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Ohio Local History Alliance

Regional Meetings Well Attended in Toledo and Middleburg Heights

Regions 1 & 3 report on meetings held April 5

Regions 9 & 10 Meet in Chillicothe

Ross County Heritage Center hosted regional meeting attendees from southeast Ohio

A Successful Meeting in Whitehall: Region 6 Reports

Region 6 explored collection boundaries, the 1950s and empowering volunteers at the March 22 meeting.

Regional Meetings off to a Great Start

Regions 5 & 7 report on successful, informative meetings held March 15

Member Spotlight: Massillon Heritage Foundation

Five Oaks mansion anchors Massillon's historic 4th Street NE district

Member Spotlight: The Anti-Saloon League Museum

The Anti-Saloon League, an Ohio-founded American temperance organization, led the crusade for a saloon-less society with the motto “The saloon must go

Moving West (actually it was south)

Two years ago, the North Canton Heritage Society found out that its home for the last thirteen years, the 1929 North Canton High School building, was to be torn down.

When the Going Gets Tough: Confronting Difficult Subjects in Your Museum

Stepping into the world of provocative exhibition can be a scary experience if it is uncharted territory for you or your staff. The good news is that, if done correctly, it can be a successful undertaking.

Six Lessons from Starbucks

Can museums learn about becoming extraordinary from a national coffee chain?

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The History Fund

Learn more about Ohio Historical Society's designated History Fund

Since its founding in 1960, the Ohio Local History Alliance has worked closely with the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). Both organizations share a common goal to encourage the preservation and the presentation of Ohio's heritage. Although separate organizations, they are joined by this common purpose and by the belief that through collaboration the two groups can be effective in meeting their goals. The staff of the OHS Local History Office administers and coordinates all Alliance programs. The Alliance, through its twenty-three person board of trustees, provides direction and oversight for those programs. The Alliance's board also serves as the nucleus of a network of organizations and individuals interested in all aspects of community history in Ohio. ...Read more

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Regions 1 & 3 Report on April 5 Meetings

Region 1 Meeting at Toledo Metroparks By Gary Levitt Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Williams and Wood counties The Ohio Local History Alliance Region 1 meeting was held at Ward Pavilion at the Wildwood’s …

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Ohio Village Soldiers’ Aid Fair

The Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee invites you to participate in a reconstruction of 1864 history. In keeping with our theme of "The Home Front," the Ohio Historical Society is planning an "Ohio Village Soldiers' Aid Fair: A Civil War Sanitary Fair" at the Ohio Vi ...

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