Image Output Details

The following indicates the typical image output for high resolution images created by the MHS:

Original two-dimensional item is 8.5” x 14” or smaller
RGB, TIFF, 600 dpi
Maximum size- 122 MB, 5100 x 8400 pixels

Original two-dimensional item is between 8.5” x 14” and 12” x 17”
RGB, TIFF, 400 dpi
Maximum size-93 MB, 4800 x 6800 pixels

Original shot on 4” x 5” color transparency film, scan made from transparency
RGB, TIFF, 1200 dpi
Maximum size- 82 MB, 4800 x 6000 pixels

Images made on the copy-stand with digital 35mm camera:
RGB, TIFF, 300 dpi
Maximum size- 46 MB, 4928 x 3264 pixels

Upcoming Events

African American History Seminar; Online Event

Emancipation In America, Seen Through One Man's Dreadlocks

3Dec 5:15PM 2020
This is an online program

1864. A ship leaves its New England port carrying a USCT regiment to fight Confederates on the Louisiana front. But on the way, a showdown takes place when Pvt. John ...

Author Talk; Online Event

Bank Notes and Shinplasters: The Rage for Paper Money in the Early Republic

7Dec 5:30PM 2020
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Before Civil War greenbacks and a national bank network established a uniform federal currency in the United States, loosely regulated banks saturated the early American ...

History of Women, Gender and Sexuality Seminar; Online Event

“To Make Her Own Bargains with Boats:” Gender, Labor, and Freedom in the Western Steamboat ...

8Dec 5:15PM 2020
This is an online program

Free and enslaved Black women have been rendered nearly invisible in the historical andpopular imagination of the antebellum steamboat world. This essay examines how ...

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