This community of galleries features glass "magic" lantern slides covering a wide range of topics and countries. The slides are a legacy collection handed down from our predecessor, the Brockport Normal School. They are the older format of slides that predated 35mm slides, and were in common use in the first half of the 20th century. Displayed on this page is the wooden cabinet housing the slides, and our 1920s Bausch & Lomb "Balopticon" projector!
Syracuse iSchool MLIS candidate Andrea Leasure in an internship at the Rose Archives and Drake Library did much of the scanning and uploading of these historic images.