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14:24, 31 March 2015 OHS AL02985.jpg (file) 18 KB Reproduction of a portrait of Little Turtle, also known as Mich-I-kin-I-Qua, a war chief of the Miami Tribe, ca. 1790-1812. Little Turtle and Shawnee chief Tecumseh led the Miami and Shawnee people in their resistance against white settlers in the west... 1
13:51, 7 April 2015 OHS AL01161.jpg (file) 18 KB Reproduction of a photograph depicting Charles F. Kettering with a Buick automobile, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Kettering is credited with inventing the electric ignition and self-starter for the automobile. He was one of the founders of the Dayton Engineerin... 1
16:13, 10 March 2015 OHS AL02992.jpg (file) 19 KB Portrait of Tenskwatawa, or "The Prophet." Tenskwatawa worked with his brother, Tecumseh, to unite Native American tribes in the Northwest Territory to defend themselves against white settlers. From "History of the Indian Tribes of North America: With ... 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
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
16:24, 9 April 2015 OHS AL00618.jpg (file) 19 KB Theodore Dwight Weld, student leader of slavery debate at Lane Seminary, ca. 1850-1859. 1
10:22, 14 April 2015 OHS AL00027.jpg (file) 19 KB Elizabeth Green, a refugee of the mine fire in New Straitsville, Ohio, ca. 1930. 1
11:07, 14 April 2015 OHS AL01140.jpg (file) 19 KB Portrait 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
12:14, 7 April 2015 OHS AL02991.jpg (file) 19 KB Reproduction of an illustration depicting Pontiac, an Ottawa chief. Chief Pontiac was born circa 1720. By 1755, he was a chief of the Ottawas. Pontiac subscribed to the religious beliefs of Neolin, a prophet of the Delaware people, who encouraged nativ... 1
16:59, 10 March 2015 OHS AL04029.jpg (file) 20 KB Engraved print showing the city of Portsmouth from the Kentucky shore, from "Historical Collections of Ohio" by Henry Howe, 1847. Along the river are two steamboats called the Scioto and the Ashland, and the U.S. Hotel can be seen on the Portsmouth sho... 1
11:53, 9 April 2015 OHS AL04256.jpg (file) 20 KB Carte 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
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
14:49, 9 April 2015 OHS AL01804.jpg (file) 20 KB National colors of the 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Text on flag reads: Mexican War 1846. 1
12:39, 7 April 2015 OHS AL03237.jpg (file) 20 KB The group of fugitive slaves seen here escaped to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad and took up residence in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Their names are listed from left to right as, back row: Mrs. Hunt, Mansfield Smith, Mrs. Seymour; front r... 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
13:03, 23 April 2015 OHS AL04038.jpg (file) 21 KB Governor's portrait of Arthur St. Clair (1736-1818) that hangs in the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. St. Clair served as governor of the Northwest Territory from 1788 to 1802. He actively opposed Ohio's admittance to the United States. 1
13:25, 9 April 2015 OHS AL04021.jpg (file) 21 KB View 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
16:01, 10 March 2015 OHS AL03604.jpg (file) 21 KB Portrait of Bill Moose Crowfoot in head dress and beaded tunic, 1930. He is regarded to have been the last of the Wyandot Indians who lived in Central Ohio. He was born in 1837 in northwest Ohio and moved to the Columbus area with his family when most ... 1
13:30, 9 April 2015 OHS AL02723.jpg (file) 21 KB Cornstalk, 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
11:26, 14 April 2015 001.jpg (file) 22 KB John M. Hutchinson account of Margaret Garner case, titled "A Poor Slave Mother with Three Children". 1
11:43, 10 March 2015 OHS AL02824.jpg (file) 22 KB Effigy of a hawk claw cut from sheet mica, Ohio Hopewell culture, 100 BC-500 AD. Excavated from Hopewell Mound Group, Ross County, Ohio ca. 1922-1925. The Hopewell obtained mica from western North Carolina. Archeologists are not certain how they used m... 1
16:49, 16 April 2015 OHS AL00323.jpg (file) 22 KB Grave 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
16:13, 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
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
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