Photo of Spring Festival in Sidney, Ill., 1966

Title

Photo of Spring Festival in Sidney, Ill., 1966

Subject

Block Family
Photography -- Negatives
Glass Negatives
Sidney (Ill.)

Description

On June 18, 1966, Block with the help of George Hawthorne displayed 210 prints of the glass plate negatives Hawthorne had finished developing only the night
before. Shown in the picture above is Mr. and Mrs. McElwee of St. Joseph, Illinois viewing the images
on display. Mr. McElwee found a picture of his father in the grouping. After the Sidney Spring Festival
Block continued to display the photographs and speak to local community groups.

Source

Everett C. Block Collection, 1902-2000, bulk 1902-1910, Champaign County Historical Archives at The Urbana Free Library

Publisher

Everett C. Block

Date

6/18/1966

Rights

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Format

Photograph

Files

8_SpringFestivalSidney.JPG

Citation

“Photo of Spring Festival in Sidney, Ill., 1966,” Champaign County Historical Archives, accessed May 30, 2024, https://urbanafree.omeka.net/items/show/319.

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