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October 2018

Digitization 101 Workshop: Northeast Ohio

October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lorain Historical Society, 329 West 10th St
Lorain, OH 44052 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 19, 2018. For questions,…

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Digitization 101 Workshop: Southeast Ohio

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian Jones Museum, 75 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 22, 2018. For questions,…

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The Great Migration: The African American Journey into Columbus

October 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Known as the Great Migration, the…

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Digitization 101 Workshop: Southwest Ohio

October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clark County Historical Society, 117 South Fountain Av
Springfield, OH 45502 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 25, 2018. For questions,…

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November 2018

Digitization 101 Workshop: Central Ohio

November 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 26, 2018. For questions,…

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Digitization 101 Workshop: Northwest Ohio

November 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wood County Historical Center & Museum, 13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited.  Pre-registration required by November 2, 2018. For questions, contact…

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Toolbox Workshop: Marketing and Social Media Presence for Small Museums

November 17, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Learn about various outreach methods for promoting your small museum, including tips and tricks for social media. Amber Farris, the presenter, is the Director of the McKinley Memorial Museum in Niles, Ohio. This workshop is FREE and open to the public. Send RSVP and questions to Brianna Treleven, bltreleven.americorps@gmail.com, 330-941-3459. Registration is highly encouraged but not required.

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December 2018

Toolbox Workshop: Nonstandard Digital Genealogy Sources

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Join us for "Digging in the Digital Archive: Discovering Your Family's History in Digital Collections." This workshop will present a how-to guide for finding online sources outside of the major genealogy websites. It will give an overview of discovering free digital collections that are relevant to your research as well as tips and tricks for getting the most of these sites. Kristin Britanik, the presenter, is the Digital Collections Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh and Founder of Deep Genealogical…

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Researching the United States Census

December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar
$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Census information and records can be…

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January 2019

Prohibition Turns 100! What Was The United States Thinking?!

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hey Hey Bar & Grill, 361 E Whittier St
Columbus, 43206 United States
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Free

Join Columbus Historical Society and the Central Ohio Bottle Club for a fun of night of drinks, trivia, and conversation in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment that kicked of Prohibition. Dr. David Steigerwald from Ohio State’s History Department will join us for a brief talk about the history of Prohibition and then we will enjoy some drinking trivia at the Hey Hey Bar & Grill, a Columbus tavern that was a speakeasy during Prohibition.

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February 2019

Statehood Day

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$40

Join fellow history lovers at the Ohio Statehouse to commemorate Ohio's birthday—and to advocate for Ohio History. In commemoration of Ohio’s founding, we and our partners invite you to join a broad coalition of history advocates for our annual Statehood Day event. The state’s birthday serves as an appropriate time each year for history advocates to come together to help showcase the importance of Ohio’s history and how history, historic preservation and the organizations that help provide access to Ohio’s rich history…

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March 2019

Region 7 – WEST CENTRAL – OLHA Regional Meeting

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E North St
Sidney, OH 45365 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 1 For organizations in Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. Host: Shelby County Historical Society Meet at: Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E North St, Sidney, OH 45365 Note: Parking is available in the library parking lot, or across N Main Ave, behind the William A. Ross Jr. Historical Center. 9:00 REGISTRATION 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SHARING TIME 11:00 SESSION  Yes, You Can: Manufacturing Day How-To with Tilda Phlipot, Shelby County Historical Society 12:00 LUNCH 12:30 ALLIANCE…

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Region 9 – SOUTHEAST – OLHA Regional Meeting

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Meigs County Historical Society, 399 South 3rd St.
Middleport, OH 45760 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 1 For organizations in Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Vinton Counties. Hosts: Meigs County Historical Society & Chester Shade Historical Association Meet at: Morning: Meigs County Historical Society, 399 South 3rd St., Middleport, OH 45760 Afternoon: Chester Shade Historical Association, 46454 St. Rt. 248, Chester, OH 45720 9:00 REGISTRATION (Meigs County Historical Society) 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SESSION  Preserving History, Cut in Stone with Jay Russell, Respectful Interment Preservations 10:45 SESSION  How to Preserve “Born Digital” Photos with Gary Coleman, Coleman Photography LLC 11:45…

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Region 6 – CENTRAL – OLHA Regional Meeting

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Griswold Center, Town Hall, 777 High Street
Wothington, OH 43085 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 8 For organizations in Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Perry, Pickaway, and Union Counties. Host: Worthington Historical Society Meet at: Griswold Center, 777 High St., Worthington, OH 43085 9:00 REGISTRATION 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SESSION  Strategies for Effective Donor Cultivation with Mike Schmidt, Cramer & Associates 11:00 SHARING TIME 12:00 LUNCH 12:45 ALLIANCE REGION 6 BUSINESS MEETING & OHIO HISTORY CONNECTION LOCAL HISTORY OFFICE REPORT 1:15 SESSION  Connecting with Potential Members, Volunteers, Audiences and Financial Supporters with Kate LaLonde, Worthington Historical Society 2:30 SESSION  Engaging Your Community through Readers…

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Region 8 – SOUTHWEST – OLHA Regional Meeting

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Warren County Historical Society, Harmon Museum, 105 S. Broadway
Lebanon, OH 45036 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 8 For organizations in Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren counties. Host/Meet at: Warren County Historical Society, Harmon Museum, 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036 Note: Drive past the building, turn left on South Street and then right into the driveway to the parking lot on the left. The parking lot is shared with the library. The entrance to the Harmon Museum on the parking lot side of the building is fully accessible. 9:00 REGISTRATION 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SESSION  Getting People into your…

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