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  1. Collections Corner: The Photographs of Robert Burns Stone

    Collections Corner: The Photographs of Robert Burns Stone

    Every once and a while, you come across one of those collections that is just a gem.  A true diamond.  The Robert Burns Stone Photograph Collection is one such collection.  Stone was a telephone engineer by trade (between 1913 and 1954) and a Christian missionary by faith.  Sometime in the early 1930s,...

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  2. Book Notes – Ohio Photographers 1839-1900

    Book Notes – Ohio Photographers 1839-1900

    Ohio Photographers 1839-1900. By Diane VanSkiver Gagel.  (2013.  Pp. 371.  $42.75. Paperback. Baltimore: Clearfield Company for Genealogical Publishing Company.  ISBN: 978-0-8063-5669-3.) www.genealogical.com Statewide resources on early photography are few and far between.  A brief check of OCLC’s WorldCat shows just six states with statewide directories, a clue to how difficult...

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  3. History Mystery: Summer Picnic or Fair?

    History Mystery: Summer Picnic or Fair?

    This month’s History Mystery takes us to a beautiful summer day of the past. On a grassy hillside, a group of finely dressed ladies and gentlemen are posed, looking relaxed and somewhat happy. As happy as a turn of the century photographer would allow them to look: “OK everyone! Keep...

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  4. History Mystery: William B. Ogden Studio Negatives

    History Mystery: William B. Ogden Studio Negatives

    Last week, the KHS Special Collections and Library team traveled to Winchester to host another Piecing Together History Event – hoping to connect photographs back to a community. The Studio Negatives Collection of photographer William B. Ogden consists of over 10,000 images. As a local photographer who traveled the region,...

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