Category Archives: Digital Projects

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: 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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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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New Papers on Chronicling America!

Fall is officially here, and so are more Ohio newspapers on Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’s free digital newspaper database!  Issues from the following newspapers are now online and keyword-searchable: From Cadiz (Harrison County) Cadiz Sentinel (1844), 1844-1846, 1850-1851 … Continue reading

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A prestidigitator could not do better with your soiled shirts!

What is a prestidigitator you ask?  An illusionist or magician!  When is that last time you can think of someone using the word prestidigitator in normal conversation?  No one calls David Copperfield a prestidigitator, and I don’t blame them.  Calling … Continue reading

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This Just In: New Papers Added to Chronicling America!

The Ohio History Connection is pleased to announce that more historic Ohio newspapers have been added to Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’s free digital newspaper database.  Issues from the following newspapers are now online and keyword-searchable: From Lower Sandusky/Fremont … Continue reading

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