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Harding, Cox, and Ohio on the Irish War of Independence.June 13, 2022

By David McDevitt, Harding Project Archivist. In June and July of 1920, two Ohioans were nominated as the presidential candidates of America’s two leading political parties: James Cox, governor of Ohio, for the Democrats, and Warren G. Harding, senator from Ohio, by the Republicans. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Europe was still reshaping itself following the […]

Who is Celeste Ng? About the Bestselling Author Who Brings Diversity to Literary OhioFebruary 22, 2021

Celeste Ng is an American best-selling author of fiction whose works often explore themes of race and family relationships. Her family settled in Shaker Heights, OH in 1990.

Cassie Chadwick: The Female Wizard of FinanceJune 22, 2022

Cassie L. Chadwick, “the World’s Greatest Woman Swindler,” was one of the most skilled con artists in Ohio history. In this blog post, Quincy Balius dives into her story.

New Acquisition of Kenyon Hayden Architecture PortfolioAugust 5, 2022

By Lisa Wood, Audiovisual Curator The Ohio History Connection Archives & Library recently received the generous donation of a student portfolio by Kenyon Hayden. She studied architecture at The Ohio State University and became, if not the first, one of the earliest licensed female architects in Ohio. This portfolio complements the personal papers of Kenyon […]