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100 Years of the NFL

  When William “Pudge” Heffelfinger became the first professional football player in 1892 (he was paid $500 to play one game for …

Thank You, Healthcare Workers!

For helping us through illness and injuries caused by everything from pandemics to wars to everyday life, we would like to share …

A History of Juneteenth

Our current national conversation about race is leading many of you to want to dig deeper into the real stories of African …

Ohio Memory Staff Picks: Part I

Ohio Memory staff at the Ohio History Connection and State Library of Ohio contribute to the project in a variety of ways—scanning …

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 …

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 …