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African American Photograph Collections in OHS Archives

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique photographs in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at the … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Photographs in the OHS Archives

Did you know that there were once plans to build a subway in Cincinnati? We have the pictures to prove it. These Cincinnati related photographs and more are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at the Ohio Historical … Continue reading

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Cleveland Photographs in the OHS Archives

The photographic collections housed at the Ohio Historical Society include well over 1 million original images that visually document our entire state. Cleveland, Ohio, one of the states oldest and largest cities, is well represented. There are antique ambrotypes of … Continue reading

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Is that Woodrow Wilson’s head?

Yes, this is a photograph President Woodrow Wilson’s head. To be more precise, it is a photograph of 21,000 soldiers who were stationed at Camp Sherman in Chillicothe, Ohio during World War I standing in formation to make the shape … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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Monday at the Fair

It’s the beginning of a new week and we have a packed schedule! The schedule for Monday, August 2 includes: 11 AM How Do Collections Come to the Ohio Historical Society? 12 PM Billy Yank, Life a Union Soldier 1 … Continue reading

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Weekend at the Fair

The schedule for Saturday, July 31 includes: 11 AM Pull Up a Step and Have a Cup of Joe, A Visit with Mildred in the 1930s 12 PM Pull Up a Step and Have a Cup of Joe, A Visit … Continue reading

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