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Record Keeping

Join us for a look at local adoption records, genealogy and best practices for curating and preserving digital photography. Follow along as one family researches their history tied to Hare Orphans’ Home. Author Don Rose takes us back in time to 1930 to learn more about the third deadliest building fire in U.S. history, the […]

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Record Keeping Preview

Join us for a look at local adoption records, genealogy and best practices for curating and preserving digital photography. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, March 21 on WOSU TV!

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Timeline: Columbus During the Civil War

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Ohio Penitentiary Fire of 1930

Don Rose writes a book about his father’s life as a judge in Columbus and discovers that his father worked on the Ohio Penitentiary fire of 1930. This discovery sets Don on a journey to uncover the full story of the third-deadliest building fire in U.S. history.

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Columbus Public Institutions

On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we take a look at Columbus public institutions that have helped shape our city, including the Ohio Penitentiary, the Ohio School for the Deaf and the Ohio Institution for the Education of the Blind.

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