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Photograph of Colonel William Shepherd, C.S.A. the back of the photograph notes "Confederate Army; Civil War (Veterans) (Made Colonel after the Civil War - Captain during that war)

Note: spelling discrepancies of the name Shepard vs. Shepherd.…

Frank Winfield Woolworth Co. Store with Muscogee Towel window display and Ivory guest soap. Also known as a five and dime store where everything was under 10 cents.

The old courthouse and the new Columbus Government Building in 1972 shortly before the old courthouse's destruction.

White's Books and Stationary and Bonita Photo-plays movie gallery advertising Cap'n Kidd directed by J. P. McGowan with five cars parked on 12th Street.

Unidentified man in car (ca. 1900) with Cargill-Wright Company, 11 9th Street, Columbus, Georgia.

Steamboat with eleven passengers on the Chattahoochee River. A few of the women are shielding their eyes.

Twelve men and women with two children and a dog enjoying a picnic.

The cast from the play held at the Springer Opera House, "Beacause She Loved Him So." Front row, Clifford J. Swift, James W. Woodruff. Second row, left to right: Peter Preer, Allene Tupper (

Charles A. Snider inventor and owner of the Chainless Front-geared Safety Bicycle.

Photo of a painting of Dr. Edwin L. de Graffenreid, one of the commissioners responsible for the original plan for Columbus 1825-1871. Buried in Linwood Cemetery.
There are several spelling of de Graffenreid such as DeGraffenreid and deGraffenreid.

This back of this photograph is labeled "Photograph of Civil War Unit Southern Rights Battery - poss. Capt Joe Palmer of the Harris Artillery out front" however, this photograph is most likely an infantry unit from the Spanish-American War time…

Two copies of a view of an iron cone believed to be of a confederate torpedo.

Artists rendering of the covered Dillingham Street Bridge and the concrete River Bridge at Fourteenth Street crossing.

Photo showing Columbus' entire motorized fire department. Under Central of Georgia Viaduct on 13th Street. Also shows new Hook and Ladder.

Photo of Joe Mahan in Linwood Cemetery at the grave site of James Johnson, Governor of Georgia

Georgia farm land being tilled by a man using a plow and a horse. Note on the back of the photograph: "Block or Board generally used in Southern States for covering corn and peas. Seed planted in ridges and cover up 2 rows at a time."