Category Archives: Digitization

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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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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Government Services December Report

The following recently accessioned series have been cataloged by State Archives staff in December and descriptions are available in the Online Collection Catalog:  State Archives Series 5096: Columbus (OH) Parks and Recreation Commission. Minutes 1985-2003 State Archives Series 7245: Adjutant … 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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