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Users and Comments and Tags, Oh My!

Users and Comments and Tags, Oh My!

It’s a new year on Ohio Memory, and that means we’re rolling out some new features that we hope will enhance your experience with our digital collections! As of January… Read more »

3…2…1… Happy New Year!

3…2…1… Happy New Year!

2012 is rapidly drawing to a close and 2013 is nearly upon us. It’s been a year of historic events in Ohio, across the nation, and around the world. And… Read more »

Merry Christmas to All!

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 has a safe, happy and relaxing holiday–and that… Read more »

Chanukah Sameach, or Happy Hanukkah!

Chanukah Sameach, or Happy Hanukkah!

The eight-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah wraps up this Sunday, December 16th, at sundown, with the lighting of the eighth candle on the menorah.   Hanukkah commemorates the story of… Read more »

Happy Birthday, Mr. Thurber!

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 to his work A Thurber Carnival, he describes the event… Read more »

Prison Break 1863

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) escaped from the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus with… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving!

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 early holiday shopping or relaxing after yesterday’s big… Read more »

The Father of Commercial Photography

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 outside of Paris in 1787, Daguerre began working… Read more »

Election 2012!

Election 2012!

Now that the 2012 election season has wrapped up, we wanted to take a look back at some of the historical campaign and election materials featured in our Ohio Memory… Read more »

Happy Halloween!

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 past that we have available on Ohio Memory!… Read more »

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