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Centennial Cotton Gin Company Photo Collection (MC 277)


Organizational Note

The Centennial Cotton Gin Company was founded in 1876, the year of the U.S. Centennial . It moved to Columbus, Georgia in 1921. Samuel Kelly Dimon Jr. was associated with the company from 1924 until his retirement in 1962, serving as president from 1953 to 1962.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of photographs of cotton ginning equipment, plans and models of such equipment, and of the facilities of the Centennial Cotton Gin Company in Columbus, Georgia (1920s-1960s).

In addition to the images of the cotton ginning operations, there is a separate envelop of photographs of Coca-Cola delivery trucks, as well as some of the Columbus bottling facilities of Coca-Cola 1910s-1960s.

1910s-1960s 1 box (1 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Centennial Cotton Gin Company Photo Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Centennial Cotton Gin Company Photo Collection (MC 277)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Transferred from the Columbus Museum in July of 2010.


Box and Folder List

Box 1

Folder 1 – Columbus Coca-Cola Bottling Company – 8 Photos

Folder 2 – Coca-Cola Trucks – 21 Photos, 1950s

Folder 3 – Royal Crown Cola Trucks – 3 Photos, 1950s

Folder 4 – Coca-Cola – Bottling Company – Trucks - 5 Photos, 1950s

Folder5 – Centrifugal Lint Cleaner – Cen-Tennial 3 Photos, 1950s

Folder 6 – Cen-Tennial Air Blast – Loose Roll – 21 Photos, 1920s/1930s

Folder 7 – Cen-Tennial Cotton Gin Machinery – 10 Photos, 1950s

Folder 8 – Steam Turbine Generator, Lubrication and Hydrogen Seal Oil Systems (1Photo) – Centrifugal Lint Cleaner 94 Photos)

Folder 9 – Cen-Tennial Cotton Gin Machinery – 12 Photos, 1950s

Folder 10 – Cen-Tennial Cotton Gin Machinery – 11 Photos, 1950s

Folder 11 – Left Hand Press, Superior 1 Story – Right Hand Press, Cen-Tennial Special 2 Story – 15 Photos, 1950s

Folder 12 – Cen-Tennial Cotton Gin Machinery – 12 Photos, 1950s

Folder 13 – Cen-Tennial Cotton Gin Machinery – 10 Photos, 1950s

Folder 14 – Cen-Tennial Machinery – 9 Photos, 1950s

Folder 15 – Cen-Tennial Pumps and Motors – 4 Photos, 1950s

Folder 16 – Beverage Trucks – 39 Photos, 1950s

Folder 17 – Beverage Trucks – 20 Photos, 1950s

Folder 18 – Beverage Trucks and Others – 22 Photos, 1050s

Folder 19 – Beverage Trucks and Others – 10 Photos, 1950s

Folder 20 – Gas Trucks – Buildings – 2 Negatives – 5 Photos, 1950s