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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
13:44, 10 March 2015 OHS AL02674.jpg (file) 23 KB Reproduction of a print depicting Pontiac, a chief of the Ottawa tribe. He united a coalition of Native American tribes to resist British rule in the Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley, leading an unsuccessful siege on Fort Detroit known as "Pontiac's ... 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
11:44, 16 April 2015 OHS AL04165.jpg (file) 23 KB "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
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
14:50, 7 April 2015 OHS AL00622.jpg (file) 23 KB Squad of Ohio National Guardsmen in formation during riot, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, 1966. 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
11:56, 9 April 2015 OHS AL02697.jpg (file) 23 KB Reproduction 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
11:35, 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
12:07, 23 April 2015 Ermal Fraze.JPG (file) 24 KB Fraze was born in 1913 in Indiana but spent most of his life in Dayton, Ohio. Fraze founded the Dayton Reliable Tool Company, in Dayton, Ohio, whose clients included General Electric, Ford, Chrysler, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administratio... 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
11:02, 23 April 2015 OHS AL04123.jpg (file) 25 KB William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879) was a dedicated supporter of abolition and women's rights. During the 1830s, a new type of radical abolitionist appeared calling for an immediate end to slavery. Garrison was one of the most prominent radical abolitio... 1
15:40, 14 April 2015 OHS AL04307.jpg (file) 25 KB This 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
14:40, 7 April 2015 OHS AL03633.jpg (file) 26 KB Cyanotype photograph of a covered railroad bridge, probably in south central Ohio, ca. 1880-1890. Several unidentified men can be seen in the picture. 1
15:19, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02982.jpg (file) 26 KB View 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
12:07, 14 April 2015 OHS AL03086.jpg (file) 26 KB Reproduction 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
13:41, 26 February 2015 OHS AL00198.jpg (file) 27 KB Portrait of the Shawnee military and political leader Tecumseh, ca. 1800-1813. He worked with his brother Tenskwatawa, known as 'The Prophet,' to unite Native American tribes in the Northwest Territory to defend themselves against white settlers. 1
15:46, 10 March 2015 OHS AL00497.jpg (file) 27 KB Two boys selling newspapers in front of the Ohio Statehouse, ca. 1930. 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
15:44, 23 April 2015 OHS AL04206.jpg (file) 28 KB This illustration of the city of Akron appears in "Historical Collections of Ohio" published by Henry Howe in 1907. Akron was originally laid out in 1825 and in 1841 became the seat of Summit County. The name came from a Greek word meaning "an elevatio... 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
16:29, 10 March 2015 OHS AL03893.jpg (file) 29 KB Photograph of a portrait of Thomas L. Young (1832-1888) of Cincinnati, Ohio. He served as governor of Ohio from 1877-1878. In July 1877, a national railroad strike spread to the state of Ohio. Some state governors appealed to the federal government for... 1
14:00, 10 March 2015 OHS AL03734.jpg (file) 29 KB Students protesting at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1970. The students were protesting the American invasion of Cambodia after the announcement by President Richard Nixon on April 30, 1970. The protests started on May 1 on the Kent State Campus, ... 1
12:15, 10 March 2015 OHS AL04131.jpg (file) 29 KB Know-Nothing Party ticket naming party candidates for state and county offices. At the bottom of the page are voting instructions. The Know-Nothing Party, also known as the American Party, was a prominent United States political party during the late 1... 1
14:33, 14 April 2015 OHS AL00232.jpg (file) 30 KB "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
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
11:43, 9 April 2015 OHS AL02955.jpg (file) 31 KB Members 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
13:31, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02729.jpg (file) 32 KB Digital 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
13:08, 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
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
13:20, 9 April 2015 OHS AL02709.jpg (file) 32 KB Illustration 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
10:17, 23 April 2015 OHS AL00195.jpg (file) 33 KB Perry's Victory, painted by William Henry Powell of Cincinnati in 1865, illustrates Oliver Hazard Perry's decisive victory over the British fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie (Sept. 10, 1813). This victory ensured American control of the Great Lakes. The... 1
12:09, 31 March 2015 OHS AL04006.jpg (file) 33 KB The Medical College of Ohio was founded by Daniel Drake in 1819 in Cincinnati. In 1920, the college changed its name to the College of Medicine of the University of Cincinnati. 1
15:13, 7 April 2015 OHS AL04189.jpg (file) 36 KB This illustration depicts a large group of crusaders for Temperance and Prohibition in front of a family grocery store in Waynesville, Ohio. The Temperance movement was an organized effort during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to limit or... 1
15:58, 7 April 2015 OHS AL02710.jpg (file) 36 KB Illustration titled "Visit of Pontiac and the Indians to Major Gladwin." Pontiac, Chief of the Ottawas, united a coalition of Native American tribes to resist British rule in the Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley. He led an uprising at Fort Detroit kn... 1
12:56, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02712.jpg (file) 36 KB Close-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
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
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
18:00, 26 February 2015 OHS AL02762.jpg (file) 37 KB Print illustrating Colonel Henry Bouquet, an English officer, negotiating peace with a coalition of Delaware, Seneca-Cayuga and Shawnee tribes at the end of the French and Indian War in 1764. The negotiations took place near modern day Bolivar, Ohio. C... 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
14:45, 10 March 2015 OHS AL01743.jpg (file) 38 KB Elevated view of High Street in Columbus, Ohio looking north from Broad Street, ca. 1910-1920. 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
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
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
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
16:55, 26 February 2015 OHS AL03998.jpg (file) 45 KB An illustrated map of Ohio in 1805, from Henry Howe's "Historical Collection of Ohio," 1909. The map details include state and county boundaries, leading surveys, forts, Indian tribes and emigration routes through the state. 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
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
16:48, 24 February 2015 Gerstner Family.JPG (file) 63 KB   1
14:41, 16 April 2015 Lambert Photo.jpg (file) 101 KB Portrait 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
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