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Log cabin (Dayton, Ohio), 1840-06-131840s Campaign Newspapers were published to rally support around a particular candidate during the U.S. presidential elections of 1840, 1844 and 1848.  This Ohio History Connection collection contains five newspapers from Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, representing the Whig and Democratic parties during these election years.
The Reporter. (Akron, Ohio), 1969-10-11The Akron Reporter has been documenting the lives and perspectives of Akron's African American residents since 1969. This Akron-Summit County Public Library collection covers 1969-2016.
Frank and Albert Ewing portraitThe Albert J. Ewing Collection consists of glass plate negatives taken by traveling photographer Albert J. Ewing at the of turn of the 20th century in Ohio and West Virginia. While many photographs are posed portraits of individuals and families, examples also include more casual photographs documenting daily life and the regional landscape.
Red and Blue, 1968-01-26The Alliance High School's Red and Blue is the student newspaper for Alliance High School. The collection contains issues from the 1920s through the 1960s held by Rodman Public Library.
Alliance Review and Leader, 1919-12-24The Alliance Review Collection contains newspaper issues covering 1916-1920. Content relates to community news from the city of Alliance and its surrounding townships in Stark, Mahoning, Portage and Columbiana counties.
Americké Dělnické Listy = American Workingmen's News. (Cleveland, Ohio), 1918-10-25The Americké Dělnické Listy (American Workingmen's News) documents Cleveland Czechs, one of the city's oldest and largest ethnic groups, as well as Czech-American Socialists. This Ohio History Connection collection, funded in part through an Institute of Museum and Library Services LSTA grant, covers 1918-1941.
Amherst Times, 1917-11-29The Amherst Newspapers Collection contains newspaper issues from the Amherst Free Press (1875-1879), Amherst Weekly News (1914-1919), Amherst Times (1917-1919) and Amherst News-Times (1919-1921, 1928-2015). Content relates to community news from the city of Amherst and the surrounding communities in Lorain County.
Amherst Public Library PostcardThe Amherst Public Library Collection contains photographs and yearbooks from Amherst, as well as documents relating to the early years of this historic city in northeastern Ohio.
Adena PointThe Archaeology Collection contains artifacts from the Paleo-Indian Period through the Historic Period. This collection showcases objects used by our ancient Ohio ancestors and neighboring societies, from the collections of the Ohio History Connection.
Armstrong Space SuitThe Armstrong Air and Space Museum Collection contains artifacts that document Ohio's contributions to the history of space flight.  This digital collection showcases items such as fragments of the Apollo spacecraft, Armstrong's space suit from the Gemini VIII mission, and the New York Times front page announcing the moon landing.
Athens County Gazette, 1904-05-12The Athens County Gazette, published in Athens, Ohio, covers the lives and activities of residents of Athens, Athens County and surrounding areas. This Ohio History Connection collection covers the period of 1897-1909.
Bowling Green's First Tomato FestivalBlack Swamp Memories is an online scrapbook of historical images and documents illustrating the history and development of the northwestern Ohio region formerly known as the Great Black Swamp. Black Swamp Memories is a service of the Wood County District Public Library in partnership with the BGSU Center for Archival Collections, the Wood County Historical Center & Museum, the Northwest Regional Library System, the Wood County Genealogy Society, as well as several other area organizations and individuals.
Bluffton-Richland High School/Public Library students photographThe Bluffton Public Library Collection includes images and documents about Bluffton, Ohio.  The collection contains Bluffton High School yearbooks, photos, booklets, and other materials held in the library's Shannon Local History Room.
Cadiz sentinel (Cadiz, Ohio : 1834), 1835-06-12The Cadiz Sentinel, published in Cadiz, Ohio, was a Democratic newspaper documenting the lives and activities of the residents of Cadiz, Harrison County and surrounding areas.  This Ohio History Connection collection covers the period of 1834-1835.
Ohio Historical SocietyThe Caniff Collection consists of artifacts that document the life of cartoonist Milton Caniff.  Known as the "Rembrandt of the Comic Strip," Caniff is remembered for his accurate background research, excellent writing, attention to detail and innovative use of graphic techniques.
Carroll free press (Carrollton, Ohio : 1834), 1835-12-11The Carroll Free Press, published in Carrollton, Ohio, was a Whig paper documenting the lives and activities of the residents of Carrollton, Carroll County and surrounding areas.  This Ohio History Connection collection covers the year 1835.
