Columbus State University Archives

Browse Items (21 total)

  • Collection: Alva C. Smith Collection Photographs (MC 34)

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Postcard of unknown painting "Edgar Mayo(?) to A.C Smith. July 30, 1951"

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Al Smith, Guy Moore, George Hurry, George Young with telephones and wire on floor.

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Woman on postcard wearing intricate lace collar. February 28, 1925

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Photo of Old St. Luke Methodist Church built in 1846 and torn down in 1897. Photo taken by a Mr. Gann prior to its destruction.

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Grandma Smith on the porch

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Grandma Smith on the porch

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Portrait of "Grandpa Smith" - negatives scratched, very fuzzy/envelope from photo developer.

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Portrait of "Grandma Smith" negatives scratched, very fuzzy/envelope from photo developer

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1002 Broad Street, Smith's Drug Store interior. Four men standing in the interior of the store. One can identify Park Square Chocolates, barber kits, Seltzer, and trinkets.

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Interior of a business with four men and a woman posing.

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Photo of the Old City Market located on First Avenue and 10th and 11th Streets. Buggies are parked out front.The back of the photograph reads: "From; Edgar Mayo to A.C. Smith. May 19, 1955. Old City Market 1 ave 10 & 11 st. d. 1890s.

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An ox team, in downtown Columbus. The postcard is dated to the 1950s; however, the photograph on the postcard itself is dated between 1889-1905. The back of the post card has written: "Edgar mayo to A.C Smith July 30,1951. Broad Street, 1889-1905…

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Photo of horse drawn wagon occupied by Shriners. Photo taken in front of Cargill-Wright Manufacturing Company. The Shriners were more formally known as the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrines. They are also associated with the…

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Photo of 14th Street Bridge from Georgia side approach. It is being dismantled. Guarded by four policemen. 1905.

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Photo of a church sanctuary with beams arching toward the ceiling.

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Photo of Police Headquarters (the Columbus Stockade). Police with civilian clothed individuals are in this photo.

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Photo of Columbusites that turned out for ground breaking ceremonies for Chamber of Commerce building at 15E 11th Street in 1904 or 05.

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Photo of the old St. Luke Church

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Photo of a ceremony, laying of a cornerstone of a building. A crown surrounds the stage.

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Photo of Police Department (Columbus) 1903 standing in front of Courthouse. Mayor A.H. Chappell is in the center with his hand in his coat.