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October 3, 2022

Drawing Together: Comics and the Return of Museum Collections to White Earth Nation

Learn about the Ohio History Connection's link to a recent effort to repatriate artifacts belonging to the White Earth Nation of Minnesota.

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September 23, 2022

Invisible Ground: Augmented Reality, Storytelling and Immersive History

Invisible Ground is a podcast, telling the stories of the familiar places and people in southeast Ohio which might not be always visible, but are part of our daily life.

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September 19, 2022

Depression-Era Recipes from an Inmate at the Ohio Penitentiary

Explore a unique cookbook that a prisoner at the Ohio Penitentiary created for the assistant warden's wife in 1931.

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August 23, 2022

Peering Back In Time – 19th Century Microscope Slides of William Sullivant

An unassuming dark wooden cabinet on the shelves in the collections revealed beautiful 19th century microscope slides from William Sullivant.

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August 19, 2022

Family Furniture Reimagined

Do you repurpose furniture? Learn how one Ohio family reimagined their furniture in the past and found ways to repurpose pieces.

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August 15, 2022

Road Trippin’ with Truda: Fort Ancient

Join Truda Shinker, our membership manager, as she visit the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took her to Fort Ancient in Oregonia. If you’ve lived in Ohio for very long, you’ve most likely seen the exit for Fort Ancient on I-71. I know I’ve passed it each time I’ve […]

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August 5, 2022

New Acquisition of Kenyon Hayden Architecture Portfolio

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 […]

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June 29, 2022

Road Trippin’ with Truda: Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum

Join Truda Shinker, our membership manager, as she visit the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took her to Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum in Marietta. Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum are both located in Marietta, which is in southeastern Ohio. If you've read The Pioneers by David […]

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June 27, 2022

“President and Mrs. Harding Home for the Centennial”

Harding Presidential Sites Manager Sherry Hall describes Warren G. Harding's final visit to Marion, Ohio for the town's centennial on July 4-5, 1922.

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June 14, 2022

30th Anniversary of the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor (YHCIL) opened to the public in June of 1992 as a steadfast reminder of the area’s industrial heritage.