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Fred Miller to Present Images of Our Past History

Posted Mar. 29, 2011

Fred Miller, president of the Tuscarawas County Historical Society, will present "Images of Our Past History" when he speaks at Kent State University at Tuscarawas on April 4 at 7 p.m. in Founders Hall auditorium.

Sponsored by the Artist/Lecture Series, the event is free and open to the public with no tickets required. The auditorium doors open at 6:30 p.m. with seating available on a first come, first served basis.

Miller, who is also a part time curator of the Tusc Kent Archives, will be present a program of more than 60 photographs that is a montage of life throughout the history of Tuscarawas County. The photos will show people, clothing styles, industry, railroads and other transportation, the devastation of the 1913 flood, the service industry (businesses, hospital and government buildings), school pictures and parks. The images will also depict the influence of the canal and the way villages appeared from a birds-eye view from 1950 and 1934.  These are just a portion of the collection of the more than 3,000 photographs that have been digitized by the Tusc Kent Archives.  

Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr NE in New Philadelphia.

 

Media Contact:

Pam Patacca, 330.308.7473

ppatacca@kent.edu

Kent State University at Tuscarawas

March 22, 2011