April 23, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff
Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly series continues with a look at some of the oldest collected photos in the Wiregrass area.
The Wiregrass Archives didn’t intend to collect large quantities of photographs, but we have accumulated images in many 19th-and-20th-century formats – cased photos, glass-plate negatives, “tintypes,” panoramic prints, cabinet cards, as well as hundreds of paper prints, slides and negatives.
The oldest photographs in the Wiregrass Archives collections are ambrotypes in the Michael Matthews Collection…