Category Archives: Curators

1950s: Building the American Dream Opens Saturday, July 13

The newest exhibit at the Ohio History Center is getting local and national press coverage. Read about it and see it for yourself on Saturday. *New York Times’s article *Columbus Dispatch feature *All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU *Retrorennovation.com … Continue reading

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1950s: Preview of Featured Object

Today we have a preview of an object that will be featured in the upcoming exhibit, 1950s: Building the American Dream. Polio was one of the most feared diseases of the mid-20th century. Highly contagious, it is transmitted through contaminated … Continue reading

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Return to the 1950s

We have just one month to go before 1950s: Building the American Dream opens at the Ohio History Center on July 13. The center piece of the exhibit is a reconstructed Lustron house, a pre-fabricated, porcelain steel, ranch house that … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome to Our New History Curator

We are happy to welcome Emily Lang to our curatorial staff. Emily is not entirely new to OHS. As a student she interned with us for the past two summers assisting to research, prepare and install multiple exhibits. Here is … Continue reading

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Introducing Our New Natural History Curator

This Blog is an introduction and a welcome to the Ohio Historical Society for our new curator of natural history, David L. Dyer. Dave brings to our museum an enthusiasm and energy for natural history, museums and wild, natural landscapes … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Archaeology Curator Brad Lepper’s Latest Column in the Columbus Dispatch Ancient Earthworks Share Similarities OHS Collections Were Featured in a Story about Early Football History of Pro Football in Ohio Some of the collections used by 10TV for their football … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

*Archaeology curators Brad Lepper and Bill Pickard will participate in events related to an exhibit. Native American Artifacts on Display in Coshocton Co. *Learn more about OHS’ beginnings. How about ‘Mansfield — The Heart of History’? *Good news about our … Continue reading

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#AskACurator Day Results

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 curators from around the world answered questions from the public via Twitter for Ask a Curator Day (using the hashtag, #AskACurator). And our own OHS curators joined in on the fun! Below is an infographic … Continue reading

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OHS Curators on Talk of the Nation

Update from John Haas We, Cliff Eckle and I, want to thank National Public Radio, Neal Conan, and Tinbete Ermyas for a wonderful experience and their kind assistance. I was nervous at first, but we went into the studio, I … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Links to stories about OHS and Ohio history. *Brad Lepper’s latest column in the Sunday Columbus Dispatch Celebrating Ohio’s First Archaeology Curator Bonus: Here is a link to the finding aid for the Warren King Moorehead Papers in the Archives/Library … Continue reading

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