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Articles with keyword "Ohio"

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Word of Mouth

Oral histories are onstage in Ohio.

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Keeping Connected

State humanities councils take to the airwaves to tell their stories.

"Effects of Fugitive-Slave Law"

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When the Slave-Catcher Came to Town

Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.

Bronze winged foot from Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, OH

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Stan Hywet (stone quarry in Old English) was built between 1912 and 1915 near Akron, OH, by cofounder of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company F. A. Seiberling.

Gale Peterson, Director of the Ohio Humanities Council

In Focus

Ohio’s Gale Peterson

Gale Peterson’s plan to teach high school history had one fatal flaw. Not his B.S. in History and Government from Iowa State University.

Image of 1846 wardrobe from "Equal in Goodness: Ohio Decorative Arts 1788-1860

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Handcraft History

Decorative arts in Ohio and beyond.