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Ron Brooks Collection (MC 94)

Biographical Note

Pending.


Scope and Content

A collection of photographs of Columbus, Georgia mostly in the 1920s and 1930s.

1920s-1950s 1 box and one map case drawer (3 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Ron Brooks 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:

Ron Brooks Collection (MC 94)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Unknown


Box and Folder/Item List


Box 1

Item 1 - Resolution from the Archer Hosiery Mills stating sadness in the death of Leslie Y. Corley, July 24, 1929

Item 2 – Panoramic photograph of the Pilgrim Knights of Oriental Splendor All Holton Band of Columbus standing in front of bleachers. Taken probably in late 1920's

Item 3 - Photograph of the Pilgrim Knights of Oriental Splendor Visitation, Grand Lodge of the Order of Odd Fellows (O.O.F.) of Georgia, Athens Session, May 24, 25, 26, 1921

Item 4 - Columbus High School Diploma of Thelma Frances Corley class of 1926

Item 5 - Columbus Industrial High School diploma from class of 1927. Ink has faded and is unreadable.

Folder 1 - Miscellaneous Postcards

1 - Souvenir Folder from Virginia Beach, Virginia, circa 1950s

2 - Souvenir Folder from Augusta, Georgia, circa 1920's or 1930s

3 - Postcard of Stanton Hall, Natchez, Mississippi, circa 1930s

4 - Postcard of the Walasiyi Inn, Vogel State Park, circa 1930s

5 - Color Tinted Postcard of "Arlington" in Natchez, Mississippi, circa 1930s

6 - Color Tinted Postcard of City Hall, Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1930s

7 - Color Tinted Postcard of Shriner's "Khedive" Temple, Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1930s

8 - Color Tinted Postcard of Sarah Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1930s

9 - Color Postcard of a drawing of Foreman Field, William and Mary Stadium, Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1930s



Folder 2 - Columbus Centennial Program

10 - Columbus Centennial Program, April 25, 26, 27, 1928


Folder 3 – Photographs


11 - Photo of middle-aged woman and toddler with three other children in background. Inscription on back reads "[??] Gladys & Leslie", circa 1900s or 1910s

12 - Cardboard folder with photo of woman with two small boys and baby. Inscription on photo reads "Inez and children", circa 1920s

13 - Cloth folder with oval photograph of a baby in a wicker pram, circa1900

14 - Cardboard folder bearing stamp of "Daniel's, 139 Church St., Spartanburg" with photo of young woman with fox stole, early 1920s

15 - Cardboard folder bearing stamp of "Jungermann, Columbus, GA." with photo of a young woman, 1920s

16 - Cardboard folder bearing stamp of "Jungermann, Columbus, GA." with photo of young woman (same woman as in 15), 1920s


Folder 4 – Photographs

17 - Cardboard folder bearing stamp of "Don Johnson, 18 Twelfth St., Columbus, GA." with photo of a young child holding a book, 1900s

18 - Class photo of the 7th Grade class of 1921 at Rose Hill School [Columbus, Georgia]

19 - Photo of a parade float with eight people aboard and three people around it. Float reads "Rose Hill 480."

Item 6 - Photo of a gathering of women. Thirty-one women, one child and one man are shown gathered around a banquet table. Photograph mat inscribed "Don Johnson, 18 Twelfth St., Columbus, GA."

Item 7 - Photo of a grave site adorned with flowers

Item 8 - Photo of a grave site adorned with flowers


Folder 5 – Photographs

20 - Photo of a woman in profile wearing and hat and fox stole. "Stanley Foulger [?] '25" written in pencil on bottom of photo

21 - Photo of a young woman

22 - Photo of a middle-aged woman sitting on a stone next to a street. Inscribed "Kat”, 1920s

23 - Photo of a young woman sitting in front of a large building, possibly Columbus Industrial High School, circa 1920s

24 - Photo of a young woman sitting on a rock wall next to a small pond, circa 1920s

25 - Photo of a young woman sitting in front of a door to Columbus Industrial High School. Inscribed "Just for You, [illegible], Up at C.I.H.S", circa 1920s

26 - Photo of two young woman sitting in front of Columbus Industrial High School. Inscribed "Dot and Me at ole C.I.H.S", circa 1920s

27 - Photo of a young woman sitting in front of a door to Columbus Industrial High School, circa 1920s

28 - Photo of two children on the steps of a house. Upper portion of photo faded, circa 1920s

29 - Photo of four young ladies sitting in the yard of a house, circa 1920s

30 - Photo of a young man sitting under tree, circa 1920s

31 - Photo of young woman standing in front of a tree, 1920s

32 - Photo of a young woman gathering water from a fountain, circa 1920s

33 - Photo of two young boys and two girls swimming in a pond with bath house and other children in background. circa 1920s

34 - Photo of three girls and two boys in swimsuits at a pond with a bath house in the back, circa 1920s

35 - Photo of three young ladies and a young man on the steps of a house, circa 1920s

