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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 Via the State Library of Ohio Historical Documents Collection on Ohio Memory.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 …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is next week, and whether  you’re eating turkey, turducken or tofurkey, chances are you’ll be spending the day with some of …

Photograph of Fondelia Ruth Griswold making apple butter, courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society via Ohio Memory.

How Do You Like Them Apples?

Here in Ohio, apples are a quintessential part of autumn. Ohio apples come in different shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors; some are …

Opening lines from the 1884 publication of "The Raven," from the State Library of Ohio Rare Books Collection on Ohio Memory.

Nevermore!

Last week, in preparation for Halloween, we told you about haunted houses here in Ohio. This week, we’re moving to an individual …

The Cincinnati Music Hall, seen in 1937, from the Ohio Guide Collection on Ohio Memory.

Historic and Haunted?

We are now just one week away from Halloween, and as Ohioans around the state stock up on candy and finalize their …