April 19, 2021

The Dantes and the Garage Rock Sound of 1960s Ohio

In the mid-1960s, teenagers everywhere started bands. In Columbus, the Dantes rose to the top in 1966 with the success of their song “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love.”

April 2, 2021

Youngstown State, YHCIL, and Congregation Rodef Sholom

Join Hannah Klacik to learn how Youngstown State University’s History Practicum class partnered with Rodef Sholom to create an archival collection.

March 10, 2021

A Century of Sliders, The Company Archives Tell the Story

The opening of White Castle restaurant in 1921 was not just the beginning of a company, it was also the beginning of the fast food industry.

February 22, 2021

The Fight for Liberty and Justice

During Jan and Feb 2021, we will be featuring guest bloggers whose artwork ison display outside the Ohio History Center in Columbus.

February 2, 2021

New Peace 2020

During Jan and Feb 2021, we will be featuring bloggers whose artwork is on display outside Ohio History Center. Their art is part of a city exhibit titled "Deliver Black Dreams."

December 22, 2020

Donation of Film Documents Historical Sites and Ohio History Center Construction

Imagine how excited you might be to watch home movies that you did not know existed. That is how OHC felt when the Duckworths offered motion pictures from the 1930s to 1960s

November 24, 2020

​Mrs. Penfield, Mrs. Roosevelt, and Little Steel

In 1937, Mrs. C.J. Penfield of Columbus wrote to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt with some complaints. Roosevelt wrote back, and now her letter is in our collections.

October 12, 2020

The Vote Was Just Part of the Quest for Equal Female Representation

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog comes from Kim Croffort-Suede, Interim Executive Director of the Matriots PAC.

September 14, 2020

Combatting COVID – How Women Warriors Are Winning the Battle

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Paula Haines, the CEO of Freedom a la Cart.

August 31, 2020

The Day I Needed Illness-Repelling Earrings: A Senior’s Last Day of High School in 2020

This guest blog is written by Chloe Kozal, an Ohioan who recently responded to our call to document the COVID-19 pandemic.