Cincinnati federal land office recordsThe Cincinnati Federal Land Office Records document the history of this office and its role in carrying out provisions of the Harrison Land Act. Included are purchase certificates, letters, power-of-attorney paperwork, and more.
The Circleville Democrat and watchman (Circleville, Ohio), 1878-08-01The Circleville Democrat and Watchman, published in Circleville, Ohio, was a Democratic paper documenting the lives and activities of the residents of Circleville and Pickaway County. This Ohio History Connection collection covers 1875-1890.
Mt. Vernon Democratic banner (Mount Vernon, Ohio : 1853), 1861-07-30The Civil War Era Newspapers of Mount Vernon Collection, contributed by the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, is comprised of two Knox County newspapers, The Democratic Banner and The Mt. Vernon Republican, during the period of 1860-1865.
Coventry Village LibraryThe Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library Digital Archive contains photographs, letters, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia related to the library and city history.
Clyde Library Postcard 1908The Clyde Public Library's Thaddeus B. Hurd Digital Archive contains photos, advertisements, catalogs, directories, programs, and other ephemera important to the history of Clyde, Ohio.
Der Westbote. (Columbus, Ohio), 1843-10-02The Columbus Westbote, was a German language newspaper published in Columbus, Ohio. Considered the "Democratic Bible," it served German immigrants and their families in the German Village neighborhood of Columbus, the state of Ohio and beyond. This Ohio History Connection collection covers the period of 1843-1862.
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Fouke, JewelThe Defiance Public Library Collection contains the Defiance County yearbook collection, Historic Homes of Defiance County collection, the Edward Bronson Photograph Collection and other historic items from Defiance County.
The Delaware County Historical Society Collection contains photographs and city directories documenting the history of Delaware County.
The Delaware Daily Journal-Herald contains newspaper issues covering 1916-1919. Content relates to community news from Delaware, Delaware County and surrounding communities.
The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is one of three (3) federally-recognized Shawnee tribes: the Eastern Shawnee on the Oklahoma-Missouri border near Wyandotte, OK; the Absentee Shawnee near Shawnee, OK; and the Shawnee Tribe in Miami, OK. The Tribe is proud to partner with Ohio History Connection to present a digital library of its past and cultural heritage. Funding for this searchable database is made possible by the Administration for Native Americans. The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is compiling a digital collection of images and documents to aid in historical and genealogical research. Our digital library will expand to include additional material as we recover more materials through research trips at various archives and depositories. Archives are continuously being updated and new collections added. Please check back often as we add to this digital collection.
Downtown MetamoraThe Evergreen Community Library Collection contains the library's local history collections as well as material from the  Metamora Area Historical Society, and represents the communities of Berkey, (Ai) Fulton, Chesterfield, Lyons, and Metamora, Ohio.
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library Digital Collection includes yearbooks, photographs, publications, and other materials regarding the history of Hancock County, Ohio.
Richard Judson McClarrenThe Fulton County Historical Society Collection is a compilation of images and documents from the society's collection to aid in historical and genealogical research of Fulton County, Ohio.
Rainbow Banners at Ohio StatehouseThe Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) Collection, created through a partnership between the Ohio History Connection, Outlook Weekly and The Gay Ohio History Initiative, documents the history of LGBT Ohio and Ohioans, through photographs, objects, ephemera and printed materials.
GOHI Community CollectionThe Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) Community Collection is a collecting initiative, developed by the Ohio History Connection and community partners, designed to collect, preserve, and share Ohio’s LGBTQ history. The GOHI Community Collection contains items contributed by LBGTQ Ohioans that document the significant contributions the LGBTQ community has made to the historical, cultural, and business heritage of the State.
Gospel Herald, 1859-05-14The Gospel Herald, printed in New Carlisle, Ohio, was an anti-slavery newspaper published as part of the "Christian movement" tradition which embraced political and religious democracy and rejected sectarian beliefs and practices.  This Ohio History Connection collection covers 1859-1861.
William James Lowry Birth RecordThe Grace Luebke Local History Digital Collection from the Harris-Elmore Public Library contains a variety of family history records, including birth, church, court, death and probate court records, documenting Ottawa County and surrounding areas. The collection also includes photographs, maps, newspaper articles and more.
