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11:29, 9 April 2015 OHS AL04515.jpg (file) 15 KB Portrait 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
12:33, 23 April 2015 OHS AL04648.jpg (file) 23 KB Portrait of Thomas Worthington as a young man, age 23, by N. Gwinn, ca. 1800. Worthington settled on a large estate in Chillicothe, Ohio, that he called Adena. He served as one of the first United States Senators from Ohio and as Ohio's sixth governor.... 1
16:39, 16 April 2015 OHS AL05152.jpg (file) 38 KB This 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
14:31, 10 March 2015 OHS AL05183.jpg (file) 10 KB Photographic reproduction of a print depicting James Logan (1725-1780), a chief of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe. Logan initially encouraged his people not to attack whites who settled in the Ohio country, but after family members were killed by settlers in ... 1
11:31, 23 April 2015 OHS AL05216.jpg (file) 46 KB Painting from the "Ancient Ohio" art series depicting an Archaic base camp along the Maumee River in northwest Ohio. Men and women can be seen carving canoes, building fires, fishing and making food along the bank. 1
16:09, 26 February 2015 OHS AL05217.jpg (file) 32 KB Painting from the "Ancient Ohio" art series depicting an Early Woodland/Adena (2800-2000 B.P.) gathering at a ceremonial earthwork in the Hocking River Valley. 1
15:44, 7 April 2015 OHS AL05221.jpg (file) 41 KB Painting from the "Ancient Ohio" art series depicting a Paleo-Indian (14,000-10,000 B.P.) family dressing caribou hides at their camp in western Ohio. 1
16:41, 14 April 2015 OHS AL05767.jpg (file) 40 KB This 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
16:27, 7 April 2015 OHS AL05880.jpg (file) 17 KB In this photograph Polly Jackson, a conductor on the Underground Railroad, is seated on a chair in front of steps leading to a building. She wears a patterned blouse and a long calico skirt. Her arms are folded. Jackson was a key figure in the Undergro... 1
10:43, 14 April 2015 OHS AL06031.jpg (file) 14 KB John 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
12:07, 7 April 2015 OHS AL06226.jpg (file) 29 KB Engraved portrait of William Henry Harrison, by R.W. Dodson from an original portrait by J.R. Lambdin painted for the National Portrait Gallery. Harrison was the ninth President of the United States. He was born in Charles County, Virginia, on February... 1
16:14, 9 April 2015 OHS AL06329.jpg (file) 11 KB This 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
12:20, 31 March 2015 OHS AL06866.jpg (file) 16 KB The "Blizzard '78 After Action Report" was issued by the office of the Adjutant General of Ohio and describes the efforts of the National Guard during the Blizzard of 1978. In January and February 1978, a series of three storms hit the United States Mi... 1
11:51, 14 April 2015 OHS AL06946.jpg (file) 40 KB This 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
13:35, 23 April 2015 OHS AL07002.jpg (file) 27 KB View of a mastadon skeleton known as the Conway Mastodon that is on display at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio. During the Ice Age, mastodons roamed the North American continent. This skeleton was found in 1887 in a swamp located between C... 1
12:26, 26 February 2015 OHS AL07008.tif.jpg (file) 18 KB Fort Gower Photograph- Proclamation of 1763 1
15:04, 9 April 2015 OHS AL07033.jpg (file) 18 KB Boats 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
14:27, 7 April 2015 OHS AL07064.jpg (file) 17 KB Mary A. Ball Bickerdyke, known as "Mother" Bickerdyke, was a nurse and healthcare provider for the Union Army during the Civil War. She was born on July 19, 1817, near Mount Vernon, Ohio. After attending Oberlin College, she studied nursing in Cincinna... 1
15:51, 9 April 2015 OHS AL07143.jpg (file) 18 KB Aerial 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
15:46, 31 March 2015 OHS AL07517.jpg (file) 37 KB Map of the Ohio Company Purchase. This plan illustrates the first tract of Ohio land to be sold by the Continental Congress to the Ohio Company of Associates, also known as the Ohio Company. The company was formed on March 1, 1786, by former Revolution... 1
10:50, 7 April 2015 OHS AL07684.jpg (file) 21 KB A native of Coshocton County, William Green (1870-1932) began his working life as a coal miner at age 16 and rose rapidly in the leadership of the United Mine Workers of America. Twice elected to the Ohio Senate, Green served as president pro tempore d... 1
13:09, 14 April 2015 OHS AV200 b03 f33 41.jpg (file) 23 KB Carte 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
15:42, 31 March 2015 OHS MAPVFM 0003 2.jpg (file) 18 KB Map drawn ca. 1785 by Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823) entitled "A map of the Federal Territory from the Western Boundary of Pennsylvania to the Scioto River laid down from the latest Informations and divided into Townships and fractional parts of Townships... 1
12:47, 31 March 2015 OHS Om1277 781125 121.jpg (file) 30 KB This 8 by 10-inch (20.25 by 21.25 cm) photograph shows the "Freedom Stairway" the one hundred steps leading down from the Rankin House toward the Ohio River. The John Rankin House in Ripley was a station on the Underground Railroad. It is unlikely that... 1
14:34, 9 April 2015 OHS Om1277 781136 122.jpg (file) 10 KB This 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
11:51, 23 April 2015 OHS Om1289 793634 001.jpg (file) 11 KB Two images show a human effigy pipe created by the prehistoric Adena culture, which lived in the Ohio Valley between 800 B.C. and 100 A.D. In the first image, taken during excavation of Burial 21 of the Adena Mound in Ross County in 1901, the pipe is i... 1
