Remember December 7th!
On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan attacked the U.S. fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared it "a date which will live in infamy." Join manuscripts curator and military historian John Haas to see items from our collections that pertain to that infamous day.
Saturday, December 7, 2pm
Santa Claus in the Archives
Yes Ohio, there is a Santa Claus…in our Archives. Join Reference Archivist Tutti Jackson for a look at popular images of Santa Claus from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society.
Saturday, December 14, 2pm
Christmas at Lazarus
Join Liz Plummer, research services manager, for a stroll down High Street in 1965 and enjoy the Lazarus Christmas window displays. We'll enter the F. & R. Lazarus and Co. department store to enjoy the Christmas decorations and chat with Santa Claus.
Saturday, December 28, 2pm
Faces of Appalachia: Photographs of Albert J. Ewing
New objects and photographs related to Albert Ewing and his family are now on exhibit. There is also a whole new selection of never before exhibited glass plate negatives. Join visual resources curator Lisa Wood for an exhibit tour that highlights these recent additions.
Saturday, January 4, 2pm
Transforming Ohio: Urbanization, Industrialization and Immigration in the late 1800s
How did new machines, new people, and new ideas change Ohio in the late 1800s? Join history curator Cliff Eckle for a tour that explains how growing cities, improving technology, and social changes led Ohio to become an important manufacturing center.
Saturday, January 11, 2pm