Inaugural Address of Governor R. B. Hayes, to the General Assembly of Ohio, January 10, 1876,

Hayes, Rutherford B. / Columbus: Nevins & Myers, State Printers, 1876
first edition; 7 pp., light general age toning but very good in blue original paper wrappers; sound advice from the future President, "Let your session be short - avoid all schemes requiring excessive expenditure ...",. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: American Statesmen, Ohio, RBH

Item #: 865650


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Official Programme of the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the City of Cleveland and the Settlement of the Western Reserve. 1796-1896.

Cleveland Centennial Commission. / Cleveland: 1896
first edition; oblong quarto, 45 pp. including frontispiece portrait of Moses Cleaveland, black and white illustrations in text including the 24 floats to be in the parade (after drawings, the event had not yet taken place) with descriptions, including floats for each of the days of the week and the twelve months e.g. September is represented by a giant grasshopper with moving wings along with dancing farmers and a buxom maiden in colorful costumes; the celebration extended from July 19th through September 10th and there are brief descriptions of the plans for the other events, the bicyclists Wheelman's Day, Women's Day, Yacht Regatta, Knights of Pythias visit Euclid Beach Park, etc. etc., a fine copy with a color pictorial paper cover. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Cleveland, Ohio, Centennial celebrations, RBH

Item #: 865621

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Letters of Labor and Love. A series of weekly letters addressed and delivered to the workingmen of the Acme Sucker Rod Company, Toledo, Ohio, during the summer and fall of 1900

Jones, Samuel M. (a.k.a. Golden Rule Jones) / Toledo: Franklin Printing & Engraving Co., 1900
first edition, a second series was published the following year; [viii], 125 pp., plate; library book plate and markings, original cloth lightly soiled and light general age toning; Jones gave his employees benefits that were only dreamed of by other workingmen including an eight hour day and still made a fortune for himself; he was also a popular reform mayor of Toledo running as an independent after his fellow Republicans found him too radical. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Toledo, Ohio, industrial history, RBH

Item #: 862669


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Western Reserve Studies: A Journal of Regional History and Culture. Volume Three, 1988.

Haddad, Gladys, et al. / Painesville (Ohio): Lake Erie College Press, 1988
Volume 3 only, based on the symposium "Transplanting and Innovating: New Perspectives in the Reserve, 1830-1880"; quarto, [vi], 114 pp.; back cover of paper wrappers and late leaves corner creased, good+. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Western Reserve, Ohio, RBH

Item #: 862632


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Letter from the Governor of the State of Maryland, transmitting a copy of an act of The Legislature of said State... (re: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company)

Maryland. Legislature. / Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1825
reprints An act to confirm an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, entitled An act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, introductory paragraph by Governor Samuel Stevens else without commentary; issued in the Serial Set, general age toning and light age staining, now disbound in self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

Item #: 856567


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Westwood: A Historical and Interpretive View of Oberlin's Cemetery

Robin Zavodsky Jindra / Ohio: Westwood Cemetery Publication Committee 1997
64 pp., Paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: lgn Oberlin Ohio

Item #: 851193


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The Week. A Republican Paper with Established Principles. (Volume 38, Numbers 1-11; April 19, 1929-August 31, 1929)

N/A / Columbus: 1929
first edition; folio, each issue 16 pages; library markings and all together in one later cloth binding, good+; by this point more forcefully a Republican Party newspaper than it was originally, a good deal of Hoover boosting and less than a month before Black Tuesday, "Wall Street Does Not Rule Us". Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Ohio newspapers, Republican Party, OHH Oversize

Item #: 735434


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The Week. A Journal of Fundamental Democracy (and National, State and City Gossip). Volumes 8 through 15 (September 30, 1913-March 23, 1918); Volume 17 (September 28, 1918-March 22, 1919); Volume 19 (September 26, 1918-March 20, 1920)

Philbrick, C. C;., ed. / Columbus: C. C. Philbrick, 1913
these ten volumes only; first editions, folio (leaves 36.5 cm. tall x 26.5 cm.), weekly publication, each issue 16 pages and 26 issues to a volume, illustrations in text; now in ten matching cloth bindings with leather spines and corners very rubbed, one spine covering almost gone, and many sides detached, the blocks sound and well sewn, some issues in the last two volumes browned, a few leaves have short tears with no loss, overall good+; not as political as the title might suggest but there are constant attacks on Ohio governor James M Cox (Squeal from the Swill Trough; Taxes, Cooties and Cox; many others); First World War coverage, regular full page women's fashion reports, reprints of short fiction by Sax Rohmer, H. G. Wells, Zane Gray (baseball stories), Arthur B. Reeve, et al., sports, humor, genealogy, Washington news, etc etc., relatively little about Columbus, Ohio (although there is concern about rampant Socialism at the Ohio State University). Volumes Included: 10

Subject/Keywords: Columbus, Ohio, news and general interest magazines, OHH Big Sets

Item #: 705491

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Report of the Select Committee to Investigate Charges of Bribery in Connection with the Election of Hon. Henry B. Payne, as United States Senator, by the Sixty-Sixth General Assembly of Ohio ...

