The Magic Lantern Slide Collection consists of several sets of magic lantern slides as well as one set of glass-mounted 2x2 slides that were probably used for home entertainment or educational purposes. The collection includes images of artwork, a children's story, drawings of animals and birds, and photographs of farms in Alabama.
2 cubic feet, including 141 items; 4 boxes
The Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides (P 217) consist of slide sets assembled and loaned by the Oregon State System of Higher Education General Extension Division. The Special Collections & Archives Research Center holdings include lantern slides and glass mounted 2x2 slides in a variety of photograph collections.