W.H. “Dad” Martin, Photographer, Ottawa, Kansas
presented by Morgan Williams
Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 7 p.m.
Online via Zoom of Facebook Live
The life and times of W. H. “Dad” Martin as a photographer, world’s champion creator and publisher of exaggeration photo postcards, highway sign manufacturer, and philanthropist in Ottawa, Kansas. Martin from 1908-1910 created over 60 exaggerated photographic images showing farming, fishing and hunting in Franklin County, Kansas. He produced, through his Martin Post Card Company, more that 8 million real photo postcards in Ottawa, Kansas. The program will feature a variety of photographs, Ottawa postcards, exaggerated postcards and historical information about W. H. “Dad” Martin and his amazing career.