Cowgill, Thomas A., chairman. / Columbus: 1886
first edition; 29 pp.; library hand stamps and markings, original paper sides present but chipped and now entirely disbound, reading copy; the charges were politically motivated but apparently not entirely baseless; proof of Payne's personal involvement was not clear and the United States Senate was not interested in setting a precedent of state legislators interfering in the business of their chamber so Payne finished his term. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: political corruption, bribery, Ohio, ZNI

Item #: 837330


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Alumni Directory, Miami University, (Miami University Bulletin, Series XXVI, No. 7; March, 1928)

Miami University (Ohio). Upham, A. H., ed. / Oxford (Ohio): Miami University, 1928
first edition; 196 pp.; library hand stamps, paper wrappers dark and rubbed but a clean interior, overall good+; usually gives name, address and occupation when known, starts with the Class of 1826. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Miami University, Ohio, genealogy, OHH

Item #: 837318


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Dayton and Montgomery County. Resources and People. Four Volumes

Conover, Charlotte Reeve, editor / Chicago: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1932
first edition, 4 volumes, large quarto; historical section in two volumes with pagination continuous viii, 848 pp. sepia portrait of the editor (who gives the appearance of a no-nonsense individual) as frontispiece, plates + biographical section in two volumes with pagination continuous, 359 pp., portrait plates; signature of Dayton lawyer Viola M. Allen on each front free endpaper (she is in the book); very good+ in publisher's half imitation leather. Volumes Included: 4

Subject/Keywords: Dayton, Ohio, geneology, OHH big sets

Item #: 705482


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Columbus This Week. Volume 8, Numbers 1 through 26. (March-September 1929)

Humphreys, Ray W., ed. / Columbus: Heer Advertising Agency 1929
Volume 8 only, issues are usually 16 or 34 pages, includes special numbers for the State Fair and the Gateway Jubilee; all in one later cloth binding with all original paper sides retained, overall very good; the restaurants sound interesting (one serves Jewish and Hungarian food and another serves "real" Jewish food cooked Hungarian style) but the Chamber of Commerce will have to come up with something more exciting than an exhibition of portraits of Ohio State Geologists if they want the convention business they crave. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Columbus, Ohio, OHH

Item #: 833958


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Military Record of Samuel Campbell and his Descendants. Compiled by James E. Campbell. December, 1919.

Campbell, James E. / NP (Piqua, Ohio?): (the author) 1919
first edition; large quarto, [33] leaves printed on one side only, aside from the title leaf and a section divider, each leaf has a portrait and a biographical sketch usually with service and genealogical notes, includes a few women who were relations and a few men who wanted to serve but for various reasons did not; original paper wrappers chipped at spine and first few leaves detached, what at first looks like a presentation to Joseph Small of Piqua is by the recipient not the author (a latter Small letter is inserted loose), good+ only; Samuel Campbell, 1781-1846 was with the Ohio Militia in the War of 1812, the others included were mostly Civil War or World War I veterans. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: American genealogy, Campbell family, Ohio, OHH

Item #: 833913


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The Mission of the Rufus Putnam Association.

Rufus Putnam Association. / NP: (Camplin Press, Columbus, Ohio, printers) 1920
[31] pp., well illustrated; minor library markings and a vertical crease mark, original paper wrappers darkened, still a good+ copy; the mission is to preserve General Putnam's home in Rutland and "perpetuate the ties that in the old days bound Massachusetts in particular and New England in general to the Ohio Country",. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: General Rufus Putnam, Massachusetts, Ohio Country

Item #: 826672


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Lake Erie Pollution Survey: Final Report

Ohio. Division of Water / Columbus, Ohio Department of Natural Resources 1953
201 pp., plus folding maps, hardcover, rebound in buckram, ex library, minor ink markings to contents page else text clean and binding tight. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: environmental science bbw ohio studies natural history

Item #: 934416

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The Cleveland Jewish Society Book with Home Economics Supplement. Volume VII (1924-1925) Comprising the Names and Addresses of Members and the History of Jewish Organizations. An Elaborate History of the Jewish Community of Cleveland ...

The Jewish Indpendent Publishing Company. / Cleveland: The Jewish Indpendent Publishing Company, 1924
small octavo, 287 pp., pagination includes both pastedowns and advertising material, small illustrations in text; blue original cloth dulled and rubbed at extremities, both hinges broken but block still well sewn, overall good+; good coverage of clubs and organizations, section of Kosher recipes at end. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Cleveland, Ohio, Jews, Jewish community, genealology, RTX

Item #: 819121


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The Cleveland Directory Co.'s Cleveland (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) City Directory, Vol. LXXVIII. 1956. Including the Suburbs or Bratenahl, Brooklyn, Garfield Heights, Linndale and Newburgh Heights ...

Cleveland Directory Company. / Cleveland: The Cleveland Directory Company 1956
folio, xvi, 1062 (the first 156 pp. are the Yellow Pages), [2]. 416 (pink pages) pp.; binding lightly soiled with hinges weak from the heavy text block, hand stamp of a local utility company, a sound, good+ copy with a clean interior. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: city directories, Cleveland, Ohio, genealogy

Item #: 817715


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Cleveland Blue Book. A Social Directory of Cleveland, Ohio and Suburbs ... November 1982. (binding title: Cleveland Blue Book 1983-84)

Cleveland Blue Book / Cleveland 1982
454, [2] pp.; hardcover, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Cleveland, Ohio, genealogy, NVK

Item #: 810680


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The Cleveland Blue Book. 2003-2004 Edition. A Civic and Social Directory of Nothern Ohio ...

Cleveland Blue Book / Cleveland 2002
427 pp., hardcover, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Cleveland, Ohio, genealogy, nvk

Item #: 810550


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From Ark to Art: The 20-Year Journey of The Civic, Cleveland Heights Ohio, from Jewish Temple to Multi-Purpose Community Facility. (Sacred Landmarks Monograph Series)

Boyle, John J., III. / Cleveland: Urban Center, Cleveland State University, 2000
first edition; large quarto, 36 leaves printed on one side only including three pages of illustrations; very good in plastic comb binding with paper sides. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: synagogues, Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Item #: 810524

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