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Tag Archives: From The Vault

From the Vault: Velma West

Discover the story of Velma West, one of the most notorious murderers in Ohio, and her days on the lam. We visit the Ohio History Connection archives to learn more.

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From the Vault: 19th-Century Needlework

Take a look at an Ohio History Connection collection of 19th-century needlework done by school-age girls. Photos courtesy of Ohio History Connection

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From the Vault: Columbus Architect Frank Packard and the President

Ohio History Connection discovers documents that link famed Columbus architect Frank Packard with President Warren G. Harding. Photos courtesy of Ohio History Connection

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From the Vault: Beulah Park

In 1923, Beulah Park opened as Ohio’s first thoroughbred racetrack. Travel through time via memorabilia of the track. And learn how its owners – the Robert Deinst Family – brought gambling entertainment to Grove City, while creating a high standard for equine care and management. Photos courtesy of: Janet Shailer, Grandview Heights Public Library, BJ […]

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From the Vault: University District Memorabilia

Remember Larry’s, that iconic OSU bar on High Street where beer flowed for beat poets and PhDs alike? Take a look at the gathering places in the University District as we go behind the scenes at the Ohio History Connection.

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