Tag Archives: Digitization

A prestidigitator could not do better with your soiled shirts!

What is a prestidigitator you ask?  An illusionist or magician!  When is that last time you can think of someone using the word prestidigitator in normal conversation?  No one calls David Copperfield a prestidigitator, and I don’t blame them.  Calling … Continue reading

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This Just In: New Papers Added to Chronicling America!

The Ohio History Connection is pleased to announce that more historic Ohio newspapers have been added to Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’s free digital newspaper database.  Issues from the following newspapers are now online and keyword-searchable: From Lower Sandusky/Fremont … Continue reading

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Hot off the Presses from Cincinnati and Medina

New Papers Added to Chronicling America! The Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that more historic Ohio newspapers have been added to Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’s free digital newspaper database.  Issues from the following newspapers are now … Continue reading

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Can You Pass the Test? Teacher Certification Exams in Ohio’s Historic Newspapers

In order to teach in Ohio public schools, teachers now and in the past are required to pass formal examinations that measure their competency and academic skills in a variety of areas.  During the early 20th century, the Greenville Journal, … Continue reading

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Ohio Archives and Libraries Awarded Preservation and Digitization Grants

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) announces it has awarded grants to ten institutions to support archival projects. The funded projects include organizing and preserving historical records and cataloging and digitizing records for improved access. Overall OHRAB received thirty … 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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Ohio Historical Society prints make perfect holiday gifts

Do you have a history buff on your holiday shopping list? Why not get them a print from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society? Prints can now be purchased online through OhioPix, the Society’s image database. Special pricing on … 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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