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11:20, 23 April 2015 OHS AL02705.jpg (file) 7 KB Sback Reproduction of a portrait of African American inventor Granville T. Woods. Woods was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1856. He and his brother formed the Woods Railway Telegraph Company in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1884. Woods received 35 patents for electrical an... 1
11:12, 23 April 2015 OHS AL03892.jpg (file) 9 KB Sback George B. Cox (1853-1916) of Cincinnati was a delegate to the 1900 Republican National Convention from Ohio. He was indicted on corruption charges in 1906, but was never convicted. He served as a Cincinnati City Councilman in 1879, but continued to inf... 1
11:02, 23 April 2015 OHS AL04123.jpg (file) 25 KB Sback 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
10:33, 23 April 2015 OHS AL02841.jpg (file) 5 KB Sback Engraved portrait of Salmon P. Chase created from a painting by F. B. Carpenter. He was elected governor of Ohio in 1855. He lectured on abolition, assisted in the establishment of the Free-Soil Party and served as Lincoln's secretary of the treasury. 1
10:17, 23 April 2015 OHS AL00195.jpg (file) 33 KB Sback 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
16:49, 16 April 2015 OHS AL00323.jpg (file) 22 KB Sback 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
16:39, 16 April 2015 OHS AL05152.jpg (file) 38 KB Sback 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
16:12, 16 April 2015 OHS SA2675 01.jpg (file) 20 KB Sback 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
15:46, 16 April 2015 OHS AL00565.jpg (file) 14 KB Sback Portrait of Governor Asa S. Bushnell who served two, two year terms as Governor from 1896-1900. Bushnell supported the Spanish-American War and saw that Ohio troops mobilized quickly when a call for volunteers was issued in April 1898. 1
15:37, 16 April 2015 OHS AL03833.jpg (file) 16 KB Sback Portrait photograph of Black Bear, inscribed "J.F. Bush, 1882." The photograph was taken by Mitchell & McGowan, traveling photographers who were headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. 1
15:26, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F07 002 001.jpg (file) 15 KB Sback 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
15:17, 16 April 2015 OHS Om2896 1980868 001.jpg (file) 13 KB Sback 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
14:59, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B07F11 013 1.jpg (file) 9 KB Sback 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
14:41, 16 April 2015 Lambert Photo.jpg (file) 101 KB Sback 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
12:31, 16 April 2015 OHS AL03980.jpg (file) 14 KB Sback Portrait of President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), who was the first man elected president from the West. Before winning the office of the president, Jackson was a war hero in the War of 1812 who successfully pushed Native Americans off their land and d... 1
12:10, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F03 0030 001.jpg (file) 13 KB Sback 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
11:59, 16 April 2015 OHS Om3000 3623433 001.jpg (file) 15 KB Sback 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
11:44, 16 April 2015 OHS AL04165.jpg (file) 23 KB Sback "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
11:31, 16 April 2015 OHS SC2697 Girty 001.jpg (file) 22 KB Sback 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
11:15, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B05F08 027 1.jpg (file) 17 KB Sback 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
16:41, 14 April 2015 OHS AL05767.jpg (file) 40 KB Sback 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
15:40, 14 April 2015 OHS AL04307.jpg (file) 25 KB Sback 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
15:19, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02982.jpg (file) 26 KB Sback 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
14:33, 14 April 2015 OHS AL00232.jpg (file) 30 KB Sback "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
13:37, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02696.jpg (file) 11 KB Sback Photograph of the leaves and fruit of the Buckeye tree, ca. 1960-1969. The Buckeye, Aesculus glabra, was designated as Ohio’s official state tree in 1953. The tree is called the buckeye because its nuts resemble the shape and color of a deer's eye. T... 1
13:31, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02729.jpg (file) 32 KB Sback 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
13:09, 14 April 2015 OHS AV200 b03 f33 41.jpg (file) 23 KB Sback 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
12:56, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02712.jpg (file) 36 KB Sback 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
12:39, 14 April 2015 OHS AL00567.jpg (file) 12 KB Sback Portrait of Governor James M. Cox who served three, two year terms as Governor from 1913-1915 and 1917-1921. In 1920 he was the Democratic candidate for President, but lost the election to fellow Ohioan Warren G. Harding. 1
12:07, 14 April 2015 OHS AL03086.jpg (file) 26 KB Sback 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
11:51, 14 April 2015 OHS AL06946.jpg (file) 40 KB Sback 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
11:35, 14 April 2015 OHS Om3162 4401994 001.jpg (file) 24 KB Sback 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
11:26, 14 April 2015 001.jpg (file) 22 KB Sback John M. Hutchinson account of Margaret Garner case, titled "A Poor Slave Mother with Three Children". 1
11:07, 14 April 2015 OHS AL01140.jpg (file) 19 KB Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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 Sback 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
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