Tag Archives: Ohio history

The Bishop’s Comments on the 1914 Election

As you may have noticed, we’ve been sharing 100-years-ago-today social media postings from the diary of Bishop Milton Wright, father of the Wright Brothers. (You can see them on our Facebook page and on our Twitter @WrightStArchive under #MiltonWright.) On November 3 … Continue reading

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TDIH 1914: James M. Cox nominated for Ohio Governor

On August 11, 1914, Ohio Governor James M. Cox was nominated to run for re-election to the governorship. However, despite his success in working with the state legislature to implement several Progressive reforms in 1914, he was defeated in the 1914 election … Continue reading

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Statehood Day Reflections

Each year around March 1, Ohio celebrates its birthday with an annual Ohio Statehood Day event. This year’s Statehood Day took place on Thursday, February 27. According to the official Ohio Statehood Day web site, the purpose of this event … Continue reading

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