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FREE ACCESS TO MORE THAN 8,000 LISTINGS OF EARLY PHOTOGRAPHERS IN MICHIGAN!

Family historians, professional genealogists, researchers of all varieties and students of the history of photography will find a wealth of information in the 2,850 pages of David V. Tinder's

Directory of Early Michigan Photographers

Decades in preparation, the Directory of Early Michigan Photographers covers the years 1840 - 1920 and includes information that may help to date the production of studio photographers who were active in Michigan.

The Directory is available in easily-searched PDF format as a free download, thanks to the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE DIRECTORY OF EARLY MICHIGAN PHOTOGRAPHERS

The Michigan Photographic Historical Society is proud to have assisted the Clements Library in bringing the Directory of Early Michigan Photographers to the public. Dave Tinder (1926 - 2016) was a long-time member of our organization who generously shared the results of decades of careful research.

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