dance, possibly a dance competition? Tall pines and swimsuits suggest this may be Idle Hour Amusement Park.

Public Swimming Pool, Idle Hour Park
An undated photo of the swimming pool at Idle Hour Park.

Biff Burger Restaurant
Color photograph of Biff Burger, a popular early local fast food restaurant.
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