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Historical Images, Right in Your Twitter Feed

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

The image below 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.

Shelter House Located at Ottawa Park in Toledo, Ohio, 1910s

Shelter House Located at Ottawa Park in Toledo, Ohio, 1910s


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

Cecil Severence - WWII Sailor - Toledo, Ohio - 1940s

Cecil Severence – WWII Sailor – Toledo, Ohio – 1940s


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.

African American couple performing wedding vows in Toledo, Ohio - 1960s

African American couple performing wedding vows in Toledo, Ohio – 1960s

 

Originally posted by John Dewees on ToledoLibrary.org/blog/historical-images-right-in-your-twitter-feed

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