Category Archives: Curators

Roman Johnson in the News

African American painter Roman Johnson was the subject of an article in the Sunday, March 1 edition of the Columbus Dispatch: Local Artist Roman Johnson’s Standing Growing After Death In regard to Johnson, Ohio History Connection curator Emily Lang states … Continue reading

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Curators in the News

In honor of African American History Month manuscripts curator and military historian John Haas was interviewed about black soldiers participation in the Civil War and World War I. Click here to listen to John’s interview with WCPN. If you would … 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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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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Holiday Celebrations in the 1950s

Here at the Ohio History Center, we have been busy decking the halls in our Lustron House for the upcoming holiday season. Visitors to the house will see an aluminum Christmas tree, play musical records from the 1950s, and enjoy … 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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Welcome Becky Preiss Odom

We are very excited to introduce our newest history curator, Becky Preiss Odom. Welcome to the Ohio History Connection! My love of history began in the fourth grade when I researched my house for a school project. I went to … Continue reading

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