Category Archives: Photograph Collections

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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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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Tips for Saving Your Digital Photographs

Many of us are taking many, maybe all, of our personal photographs with digital cameras and cell phones. There are steps that you can take to save them for the future. Saving *Download digital photographs from your camera and cell … Continue reading

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May is Labor History Month

Learn more about Ohio’s proud manufacturing history at the Ohio Historical Society! See the new photography exhibit, Vistas and Visions in the third floor lobby of the Ohio Historical Center. These stunning images document the work force in some of … Continue reading

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