Batzner, Charles M.Graves Registration Cards, from the Ohio Adjutant General Collection of the Ohio History Connection, includes records of soldiers in every war from the Revolutionary War until World War II.  Cards typically contain a soldier's name, birth and death dates and cemetery information.
Batzner, Charles M.The Huron Historical Society Collection follows the organization's mission to "acquire, preserve, study, maintain and exhibit historical documents, photographs and other materials relating to the history and progress of the Huron community."
Company C in chef's uniformsThe Ida Rupp Public Library Collection contains photographs documenting World War II soldiers from Port Clinton, Ohio, of the 37th Infantry Division, Tank Company C, many of whom perished during the Bataan Death March and over three years as prisoners of war.
Workers tending fieldsThe Joe Munroe Collection from the Ohio History Connection contains a sampling of professional photographer Joe Munroe's extensive photographic archives, which primarily document United States agriculture and rural life from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Page 101-150The John Sherman Manuscript Collection from the State Library of Ohio documents the life of Sherman (1823-1900), brother of United States General William T. Sherman. John Sherman was a prominent political figure in the 19th century, serving in the U.S. Senate and as Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury.
The Kent tribune. (Kent, Ohio), 1918-11-14 The Kent Tribune contains newspaper issues covering 1917-1929. This Kent Historical Society collection documents Kent, Ohio, and features news from around the world, and nation as well. This particular period of time includes World War I and ends just before the collapse of the stock market and economy in 1929.
Lakeside Post Office & CrowdThe Lakeside Heritage Society Archives contains photographs documenting the Lakeside and Marblehead Peninsula area in Ottawa County, Ohio, a popular resort destination for many years.
Indian Lake Fish Top Stories PostcardThe Logan County Digital Collection includes postcards, photographs and books depicting historic Logan County, including Indian Lake and the railroad depot.  This is a joint project of the Logan County Libraries and the Logan County Historical Society.
The Mahoning dispatch. (Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio), 1877-09-21The Mahoning Dispatch documents Canfield and surrounding communities in Mahoning County, Ohio. This Ellsworth Historical Society collection covers 1877-1878.
Malone Aviso. (Canton, Ohio), 1961-04-26 <br />
The Malone Aviso is the student newspaper of Malone University, a Christian liberal arts university in Canton, Ohio. This Malone University collection covers 1957-1973.
Aaron Chapman letter to John Morrison, Kendal, 8th mo 17th, 1818Massillon Memories, from the collections of the Massillon Public Library, contains photographs, letters, diaries, transcriptions, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, city directories, maps and other documents recording the history of the area. In particular, the Rotch-Wales letters offer a unique and detailed view of life in 19th century America.
Andrews' Raiders reunion photograph              The McComb Public Library Collection contains McComb-area yearbooks, historical photographs and documents, and items from the library's Andrews Raiders History Display.
The Morrow County Republican. (Mt. Gilead, Ohio), 1910-04-06 The Morrow County Republican Collection contains newspaper issues covering 1910-1919. This Republican newspaper documents the people and activities of Mt. Gilead, Morrow County and surrounding communities in central Ohio.
17th Regiment Band tokenThe Muskingum County Collection contains a variety of content such as printed materials, manuscripts, postcards and drawings, that document the history of Muskingum County.  The items in this collection are held by the Ohio History Connection.
NORWELD VideoMy War: Northwest Ohioans Remember World War II was made possible through a NORWELD (Northwest Regional Library System) program. These oral histories from seven member libraries document individual stories of World War II, covering life in the military and the impact of the war on the homefront.
Colonel Charles Young portraitThe NAAMCC Collection, comprised of photographs, letters, manuscripts, newspaper articles, ephemera and more from the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, chronicles African American history in and out of Ohio. Materials in this collection are held at the Center in Wilberforce, Ohio.
Fort Hill, shelter house footings and foundation photographThe New Deal Collection (1933-1939) consists of select materials, mainly photographs, from the Ohio History Connection, to present Ohio's role as an example of national New Deal policies and initiatives. The collection illustrates programs launched during the Depression Decade, including relief initiatives created by the State of Ohio, as well as federal programs.
Noble County Republican, 1880-09-02The Noble County Republican contains newspaper issues covering 1880-1887. Content relates to community news from Caldwell and Noble County.
