1950s: Building the American Dream

... examines life during the decade as told through a Central Ohio family living in a Lustron home.  Visitors are invited to explore the house through a completely interactive experience. 

About

About

Learn more about this interactive exhibit.

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Events

Events

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More About Lustron

More About Lustron

Read resources about Lustron homes and the Columbus-based company.

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Ohio Memory

Ohio Memory

Browse collections and images related to the 1950s.

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Building Doctor

Building Doctor

Find resources for repairing and maintaining mid-century homes.

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For Educators

For Educators

Click here for lesson plans and resources for educators.

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Exhibit Sponsors

The 1950s: Building the American Dream exhibit is supported by generous contributions from Conestoga; The Longaberger Foundation; The Ohio Humanities Council; The Greater Columbus Arts Council; The Gordon Chandler Memorial Fund of the Columbus Foundation; Columbus Truck & Equipment, Inc.;  and Ronald J. Ungvarsky & Susan Tomasky

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Gorman Family Foundation

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Gordon Chandler Memorial Fund