19th Century Wet Plate Photography: A History and Demo
October 17th, 6:00pm-7:30pmJoin artist and art educator Kevin Gray for a discussion about the history of the most popular method of photography in the mid-1800s: wet plate collodion. This process was used to create glass plate negatives, ambrotypes, and tintypes, and was the main photographic technique used during the American Civil War. Register here. |
November 5th, 1:30pm-3:00pm
FCLS's Digital Services Librarian, Brian Lee, will focus on showing you how to navigate the library edition of ancestry.com; FamilySearch.org; HathiTrust, a database of millions of digitized books, including some of local interest, and NYS Historic Newspapers, a digitized collection of NYS newspapers provided by the Empire Library Network. He will also discuss DNA results and what to do with them.