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Photo of the Week: Unidentified Resort Hotel

Can you name this unidentified resort hotel? It was taken about 1907 by C.J. French who was a surveyor in West Virginia and Virginia for the Norfolk and Western Railway. Online photo sleuthing¬†is one way archivists¬†and other information seekers benefit … Continue reading

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The Curious, the Arcane: Discoveries in Special Collections

Every year the Library’s Special Collections and Archives Department adds new and exciting images to the digital archives available to researchers. As photograph collections are processed, unusual and unexpected items invariably are discovered. While going through the boxes that had … Continue reading

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The Photograph as Evidence: FDR at Oglethorpe May 22, 1932

Lane Brothers Stationary

PHOTOGRAPHS IN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES Photographs are invaluable in documenting people, events, attitudes, aesthetics, and changes in the social and physical environments. Special Collections and Archives houses many photograph collections of various sizes, from the Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers … Continue reading

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