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Chautauqua 2018: Call for Living History Performers

Published: November 1, 2016

Ohio Chautauqua 2018 Modern Legends: America in the Mid‐20th Century Ohio Humanities seeks high‐quality living‐history scholars to portray historical characters for Ohio Chautauqua 2018, which will explore the theme Modern Legends: America in the Mid‐20th Century. The 2018 troupe will include American characters (1940‐1970) whose legacy has touched… Read More

Ohio History Connection Seeks Project Coordinator, ‘World Heritage’ Program

Published: September 1, 2016

Ohio Humanities, on behalf of the Ohio History Connection (OHC), is announcing a career opportunity as an OHC project coordinator.  The OHC’s project coordinator would facilitate and work with the World Heritage Steering Committee to organize the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks (pictured) nominations toward a World Heritage Inscription. The OHC coordinator would… Read More

Book Review- “The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America”

Published: June 10, 2016

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas Brinkley (2009: Harper Perennial) For a comprehensive view of Theodore Roosevelt’s contributions to American conservation, OH staff recommends reading The Wilderness Warrior.  Historian Douglas Brinkley chronicles Roosevelt’s life and presidency, including the years in which an… Read More

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