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16:49, 16 April 2015OHS AL00323.jpg (file)22 KBSbackGrave of Simon Kenton, spy, frontiersman, and militia commander. The grave and monument is in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. The photograph was taken ca. 1940-1949.1
16:39, 16 April 2015OHS AL05152.jpg (file)38 KBSbackThis postcard is illustrated with an aerial view of the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1940-1949. The green area in the center foreground, crisscrossed with paths, is known as the Oval, and several significant buildings includin...1
16:12, 16 April 2015OHS SA2675 01.jpg (file)20 KBSbackConstitution of the State of Ohio. We, the people of the State of Ohio, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings, and promote our common welfare, do establish this Constitution. Article 1. Bill of Rights. Section 1. All men are...1
15:46, 16 April 2015OHS AL00565.jpg (file)14 KBSbackPortrait of Governor Asa S. Bushnell who served two, two year terms as Governor from 1896-1900. Bushnell supported the Spanish-American War and saw that Ohio troops mobilized quickly when a call for volunteers was issued in April 1898.1
15:37, 16 April 2015OHS AL03833.jpg (file)16 KBSbackPortrait photograph of Black Bear, inscribed "J.F. Bush, 1882." The photograph was taken by Mitchell & McGowan, traveling photographers who were headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.1
15:26, 16 April 2015OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F07 002 001.jpg (file)15 KBSbackReverse reads: "District #5, 902 Municipal Bldg. Akron, Ohio. November 19, 1937. Public Square, Canton, Ohio, looking north on Market Ave. County courthouse does not show but is on the immediate left. Stark Co." This photograph depicts downtown Canton,...1
15:17, 16 April 2015OHS Om2896 1980868 001.jpg (file)13 KBSbackThis map bears the title "A Map of the Country on the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers Shewing the Situation of the Indian Towns with Respect to the Army under the Command of Colonel Bouquet." A second map on the same sheet is titled "A Survey of that part of...1
14:59, 16 April 2015OhioGuide SA1039AV B07F11 013 1.jpg (file)9 KBSbackReverse reads: "This is the first National Cash Register opened, this register used roll paper. It was first used in the Miners' Supply Co. in Coalton, Ohio." This is a photograph of the first National Cash register ever used at the Miners' Supply Co. ...1
14:41, 16 April 2015Lambert Photo.jpg (file)101 KBSbackPortrait of John W. Lambert and view of Lambert and two passengers posing in a Lambert car. Handwritten on front: "J.W. Lambert, 1909. Buckeye Mfg. Co. J.H. [undecipherable], 1908. J.H.C. in Lambert friction drive en route to Bay City. 30 + 3 clincher ...1
12:31, 16 April 2015OHS AL03980.jpg (file)14 KBSbackPortrait of President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), who was the first man elected president from the West. Before winning the office of the president, Jackson was a war hero in the War of 1812 who successfully pushed Native Americans off their land and d...1
12:10, 16 April 2015OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F03 0030 001.jpg (file)13 KBSbackNorth Olmsted (Ohio) Description The photograph shows Cleveland Metroparks naturalist or employee showing a snake to a group of children inside of a museum. The snake the park ranger is holding appears to be a black rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta). The nat...1
11:59, 16 April 2015OHS Om3000 3623433 001.jpg (file)15 KBSbackFour photographs document P. Z. Blue's farm in Henry County, Ohio. Located five miles from Hamler, the farm consisted of a house and several outbuildings. Blue owned three farms consisting of more than 350 acres in 1910.1
11:44, 16 April 2015OHS AL04165.jpg (file)23 KBSback"Scene at the Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus" illustration from "Historical Collections of Ohio" by Henry Howe, 1847. The view was taken within the inner enclosure of the penitentiary, and shows inmates and guards in the courtyard. The Ohio Penitentiary o...1
11:31, 16 April 2015OHS SC2697 Girty 001.jpg (file)22 KBSbackIllustration of Simon Girty, Ohio Country frontiersman, printed in Volume 6 of the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications by the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society. Girty was born in Chambers Mill, Pennsylvania, in 1741. During t...1
11:15, 16 April 2015OhioGuide SA1039AV B05F08 027 1.jpg (file)17 KBSbackCaption reads: "John H. Patterson directing rescue work, the Dayton flood, March 1913." John H. Patterson was a business man who founded the National Cash Register Company. He led recovery efforts during the flood and formed the Dayton Citizen's Relief...1
