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Through his photography, Timothy Hearsum preserved the look and feel of the Hooven & Allison ropemaking factory in 1973. Many of his photgraphs are seen in the Ropewalk film.


These black & white prints are archived at the Greene County Public Library in Xenia, Ohio.


Used by permission of Timothy Hearsum and Greene County Public Library.


View a gallery of Timothy’s color photographs in the H&A.


View a collection of ropemaking photographs by Bill Hagenbuch.


Visit Timothy Hearsum’s website:


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Original score by composer Bruce Dalzell.



Ropewalk wins Ohio History Award

Ropewalk received a 2008 Award of Excellence in History Outreach from the Ohio Association of  Historical Societies and Museums (OAHSM).


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