Looking at Buildings in Ohio Village
By looking at the buildings in Ohio Village, you can learn to sharpen your observation skills and build your old-building vocabulary, both useful as you travel Ohio.
Reflecting on Six Months with the Ohio History Connection
From genealogy workshops to research guidelines, to textbooks: Check in with intern Quincy Balius to hear how their first six months at OHC have progressed!
Celebrando! A Dialogue on Latinx and Hispanic Cultural Traditions
We are proud to introduce the Celebrando! Project. Each year we will select three to four cultures to be represented by Ohioans who will share their ancestral heritage.
The Bryan Knedler Collection
Recently the Gay Ohio History Initiative received a new collection from former Ohio native, Bryan Knedler. There is a lot to learn from Knedler’s documentation of his life.
James Garfield campaigned for President as war hero who was honest and honorable, but past actions in Congress came back to challenge his run for office.
Dayton’s East End and the Fight to Save It
Mrs. Clarence Porter was tired of running. For whatever reason, on May 15th, 1973 she stood in front of the City Plan Board of Dayton, fighting to stay in the East End.
Chief Glenna J. Wallace: Leader of the Seventh Generation
In 2006, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma elected their first female chief in the tribe’s modern history, Chief Glenna J. Wallace.
Dear Senator: Letters to a Political Rising Star
This blog post introduces three people who were the subjects of future president Harding’s early political correspondence.
James Brown Makes History at King Records in Cincinnati
When James Brown and his band arrived at 1540 Brewster Avenue in Cincinnati in May of 1967, it probably didn’t feel like history in the making. But it was.
Ohio’s Indigenous History is Part of Everyone’s History
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Dr. Brad Lepper highlights some of the achievements of Ohio's indigenous history.