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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.

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May 15, 2020

Turning the Tassel in 2020: Graduation Then and Now

This year, there are traditions we can observe from a distance. There are new traditions to be formed, Ohioans get creative in their social distanced celebrations.

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May 11, 2020

Exercise for History Lovers

At the Ohio History Connection, our staff likes to meet every Wednesday for our walking club. Now that most of us are working from home, we share one or two historic workout videos through email every week. Check out some of these workouts from days gone by and try them at home!

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May 11, 2020

Ohio in the Time of Cholera

If we put ourselves in the shoes of the 19th century Ohioans, there are quite a few similarities in their story and our own.

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April 17, 2020

Preserving Your Family Tree Like an Archivist

As Ohioans begin to face at least a few more weeks under a stay-at-home order, many of us are looking for new hobbies or distractions.

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April 4, 2020

Victory Gardens in the United States

Victory Gardens, originally called war gardens, got started during WWI and WWII. The Victory Garden movement has revived in 2020, in efforts to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 19, 2020

The Spanish Influenza Comes to Ohio

So what exactly was the Spanish Flu? How did it affect the world and more specifically what happened in Ohio?