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This collection contains the negatives of professional photographer Joseph Barta of Huntington, West Virginia; as well as a card index of names. Negatives include portraits, passport photographs, and commercial assignments. The studio was closed by Dale Lear of Gallipolis, Ohio, in May, 1987.


Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.

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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Dates: 1956-1983