Category Archives: Photograph Collections

Birdie Schmidt Larrick: A Columbus Girl’s Unusual Adventures

Printed in the April 15, 1945 issue of the Columbus Citizen are five pictures under the heading “Camera Record of Columbus Girl’s Unusual Adventures.” That Columbus girl was Birdie Schmidt Larrick who during World War II became the only women serving in the Red … Continue reading

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“I Found a Photograph Marked Baker Art Gallery”

In the decades they were in business the Baker Art Gallery produced innumerable family portraits, commercial images, and photographs of prominent people. Patrons are more likely to contact us to ask about Baker photographs than any other photography studio represented … Continue reading

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New Faces

Exhibit Extended Faces of Appalachia, an exhibit featuring the work of traveling Ohio photographer Albert J. Ewing (1870–1934), went on display at the Ohio History Center in 2013. Recently extended through June 1, the exhibit now features a fresh selection … Continue reading

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Curators Talks on Saturdays at the Ohio Historical Center

Thinking of visiting the Ohio Historical Center? Free with admission are informal talks by our curators on a variety of timely topics. Where: Museum Floor of the Ohio Historical Center When:Saturdays at 2 PM September 21 On the Road with … Continue reading

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Tornadoes Present Remind Us of Tornadoes Past

Recent weather events in Oklahoma remind us again how devastating tornadoes can be. Like Oklahoma, we also have a history of severe tornadoes in Ohio. Channel 4 meteorologist Ben Gelber came to the Research Room on the third floor of … Continue reading

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More to Discover about the Albert J. Ewing Collection

A recent article about the exhibit Faces of Appalachia: Photographs by Albert Ewing in the Marietta Times is spreading the word about the exhibit in southeastern Ohio. People in the area think there may be people and places pictured in … Continue reading

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Faces of Appalachia Exhibit is Making Headlines

The newest exhibit at the Ohio History Center, Faces of Appalachia: Photographs by Albert Ewing got great coverage in the Columbus papers! Columbus Dispatch Appalachian Photos Frozen in Time The Other Paper Have Camera, Will Travel Visitors have also been … Continue reading

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