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Elis Miller and the Cliche Verre Print

This holiday season, the Ohio Historical Society has been celebrating the artist Norman Rockwell. The twentieth-century painter and illustrator’s works have enjoyed broad popular appeal for generations through The Saturday Evening Post.  About fifty years before Rockwell’s publishing career, little known artists were … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Ohio Historical Society!

To view more historical photographs visit the Ohio Historical Society’s online image database OhioPix at: http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ohiopix/index.cfm

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Happy Hanukkah from the Ohio Historical Society!

To view more historical photographs visit the Ohio Historical Society’s online image database OhioPix at : http://www.ohiohistory.org/ohiopix

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2009 Winter Genealogy Workshops

Introduction The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library (OHS), the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS) and the Columbus Metropolitan Library jointly offer a series of programs designed to introduce family history researchers to the many records and resources available to … Continue reading

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Cold Enough for the Negatives

Plastic based film negatives were a technological wonder when they were introduced by Eastman Kodak in 1889.  Compared to the glass plate negatives that photographers had used for decades they were light weight, flexible and took far less room to … Continue reading

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A Good Day at Auction

The Ohio Historical Society recently had a very good day at an auction held by Cowan’s Historic Americana in Cincinnati.  On December 4, 2008 the Society successfully bid on a unique manuscript that documents the formation of government in the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Ohio Historical Society

    Photograph of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry eating Thanksgiving dinner with the 1st West Virginia Volunteer Infantry at Camp Poland in Knoxville, Tennessee during the Spanish-American War.   View more Thanksgiving collections in Ohio Memory: http://omp.ohiolink.edu/OMP/YourScrapbook?scrapid=20786      

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