Category Archives: Digital Projects

Ohioans Were There

Ohioans have a long tradition of military service beginning with the Revolutionary War. Since World War II, American soldiers have served throughout the world – from the beaches of Normandy to the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan … Continue reading

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A Treat for Halloween

A Treat for Halloween: More Ohio Historic Newspaper Pages Added to Chronicling America Looking for party or costume ideas for Halloween? Interested in learning about the aftermath of local Halloween mischief? So were your ancestors. Historic newspapers like the News-Herald … Continue reading

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OHS Goes to the Ohio State Fair

Days left until the Fair starts: 0 The Ohio Historical Society has a booth in the Bricker building. We have an exhibit, hands on family activities, museum theater, curators talks, and computers to access our online resources. The schedule for … Continue reading

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Newspaper Digitization Workshops

The Ohio Historical Society, in conjunction with the National Digital Newspaper Program, will be presenting two workshops at the following locations:   -          Athens, June 22nd (Ohio University, Alden Library) -          Dayton, June 23rd (Wright State University, Dunbar Library)   … Continue reading

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Batter Up!

Ohio Historical Society Adds Pages to Chronicling America Just in time for the start of baseball, the Ohio Historical Society has made a new contribution to the National Digital Newspaper Program and Chronicling America. Historic newspapers, like the Democratic Banner … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

A new exhibit, our new director, Burt Logan, and our Digitization Services program are making news! President Obama’s Election Inspires Quilt Show Coshocton Tribune http://www.coshoctontribune.com/article/20100127/NEWS01/1270321/1002/PRESIDENT-OBAMA-S-ELECTION-INSPIRES-QUILT-SHOW Logan Sees Possibilities Thanks to Commitment, Technology Options Columbus Local News http://www.snponline.com/articles/2010/01/25/multiple_papers/news/allbeohslo_20100125_0437pm_4.txt Library Grant Fremont … Continue reading

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Tips to Find Audiovisual Collections in the OHS Online Collections Catalog

How can I use keyword searching to find audiovisual collections? General keyword searching for subjects and genre terms can retrieve relevant collections.  Keep in mind that the general keyword search searches many fields in the bibliographic record for each word … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

At OHS we are keeping warm by keeping busy!  Here are links to recent news stories about OHS. Our marketing manager Mark Holbrook shared stories about William McKinley’s service in the Civil War and the Underground Railroad in northeastern Ohio … Continue reading

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OhioPix for the Holidays

Looking for a unique holiday gift?  Would your favorite Buckeye fan like a historic photograph of Ohio Stadium?  Do you know any Civil War buffs who would appreciate images of Abraham Lincoln or one of Ohio’s famous generals?  The OhioPix … Continue reading

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Stories of the Underground Railroad Now Available Online

Now you can find the text of correspondence with Underground Railroad participants, photographs of agents and former slaves and maps of Underground Railroad routes online. This fascinating material about the Underground Railroad in Ohio and other states was collected and … Continue reading

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