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Angkor, Cambodia, 1925

Vera Talbot, [Travel album], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) This is the first in a series of blog posts that will present a photo album that is chock-full of photos, maps, postcards, passenger lists, and ephemera that document a two year journey from … Continue reading

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Photographs

(Faron Young and Carrie) (Marvin Rainwater and Lorraine) (Marvin Rainwater and Pauline) (Patsy Cline) Unidentified Photographer, [Photographs], 1959 (2015.5.1) This album begins with photos from the WWVA (1170 AM, radio station in Wheeling, West Virginia) Jamboree on May 30, 1959. … Continue reading

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An Album of Family Portraits

Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1919 (2009.32.35) Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1912 (2009.32.35)

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A Tintype Tuesday: Family Photo Album

Unidentified Photographer, [Tintype Album], ca. 1880 (1582.1990) These unbound tintypes were found together in what was probably a family photo album. At this moment, not much is known about the photos and album, except the obvious: the album was well-used … Continue reading

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Canadians Abroad: Claude & Kit’s European Adventure

The first caption reads, “Just before we left home June 19, 1929”. And so begins the 67 page travel album that chronicles the summer adventures of Claude and Kit, a Toronto couple setting forth from Canada on a European vacation … Continue reading

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In the Dream Land of the Nile

Cairo, Egypt. Dec 27th, 1898, Tuesday. Hotel Bristol p. 1. I have just paid sixty cents for this book with the wonder if the notes will be worth as much. I also bought a Baedeker on Egypt [the entire 1902 … Continue reading

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Ohio – Mississippi Valley Flood: Album of a Red Cross Nurse

Edna Mae Meade, Ohio – Mississippi Valley Flood: Album of a Red Cross Nurse, 1937 In January 1937, Edna Mae Meade, a Red Cross nurse from Peoria, Illinois, volunteered to help the flood-stricken Ohio River valley. This is the photo … Continue reading

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