September 11, 2023

Recent Acquisition: Scrapbooks of Cleveland’s First Female Laywer

Nearly a decade before women had the right to vote, Handrick became the first woman to pass the bar and establish a legal practice in Cleveland.

April 17, 2023

Oral Histories of LGBTQ+ Ohioans: A Place for Us

By Matthew Belak. LGBTQ+ Ohioans share their stories as part of Ohio History Connection's GOHI Project.

May 1, 2020

The Making of a Suffragist: Belle Sherwin and Women Activism

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University.

March 12, 2020

Celebrating Lethia Cousins Fleming

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Carol Lasser, an Emerita Professor of History at Oberlin College.

May 16, 2019

Some Thoughts from One Cleveland Fan about Chief Wahoo and the Indians Name

This past Spring 2019 semester Otterbein University sponsored a class in conjuncture with the Ohio History Connection to teach students about public history.

February 27, 2019

Ohio History Fund Grant Recipients Announced on Statehood Day, Feb. 27

April 4, 2018

50 Years Later: The Assassination of Martin Luther King

On April 4, 1968, fifty years ago this Wednesday, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

December 1, 2017

Origin Story: The Creation of Superman

In 1938, two young men from Cleveland, Ohio create a character who would bring hope to the American people, the iconic superhero Superman.

June 21, 2016

Cleveland Rocks: Historic Victories for Cleveland Sports Teams

Still celebrating the Cleveland Cavaliers' championship victory? Take a look at a few past sporting celebrations in Cleveland, Ohio.

May 3, 2016

The History of the Cleveland Life-Saving Service: Part 3 of 3