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Merry Christmas to All!

It may be a few days early, but Merry Christmas from all of us here at Ohio Memory! We hope that everyone …

Happy Birthday, Mr. Thurber!

Tomorrow, December 8th, is the birthday of one of Columbus’s most famous native sons–humorist, illustrator and author James Thurber. In the preface …

Prison Break 1863

An exciting chapter in Ohio history unfolded almost 150 years ago this past Wednesday when John Hunt Morgan (of Morgan’s Raid fame) …

Happy Thanksgiving!

A slightly-belated Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Ohio Memory! As many of us spend the day getting in some …

The Father of Commercial Photography

This Sunday, November 18th, is the birthday of Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, the eponymous inventor of the daguerreotype method of antique photography. Born just …

Election 2012!

Now that the 2012 election season has wrapped up, we wanted to take a look back at some of the historical campaign …

Happy Halloween!

With Halloween quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time of year to show off some of the great costumes and celebrations of years …