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Holiday Celebrations in the 1950s

Here at the Ohio History Center, we have been busy decking the halls in our Lustron House for the upcoming holiday season. Visitors to the house will see an aluminum Christmas tree, play musical records from the 1950s, and enjoy … Continue reading

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Last Week We Packed a Museum

How, you may be wondering, does one pack a museum? Or perhaps a better place to start would be why would one want to pack a museum? The Museum of Ceramics, an Ohio History Connection site in East Liverpool, is … Continue reading

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Do Your Toys Have an Ohio Connection?

Toys are a 22.09 billion dollar industry a year in the United States. The highest number of toy sales traditionally happens in December, as families across the United States prepare to celebrate the holidays. Ohio has long been at the … Continue reading

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Elijah Pierce Pieces Now on Exhibit!

At the Ohio History Center, new objects are constantly being changed out for preservation and to help us better tell the story of Ohio’s history. Recently, four pieces created by Elijah Pierce were added to the History Mall on the … Continue reading

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New Textiles on Exhibit!

Coming to the Ohio History Connection in the next few weeks? We recently changed out some textiles on our history mall! This new installation explores textiles and the relationship to politics. How do textiles and politics relate to each other? Since … Continue reading

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Ohio History Connection Curator to be Featured on Broad and High

Do you watch Broad and High on WOSU? Curator Emily Lang will be featured will be featured in tomorrow night’s episode at 7:30 pm. The episode features our latest exhibition, Emerson Burkhart: Reflections of an Artist. Emerson Burkhart (1905-1969) ruled the … Continue reading

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What’s on the menu?: Menus of Ohio’s Hotels in the early 1900s

As the holiday season approaches many of us start thinking a little more about what we are going to eat or serve and about what our families served in the past. Foods are a large part of our holiday traditions … Continue reading

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