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Driving with Darbee: Chillicothe’s Papermaking History

Historians Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie visit Chillicothe and the Mountain House, home of Dard Hunter, who was once the country’s foremost authority on the history and craft of papermaking.

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Central Ohio Retail

We’re taking a look back at Central Ohio retail, from a printing press to a market. Plus, join us for a visit to Ohio History Connection to see memorabilia from Big Bear grocery stores.

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Central Ohio Retail Preview

Next time, we’re taking a look back at Central Ohio retail: a grocery store, a printing press and a long-forgotten market and neighborhood. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Dec. 20 on WOSU TV!

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The History of Camp Sherman in Chillicothe

Learn about life at Camp Sherman, the large World War I training camp in Chillicothe, from daily drills to a deadly influenza epidemic. Photos courtesy: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection and Ross County Historical Society Historic film footage courtesy: Library of Congress

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Web Exclusive: World War I Woodrow Wilson Living Photograph

Arthur Mole was famous for his living photographs, or recreations of imagery using people standing in formation. In 1918, Mole coordinated a living photograph of President Woodrow Wilson at Camp Sherman, a World War I training camp in Chillicothe.

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