OH Blog and News

Ohio Humanities Awards $690,658 in OH CARES Emergency Grants in June

Published: July 15, 2020

Good News.   The March 27 CARES Act, the stimulus relief program to shore up the US economy in the face of the… Read More

Conversations at Home: Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Published: July 14, 2020

“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, and it does seem to me that notwithstanding all these social agencies and activities there is not that vigilance which should be exercised in the preservation of our rights.” ― Ida B. Wells-Barnett   Join the conversation! Ilene Evans will present “Our… Read More

Navigating a Media Landscape Where Everyone’s a Journalist, by Marilyn Greenwald

Published: July 13, 2020

For nearly two decades in the late twentieth century, Americans who wanted to know what was happening in the world could turn to Walter Cronkite, whose moniker was “the most trusted man in America.” With his deep baritone and solemn demeanor, the CBS Evening News anchorman was, indeed, the… Read More

From Razorbacks to Poland China, by Robert Gioielli

Published: July 9, 2020

NGLISH LIVESTOCK WRITER WILLIAM YOUATT did not like American pigs. Writing in 1847, he commented that with their “long peaked snouts, coarse heads, thin chests, narrow shoulders, sharp backs, slab sides, meager diminutive hams, big legs, clumped feet, the hide of a rhinoceros, the hair and bristles of a porcupine,… Read More

Memoirs of American Heritage, by Rob Colby 

Published: July 8, 2020

I recently finished reading three memoirs about prominent East Coast WASP families and how the nineteenth- and twentieth-century legacies of these once proud and wealthy clans played out in the lives of their descendants: George Howe Colt’s The Big House: A Century… Read More

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