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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┬áReflections 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.┬áThe Woodland Park documentary explores the past of a small neighborhood … Continue reading

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Historic Housekeeping: Textiles

Do you have family heirlooms or a favorite antique object displayed in your home that you want to care for and keep clean? Historic housekeeping is aimed at preventing deterioration from occurring, and differs from normal housekeeping where the goal … Continue reading

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Art Research at the Ohio History Center Archives/Library

Interested in Ohio art? The Ohio History Center Archives/Library has several collections related to Ohio art and artists! Highlights include: Artists: Lilly Martin Spencer SC 1122 The photographs are of paintings by Lilly Martin Spencer, including two different self-portraits and … Continue reading

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Getting Started on Your Genealogy Webinar

Take an Ohio History Connection genealogy class from anywhere! Learn how research tools like vital statistics, census records, land records and probate files can help you build your family tree. We’ll also provide you with additional resources like military records, … Continue reading

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Call for 1950s Pop Culture Objects!

Did you grow up with Superman? Do you remember Ruth Lyons? Did you collect Elvis records? This summer, the Ohio History Center is changing some of its collections on exhibit in 1950s:Living the American Dream. We are featuring objects that … Continue reading

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The Dining Establishments of Lazarus

To hear more about the Chintz Room and other Lazarus Dining establishments and to see objects purchased from the Lazarus Company, join Curator Emily Lang Saturday, January 17th at 2 pm at the Ohio History Center. Curator Talks are free … Continue reading

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