March 13, 2022

Deciphering the Past through Photographs

January 11, 2022

John Fisher’s Extraordinary Ledger

In 2015, the Ohio History Connection Manuscripts/Audiovisual Department received an unassuming 19th century Ohio account ledger which turned out not to be so ordinary...

November 9, 2021

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.

October 25, 2021

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.

September 22, 2021

The AIDS Crisis is Not Over: 40 Years of Activism

In the Ohio History Connection’s archives, researchers can find documentation of the Columbus community’s fight to raise awareness of AIDS.

September 17, 2021

From Root to Leaf: Tracing Past and Future Family Trees

Join OHC intern Quincy Balius to learn about the history of genealogy and the inclusion efforts that may redefine the future of family research.

August 11, 2021

Introducing the Warren Harding Papers Project

Meet archivist Wendy Korwin and get a sneak peak into the presidential project she will be working on for the next few years.

August 3, 2021

Reflections on my Summer 2021 Internship

This blog is an opportunity to start reflecting on my internship so far while tying this experience into the things I’ve been learning at school.

June 4, 2021

Queering Family Values

As we honor Pride throughout the month of June, we share this post from queer artist Charmaine Renee about their most recent project

April 28, 2021

“As most of us knew her:” Leaving Space for Queerness in the Archives

Normally historians mention that a historical figure may have been a member of the LGBTQ+ community if they have documentation to support it.