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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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Victorian Mourning Culture: What Was It?

The Victorian Age, which roughly corresponds to Queen Victoria’s reign in England (1837-1901), was a time of many elaborate cultural rituals and societal expectations. From birth to marriage to social calls, many men and women acted in roles expected of … Continue reading

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New Death Records Now Available Online in the Ohio History Connection’s State Archives

The Ohio History Connection’s State Archives’ online catalog of death records has expanded. On October 1, the Ohio Department of Health transferred nearly two million death certificates from the years 1954 to 1963 to the Ohio History Connection. Previously, these … Continue reading

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