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Monday, 12 September 2016 11:13

The American Antiquarian Society Digitizes Silhouettes from Its Portrait Collection

The American Antiqaurian Society, Worcester, MA. The American Antiqaurian Society, Worcester, MA. Flickr

The American Antiquarian Society, which is home to a major independent research library that includes the largest and most accessible collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, music, and graphic arts material printed through 1876 in the United States, has digitized over 200 silhouettes from its portrait collection. The American Antiquarian Society previously digitized its collection of  photographs from the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama dating from 1890 to 1915.

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