http://www.opticalheritagemuseum.org
Optical Heritage Museum Web Site

The three O's-

Opticians, Optometry and Ophthalmology

 

 

Opticians - OAA

 

Members of OAMass / OAA visit the Museum - Nov  9, 2014

 

 

Opticians met in Southbridge in 1902 and 1905 and since 2009 OAM has returned yearly!

   

Download 1902 program                                                  Download 1905 Article

 

See photos of this event for 2010!

 

Photos of their Nov 2011 Meeting and Museum displays

 

Ma Opticians Fall 2009 Article by Diane Matuck on the Museum

 

The Mass Opticians meeting of Nov 17th and 18th, 2012

 

 

Norman Rockwell (1972 Optometrist)

Submitted by Barbara Gleicher

 

Optometry - AOA

 

Read about Dr. Steve McQuaig & Generations of family Optometrists before him

 

 

Download excerpts from Dec 1973 Optometric World / Victory Optical info - Submitted by Earl Bjorndal

 

 

American Optometric Association device with Hoffman Reading Card - Date unknown

Courtesy of the Optical Heritage Museum

 

Ophthalmology - AAO

 

Check out their Museum of Vision Website (San Francisco)

http://www.museumofvision.org/

23-Jul-12

 

Dick Whitney recollection of Dr. Virgil Casten

(Ophthalmologist in Boston):

http://www.dickwhitney.net/dickwhitneyautobiographyNose.html

 

Looking for info/submittals...

email Dick Whitney

 

Lens Materials- History of CR39

 

Lens type/design history

 

Optical Industry Vintage Advertising

 

Lens Companies
 

Lens Equipment

 

Safety Eyewear


Sunglasses

 

Standards / Organizations

 

Links of Interest

 

Home- Industry Heritage

 

Optical Heritage Museum Home page

 

Contact Dick Whitney via email at dickwhitney@charter.net