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The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920

The Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory collection has recently expanded yet again with this new exhibit. This new exhibit contains selected texts and images from the Ohio State Historical Society. These include manuscripts, pamphlets, photos, newspapers, and other periodicals. Users can browse the collection by subject or source material or search by keyword. The site also contains a...

http://dbs.ohiohistory.org/africanam/
Ohio Memory: Online Scrapbook of Ohio History

Launched by the Ohio Historical Society, the Ohio Memory Project provides access to historical treasures of Ohio from "prehistory to the present." This online scrapbook was created in part to commemorate the state's bicentennial of 2003, celebrate state and local history, and allow others to explore Ohio's rich and diverse past. This easily navigable collection consists of manuscripts; letters;...

https://www.ohiomemory.org/digital/
Cleveland Digital Library: Virtual Cleveland History

Produced and maintained by the Special Collections staff of the Cleveland State University Library, the Virtual Cleveland History Web site is a fantastic omnibus of well-organized links to online historical resources about the greater Cleveland area. Within the site, the links are organized into four broad categories: date, format, location, and subject. The subject categories include real estate,...

http://web.ulib.csuohio.edu/speccoll/cdl/
Discovering African-American History in Rural Ohio

This fine project is part of the Knox County Ohio Black History Digital Archives, and it was made possible in part by funding from the Ohio Humanities Council and Kenyon College. The intent of the project is to inform the public about the experiences of African Americans in this portion of rural Ohio. Drawing on materials donated by local individuals, businesses, and institutions, the...

https://digital.kenyon.edu/knoxcobha/
Knox County Black History Archives

Knox County, Ohio has had a significant black population for several hundred years, and historians and others have documented their activities in journal articles, books, and other printed materials. This remarkable digital collection from the Digital Resource Commons at Kenyon College provides access to photographs, documents, and other items that tell the story of this unique community. This...

https://digital.kenyon.edu/knoxcobha/