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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
10:56, 14 April 2015 OHS AL04183.jpg (file) 11 KB Born 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 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
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
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
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
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
15:04, 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
14:49, 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
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
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
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
13:40, 9 April 2015 Governors AV105 1 38.jpg (file) 9 KB Portrait 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 2015 OHS AL00764.jpg (file) 13 KB Portrait 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 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
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
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
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
11:53, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
15:36, 7 April 2015 OHS AL00616.jpg (file) 8 KB Charles G. Finney, evangelist, hired as Professor of Theology at Oberlin College as a prerequisite to the Lane Seminary students transfers to the institution, ca. 1860-1869. 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
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
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
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
14:16, 7 April 2015 OHS AL03997.jpg (file) 15 KB Portrait of President James Madison (1751-1836), who during his presidency signed the declaration of war that officially started the War of 1812. Madison also became a supporter of industrialization, a traditional Federalist policy. 1
14:03, 7 April 2015 OHS AL03906.jpg (file) 10 KB Washington Gladden (1836-1918) was pastor of First Congregational Church in Columbus for 32 years. In 1891, he was a delegate to the international congress of Congregationalists in London. He was also moderator of the Congregational Church in America, ... 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
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
12:39, 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
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
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
11:56, 7 April 2015 OHS AL00579.jpg (file) 7 KB Photographic reproduction of a portrait of William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States. He was the first President to die in office when he succumbed to pneumonia in April 1841 just a few weeks after his inauguration. 1
11:39, 7 April 2015 OHS AL00726.jpg (file) 15 KB President and Mrs. Harding traveling the Alaskan coastline on board the U.S.S. Henderson in 1923. They journeyed cross country from Washington, D. C. to Alaska in spite of the Presidents failing health. 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
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
16:33, 31 March 2015 OHS AL03753.jpg (file) 16 KB Gustav Herman Otto Labinski on the beach with his grandson Charles Gustav Willhelm Braun, Cleveland, Ohio, ca. 1915. Gustav Herman Otto Labinski immigrated to the United States with his wife, Anna Friedricka Albertina Pantermuhl, and daughters, Hilda a... 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
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
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
13:08, 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
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
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
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