Category Archives: Current News

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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Beginning Your African-American Genealogy

There is still time to register for Beginning Your African-American Genealogy Join us to learn about searching for your African-American ancestors from experienced researcher Gayle Wilson. Get direction in locating and using resources specific to African-American research and find out … 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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Greene County Records Center and Archives Receives Achievement Award

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) is pleased to recognize the Greene County Records Center and Archives as its 2014 Achievement Award recipient. Since its establishment in 1996, the Greene County Records Center and Archives has been committed to … 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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#AskAnArchivist Day Is October 30!

Ever had a question for an archivist that you have not had the chance to ask? Today archivists around the country, including archivists at the Ohio History Connection, are taking to Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag … 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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