Category Archives: Photograph Collections

Saving the Stories of Former Slaves

The Works Progress Administration and the Slave Narrative Today’s Archives Month object is one of the numerous photos from the Ohio Guide Collection.  These photographs were taken and collected by the Federal Writers’ Project, part of the Works Progress Administration … Continue reading

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The House of Harold: H. Harold Curmode’s Journey from Hobbyist to Fashion Designer

From October 12-18, Columbus Fashion Week will showcase local design talent. So, we thought it would be a great idea to write a post about a local Columbus designer. H. (Harry) Harold Curmode designed clothes from the 1950s to the … Continue reading

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Putting Ohioans to Work

October is Archives Month! This year’s theme is Ohio in the Depression. This is the third in a series of blog posts highlighting photographs of people and places in Ohio during the 1930s. Today’s Archives Month image is one of … Continue reading

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Picturing Depression Era Cleveland

October is Archives Month! This year’s theme is Ohio in the Depression. This is the second in a series of blog posts highlighting photographs of people and places in Ohio during the 1930s. The Great Depression of the 1930s hit … Continue reading

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Farm Security Administration Photographers in Ohio

October is Archives Month! This year’s theme is Ohio in the Depression. This is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting photographs of people and places in Ohio during the 1930s. Ohio in the Depression: Farm Security Administration … Continue reading

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Exhibit Tours with Curators Coming in July

On your next visit to the Ohio History Center you can tour current exhibits with our curators. July 12 tour Faces of Appalachia: Photographs by Albert Ewing What was it like to wonder the back roads taking photographs? Join Lisa … Continue reading

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New Civil War Collections at the Ohio History Connection

Civil War Cartes de Visite The Ohio History Connection recently acquired twelve cartes de visite of Civil War Officers from Ohio who served in the Union Army: Godfrey Weitzel, William D. Whipple, Walter C. Whitaker, Edward A. Wild, Orlando B. … Continue reading

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