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April 14, 2020

Frances Benjamin Johnston and the Last Photographs of President McKinley

Frances Benjamin Johnston took a photograph of the last speech President William McKinley would deliver before we was assassinated.

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January 14, 2019

We Hope These Fit The Bill: Our List of the Best Ducks at the Ohio History Connection

On January 4th, the Museum of English Rural Life sent a tweet to the British Museum, simply stating: "give us your best duck."

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August 23, 2018

The Dawn of the Kodak Moment

During the 1890s and early 1900s, Ohioans started filling scrapbooks and photo albums with the many "snapshots" that documented their everyday lives.

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October 18, 2017

Picturing World War I: A Conversation With the Curator

The Ohio History Connection is opening a new exhibit entitled "Picturing World War I." As part of our celebration of Archives Month, I talked to the curator of this new exhibit.

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February 17, 2017

The Picture of a Lifetime: A Trip to an Early Photographer’s Studio

It's 1865 and you’re an average Ohioan who would like to have some photographs of your family to display around the house. What are you going to do?

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August 24, 2016

History in 3-D: An Introduction to Stereoviews

Have you ever heard of a stereoview? Read on to learn the interesting history behind this 19th century 3-D technology.

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August 10, 2016

An 1890s Ohio Family: Featuring a Selfie, a Bicycle, and Many Mysteries

The Laura Cunningham Photograph Collection (AV 298) is full of many interesting photographs that can tell us a lot about family life in Warren County in the 1890s.

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January 22, 2014

“I Found a Photograph Marked Baker Art Gallery”

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January 18, 2013

More to Discover about the Albert J. Ewing Collection

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February 21, 2010

Can I Get This Map Scanned?