Tag: Ohio Historical Society

Hidden Mothers

Hidden Mothers

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the 19th century, when photography was still in its infancy, images had to be exposed for long durations before being captured on film. The long exposure time gave way to curious Victoria-era photography conventions as subjects tried to remain perfectly still to avoid a blurry photograph.

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Egyptian Mummy Re-created in Ohio

Egyptian Mummy Re-created in Ohio

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the most memorable exhibits at the Ohio Historical Society has been an Egyptian mummy.

Technology has allowed curators to now re-create her features using forensic reconstruction techniques so that for the first time, we can all see what she — perhaps — looked like

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Ohio Historical Society – Lustron Home

Ohio Historical Society – Lustron Home

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Travel back to the 1950’s and step into a Lustron Home – a fully metal home manufactured here in Columbus, Ohio.

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Ohio Historical Society Appalachia Photographs

Ohio Historical Society Appalachia Photographs

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

During the 1890s and early 1900s Ohio photographer Albert Ewing traveled southeast Ohio and central West Virginia photographing people and their surrounding environment. He created an enduring record of Appalachian life at the turn of the of the last century.

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Controversy II at the Ohio Historical Society

Controversy II at the Ohio Historical Society

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

We all save sentimental objects; things to remind of us seminal moments in our past. That object becomes a physical representation of a memory, of a moment in time. But when we pull that shoebox out from underneath our bed, did we squirrel away anything that dredges up negative emotions? Something that reminds us of what we’d like to forget?

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HeART of Soul!

HeART of Soul!

| January 27, 2010 | 4 Comments

Join the Ohio Historical Society Feb. 20 for HeART of Soul! to celebrate African American art, history and culture at the Ohio Historical Center

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‘Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographs’

‘Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographs’

| June 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Get a behind the scenes peek at “Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographs” over at the Ohio Historical Society. These iconic images record the defining moments of our time captured by photojournalists doing their daily jobs.

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