Category Archives: OHS Resources

African American Manuscript Collections at OHS

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

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Fun For a Friday Afternoon

There are many famous and remarkable people from Ohio. Who would you pick for the 100 Greatest Ohioans? Columbus Alive has chosen their top 100 Buckeyes. Check out their list and see if you agree. We have photographs and other … 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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Interested in Ohio Courthouses?

Two recent articles about county courthouses in the Columbus Dispatch and USA Today reminded me that Ohio’s county courthouses have long been a popular subject for amateur and professional photographers. As the articles note, many courthouses are architecturally significant and … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Ohio Governors

John Kasich will be inaugurated on Monday, January 10th as the 69th Governor of Ohio. In honor of our new Governor, here are some interesting facts about our past Governors. Who was Ohio’s first governor? Edward Tiffin was inaugurated on … 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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It’s Official!

The Ohio Historical Society has been reaccredited by the American Association of Museums. Six OHS historic sites and museums have been accredited for the first time: Adena Mansion Gardens in Chillicothe Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta Campus Martius … Continue reading

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OHS Staff in the News

Tom Rieder, reference archivist and political historian, is quoted in two stories in the Columbus Dispatch! Census Numbers to Cost State Two Seats in US House State Remains Politcal Power, Though Weaker

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Remember December 7th!

Today is the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Though it occurred thousands of miles away, the attack had an immediate impact on the people of Ohio and the nation. It … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available to Researchers

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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