12:46, 10 March 2015 OHS Om1404 1535090 001.jpg (file) 8 KB Flint is Ohio's official gemstone and Flint Ridge flint is renowned for its color and beauty. These samples shown here include one stone with crystals measuring 14" x 11" x 6" (35.6 x 27.9 x 15.2cm) and two polished stones measuring 2" x 3" x 2" (5.1 x... 1
13:17, 23 April 2015 OHS Om1526 4400787 003.jpg (file) 12 KB These photographs, taken between July 31 and August 2, 1939, were compiled in a scrapbook as a report to the Ohio adjutant general by two National Guard officers, Brigadier General L. S. Conelly and Captain L. J. Abele. The officers were sent to the Fi... 1
15:17, 16 April 2015 OHS Om2896 1980868 001.jpg (file) 13 KB This 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
11:59, 16 April 2015 OHS Om3000 3623433 001.jpg (file) 15 KB Four 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
15:39, 26 February 2015 OHS Om3105 3675565 001.jpg (file) 14 KB Harriet Beecher Stowe Engraving can be found on Ohio Memory at: 1
13:54, 9 April 2015 OHS Om3112 3735792 001.jpg (file) 58 KB Four 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
16:12, 7 April 2015 OHS Om3133 3742243 001.jpg (file) 23 KB These photographs document Ohio's state mammal, the white-tailed deer. The first three photographs show a young deer, or fawn. The last three photographs show a male deer, or buck. Adult females, or does, average 90 to 200 pounds, while bucks can grow ... 1
16:48, 9 April 2015 OHS Om3134 3759269 001.jpg (file) 19 KB Two 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
11:35, 14 April 2015 OHS Om3162 4401994 001.jpg (file) 24 KB The 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
16:13, 23 April 2015 OHS Om3164 3780160 001.jpg (file) 22 KB This photograph of women workers making sparkplugs at the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio was taken around 1930. It measures 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Harvey S. Firestone (1868-1938) was born in rural Columbiana County, Ohio and incorp... 1
16:12, 16 April 2015 OHS SA2675 01.jpg (file) 20 KB Constitution 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
11:31, 16 April 2015 OHS SC2697 Girty 001.jpg (file) 22 KB Illustration 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
14:46, 26 February 2015 OHS SC864 01 01.jpg (file) 37 KB Black and white postcard showing a streetview of High Street looking south from State Street in Columbus, Ohio, 1907. On the reverse is a message addressed to Dr. C.E. Rice of Alliance, Ohio. A note indicates that this postcard may have been used in an... 1
11:18, 9 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B01F05 019.jpg (file) 14 KB On August 20, 1794, an American army commanded by Anthony Wayne defeated a Native American force led by Blue Jacket of the Shawnee at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. With this victory, Indians living in the western portion of modern-day Ohio knew that th... 1
13:46, 9 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B02F01 009 1.jpg (file) 13 KB The 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
12:26, 23 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B03F06 004 001.jpg (file) 25 KB Caption reads "Pioneer Jewish Cemetery. Central Ave. and Chestnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio. January 9, 1941". The Pioneer Jewish Cemetery is also sometimes called the Old Jewish Cemetery, the Chestnut Street Cemetery, or the Bene Israel Burying Ground.... 1
16:36, 26 February 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B04F01 007 01.jpg (file) 19 KB Greene Line Wharf lies at the foot of Sycamore Street at the mouth of the Licking River in Cincinnati, Ohio. This photograph was taken from the Kentucky side of the Ohio River. 1
13:08, 31 March 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B04F08 14 01.jpg (file) 32 KB This photograph (ca. 1935-1943) shows an aerial view, presumably taken from the Terminal Tower, looking northeast down Superior Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, with Lake Erie in the distance. Visible are the Cleveland Public Library (square building, bottom... 1
11:15, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B05F08 027 1.jpg (file) 17 KB Caption 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
14:59, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B07F11 013 1.jpg (file) 9 KB Reverse 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
11:25, 7 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B07F12 025 1.jpg (file) 42 KB Reverse reads: "Photograph is courtesy of National Cash Register Co. Dayton, Ohio- Assembly Dept." This photograph depicts the assembly department of the National Cash Register Company in Dayton, Ohio. James Ritty invented the ‘mechanical money drawe... 1
13:04, 7 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B10F01 001 001.jpg (file) 11 KB Caption on reverse reads: "Code - C 1; Class. - Rivers, etc.; Ident. - Ohio River; Location - At Manchester; This photo must be returned to Ohio Writers' Project 78 E. Chestnut St., Columbus, Ohio." Manchester is located approximately 74 miles upstream... 1
12:10, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F03 0030 001.jpg (file) 13 KB North 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
15:26, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F07 002 001.jpg (file) 15 KB Reverse 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
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