Columbus State University Archives

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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.…

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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 (

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

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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.

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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…

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

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

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

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

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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."