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I Found It in the Archives! 2015 Contest

As we continue our migration to the new blog, we are excited to announce the 2015 I Found it in the Archives Contest! Have You Had a Great Experience Using the Ohio History Connection Archives? Share your story and inspire others! … Continue reading

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We Are Getting a New Blog!

Have you been to the Ohio History Connection’s new website? As part of the new site launch, the History Collections Blog is moving to a new page! In addition to the new page location, visitors can read about our staff … Continue reading

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Ohio History Connection Curators Visit New York City!

The museum profession is a small field; institutions tend to be very collaborative as we try to figure out how to reach new and returning visitors. At the Ohio History Connection, we have been experimenting with new ways to get … Continue reading

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More Ohio Papers on Chronicling America!

Over the past several months, Digital Services staff at the Ohio History Connection have been busily digitizing even more Ohio newspapers for Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’s free digital newspaper database. Although we had already completed digitization of all … Continue reading

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Cars on the Move!

If you’ve visited the Ohio History Center recently, you may have noticed that part of the exhibit “Ohio: Centuries of Change” is now closed. This area, which we lovingly refer to as the History Mall, is undergoing some much-needed maintenance … Continue reading

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Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar?

The cookie jar is often seen as the ultimate barrier to fulfilling many children’s fantasies of biting into a delicious baked treat. Made of ceramic, glass, or plastic, this piece of material culture has been hated by children for generations. … Continue reading

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Adena Man(hattan)

From March 9 through May 10, 2015, visitors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will have one final chance to view Ohio’s State Artifact, the Adena Effigy Pipe. The Pipe is featured in the international touring … Continue reading

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