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Columbus Daredevil Diavolo

Follow efforts to save memorabilia and photographs of Diavolo, a cycling daredevil legend in Columbus. As the auction block looms, preservationists from the University District Organization and the Columbus Metropolitan Library team up to bid against cycling and circus collectors in an effort to keep Diavolo’s history intact. Photos courtesy of: University District Organization, Columbus […]

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Gathering Places in Central Ohio

On this episode, we’re taking a look at Central Ohio gathering places. See some remarkable homes and spaces that have also served as meeting places through history, community gathering spots and more.

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Gathering Places in Central Ohio Preview

Next time, we’re taking a look at gathering places in Central Ohio. See some remarkable homes and spaces that have also served as meeting places through history, community gathering spots and more. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday on WOSU TV!

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Columbus Historic Homes Photo Collection Update

Last year, an expansive collection of local realty photo cards from the ’50s to ’70s was rediscovered. Now, with grant funding from The Columbus Foundation, the Columbus Metropolitan Library is scanning the 100,000 photos to make them available to the public online.

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What Can You Learn From a Photograph?

Historians Ed Lentz and Aaron O’Donovan share the clues they look for when investigating old photos, plus tips on dating photographs. Photos: Courtesy of Al Cincione, Bruce Warner and the Hollenback family

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