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Sources on Black Columbus

I have a student working on a paper on the Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery in Columbus, the efforts to restore it in the late 19th/early 20th century, and the beginning of annual Memorial Day ceremonies at the cemetery. He is looking for sources that might provide the voice of Columbus' African-American community at this time. Did Columbus have an African-American newspaper during these years, and is it preserved on microfilm anywhere? Any other sources, primary or secondary, on the African-American community during these years that might provide information or at least context?  

Call for Local Historians and Authors of Ohio

The History Press is looking for local historians and writers who are interested in publishing accessible histories of the various communities throughout the state of Ohio. We are a traditional, full-service press that focuses exclusively on publishing works of local and regional interest. The History Press is dedicated to preserving and telling local stories that are too often overlooked by national presses.

DEADLINE APPROACHING! CFPs: New Paths in the Environmental History of North American and the Ohio Valley


New Paths in the Environmental History of North America and the Ohio Valley

October 8-10, 2015

Louisville, Kentucky

Conference Conveners:

David Stradling (University of Cincinnati)

Mark Hersey (Mississippi State University)

2015 NEOEA/LFA Garfield Symposium Undergraduate History Essay Contest

This year will mark the second annual James A. Garfield Symposium, and the Symposium Committee, in conjunction with the Lakeland Faculty Association (LFA), is proud to announce the first annual NEOEA/LFA Garfield Symposium Undergraduate History Essay Contest.  The Garfield Symposium was organized in 2014 to make a connection amongst Garfield-related Sites and organizations, focusing on Northeast Ohio. These sites include the James A.