36 - Photo of a young couple standing next to a decorative fish pond, circa 1920s

37 - A pair of photo booth photos of a man, circa 1920s

38 - Photo of two women standing in the front yard of a house. Back of photo stamped "Finished at McCollum's Studio, Columbus, GA, February. 19, 1929"

39 - Photo of the same two women as no. 38 in different position

40 - Photo of a woman holding a small child in the front yard of a house. Back of photo stamped "Finished at McCollum's Studio, Columbus, GA, February 19, 1929"

41 - Photo of a young man sitting with house and car in background. Back of photo stamped "Finished at McCollum's Studio, Columbus, GA, February 19, 1929

42 - Photo of two women in front of Columbus Industrial High School, circa 1920s

43 - Photo of a young couple standing near a grove of trees, circa 1920s

44 - Photo of a woman and child sitting in front of a house, circa 1920s

45 - Photo of a young boy riding a tricycle, circa 1920s

46 - Photo of an older woman holding a young child, circa 1920s

47 - Photo of a woman with child riding in a duck rocker, circa 1930s

48 - Photo of a young boy standing outside holding a watering can, circa 1950s

49 - Photo of a young boy standing on the front porch of a house. Inscribed on back: "George Randolphe Smith, Age 1 yr. & 1 month old."

50 - Photo of a young child in a wicker pram. Inscribed on back: "4 months old"

51 - Photo of three young woman sitting on the front porch of a house, circa 1920s

52 - Photo of two young girls sitting in beside a car parked at the front steps of a house, circa 1920s

53 - Badly damaged photo of three young women standing in front of a house, circa 1920s

54 - Photo of a young woman sitting in a car parked in front of a house, circa 1920s

55 - Photo of a woman standing next to a decorative pond, circa 1920s

56 - Photo of a young woman reclining in the grass, circa 1920s

57 - Photo of woman (same as no. 55) standing amidst some flowers, circa 1920s


Folder 6 - Miscellaneous Photos

58 - A series of four photographs with three headshots of a young woman and a group photo of three young women, circa 1920s

59 - Photo of couple, inscribed "Grace L. & Glenn R." Same inscribed on back with "(me)" wirtten below Grace, circa 1920s

60 - Photo of two young women standing in front of a house. Inscribed "Dot & Me at home", circa 1920s

61 - Photo of a woman posing with a tennis racket in front of a house. Inscribed "Me, Going Wild, eh?", circa 1920s

62 - Photo of a young woman sitting on the steps of Columbus Industrial High School. Inscribed "A Pal - 'W[?]en.', circa 1920s

63 - Photo of a young woman sitting on a stone by a street. Inscribed "'Just Me' at C.I.H.S." , circa 1920s

64 - Photo of a young woman standing in front of a fence. Inscribed "Only a friend Katt." On back it reads "December 30, 1[covered]6 [it can be assumed that it reads "1926."] Kathryn Jones."

65 - Photo of a woman posing before some buildings. Inscribed "Kat (as ever)," circa 1920s

66 - Photo of a woman and girl standing in front of a fence. Inscribed "Mrs. Perrons[?] & Sister.” circa 1920s

67 - Photo of three girls sitting in the yard of a house. Inscribed "3 of the 'Little Bunch.” circa 1920s

68 - Photo of a woman standing in front of a building, possibly Columbus Industrial High School. Inscribed "Same ole Me," circa 1920s

69 - Photo of a woman standing in front of a building, possibly Columbus Industrial High School. Inscribed "Wren repeated," circa 1920s

70 - Photo of woman sitting on the bumper of a car. Inscribed "The same Wren," circa 1920s

71 - Photo of a young woman standing in a garden. Inscribed "My Friend - Grace L." on front with a long partially legible message on back, circa 1920s


Envelope 1 - An assortment of small photos circa 1920's.

72 - A young woman with "Willis" inscribed on bottom of photo.

73 - A young woman with "Love Dodie" inscribed on back of photo.

74 - Group photo of three young ladies.

75 - Woman resting chin on hand with "Genevera 1926" inscribed at bottom of photo.

76 - A young man wearing a tie.

77 - A young woman looking down with "Love Dodie" written on back of photo.

78 - A young woman.

79 - A young woman wearing pearls.

80 - A young woman resting chin on folded hands, smiling.

81 - A young woman resting chin on folded hands with "Merle" written at bottom of photo.

82 - A young woman looking over shoulder, smiling.


Envelope 2 - Miscellaneous small photos, circa 1920s

83 - Strip of three photos of a young woman in different poses.

84 - Strip of four photos, three of a woman and a group shot of three girls.

85 - A group shot of four women with a Japanese Parasol with two unreadable names written at bottom with "(long ago)" written below that.

86 - Photo of a woman with "Sunny '27" written at bottom of the photo.

87 - Photo of a man in front of a large column with "Mr. Johnson" written at bottom of photo.

88 - A young woman standing in the front yard of a house with "Dot" written at bottom of photo.