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04/05/16

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Robbin Davis
Pioneer Woman Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-765-6108
rdavis@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/pioneerwoman

Photographic History and Preservation Presentation at the Pioneer Woman Museum

PONCA CITY, Okla. — The Pioneer Woman Statue & Museum in Ponca City will host a presentation on the history of photographic processes on Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m. Rachel Mosman, photograph archivist for the Oklahoma Historical Society, will speak on the history of photographic processes, beginning when photography was patented in 1839. Mosman also will show off some of the many collections held at the OHS, with an emphasis on photographs from the Ponca City region. Finally, she will cover preservation methods for your own photographs and talk about resources that help with the identification of your photos.

The presentation is free to the public, but seating is limited and preregistration is encouraged.

The Pioneer Woman Museum is located at 701 Monument Rd. in Ponca City. The museum is open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information about programs at the Pioneer Woman Museum or to register for the presentation, call 580-765-6108 or email piown@okhistory.org.

The Pioneer Woman Museum is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 31 museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.





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