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Historic Housekeeping: Wood Objects

Antiques and family heirlooms made of wood are very common in private homes and collections. In my family, we have a beautiful small oak table made by a great-great-great-great uncle that has been handed down and is now my mother’s. … Continue reading

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Exciting Happenings in the History Collections: 9 New Textile Cabinets!

The Ohio History Connection’s history curators are thrilled to announce the arrival of 9 new stainless steel cabinets! These cabinets will rehouse a portion of our clothing collection that has been stored for nearly 25 years in “temporary” wooden cabinets with … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about White Castle

In the third post of our series about the history of White Castle restaurants we report some interesting company trivia. First company newsletter published in 1926 was called the “Hot Hamburger” Walt Anderson and Billy Ingram had an airplane to … Continue reading

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Ohio History Connection Collections and Curators in the News

The Ohio History Connection’s collections and curators are in the news! Learn more about preserving your family photographs, traditional prints and digital images, in this article that ran in the Newark Advocate, A Few Simple Steps to Preserve Family Photos. … Continue reading

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White Castle: 1950s to the Present

This is the second in a series of posts about the history of White Castle restaurants. Check in on Tuesday, February 3 to read fun facts about White Castle. After World War II White Castle, which had been the only … Continue reading

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White Castle: 1920s through World War II

This is the first in a series of posts about the history of White Castle restaurants. Check in on Friday, January 30 to read more about White Castle from 1950s to the present. In the words of Billy Ingram, one … Continue reading

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Emerson Burkhart Exhibit Featured in Documentary

Have you seen Reflections of an Artist: Emerson Burkhart at the Ohio History Connection? The exhibition and curator Emily Lang were recently featured in a documentary about Burkhart’s neighborhood, Woodland Park. The Woodland Park documentary explores the past of a small neighborhood … Continue reading

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