Category Archives: Incarceration Records

Ohio Penitentiary Records

The Ohio Historical Society holds the Prisoners’ Register (the admission books) for the Ohio Penitentiary from 1829 through 1973. These records, particularly those prior to 1900, are of real interest to genealogists as they often contain a great deal of … Continue reading

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Girls Industrial School

  The Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce a new addition to our Online Resources: Girls Industrial School Inmates’ Case Records Index. We have added these records to the Boys Industrial School Index so that one search finds both … Continue reading

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Boys Industrial School

The Ohio Historical Society hosts an online index of Boys Industrial School inmates’ case records to improve access to this resource for genealogical and family history research. Currently, this database indexes the admission records from 1858 to 1944. The web … Continue reading

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