Category Archives: OHS Resources

Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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The Ohio State Fair is On…

…and the Ohio History Center is Open Too! During the Fair the museum and research room at the Ohio History Center will be open during our normal operating hours. We are very pleased to offer our members free parking during … Continue reading

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Did President Warren G. Harding Spark a Baby Naming Trend?

In the large photograph collection transferred to the Historical Society from the now defunct Harding Memorial Association we found a group of photographs of babies and young children named Warren, or in two cases Harding. Do the photographs indicate that … Continue reading

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Stay Cool on Saturdays in June at the Ohio Historical Center

If you are looking for a way to beat the heat in June, visit the Ohio Historical Center. In addition to our new exhibit, Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, there will be staff talks on the museum floor every … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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I Found it in the Archives – Honorable Mention – pt. 1

Mystery Solved! The birthplace of my immigrant German ancestor, John Shanely, was an unsolved mystery until I uncovered clues at the Archives/Library of the Ohio Historical Society. Not knowing the German spelling of his surname, I tried all possible spellings … Continue reading

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Two Good Things: Cookies and History

Does munching on your Samoas and Thin Mints make you wonder about the history of Girl Scouts? How long have girls been dressing up in green uniforms and earning patches anyway? Answer: 99 Years! Juliette Gordon Low held the first … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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Ohio: Mother of Presidents

President’s Day is coming Monday and February is a time that we celebrate our presidential history. In Ohio we have a lot to celebrate! Our own Tom Rieder, reference archivist and political historian, discusses interesting facts about the eight presidents … Continue reading

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