The Sun, 1979-12-12The North Canton Sun, published in North Canton, Ohio, reported on the daily happenings of North Canton, from speeding arrests to sporting events to the popular "Everybody's Column."  This collection was digitized through a partnership between the North Canton Public Library and the North Canton Heritage Society and covers the years 1922-2001.
Saving Your Community's Memories 2010Northwest Narratives, made possible through a NORWELD (Northwest Regional Library System) program, contains over 290 interviews from 16 northwest Ohio libraries on topics ranging from World War II to the impact of the railroad.
Regimental Colors of the 58th O.V.I.The Ohio Battle Flag Collection includes images of more than five hundred flags from the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I and World War II, belonging to the Ohio Adjutant General and cared for by the Ohio History Connection. Also included are a selection of non-military flags as well as photographs of Ohio's Brigadier Generals.
Charles Foster 1882 State of State AddressThe Ohio Governor's Collection, although still a work-in-progress, will soon have the complete run of State of the State Addresses of Ohio's governors, plus portraits, campaign posters, and other material documenting the state's highest office.
Potter at workThe Ohio Guide Collection consists of photographs collected for use in the Ohio Guide and other publications of the Federal Writers' Project in Ohio, 1935-1939. The collection systematically covers Ohio's characteristic features, important industries, arts and entertainment, architecture,  transportation and more.
MSS 509 League of Women Voters ColumbusThe Ohio History Connection Finding Aids Collection lets you search the full text of finding aids for manuscript and audiovisual materials in the organization's archives. Finding aids are detailed inventories which provide background information about archival collections, and brief descriptions of a collection's contents.
LeVeque Tower at night photographOhio History Connection Selections contains a wide variety of digitized material drawn from the Ohio History Connection’s extensive archival collections. This growing collection showcases the breadth of amazing materials available through the organization, and includes over 11,000 items.
Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1922-06-16The Ohio Jewish Chronicle features the history of the Columbus Jewish community as recorded weekly from 1918 through 1994, in partnership between the OJC, the Columbus Jewish Historical Society and the Ohio History Connection.
Alphonso Taft Marble BustThe Ohio Memory Collection is comprised of over 4,500 selections contributed from the holdings of libraries, museums, and historical societies from across the state. The collection traverses the full length of Ohio's rich and influential history. Content includes photographs, objects, documents, manuscripts and more.
Frederick Hall  photographThe Ohio Memory Community Collection was developed as a part of the commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial.  The collection includes Civil War-era document and photograph collections submitted by individuals from around the state.
Battery D, 1st Battalion, 136th ArtilleryThe Ohio National Guard Collection includes hundreds of images from the archives of the   Ohio Army National Guard. Photographs primarily represent battalions and companies made up of Ohio servicemen, as well as individual soldiers and officers shown on and off the battlefield.
Daily Ohio State journal (Columbus, Ohio : 1841), 1842-07-06The Ohio State Journal was Ohio's paper of record for much of the 19th and early 20th centuries, delivering up-to-date news on a variety of topics to readers in central Ohio and beyond. This collection,  funded in part through an Institute of Museum and Library Services LSTA grant, includes 1832-1879 and portions of 1885, 1889 and 1909.
Ohio state monitor. (Columbus, Ohio), 1918-11-02The Ohio State Monitor, published in Columbus, Ohio, was an African American paper reporting on the activities of the African American and Baptist Church community in Columbus, Franklin County and around the entire state of Ohio.  This Ohio History Connection collection covers 1918-1920.
The Ohio State news (Columbus, Ohio), 1944-07-01The Ohio State News, published in Columbus, Ohio, was an African American paper reporting on the news and activities of the African American community in Columbus, Ohio, as well as across the state and nation. This collection covers 1944-1952 and was funded by the Columbus Metropolitan Library in partnership with the Ohio History Connection.
Brochure for 1918 Ohio State Summer Library SchoolThe Ohio State Summer Library School Collection consists of a variety of materials pertaining to the 1917 summer library school conducted by the Ohio Board of Library Commissioners, as well as plans for the 1918 school.  Materials include student records, course outlines, brochures, correspondence and more.
Ohio statesman (Columbus, Ohio : 1870), 1871-04-21The Ohio Statesman was a Democratic paper printed in Columbus, the seat of Franklin County, Ohio, in 1855-70.  Funded in part through an Institute of Museum and Library Services LSTA grant, this collection includes the years 1869-1872.
