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 Current Exhibit at the Museum on Main Street

"Capturing the County – The Art & Business of Early Photographers"

This exhibit highlights some of the early prolific photographers of Washtenaw County – their studio work and the evolving nature of their business. Theses men and women captured our local history in a visually compelling way. Check out the large format camera with glass plates, stereo cameras and other vintage photographic equipment in the Argus Camera corner. Look at stereoscope cards through our stereo viewer and have fun with the Viewmaster. There are interactive games with clues about identifying photos and you can even take photos with your own camera or digital device in our studio setting.

Special thanks to our exhibit contributors:
Ann Arbor District Library
Bentley Historical Library
Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library
Cobblestone Farm Association
Dave Easterwood of Dave’s Cameras
Dexter Area Historical Society
The Argus Museum
The David R.Byrd Center
The Family of Eglon Aray
The Ypsilanti Historical Society
William L. Clements Library
Wystan Stevens
The Washtenaw County Historical Society
Members and Artifact Donors

OPEN May 17 through November 1

Hours: Saturday & Sunday 12 Noon-4 p.m. and weekdays by appointment.

Free and open to the public.
Groups are welcome.

The Museum on Main Street
500 North Main
Ann Arbor

734-662-9092
wchs-500@ameritech.net

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