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A Few of Our Favorite Things

Sometimes, as we’re researching a specific blog topic, or finding materials for a patron, we stumble across materials that aren’t relevant to …

Worth a Thousand Words

Imagine life without photographs. There would be no way to quickly and easily capture images of friends and family, no in-the-moment snapshots …

Art Work of Columbus

I’m not a native of Columbus.  In fact, I’m not a native Ohioan, either.  I was born in California and only moved …

Hidden Mothers, Revealed!

We all know that the history of photography has included some fascinating developments and ingenious solutions to common problems. Ohio Memory, among …

A Bird’s Eye View

  In the mid-1930s, Lieutenant Clyde H. Butler of the photographic division of the Ohio National Guard took on a project for …

The Father of Commercial Photography

This Sunday, November 18th, is the birthday of Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, the eponymous inventor of the daguerreotype method of antique photography. Born just …