Category Archives: State Archives

Government Services January 2010 Report

This month State Archives staff transferred 54 reel-to-reel tapes of the Department of Natural Resources’ Ohio Outdoors Weekly Radio Programs.  These public service announcements aired from 1992-1996 and include topics such as hunting ethics, recycling, and boating safety.  Earlier the … Continue reading

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Government Services December Report

The following recently accessioned series have been cataloged by State Archives staff in December and descriptions are available in the Online Collection Catalog:  State Archives Series 5096: Columbus (OH) Parks and Recreation Commission. Minutes 1985-2003 State Archives Series 7245: Adjutant … Continue reading

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Government Services November Report

Two State Archives staff members attended the Ohio Digital Government Summit sponsored by Government Technology magazine.  The Summit provided a great overview of the hot topic issues in government IT.  Both staff members really enjoyed learning about Web 2.0 in … Continue reading

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Government Services October 2009 report

It’s been a busy month for the Local Government Records (LGR) Program!   The fall CARMA meeting was a success although fewer members were able to make it than normal due to crunched budgets in their counties.  Attendees enjoyed a tour … Continue reading

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OHS Provide Resources for Story about WPA

In September several OHS staff members met with Joe Hallett, senior editor at the Columbus Dispatch.  He was interested in writing a story comparing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 with the Works Progress Administration, an economic stimulus … Continue reading

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Government Services September 2009 report

The Local Government Records Archivist has been gearing up for the fall meeting of CARMA, the County Archivists and Records Managers Association of Ohio, hosted this year by the Muskingum County Records Center in Zanesville.  The Local Government Records Program … Continue reading

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Ohio Guide Scanning Project is Making Progress

More than a year ago we began our project to scan the Ohio Guide Photographs.  This collection was created by the Ohio Federal Writer’s Project, a New Deal era program that employed writer’s during the Great Depression. Beginning in 1935 … Continue reading

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