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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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Farm Security Administration Photographers in Ohio

October is Archives Month! This year’s theme is Ohio in the Depression. This is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting photographs of people and places in Ohio during the 1930s. Ohio in the Depression: Farm Security Administration … Continue reading

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What happened on May 4, 1970?

A controversy recently arose surrounding the clothing company, Urban Outfitters, when they began advertising the sale of a Kent State University sweatshirt, with  what appeared to be blood stains splattered across it. While reporting on the controversy, Several established media … Continue reading

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Emerson Burkhart and Self Portraits

“It’s cheaper than hiring a model and it’s reliable. It’s always there when I want it.” Emerson Burkhart on Self Portraits Reflections of an Artist: Emerson Burkhart opened last week in our 3rd Floor Library Lobby and First Floor Spotlight … Continue reading

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