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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 …

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 …

The Ohio Centennial Exposition

Happy Statehood Day! Each year, Ohioans celebrate the date of the Ohio General Assembly’s first meeting on March 1, 1803. (Ohio actually …