Ohioana LibraryThe Ohioana Library was founded in 1929 to collect, preserve, and celebrate Ohio literature and other artistic endeavors. This growing collection includes scrapbooks and other items from the library’s holdings.
Greg RogersOral History Repository. The Ohio History Connection is dedicated to preserving the memories of Ohioans from all walks of life. This repository provides access to our collections of video, audio and interactive oral histories and will continue to grow as we continue collecting interviews across the state.
Ruth Thompson and Mary Smith, 1926The Ottawa County Museum Collection aids with the museum's mission to preserve and protect records and artifacts pertinent to the development of Ottawa County, to provide educational information and to create a lasting memory for future generations to study. Digital images include Camp Perry, local businesses, historic Port Clinton, and more.
Pemberville High School Class of 1938The Pemberville Public Library Digital Archive, in cooperation with the Pemberville-Freedom Area Historical Society, features digital images from the Dale M. Bruning Local and Family History Room and other sources available to the public through the library's collections.
Grand Army of the Republic, Thomas Allen Post No. 578.The Putnam County Historical Society Collection includes material relating to Putnam County, Ohio, and its local communities. Material in the collection relates primarily to the Civil War and its impact in the region.
Country and Town. (Rossford, Ohio), 1963-01-02The Rossford Country and Town, a Rossford Public Library collection, documents the community and citizens of Rossford, Ohio, from 1963 to 1966.
Rossford Community CenterThe Rossford Public Library in Wood County, Ohio, has digitized over 1,000 items of historical significance from the local community. Highlights include photographs of the Libbey-Owens-Ford glass company, Rossford High School yearbooks and photos, class photos from Walnut Street School, and historic pictures and documents related to the library.
A.D. Baker holding a model of His LocomotiveSauder Village in Archbold, Ohio, has made available a selection of images and documents relating to this historic site, and to the history of the Great Black Swamp region of northwest Ohio.
Tiffin Seneca Public LibraryThe Seneca County Digital Library preserves the history of Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio. The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s items highlighted include Jr. O.U.A.M. Home photos and documents, 1913 flood postcards, and area yearbooks.
The Southeast Ohio History Center houses over 60,000 items relating to the cultural heritage of Southeastern Ohio. The images in the collection include many family photographs, snapshots of coal and other industries, as well as pictures from across the world taken by Ohioans in military service.
Atlas and directory of Shelby County, Ohio : including a directory of freeholders and an official...The State Library of Ohio County Atlases Collection includes maps and atlases of Ohio counties from 1845 to 1980. Select atlases feature local county histories, images of citizens and places of business. The collection is a collaborative effort between the State Library of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Ohio calendar of eventsThe State Library of Ohio Digital Collection contains born-digital electronic publications and documents produced by State of Ohio agencies, as well as items that have been digitized from the original paper version. More items are regularly being added to this growing collection.
George Washington letter to Mr. Wadsworth, 18 May 1788The State Library of Ohio Historical Documents Collection contains digital copies of select items from the Ohio Rare Government Documents paper collection, which spans two centuries. Items were produced by state agencies and were then made available by the State Library. Due to the fragile condition of these items, digitization efforts are helping to provide user access while preserving original documents.
Musical life in early Cincinnati : and the origin of the May FestivalThe State Library of Ohio Rare Books Collection includes a wide variety of original books from the collections of the State Library of Ohio, related to politics, central Ohio, gardening, religion and more. Most books are available in their entirety.
Annual report of the board of directors and officers of Longview Asylum, to the governor of the...The State Library of Ohio State Hospitals Collection contains annual reports and documents from state hospitals and asylums in Athens, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Gallipolis, Masillon, and Toledo. Reports include narratives of the year's activities, financial information for each hospital, and rosters of hospital employees.
Sundays bestThe Swanton Public Library Collection consists of slides created from photographs belonging to Swanton residents, showing the area's history. The original slides were collected by Swanton librarian Imogene Walter in 1976 as part of the celebration of the United States Bicentennial.
The Toledo Lucas County Public Library's Digital Collections of Northwest Ohio features unique and rare materials that document the history and culture of Toledo and Northwest Ohio, including photographs, correspondence, memoirs, books, rare and government documents. We hope you enjoy our collections!
