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Photo Feature From the Collection of Homer Barnwell

Vintage Jacksonville

Public Square, 1930s

Mr. Homer Barnwell of Jacksonville provided this aerial image of the Jacksonville public square taken in the 1930s. The photo at top shows an overall view looking northwest. (All other photos on this page were derived from the master image.) Third photo, below, shows King Hardware with Princess Theater to the adjacent right and a poolhall next door. The bottom image is a closeup of Dr. Francis's office. For more historic scenes from Jacksonville and JSU, go to Al Harris' photo blogger. You can subscribe to the service and be notified when new copies of historic photos are available. If you have old photos to share or would like to ask questions about this project, e-mail Al Harris at


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