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Frances Reich Brooks Collection (MC 123)


Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs, postcards, letters and other material documenting the Reich, Shomburg and Brooks families of Columbus, Georgia.

1890s-1960s 3 boxes (2.2 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

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Frances Reich Brooks Collection (MC 123)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Unknown


Box and Folder List


Box 1

Folder 1 – Postcard album

Folder 2 – Postcard album

Folder 3 – Postcard album

Folder 4 – W. Duke Sons & Co., brochures, ca. 1900


Box 2

Folder 1 – Scrapbook and photos, clippings and other items, 1960s-1980s

Folder 2 – Scrapbook of business cards, newspaper clippings, 1890s

Folder 3 – 100 Years, 1835-1935, Bad-Nauheim

Folder 4 – Post-card album


Box 3

Folder 1 – Anna Dozier's School of the Dance

Folder 2 – Property surveys

Folder 3 – Record of Reich-Shomburg family, December 25, 1934

Folder 4 – Memories of Fred H. Shomburg, Sr., 1881-1969

Folder 5 – Biographical sketches of leading citizens of Columbus

Folder 6 – Columbus presents salute to Fort Benning. Thirteenth annual flower show, May 3-4, 1941

Folder 7 – Peace map of Europe following demands of President Wilson

Folder 8 – In Memory of Heroes in Gray 1861-1928

Folder 9 – The Columbus Water Works by A. J. Smalshaf

Folder 10 – Photographs (these were removed from the box and refilled in the Historic Photographs Collection)

Folder 11 – Tower of London (souvenir)

Folder 12 – Columbus Ledger 1955

Folder 13 – The First National Bank

Folder 14 – Financial documents

Folder 15 – The destruction of Germany

Folder 16 – WWII correspondence, v-mails and other letters

Folder 17 – Autographs

Folder 18 – Postcards of Columbus scenes

Folder 19 – World War II war bond wallet and register

Folder 20 – WWII war ration books (4)

Folder 21 – U.S. Treasury Department ad For WWII savings bonds

Folder 22 – WWII various government publications civil defense, armed services, medals.

Folder 23 – America's Fighting Planes in Action set of 20