Port Clinton News Herald: ODNR artifacts showcased in new online museum

Port Clinton News Herald: ODNR artifacts showcased in new online museum. “For many, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources brings thoughts of rippling streams, thick forests, and quiet deer. But the mission of the ODNR also steps out of the woods and into a museum as it focuses on preserving history as passionately as it preserves land. Inspired by that focus, ODNR Director Mary Mertz has unveiled the Cardinal Collection, an online museum highlighting ODNR artifacts.”

WKSU: The Cleveland Press folded 40 years ago. Can the history in its pages be preserved?

WKSU: The Cleveland Press folded 40 years ago. Can the history in its pages be preserved?. “The Plain Dealer is still printed a few days each week, and its archive is also online. But The Cleveland Press is mostly offline. That’s a problem, said Kristen Hare, who is part of the local news faculty at the Poynter Institute. ‘I don’t know how future generations will understand us if they’re just looking at our TikToks,’ she said. ‘That’s not going to be enough.’”

Cincinnati Public Library: 50 Years of Protest Posters, Photos, and Flyers Scanned for the Library’s Digital Collection

Cincinnati Public Library: 50 Years of Protest Posters, Photos, and Flyers Scanned for the Library’s Digital Collection. “The images, part of the upcoming Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) exhibit, Artist Run Spaces, include protest posters, photos, slides, and flyers from fifty years of organizing work by the community organization Over-the-Rhine People’s Movement. The images are now available for high resolution viewing on the Library’s Digital Library, opens a new window.”

State Library of Ohio: Ohio Digital Network Creates Primary Source Sets for Education and Research

State Library of Ohio: Ohio Digital Network Creates Primary Source Sets for Education and Research. “The State Library of Ohio and Ohio Digital Network are pleased to announce the creation of eight primary source sets, available for all to use and access at the Ohio Digital Network website. Curated by members of the Ohio Digital Network Outreach Working Group, each of the following themed set of resources focuses on Ohio and American history, and includes links to the primary sources on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) website…”

Our history: 1960s underground newspaper Independent Eye gets exposure (Cincinnati Enquirer)

Cincinnati Enquirer: Our history: 1960s underground newspaper Independent Eye gets exposure. “In the 1960s, underground newspapers were subversive, radical publications. Now they are cultural artifacts of that era. One of Cincinnati’s alternative presses, the Independent Eye, has found new exposure with an exhibit and discussion panel Wednesday night, Nov. 13, at Downtown’s Main Library. The entire run of the newspaper, from 1968 to 1975, has been digitized by the library…”

Ohio University: 1960s Post now online

This newspaper collection launched earlier in the year but I didn’t know about it. Thanks to Janet C for the heads up. Ohio University: 1960s Post now online. “The 60s were a time of incredible change and upheaval in Athens and around the world. Today, we tend to think of the massive culture shifts of the Civil Rights movement, women’s liberation, and what we would today call LGBTQ rights as a steady march of progress. Primary sources such as The Post reveal the complexities and contradictions of these narratives– and allow us to walk with the real human beings living their lives during this tumultuous decade.”

Norwalk Reflector: Ohio History Connection project captures untold WWI stories

Norwalk Reflector: Ohio History Connection project captures untold WWI stories. “To commemorate the centennial of America’s entrance into World War I, the Ohio History Connection is digitizing WWI collections from its own archives, as well as those from 14 cultural heritage organizations across Ohio for a project titled ‘Little Stories of the Great War: Ohioans in World War I.’”

State Library of Ohio: Ohio Digital Network Collections Debuts in DPLA

State Library of Ohio: Ohio Digital Network Collections Debuts in DPLA. “The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the launch of the Ohio Digital Network. Today, over 90,000 new materials from Ohio Digital Network are now discoverable in Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Led by the State Library of Ohio and in partnership with Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK), Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN), and Ohio History Connection, the Ohio Digital Network builds on strong digital collection efforts across the state including Ohio Memory and the Ohio Digitization Hubs project. The State Library is one of the eleven Ohio libraries and cultural institutions members with collections in the initial launch of the Ohio Digital Network.”

Accessing the past in print: Bossard to offer digital newspapers online (The Daily Sentinel, Ohio)

The Daily Sentinel: Accessing the past in print: Bossard to offer digital newspapers online. “Bossard Memorial Library in Gallipolis has stepped even further into the digital age by offering a convenient look at the past for those who have access to the internet. The library now has every newspaper printed in Gallipolis, including the Daily Times, Sunday Times-Sentinel, The Gallipolis Daily Tribune, and others, since 1895 on microfilm, which has always been available to the public. … Every newspaper is now online and has been converted from microfilm into a fully digital and searchable index that is available for free and can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection.”

WCPO: New website ‘Cincinnati Black History’ shares stories from Queen City’s African-American community

WCPO: New website ‘Cincinnati Black History’ shares stories from Queen City’s African-American community. “We celebrate Black History Month in February, but the previously untold history and rich heritage of Cincinnati’s African-American community will now be available year-round on a new online project. The Black Agenda Cincinnati and The Cincinnati Herald have launched Cincinnati Black History, a digital hub for user-submitted stories about the unique experiences and lives of black Cincinnatians.”