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Popular Images Collection

In response to popular and scholarly demand for images from the Oberlin College Archives for illustrations in publications, this virtual collection presents some of the most widely circulated images from the extraordinarily rich collections at Oberlin College. The publications in which these images have appeared are cited in image metadata. These sources are listed below.

Baumann, Roland M. Constructing Black Education at Oberlin College. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010.

Bigglestone, William E. They Stopped in Oberlin: Black Residents and Visitors of the Nineteenth Century. Scottsdale, AZ: 1981.

__________________________. Oberlin: From War to Jubilee, 1866-1883. Oberlin, OH: Grady Publishing Company, 1983.

Blodgett, Geoffrey. Oberlin Architecture, College and town: A Guide to its Social History. Oberlin College, 1985.

Brandt, Nat. Massacre in Shansi. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1994.

_____________. The Town That Started the Civil War. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1990.

_____________. When Oberlin Was King of the Gridiron: The Heisman Years. Oberlin College, 2001.

Fletcher, Robert Samuel. A History of Oberlin College From Its Foundation Through the Civil War. Oberlin College, 1943.

Phillips, Wilbur H. Oberlin Colony: The Story of a Century. Oberlin, OH: 1933.

Pictorial Memories of Oberlin. Oberlin, OH: Rotary Club of Oberlin, 1976.


Acknowledgements: The Popular Images digital collection was designed and assembled by Cecilia J. Hartman in 2006 with assistance from Oberlin College Archives staff. Digital images will continue to be added to this collection by Archives staff.

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