Optical Heritage Museum - Historical Info

http://www.opticalheritagemuseum.org

 

                                                                      

            

 

 

  


 




 

 

The Museum is now open at 12 Crane St, Southbridge.

See About page for more info

   


 

Meeting of AO, Bausch and Lomb and Zeiss Executives in 1907

in Southbridge Ma (On the Steps of AO's Main Plant)

 

AO Technical Publications Library -

Vast collection of publications available for download

Newly digitized AO Books / Publications

Ophthalmic Optical Industry Links

 

"Some History of Eyewear" - John Young/Optical Heritage Museum

Previously unpublished ,Posted 16-May-13

Fiber Optics History

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

 

American Optical History

1983 Information on the formation of the AO Museum

 

Youtube video by Dick Whitney of AO History

 

AO Sculpture in Southbridge, MA

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

AO History Chronology Slideshow -
8mb Download of pps file
 

AO History Slides -

Pdf Version of Slideshow

More Optical Heritage Museum info (Dick Whitney's site)

Paintings of American Optical

The Floods of Southbridge (photos on the AO Complex)

 American Optical worker measuring ophthalmic lens power

on an AO Lensometer (~1920)

 

 

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