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1904 parade in Bowling Green, courtesy of the Wood County District Public Library via Ohio Memory.

Memorial Day on Ohio Memory

People around Ohio and around the country are preparing for Memorial Day weekend–a long weekend off work for many, and the unofficial …

Lifeguard in California knitting for the war effort. Via Chronicling America.

Knitting Women of World War I

Right now we’re in the middle of the World War I centenary. While the world’s men were off fighting one hundred years …

Title page of the Whole Booke of Psalmes, via the State Library of Ohio Rare Books Collection on Ohio Memory.

An Open Window on Our History

One of the beauties of digitization is that it allows us to interact with rare and unique cultural objects in new and …

Advertisement from the Perrsyburg Journal for the Booklovers' Edition of Shakespeare, the "best...in existence."

“You Must Have Shakespeare”

Saturday, April 23 is the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the English playwright and poet who authored nearly 40 …