Join UC Libraries and celebrate the joy of reading and books at the 6th annual Books by the Banks: Cincinnati USA Book Festival, Saturday, October 20, from 10am to 4pm at the Duke Energy Convention Center downtown. Continue reading
The City of Cincinnati Birth and Death Records from 1865 to 1912 are now fully online and available for research and study at http://digitalprojects.libraries.uc.edu/Births_and_Deaths/.
Though much of this collection, and therefore this blog, focuses on the life and works of Theodore M. Berry, it is also a veritable wellspring of primary resources on 20th century history especially concerning the Civil Rights Movement in Cincinnati. I have recently come across some rather illuminating material about the riots which took place in and around Avondale, a predominantly African American neighborhood north of downtown Cincinnati, in June of 1967. Continue reading
The University of Cincinnati Libraries have completed the work funded by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Minigrant from the State Library of Ohio to digitize copies of The Cincinnatian, UC’s yearbook, for the period of 1951-2006.
A previous LSTA grant provided for the digitization of The Cincinnatian from 1894-1950.
All issues of the yearbook are now viewable on the Web at http://digitalprojects.libraries.uc.edu/cincinnatian/.
Read more about The Cincinnatian and the project online.
The University of Cincinnati Libraries have been awarded a $15,900 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Minigrant from the State Library of Ohio to digitize copies of The Cincinnatian, UC’s yearbook, for the period of 1951-2006.
A previous LSTA grant provided for the digitization of The Cincinnatian from 1894-1950, viewable on the Web at http://digitalprojects.libraries.uc.edu/cincinnatian/. This second project will complete access to all issues of the yearbook via the Web.
Before the May 26, 2010 meeting of the “new” Cecil Striker Society for the History of Medicine, the Society had last met in 1980, shortly after Dr. Striker’s death. Recently, as the latest phase of the Winkler Center’s own history began to blossom, the idea of resurrecting the Society made eminent sense. Cincinnati’s medical history is the envy of most cities, large and small, but with the passing of a generation of physicians and historians who knew and understood their community’s prominent role in medical history, appreciation of this illustrious history began to pass with them.
On exhibit on the 4th floor of Langsam Library, Starring the Queen City, celebrates books and films set in Cincinnati. In such books as Suzi Sinzinnati, Jazz Bird, and Beloved, and films such as Rain Man, Eight Men Out, and The Mighty, Cincinnati is either featured or plays a prominent role in the story.