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Harding poses with a group of fishermen with their day's catch in St. Augustine. Via Ohio Memory.

A Mid-Winter Getaway

Ohio, like a large swath of the United States, has been hit with a real wave of winter weather this past week, …

Exterior view of Barn #86, located on Lincoln Highway west of Gamble Road in Van Wert County. Via Ohio Memory.

Ohio’s Bicentennial Barns

If you’ve driven anywhere in Ohio, you’ve probably seen them. Most are white or red, and a couple structures are unpainted. They …

Women volunteers working at the Union Station Canteen in Marion, Ohio, February 1943. Via Ohio Memory.

A National Day of Service

This Monday, January 19th, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday authorized in 1983. Dr. King is remembered as a …

Daguerreotype portrait of two women and a man, ca. 1850. Via Ohio Memory.

Worth a Thousand Words

Imagine life without photographs. There would be no way to quickly and easily capture images of friends and family, no in-the-moment snapshots …

The Regimental Colors of the 92nd OVI, one of the Ohio units that participated in the March to the Sea. Via Ohio Memory.

A Christmas Gift for President Lincoln

The period of November 15th through December 21st, 2014, marks the 150th anniversary of Major General (and native Ohioan) William Tecumseh Sherman’s …

Page from the merchant ledger of John Gaston, ca. 1773-1774. Via the State Library of Ohio Historical Documents Collection on Ohio Memory.

Coming Home

Occasionally, institutions like the ones who bring you Ohio Memory will find items in their collections that just don’t quite fit. They’re …

Aerial view of Ohio Stadium in Columbus. This photograph was taken on October 21, 1922, at the stadium's dedication game when the Buckeyes played University of Michigan. Via Ohio Memory.

Football Fields, Photos and Fans

  We hope all of our readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week, but this past weekend also marked another important “holiday” …

Items for sale from Tykie Toys, ca. 1947. Courtesy of the  	Flesh Public Library and Museum via Ohio Memory.

Toyland, Toyland!

Today, the day after Thanksgiving, is Black Friday. Stores will dramatically reduce pricing on items to draw shoppers in, while those shoppers …