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Candid Photographs in the Archives

As the 1800s came to a close, cameras, increasingly portable and affordable, enabled people to document their personal adventures. Candid snapshots show how people interacted with their world–for example, through details of how they dressed for everyday activities. The archives … Continue reading

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The Pandemic Through Photos

In addition to diaries, we are collecting photographs of the Pandemic for our Document Your Story: COVID-19 Project. Photographs capture events, places, people, and objects in the moment and provide vital historical information just like diaries, letters, and other documents. … Continue reading

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Digital Spotlight: Aircraft Photo Gallery

One of the major collecting areas for Wright State University Libraries Special Collections & Archives is aviation history. As a result, we have acquired¬†tens of thousands of amazing and unique aircraft photographs. A few years ago, we began a long-term … Continue reading

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