Category Archives: Photograph Collections

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 History Center. … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago in Sandusky

In November 1962 there was a great celebration in Sandusky, Ohio when local resident Jackie Mayer came home after being crowned Miss America. Press and corporate sponsors descended on this small town that previously was known as a vacation destination … 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 History Center. … Continue reading

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Open Spaces, Weathered Faces Opens September 5

Breaking news! If you visit the Ohio History Center Friday, September 7 through Sunday, September 9 you will get a free poster of Joe Munroe’s famous “Kissing Pigs.” Open Spaces, Weathered Faces, an exhibit of photographs from the Ohio Historical … Continue reading

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You Can Still Register for the Photo History Workshop!

Putting the Clues Together: Learning More about Your Family Photographs Did you ever think you could find out more about your old photographs? There maybe more information in those images than you think. Learning to sharpen your observation skills and … Continue reading

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How Do Weather Events Affect Collections?

Just as we were preparing to leave work for the week on Friday, June 29th a storm with winds blowing up to 80 miles per hour blew through Columbus and central Ohio. Trees were uprooted and power lines taken down … Continue reading

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Rare Brady Photograph on Exhibit

The Ohio Historical Society recently acquired a rare photograph by Matthew Brady of Civil War General Philip Sheridan with his staff. It is now on display in the Ohio in the War at the Ohio Historical Center. The size of … Continue reading

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