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Digital Collections

Explore digital content from the collections of the Ohio History Connection

The Ohio History Connection has many digital collections and exhibits for you to explore. Choose one below to get started! 

Ohio Memory

Search the digital image collections of the Ohio History Connection, the State Library of Ohio and over 360 other Ohio cultural heritage institutions.

Chronicling America

Search through historic United States newspapers between the years 1836 and 1922, including over 300,000 pages from Ohio.


Purchase rights-managed historic images from our one-stop shop, whether for personal, commercial or non-profit use.

African American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920

Explore moments in the history of Ohio's African Americans during the time period from 1850 to 1920.

Virtual First Ohioans

Journey through Ohio's ancient past with the first Ohioans in this award-winning Ohio History Connection online exhibit.

Severe Weather in Ohio

Discover the story of 25 extreme weather events from Ohio’s past, and how they've affected our state and its inhabitants.

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