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Friday at the Fair

Corn dog: $3.00 Large Lemon Shake-Up: $6.00 Learning More about Ohio History: Absolutely Free! The schedule for Friday, July 30 includes: 11 AM Caring For Your Family Photographs 12 PM For Such a Time as This, A Visit with Salmon … Continue reading

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WOW!

A recent story in the Columbus Dispatch, The Day the Aliens Called Jerry Ehman, recounts the story of the unusual space signal that was picked up by the Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio observatory in Delaware on August 7, … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

There is no summer lull at OHS! New Exhibit Opening at Fort Recovery Museum July 11 Repairs Continue on the W.P. Snyder, Jr. Canal Legacy Still Strong in Ohio What Makes Something Historic? Devo at OHS on Ohio Channel

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OHS in the News

OHS sites and programs are active all over the state! Ohio Honors Forgotten Psychiatric Patients Two new historical markers placed at Toledo cemeteries. Dayton Daily News Area Civil War Legacy Revealed OHS, the Ohio Humanities Council, and Cleveland State University’s … 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 in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use in … Continue reading

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Photographs in the Mail

You may notice when examining older postcards that some look like real photographs. In 1902 Eastman Kodak began manufacturing postcard stock on which photographs were directly developed. Other manufacturers of photographic products soon followed Kodak’s lead. These postcards, known as … Continue reading

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OHS Photographs Used in Columbus Neighborhoods Series

When producers at WOSU began research for their Columbus Neighborhoods documentary series they contacted the Ohio Historical Society. The series is intended to celebrate the upcoming bicentennial of Columbus in 2012. We were pleased to provide access to our photographic … Continue reading

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