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We Shall Remember Them: How Columbus Remembered The Great War

July 1 - August 30
Free

This group of eight new WWI exhibits explores the postwar world of Columbus and shows what veterans did when they returned, how the city honored its soldiers, and how the war changed the city forever.

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5:30 pm

Stories from the Opioid Crisis

August 19 @ 5:30 pm
Lima Public Library, 650 West Market Street
Lima, OH 45801-4678 United States
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Using first-person stories from the book Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, this event will feature an in-depth community discussion to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use with the aim of reducing stigma. The goal of this conversation is to challenge our existing attitudes about who addiction affects. Using statistics on […]

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6:00 pm

John Fazio- “The Emancipation Proclamation”

August 19 @ 6:00 pm
The Drake Center, 151 West Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45216 United States
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This presentation covers the genesis, the preparation, the promulgation, the interpretations and the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the strangest document in American history. Discussed are the moral imperatives that inspired the war measure as well as the more concrete motives of preventing foreign intervention in the war and depleting Southern manpower—the engine that […]

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