James Memorial Library Photograph Collection, 1870s-1992 (R1480)

3.5 cubic feet (52 folders, 4443 negatives, 50 glass plate negatives)

The James Memorial Public Library Photograph Collection contains negative copies of photographs brought to the library in St. James by residencewho lived in town and the surrounding area. The original images date from the 1870sto the 1990s and include family portraits, city scenes, local businesses, area schools, events, parades, weddings, and church activitiesamong many others. The majority of the photographs are from Phelps County with representation from Crawford and Dent Counties.