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A Variety of Valentines

Dearest Valentine… Happy Valentine’s Day! Need some inspiration for your special gift? In addition to browsing the vintage valentines on Ohio Memory’s …

The Roaring Twenties

Today’s blog post features a book from the State Library of Ohio’s collection that just entered the public domain: Fifth Avenue Old …

Prohibition 100 Years Later

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of Prohibition in the United States. Ohio fought for the dry vote as a key player in …

Holidays Foods and Feasts

From late November through the end of the year, there seems to be no shortage of opportunities to indulge in festive foods …

Happy Birthday, Smokey Bear!

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign, making it the longest-running public service advertising campaign in …