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Historical Images, Right in Your Twitter Feed

Posted about 9 days ago by John D

Posted in Education, Local History, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with black and white photos, digital collections, local history, Ohio Memory, Toledo, Ohio, twitter and vintage photographs

The Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library now has a Twitter handle dedicated exclusively to delivering a new historical image from our digital collections to the public on a daily basis. These images might be historical photographs of Toledo and Lucas County, items from our special collections, maps, architectural drawings or anything else of interest from our Local History and Genealogy department.

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Upcoming Historical Images from Our Digital Collections

 From the Book "Toledo: the convention city"
Shelter House Located at Ottawa Park, 1910s

This image is from the book, "Toledo, the convention city," published in 1910 and filled with wonderful images of the city from near the turn of the century.

This image is from the Toledo Heights Tidbits: World War II Portraits Collection, filled with both identified and anonymous images of soldiers and sailors.

Cecil Severence Portrait
Portrait of Cecil Severence, 1940s
 African American couple perform wedding vows
Wedding Vows, 1960s

This photograph of a couple performing their wedding vows comes from our Toledo's African Americans Collection, which includes images of African American Toledoans from the 1890s to the 1990s.

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