The Treasurer of the State of Ohio Annual Reports is an online compilation of Annual Reports published by the Treasurer's office since the early 1800s, documenting its efforts to invest, protect and manage the State of Ohio's money. This collection is made available through the State Library of Ohio, in partnership with the office of the Treasurer of the State.
Van Wert Times, 1884-11-07The Van Wert Times contains newspaper issues covering 1884-1894. This Democratic newspaper documents the people and activities of Van Wert, Van Wert County and surrounding communities in northwest Ohio.
Wadsworth Ohio PhotographThe Wadsworth Public Library Collection includes  material related to a cyclone that hit Medina City on April 8, 1890;  the famous Blue Tip Festival and the Ohio Match Company; the Whisperer High School yearbook collection; local churches and historic homes; and more.
Way Public Library - Childrens Department 1960'sWay Public Library presents this digital archive of Perrysburg history, which features collections related to local neighborhoods and schools, community sports teams, Perrysburg veterans, area businesses and more.
Wayne County Democrat, 1913-11-11The Wayne County Democrat Collection contains newspaper issues covering November 1913. It was owned by the same company as the Wooster Daily News, and served to document Wooster and surrounding communities in northeast Ohio from 1826 through 1920 when it was absorbed by the Wooster Daily Record.
Wayne County, Ohio Through the Years includes a variety of photographs found in the Wayne County Public Library collection, such as school photos, people with Wayne County connections, and historical structures.
West Jefferson Remembers is an online collection committed to interpreting and preserving the history of West Jefferson while making it available to the public. The collection focuses on historically-significant documents relating to the history of the town, from its establishment in 1830 through the present day.
White Castle Hamburger BoxThe White Castle Digital Collection highlights the company's corporate archives, housed at the Ohio History Center. Items in the collection include coupons and advertising handouts, photographs and dozens of vintage advertising posters.
Wilbur H. Siebert photographThe Wilbur H. Siebert Collection contains correspondence, notes, maps, photographs and more related to the Underground Railroad. The over-5,000 items included in this collection represent all of the Ohio-related items in the collection, and all textual material is full-text searchable.
1858 Wood County MapThe Wood County Historical Center & Museum, formerly the Wood County Infirmary, aims to collect its citizens' history and share it with future generations. Materials in the collection are primarily related to the oil industry, the Civil War and "Unity Day" in opposition to a KKK rally in Bowling Green.
Wooster Daily News, 1920-01-02The Wooster Daily News Collection contains newspaper issues covering 1906-1913 and 1917-1920. Under various titles, this Democratic newspaper documented Wooster and surrounding communities in northeast Ohio from 1826 through 1920 when it was absorbed by the Wooster Daily Record.
Wooster Daily Republican, 1917-06-19The Wooster Daily Republican Collection contains newspaper issues covering 1917-1920. Under various titles, this Republican newspaper documented Wooster and surrounding communities in northeast Ohio from 1820 through 1920 when it was absorbed by the Wooster Daily Record.
Give To The War Chest and be Chesty' cardThe World War I in Ohio Collection includes content from the holdings of the Ohio History Connection and the North Canton Heritage Society capturing the overarching narrative of WWI--from ordinary stories to extraordinary ones, and from the home front to the battlefront.
Ohio Historical SocietyThe World War II Oral Histories Collection, digitized from analog tapes in the collections of the Ohio History Connection and uploaded for the public, examines life during the Great Depression through the end of World War II. It includes 54 videos available at higher and lower quality, as well as transcripts to accompany each interview.
Worker Grinding ArmatureThe Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor (an Ohio History Connection site) provides a dramatic overview of the impact of the iron and steel industry on Youngstown and other Mahoning Valley communities. Material in this extensive collection relates to iron and steel employees, labor disputes, mill and furnace operations, and more.
Zanesville Weekly Signal, 1901-07-05The Zanesville Signal covers the lives and activities of residents of Zanesville, Muskingum County and surrounding areas. This Ohio History Connection collection includes semi-weekly and weekly editions covering 1897-1904.
Zoar CollectionThe Zoar Collection includes over 1,500 items used by the historic residents of Zoar, a small community in Tuscarawas County founded by a group of German separatists in 1817, as well as archival material related to the community and its settlers.