16:41, 14 April 2015OHS AL05767.jpg (file)40 KBSbackThis image is a reproduction of a print depicting the courthouse and jail in Marietta, built in 1798. The structure was built at the southeast corner of today's Second and Putnam Streets. (Original print is in "American Pioneer" opposite page 163, call...1
15:40, 14 April 2015OHS AL04307.jpg (file)25 KBSbackThis engraved portrait is of Ohio Congressman Clement Laird Vallandigham, ca. 1860s. Vallandigham is well-known for being the leader of the Ohio Democratic Party and for opposing the US Civil War. The original illustration is from Henry Howe's "Histori...1
15:19, 14 April 2015OHS AL02982.jpg (file)26 KBSbackView of the Glacial Grooves on the north side of Kelleys Island, Ohio, ca. 1930-1960. These are the largest such grooves in the world that can be easily seen. They were created in limestone bedrock about 18,000 years ago during the Ice Age. A trough 40...1
14:33, 14 April 2015OHS AL00232.jpg (file)30 KBSback"Charge of the Dragoons at Fallen Timbers," painted by R.T. Zogbaum, ca. 1895. The painting illustrates General Anthony Wayne's campaign against the Ohio natives in 1794.1
13:37, 14 April 2015OHS AL02696.jpg (file)11 KBSbackPhotograph of the leaves and fruit of the Buckeye tree, ca. 1960-1969. The Buckeye, Aesculus glabra, was designated as Ohio’s official state tree in 1953. The tree is called the buckeye because its nuts resemble the shape and color of a deer's eye. T...1
13:31, 14 April 2015OHS AL02729.jpg (file)32 KBSbackDigital print of the first page of the 1802 Ohio Constitution. In November 1802, thirty-five delegates of the Ohio Constitutional Convention convened to draft a state constitution. In order for Ohio to become a state, representatives of the territory h...1
13:09, 14 April 2015OHS AV200 b03 f33 41.jpg (file)23 KBSbackCarte de visite of General Ambrose Everett Burnside, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War. A very well-liked general, he was nevertheless roundly criticized for his handling of troops in battle. He is particularly known for his sloth in as...1
12:56, 14 April 2015OHS AL02712.jpg (file)36 KBSbackClose-up view of Blue Jacket from the painting "The Signing of the Treaty of Greene Ville, 1795" as depicted by Howard Chandler Christy. The painting was created in 1945 and is hanging in the rotunda of the Ohio Statehouse. During the early 1790s, Blue...1
12:39, 14 April 2015OHS AL00567.jpg (file)12 KBSbackPortrait of Governor James M. Cox who served three, two year terms as Governor from 1913-1915 and 1917-1921. In 1920 he was the Democratic candidate for President, but lost the election to fellow Ohioan Warren G. Harding.1
12:07, 14 April 2015OHS AL03086.jpg (file)26 KBSbackReproduction of a picture depicting a fugitive slave that is typical of the images that appeared on handbills of southern slave owners offering rewards for escaped slaves. It appeared in the New York paper "The Anti-Slavery Record" in July 1837. The pa...1
11:51, 14 April 2015OHS AL06946.jpg (file)40 KBSbackThis images shows the first page of a two-page, printed version of "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States" signed by Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress from 1774-1789. The Northwest Ordinance, officia...1
11:35, 14 April 2015OHS Om3162 4401994 001.jpg (file)24 KBSbackThe northern copperhead, Agkistrodon contortrix, is found in southern and eastern Ohio. It grows to between two and three feet long and can be copper, orange, or pink in color. The snake camouflages itself in the leaves, where it waits to catch its pre...1
11:26, 14 April 2015001.jpg (file)22 KBSbackJohn M. Hutchinson account of Margaret Garner case, titled "A Poor Slave Mother with Three Children".1
11:07, 14 April 2015OHS AL01140.jpg (file)19 KBSbackPortrait of labor leader Jacob S. Coxey as a young man, ca. 1894. Coxey was known as "General Coxey" and received national recognition when he led an "Industrial Army" of unemployed workers to Washington, D. C. to protest the federal government's respo...1
10:56, 14 April 2015OHS AL04183.jpg (file)11 KBSbackBorn in Massachusetts in 1818, Lucy Stone was an abolitionist and a prominent leader in the women's rights movement in the nineteenth century. After graduating from Oberlin College in 1847, she embarked upon a career fighting for the rights of women an...1
10:43, 14 April 2015OHS AL06031.jpg (file)14 KBSbackJohn Gleason's prize-winning corn in the Grand Champion Sweepstakes at the Ohio State Corn Show, 1925. John Gleason (1886-1932) was a Clinton County, Ohio, farmer who developed hybrid seed corn and raised pedigreed poultry. He was known throughout Ohio...1
10:22, 14 April 2015OHS AL00027.jpg (file)19 KBSbackElizabeth Green, a refugee of the mine fire in New Straitsville, Ohio, ca. 1930.1
16:48, 9 April 2015OHS Om3134 3759269 001.jpg (file)19 KBSbackTwo photographs show male cardinals feeding their young. Cardinals live in Ohio year-round and the male is easily identified by its deep red plumage. Since 1933, it has been the official state bird.1
