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

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