African American Photograph Collections in OHS Archives

African American Photograph Collections in OHS Archives

 

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique photographs in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus.

Rick’s Child Guidance Center Collection Call Number AV 10 Click here to see finding aid.
Students marching into the auditorium for a kindergarten graduation ceremony at the Rick’s Child Guidance Center, ca. 1953 – 1969.

Allfree Family Collection Call Number AV 26 Click here to see finding aid.
Lawrence Family Collection Call Number P104
C.W. Bryant, Jr. Collection Call Number AV 76 Click here to see finding aid.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Photograph Collection Call Number P 70 Click here to see finding aid.
James Edward “Eddie” Saunders Photograph Collection Call Number MSS 422 AV


Disc jockey James Edward “Eddie” Saunders with Sammy Davis, Jr. at WVKO radio, Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1960 – 1969

Ex-Slave Portraits Call Number SC 1495

To find more photographs of African American Ohioans in the OHS photographic archives search these online resources: OhioPix online image database. Recommended keyword search: African Americans Ohio Memory digital library. Recommended keyword search: African Americans Format type: Photographs Ohio Historical Society Online Collections Catalog Recommended keyword search: African Americans Photographs Lisa Wood, Curator for Visual Resources

Posted January 31, 2011
Topics: African American History

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