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10:33, 23 April 2015 OHS AL02841.jpg (file) 5 KB 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
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
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
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
11:20, 23 April 2015 OHS AL02705.jpg (file) 7 KB 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
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
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
14:59, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B07F11 013 1.jpg (file) 9 KB 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
13:04, 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
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
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
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
13:37, 14 April 2015 OHS AL02696.jpg (file) 11 KB 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
12:39, 14 April 2015 OHS AL00567.jpg (file) 12 KB 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
13:17, 23 April 2015 OHS Om1526 4400787 003.jpg (file) 12 KB These photographs, taken between July 31 and August 2, 1939, were compiled in a scrapbook as a report to the Ohio adjutant general by two National Guard officers, Brigadier General L. S. Conelly and Captain L. J. Abele. The officers were sent to the Fi... 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
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
14:15, 10 March 2015 OHS AL03028.jpg (file) 13 KB Photographic reproduction of a copper engraved portrait of Levi Coffin (1798-1877), a Quaker and a sympathizer with fugitive slaves. The original portrait was possibly created circa 1850 to 1877. Together with his wife Catharine, Coffin aided over two ... 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
12:10, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F03 0030 001.jpg (file) 13 KB 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
15:17, 16 April 2015 OHS Om2896 1980868 001.jpg (file) 13 KB 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
15:39, 26 February 2015 OHS Om3105 3675565 001.jpg (file) 14 KB Harriet Beecher Stowe Engraving can be found on Ohio Memory at: 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
12:42, 23 April 2015 OHS AL00524.jpg (file) 14 KB Photographic reproduction of a portrait of abolitionist John Brown, ca. 1855-1859. Brown gained national attention when, on October 16, 1859, he led a group of twenty one men on a raid of Harper's Ferry, Virginia (modern-day West Virginia). A federal a... 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
12:31, 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
15:46, 16 April 2015 OHS AL00565.jpg (file) 14 KB 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
11:59, 16 April 2015 OHS Om3000 3623433 001.jpg (file) 15 KB 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
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
15:26, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B13F07 002 001.jpg (file) 15 KB 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
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
13:29, 23 April 2015 OHS AL00571.jpg (file) 15 KB Reproduction of an engraved copper portrait of Governor John Brough. He was elected in 1864 during the Civil War and pledged to continue military support for the Union cause. Brough died in 1865 and did not complete his two year term. 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
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
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
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
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
14:37, 23 April 2015 OHS AL02896.jpg (file) 17 KB Portrait of Anthony Wayne, ca. 1795. General Wayne led a military campaign against Native American tribes in the Northwest Territory that culminated with the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 and the signing of the Treaty of Greenville in 1795. These ev... 1
11:15, 16 April 2015 OhioGuide SA1039AV B05F08 027 1.jpg (file) 17 KB 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
16:27, 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
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
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
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
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