Category Archives: Exhibits

Controversy 2 Review on “The Big Think”

We were so excited to read the review of Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Talk About that we forgot to post it! Columnist Bob Duggan wrote about the exhibit, “the organizers don’t just dare to touch the third rail but … Continue reading

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“New” Dunbar Poems!

With the recent opening of Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Talk About on February 29th, we’d like to let you know about some of our digital collections here on Ohio Memory that complement pieces in the exhibit. One of the Controversy 2 items is a draft … Continue reading

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Last Chance to See Exhibit

This is the last weekend to see the exhibit “Every Place I Have Ever Lived” by Chuck Mintz at the Ohio History Center. This exhibit is a photographic journey to the neighborhoods Mintz lived throughout his life, including his boyhood … Continue reading

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A Bit of Information About Controversy 2

Republished from Echos More Controversy is coming to the Ohio History Center museum.  Following the success of the innovative exhibit Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, a second round opens in February.  The new exhibit focuses on the nature of … Continue reading

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New Items on the Floor

We recently added two new items to the History Mall here at OHS!  We purchased two Ohio made pieces at auction recently and couldn’t wait to share them with our visitors.  The pieces include a blue, Zoar-made box and a … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Check out this article about the Society’s newest acquisition and upcoming 1950s exhibit in the Dispatch! Prefab Steel Home Gives Peek at 50s Life

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Myth Busting: Electric Chair Edition

Was the builder of the electric chair also executed with it? Search the Internet and one can find the macabre tale of Charles Justice, who built the electric chair while imprisoned at the Ohio Penitentiary and was later executed in … Continue reading

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