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German Village Society Honors WOSU

German Village Society Honors WOSU

| June 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The German Village Society’s Fred and Howard Award is given in recognition of outstanding ambassadorship and service to German Village. In 2010 and 2011, the group most responsible for presenting German Village to the world was WOSU in our Columbus Neighborhoods: German Village documentary series. Columbus Neighborhoods: German Village tells the story of the area’s [...]

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“What we must do, we will do well.”

“What we must do, we will do well.”

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

That is how the Columbus School Board reacted 31 years ago to the court decision to desegregate Columbus city schools. The process that led to a Federal judges decision that was upheld by the Supreme Court was the focus of a fascinated panel session with several of the primary parties involved in the 1970s lawsuit. [...]

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Lincoln Theatre is Back

Lincoln Theatre is Back

| April 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

It was 1928 when a new building was dedicated at the corner of Garfield and Long Streets in Columbus. It was called the Ogden Theatre and Ballroom and it was built and managed entirely by African-Americans in Columbus. The Egyptian Revival decor was popular due to the amazing discovery of King Tut’s tomb a few [...]

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