Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Ohio Memory Madness 2014: "Uncle Dan" and his Violin”
Now that Ohio Memory Madness 2014 is well underway, we wanted to take a closer look at a few of the objects competing to be this year’s champion. One of the sixty-four fascinating objects selected to compete in this year’s competition is what looks to most people like a pretty standard violin. But this object, which comes from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society, actually belonged to Daniel Decatur Emmett, a native son of Mount Vernon, Ohio, and a composer of popular songs that many of us are still familiar with today. […]
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