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Preserve and Share Precious Family Memories

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Local History, Nonfiction, Research and Resources and Tech Tools | Tagged with audio, camcorders, cameras, digital conversion, digital preservation, digitization, digitize, DSLR, GoPro camera, photoshop, VHS to DVD and videos

Find out how the Library can help you make and preserve memories to share with loved ones.

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Toledo Streets Newspaper Archive Now Available

Posted 5 months ago by John D

Posted in Culture and Diversity, Education, Local History, Research and Resources and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with digital collections, local history, newspapers, nonprofit, Ohio Memory, Toledo Streets, Toledo Streets Newspaper and Toledo, Ohio

The Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has partnered with Toledo Streets, the local nonprofit news organization that helps those experiencing poverty with the opportunity to economically empower themselves. The first 74 issues of the newspaper are now available online through the Library.

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The Night Before Christmas: Public Works of Art With Local Ties

Posted 6 months ago by Gayle H

Posted in Fiction, History and Politics and Local History | Tagged with Art, great depression, holidays, Illustrations, P.W.A., poem, Public Works Administration, Santa Claus, Scott High School and The Night Before Christmas

The vault of the Blade Rare Book Room houses a variety of historical objects, including a set of Christmas paintings commissioned by the Public Works Administration Art Project in 1934.

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Our Online Toledo Troopers Exhibit is Growing!

Posted 7 months ago by Gayle H

Posted in History and Politics, Local History, Nature and Travel and Research and Resources | Tagged with digital collections, football, local history, Ohio Memory, Toledo Troopers and Toledo, Ohio

Check out the newest additions to our Toledo Troopers online exhibit, thanks to a donation of several unique items from former Toledo Troopers player Beverly Severance.

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New Digital Photos and How to Decorate With Them for Cheap

Posted 8 months ago by John D

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, History and Politics, Local History, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with digital collections, historic photos, local history, Ohio Memory, Toledo, Ohio and vintage photographs

The Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library works to make our materials available as widely as possible by scanning books, maps, architectural drawings and photographs. They are made available through our partnership with Ohio Memory - here are some photo collections added in August.

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