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Ohio History Connection Curator to be Featured on Broad and High

Do you watch Broad and High on WOSU? Curator Emily Lang will be featured will be featured in tomorrow night’s episode at 7:30 pm. The episode features our latest exhibition, Emerson Burkhart: Reflections of an Artist. Emerson Burkhart (1905-1969) ruled the … Continue reading

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What’s on the menu?: Menus of Ohio’s Hotels in the early 1900s

As the holiday season approaches many of us start thinking a little more about what we are going to eat or serve and about what our families served in the past. Foods are a large part of our holiday traditions … Continue reading

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Zouave Ambrotype Returns to Campus Martius Museum

A rare photograph that went missing from the Campus Martius Museum in Marietta, Ohio will return home. On November 21, 2014 Ohio History Connection staff will install the unique photograph of Zouave soldiers taken early in the Civil War on … Continue reading

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Reflections of Another Artist: Mary Ann Burkhart

Reflections of an Artist: Emerson Burkhart is now open in our 3rd Floor Library Lobby and First Floor Spotlight Gallery. Emerson Burkhart (1905-1969) ruled the Columbus art scene during the 1950s and 1960s with his honest portraits and depictions of … Continue reading

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Ohio History Connection Curator Featured in Documentary

Have you seen the Worthington episode of the award winning Columbus Neighborhoods documentary series produced by WOSU? The Worthington episode premiered on October 5, 2014. If you did not see it you can check the WOSU broadcast schedule to find … Continue reading

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Polly Crockett: Queen of the Wild Frontier

One of our objects featured in 1950s: Living the American Dream is to be featured in an upcoming session at the annual Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association conference! Chosen as one of the 25 Artifacts of the American Childhood, the Polly Crockett … Continue reading

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Victorian Mourning Culture: Memorializing the Dead

An essential portion of the mourning culture during the Victorian Era was the memorialization of the deceased. Once again, the memorializing of loved ones fell to the women, as they were considered memory vessels for the family.  In this practice, … Continue reading

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