About Ohio History Central

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Black and white postcard showing a streetview of High Street looking south from State Street in Columbus, Ohio, 1907. This photograph and other images, paintings, and visual collections of Ohio history can be found at www.OhioMemory.org. Ohio Memory is the collaborative digital library of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, which includes collections from more than 360 cultural heritage institutions from all of Ohio’s 88 counties.

Ohio History Central is maintained and was developed by the Ohio History Connection as a reference source for and about the people of Ohio. It covers topics related to the history, ancient peoples, archeology, and natural history of Ohio through encyclopedia-style entries. Ohio History Central should be considered as a starting point for learning about the people, places, animals, events, and culture of Ohio. Individuals interested in primary sources related to the topics introduced in Ohio History Central should visit www.ohiomemory.org.

Citing Ohio History Central

Ohio History Central is designed to provide basic information about Ohio's past, or as a launching point for more serious research. Images or portions of text contained in the encyclopedia may be copied if proper credit is provided. To cite an entry, list the title, followed by Ohio History Central, the date you retrieved the article, and the entry's URL. For example:

"Akron Rubber Strike of 1936", Ohio History Central, October 16, 2006, http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=461

Current Staff

Managing Editor

  • Betsy Hedler, Ohio History Connection, ohc@ohiohistory.org

Recent Interns

  • Jess Lamar Reece Holler, Ohio History Central Intern, Summer 2015