Newly installed public phones ready for local and long distance calls

The newly digitized Midwest Commercial Architecture Photograph Collection consists of 32 photographs depicting commercial buildings in rural northwestern Ohio with Central Union Telephone Co. signs indicating recently installed telephones. There are a variety of commercial buildings present in the photographs, as well as telephone poles, merchants’ signs, displays of goods, Continue Reading

A glimpse at the Broadside photograph collection

Local bars are a common site in any town, especially one with a University nearby, and Fairfax is no exception. The restaurant and bar T.T. Reynolds was a popular meeting place for students, professors, and locals to congregate and imbibe for years in downtown Fairfax. Broadside photographer Myrna Garza captured Continue Reading