Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

Digital Spotlight: Miami County Manumission Record, 1834

In 1804, the Ohio General Assembly enacted the Ohio Black Codes to govern black and mulatto people living in the state. Under these Codes, free blacks and mulattos were required to register at their local court, proving they were free … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: C. J. McLin, Jr., Materials

We are pleased to announce a new exhibit about Clarence Josef “C.J.” McLin, Jr., is now on display in our reading room. The majority of the exhibit comes from the recently donated State Representative Clarence Josef “C.J.” McLin, Jr., Papers (MS-640). … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Vintage Valentines (1940s)

In honor of Valentine’s Day this month, we have a special new exhibit of original vintage valentines out in our reading room: The valentines are from the Wallace Family Papers (MS-92) and were received by Donald K. Wallace from his classmates at … Continue reading

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