Category Archives: Digitization

Staff Talks at the Historical Center Continue in May

Our series of staff talks continues! Come to the Ohio Historical Center on Saturdays in May to learn more about archaeology, history and preservation. Programs are free with admission and start at 2:30 PM on the museum floor. Here are … Continue reading

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It’s April: Time for Severe Weather in Ohio

From the Greene County Public Library While much of Ohio should see no more than thunderstorms tomorrow, April has brought a number of severe weather events to Ohio. The 1974 tornado that tore through Xenia on April 3-4 is perhaps … Continue reading

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African American Photograph Collections in OHS Archives

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique photographs in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at the … Continue reading

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Ohio Memory in the News

An Ohio Memory partner, Shannon Kupfer at the State Library of Ohio, has an article about about the project in the November 2010 issue of Computers in Libraries. Abstract: The article provides information on the Ohio Memory project of the … Continue reading

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The Cravers are Coming to OHS

White Castle Inducts Its Most Dedicated Fans Into Cravers Hall of Fame From California to New York, from Texas to Minnesota men and women are coming to Columbus to be honored for their love of small hamburgers. White Castle is … 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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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 Photographs Used in Columbus Neighborhoods Series

When producers at WOSU began research for their Columbus Neighborhoods documentary series they contacted the Ohio Historical Society. The series is intended to celebrate the upcoming bicentennial of Columbus in 2012. We were pleased to provide access to our photographic … 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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