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Driving with Darbee: Historic Schools

Local historian Jeff Darbee takes us on a tour of historic schools, including Stewart Alternative Elementary School, which was built in 1874, in German Village. He talks with Carole Olshavsky, former state architect for Ohio, about how Columbus has become a leader in the nation in saving historic schools.

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Little Oklahoma Neighborhood

Local historian Doreen Uhas Sauer investigates the Little Oklahoma neighborhood on Columbus’ south side to uncover its history and to find out if it is indeed named for people who left Oklahoma during the 1930s Dust Bowl disaster. Photos courtesy: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library of Congress, Scarberry Family, Bob Grove, Alex Macke, Steve Markos, Ohio […]

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Family History Preservation and Genealogy Research Guide

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Extended Web Exclusive: Genealogy 101

We visit the Columbus Metropolitan Library to see how they can help people research genealogy, along with some tips to start the process.

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Education in Columbus Preview

On the next episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we take a look at education in Columbus, past and present. Local historian Jeff Darbee takes us on a tour of historic schools, and we visit a community event to learn about preventing infant mortality. Plus, learn about a mentoring program for African-American youth, the history of Ohio […]

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