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Adoption Research for the Family Historian

Register now! Learn about the history of adoption, the adoption process, access and restrictions regarding adoption records, adoption research strategies and the use of DNA testing. Ohio History Connection collections that include adoption information will be highlighted with examples of … Continue reading

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The House of Harold: H. Harold Curmode’s Journey from Hobbyist to Fashion Designer

From October 12-18, Columbus Fashion Week will showcase local design talent. So, we thought it would be a great idea to write a post about a local Columbus designer. H. (Harry) Harold Curmode designed clothes from the 1950s to the … Continue reading

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Putting Ohioans to Work

October is Archives Month! This year’s theme is Ohio in the Depression. This is the third in a series of blog posts highlighting photographs of people and places in Ohio during the 1930s. Today’s Archives Month image is one of … Continue reading

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Victorian Mourning Culture: How Men Mourned

Between high infant mortality rates, periodic plagues, and military conflicts for an expanding Western empires, death was an everyday occurrence during the Victorian Period. As a result, an entire social structure developed around the idea of death and how to … Continue reading

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Electronic Records Day this Friday 1010!

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) is celebrating Electronic Records Day this Friday, 10.10. Electronic Records Day is an opportunity to raise awareness among government agencies, related professional organizations, the general public and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic … Continue reading

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Lucy Allen- The Ohio History Connection’s First Female Curator of Archaeology

Archaeology Curator Brad Lepper recently wrote this blog post about the Ohio History Connection’s first female Curator. The Ohio History Connection traditionally has presented our roster of Curators of Archaeology as follows: Warren K. Moorehead 1894-1897 Clarence Loveberry 1897-1898 William … Continue reading

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Picturing Depression Era Cleveland

October is Archives Month! This year’s theme is Ohio in the Depression. This is the second in a series of blog posts highlighting photographs of people and places in Ohio during the 1930s. The Great Depression of the 1930s hit … Continue reading

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