16:24, 9 April 2015OHS AL00618.jpg (file)19 KBSbackTheodore Dwight Weld, student leader of slavery debate at Lane Seminary, ca. 1850-1859.1
16:14, 9 April 2015OHS AL06329.jpg (file)11 KBSbackThis photograph is of an engraved portrait of frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734-1820) sitting on rock with his rifle and with his dog beside him. The engraving's lower border has Boone's signature. American artist and book illustrator Alonzo Chappel (182...1
15:51, 9 April 2015OHS AL07143.jpg (file)18 KBSbackAerial view in color of Serpent Mound, Adams County, Ohio. Serpent Mound is a spectacular effigy earthwork of a serpent uncoiling along a prominent ridgetop in northern Adams County, Ohio. From the tip of its nose to the end of its tail, the effigy is ...1
15:04, 9 April 2015OHS AL07033.jpg (file)18 KBSbackBoats on the Ohio Erie Canal at Groveport, Ohio. The Ohio and Erie Canal was one of Ohio's most important canals during the mid nineteenth century. During the late 1810s, Governor Thomas Worthington and Governor Ethan Allen Brown both supported interna...1
14:49, 9 April 2015OHS AL01804.jpg (file)20 KBSbackNational colors of the 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Text on flag reads: Mexican War 1846.1
14:34, 9 April 2015OHS Om1277 781136 122.jpg (file)10 KBSbackThis photograph of John Rankin and his wife Jane (identified in some later records as Jean) Lowry Rankin was taken on the occasion of their fiftieth wedding anniversary. It measures 4 by 5.25 inches (10 by 14 cm). John Rankin (1793-1886) was a Presbyte...1
13:54, 9 April 2015OHS Om3112 3735792 001.jpg (file)58 KBSbackFour photographs show The Ohio State University Marching Band performing "Script Ohio" at Ohio Stadium in the 1960s. The photographs document the formation from its beginning on the fifty yard line to the dotting of the "I" in Ohio. In its earliest per...1
13:46, 9 April 2015OhioGuide SA1039AV B02F01 009 1.jpg (file)13 KBSbackThe Ross County courthouse became Ohio's first statehouse in 1803. The building was torn down in 1852. Chillicothe was named the capital of the Northwest Territory in 1800 and became the first capital of the State of Ohio in 1803. The presence of influ...1
13:40, 9 April 2015Governors AV105 1 38.jpg (file)9 KBSbackPortrait of Governor Frank J. Lausche (1895-1990). Lausche served as Governor from 1945-1947 and also from 1949-1957. Lausche became well known for his moderate views. He routinely crossed party lines, voting for what he thought was right and not what ...1
13:34, 9 April 2015OHS AL00764.jpg (file)13 KBSbackPortrait of a man and woman with a moon and stars back drop from the Allfree Family Collection, ca. 1940 - 1949. The Allfree Family moved from Alabama to Cincinnati, Ohio around 1900.1
13:30, 9 April 2015OHS AL02723.jpg (file)21 KBSbackCornstalk, Chief of the Shawnee tribe, led his people in a battle against the British at what is now Point Pleasant, West Virginia. They were defeated and Cornstalk signed a treaty with Lord Dunmore in 1774.1
13:25, 9 April 2015OHS AL04021.jpg (file)21 KBSbackView of the Ohio River seen from below Cincinnati. The Ohio River is formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers at modern-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It ends approximately 900 miles downstream at Cairo, Illinois, where it flows ...1
13:20, 9 April 2015OHS AL02709.jpg (file)32 KBSbackIllustration depicting the murder of Delaware people who had converted to Christianity at the Moravian Mission of Gnadenhutten. On March 8 and 9, 1782, a group of Pennsylvania militiamen under the command of Captain David Williamson attacked the Moravi...1
11:56, 9 April 2015OHS AL02697.jpg (file)23 KBSbackReproduction of an illustration depicting John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, published in A History of the Pioneer and Modern Times of Ashland County From the Earliest to the Present Date by H. S. Knapp, 1863.1
11:53, 9 April 2015OHS AL04256.jpg (file)20 KBSbackCarte de visite photograph of President Andrew Johnson, from the Sherman Family Photograph Collection, ca. 1865-1880. Andrew Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on December 29, 1808. After moving to Tennessee, he served several terms in the st...1
11:43, 9 April 2015OHS AL02955.jpg (file)31 KBSbackMembers of the Ku Klux Klan parading at night in Springfield, Ohio, on September 8, 1923. The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was originally founded in 1866, but was disbanded in the years after the Civil War. The Klan arose again in 1915 by the efforts of William ...1
11:29, 9 April 2015OHS AL04515.jpg (file)15 KBSbackPortrait of Ahyouwaighs, chief of the Six Nations, from "History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs" by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, published in 1854. The Six Nations was a con...1

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