On this episode, we’re celebrating reading and writing with Columbus’ rich literary ties, including James Thurber’s home and the thriving local writing scene.
On the season finale, see how history shaped the Westerville, Ohio, we know today — from the Underground Railroad to the Temperance Movement. Once known as the Dry Capital of the World, Westerville was home to The Anti-Saloon League, as well as stops on the Underground Railroad. See how the city honors this history today.
We’re sharing stories of Columbus entrepreneurs, past and present. Meet the leading photographer of Jewish culture in Columbus during the post-World War II period, the entrepreneurs behind a popular paletas business and a family that’s specialized in flowers since the mid-20th century. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Jewish Historical Society, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Grandview Heights Public […]
On this episode, we’re taking a look at aging in Columbus. From stories of local seniors — and their challenges and successes — to a new initiative aimed at making the city “age-friendly,” get a glimpse of growing older in Columbus.
Follow historians, students and activists as the history of a once forgotten neighborhood — Milo-Grogan — is literally uncovered by interviews with former residents and analysis of old photographs, maps and literature. We document the process of forming a cohesive narrative that can be used to better understand the neighborhood now, as well as help […]