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15:37, 16 April 2015 OHS AL03833.jpg (file) 16 KB 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
11:39, 23 April 2015 OHS AL03890.jpg (file) 6 KB Engraved portrait of Charles F. Brush, an electrical engineer from Cleveland and developer of the Brush arc lamp (1879), ca. 1880. Below picture: Western Biogl Pub. Co. Signature at bottom: C.F. Brush 1
11:12, 23 April 2015 OHS AL03892.jpg (file) 9 KB 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
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
14:03, 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
15:15, 23 April 2015 OHS AL03915.jpg (file) 13 KB Terence V. Powderly (1849-1924) led the Knights of Labor, a powerful advocate for the eight-hour day in the 1870s and early 1880s. Under Powderly's leadership, the union discouraged the use of strikes and advocated restructuring society along cooperati... 1
13:44, 23 April 2015 OHS AL03937.jpg (file) 6 KB Portrait of Aaron Burr (1756-1836), who was an attorney in New York. Burr served as the Vice President to Thomas Jefferson in 1800 after tying on electoral votes, but losing in the House of Representatives. Near the end of his term as Vice President, a... 1
12:31, 16 April 2015 OHS AL03980.jpg (file) 14 KB 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
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
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
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
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
16:59, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
15:44, 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
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
15:29, 23 April 2015 OHS AL04283.jpg (file) 10 KB Portrait of American industrialist John D. Rockefeller, ca. 1910. Rockefeller was born in New York in 1839, but his family settled in northeast Ohio in the early 1850s. Rockefeller eventually became the first American billionaire after the massive succ... 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
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
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