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ODN Item of the Week: Masjid-e-Jameh (Friday Mosque)

Masjid-e-Jamehm, in Isfahan, is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. Construction began on it sometime around 771 and continued through the 20th century. That’s 12 centuries of the history of Iran condensed into one building – amazing! Having served many community and religious purposes during that time and still today, Masjid-e-Jamehm is also a UNESCO […]

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ODN Item of the Week: Locomotives

This week we’re reading about Morgan Engineering, in business for over 150 years and located in Alliance, Ohio. Thomas Rees Morgan immigrated to the United States in 1865 and moved his iron shop to Alliance in 1871. Morgan Engineering became known around the world for building the first overhead electric traveling crane, and for many other […]

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ODN Item of the Week: Snow!

Columbus is expected to get its first snow of 2019 tomorrow, so we’ve got winter on the brain! This photograph is part of Ohio History Connection’s contribution to DPLA, and it was taken as part of the Ohio Federal Writers’ Project. The Federal Writers’ Project was part of the Work Progress Administration’s effort to create jobs […]

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The Return of GIF IT UP!

It’s October, and that means it’s time for another edition of the GIF IT UP competition! Through the month of October, you can create gifs (What the heck is a GIF?) with copyright-free material from DPLA, Europeana, Trove, and DigitalNZ, and submit them to the contest to win internet fame and fortune (ok, mostly fame). […]

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Welcome to our new site!

Welcome to OhioDigitalNetwork.org! You might have seen the announcement from the State Library of Ohio earlier this week, we hope you’ve had a chance to see some of the great features of the site, too. This site is intended to be a resource and supplement to the institutions in Ohio with digital collections to add […]

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