The Road to Prohibition

The Road to Prohibition
Jill Beitz
Author: Jill Beitz, Manager of Reference and Research, Cincinnati History Library and Archives The Queen City is built on a
Bird count map

The Christmas Bird Count
Heather Farrington
Author: Heather Farrington, Zoology Curator One of the largest and longest-running citizen science programs in the country is the Christmas
Touring Rookwood Pottery with Cincinnati Heritage Programs

Touring Rookwood Pottery with Cincinnati Heritage Programs
Chris Dobbs
Author: Chris Dobbs, Copywriter/Editor Chances are, if you step into an old-enough house in Cincinnati, Ohio, it features Rookwood Pottery.
First all female space walk

First all-female spacewalk
Author: Whitney Owens Chief Learning Officer. Shakespeare nerd and book-loving mama. Floury hands and grass-stained knees. Passionate about saving the
DNA Sequencing Urban Artifact's Union Terminal Beer

DNA Sequencing Urban Artifact’s Union Terminal Beer
Emily Imhoff
Author: Emily Imhoff, Collections Manager, Zoology In late 2016, Urban Artifact brewers collected yeast from Union Terminal grounds. A few
See the First Drafts of Ohio's Constitution

See the First Drafts of Ohio’s Constitution
Christine Engels
The corrections on the documents are a very interesting piece to inspect. Some changes were cosmetic while others more substantive.
[Carbon] Dating in the 21st Century

[Carbon] Dating in the 21st Century
Bob Genheimer
The Fisher Phase pottery vessel as it was found in a trash-filled storage pit. Author: Bob Genheimer, Curator of Archaeology As
Preservation Tip: Dealing With Insect Damage

Preservation Tip: Dealing With Insect Damage
Scott Gampfer
Author: Scott Gampfer, Associate Vice President for Collections and Preservation Insects are attracted to materials containing cellulose. Paper-based collections (documents,
A 19th-Century Cincinnati-Manufactured Picture Exhibitor

A 19th-Century Cincinnati-Manufactured Picture Exhibitor
Scott Gampfer
CMC’s Robinson Viewer Author: Scott Gampfer, Associate Vice President for Collections and Preservation Introduced to the United States from Europe
An X-Ray at the Shoe Store

An X-Ray at the Shoe Store
Scott Gampfer
The customer and shoe salesman (and a child’s parent) could then look into viewing ports and see the position of the bones of the feet within the outline of the shoe.
The Story of the Cincinnati Tablet

The Story of the Cincinnati Tablet
Tyler Swinney
The Cincinnati Tablet, approx. 1,200 years old, was discovered during 19th-century construction in downtown Cincinnati.
man holding book page

From the Card Catalog to the Internet
Christine Engels
The challenge facing me and my team is to fit older collections into these new standards and to get them online so researchers can see that we have them.
A Museum Without Walls: Invertebrate Paleontology Collection Now Online

A Museum Without Walls: Invertebrate Paleontology Collection Now Online
Brenda Hunda
Accessing information has traditionally been done through contact with curatorial staff or in-person visits to collections, until now.
Lionel Hampton at Cincinnati’s Regal Theater

Lionel Hampton at Cincinnati’s Regal Theater
Scott Gampfer
Lionel Hampton, renowned jazz musician and bandleader, known for his work on the vibraphone, piano, and drums, appeared at Cincinnati’s Regal Theater on Saturday, August 18, 1956.
Egypt's Most-Searched Questions

Egypt’s Most-Searched Questions
Chris Dobbs
Museums answer questions. But who’s asking? One place that’s full of questions is Google. In Most-Searched Questions, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to answer some of the most interesting questions the world has ever asked Google.

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