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Ohio History
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ISSN (Print) 0030-0934 - ISSN (Online) 1934-6042
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  • Editor's Note
    • Abstract: This issue of Ohio History focuses on the early history of Ohio and the region. In the two articles, the authors deal with various aspects of the pioneer period in the Ohio Valley. The collections piece features the letters of the Neill family. This correspondence offers us a glimpse into the personal lives of a middle-class family from 1847 to 1868; some of the family stayed in the Buckeye State, while others sought opportunities in new lands to the west. Samuel Phillips, who is in possession of these family letters, provides us with images of the originals and his transcriptions. I hope that our readers will enjoy reading these letters as well as the two traditional articles in this issue.I would like to note the ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Pioneers and Land on the Ohio Frontier
    • Abstract: Writing in his journal in early 1751, Christopher Gist recorded very positive observations about the Great Miami River Valley in western Ohio. A land locator for the Ohio Company, Gist described the valley as being composed of "fine, rich, level Land, well timbered with large Walnut, Ash, Sugar Trees [sugar maples], Cherry Trees &c." Moreover, the land was "well watered with a great Number of little Streams or Rivulets," and was "full of beautiful natural Meadows, covered with wild Rye, blue Grass and Clover."1 Gist's words suggest the lust for land harbored by many, perhaps most, Euro-American settlers in Ohio. Pioneers had an almost carnal desire to possess land. As the bicentennial of the Land Act of 1820 ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Forgotten Frontiersman of the Ohio Valley: Simon Kenton's Early Years
    • Abstract: America's frontier period continues to fascinate historians, and the historiography is evolving. Few figures from that period hold such allure as the frontiersman who pushed west into the borderlands. In the Ohio Valley, frontiersman Simon Kenton deserves much credit for its settlement, even though he is often forgotten alongside his friend Daniel Boone and colleague George Rogers Clark. Kenton explored, settled, and fought for the borderlands of Kentucky and Ohio, living from 1755 to 1836. He played a key role as a scout and militia leader throughout the many years of border conflict with Native Americans from the Revolutionary War to the War of 1812. Kenton spent the first part of his adult life in Kentucky, and ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Collections Note: Neill Family Letters, 1849–68
    • Abstract: Henry Neill (1808–93), the patriarch to whom most of these letters are addressed, was born to a farming family in Mason Co, Kentucky. As a boy he moved with his family across the Ohio River and grew up near Manchester, Adams Co., Ohio.He was a big young guy, measuring 6 ft 2, and broad shouldered and strong, and at age 17 he had a misunderstanding with his dad and left home, going by flat boat to New Orleans with a man having bacon, corn and other raw products for sale, steamboats being in their infancy and not considered very safe, since they "blew up" at times.On his return, he settled at Louisiana, Mo., not far above St. Louis. After playing around St. Louis, dancing with the French gals for a time, [he] ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the
           1901 World's Fair by Margaret Creighton (review)
    • Abstract: Margaret Creighton's lively story of the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo in 1901 is produced in the spirit of Erik Larson's The Devil in the White City, a popular read that presents the United States in miniature at a world's fair, this time at the turn of the twentieth century as opposed to the end of the nineteenth. Creighton's book is about the fair itself as opposed to a murderer, though, so the similarities in story line end there. Creighton is a professor of history at Bates College in Maine and previously published as a Civil War scholar. She works with a combination of city records and newspapers, memoirs, medical reports, trial transcripts, and secondary sources to tell the story of the fair, and of the ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Harambee City: The Congress of Racial Equality in Cleveland and the Rise
           of Black Power Populism by Nishani Frazier
    • Abstract: Nishani Frazier's Harambee City fills a scholarly void and sheds long overdue light on the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) during the peak of civil rights and Black Power activism. Frazier traces the roots of the organization as an outgrowth of the Fellowship of Reconciliation's interracial, nonviolent, direct-action campaign, known as the Brotherhood Mobilization Plan, drafted in 1942 by James Farmer. Though CORE's direct-action program pre-dated similarly designed high-profile protests that followed in the 1950s and 1960s, the new organization struggled through fits and starts before finding national exposure with the Freedom Rides in 1961. Unfortunately, few know little more about the organization beyond this ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in
           Cleveland, 1900–1980 by Todd M. Michney (review)
    • Abstract: Todd Michney's Surrogate Suburbs is a very well-written and insightful book that covers the history of Cleveland's African American middle class's fight to integrate the city's outlying neighborhoods during the early to mid-twentieth century. His detailed account enables the reader to understand the amount of resistance the black middle class faced when moving into these previously all-white neighborhoods and the steps they took to fight discrimination in places such as Mount Pleasant, Hough, and Glenville. While the author asserts that blacks in cities like Detroit may have faced more intense violence when integrating their city's middle-class neighborhoods, blacks in Cleveland also faced intimidation, vandalism ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Iron Valley: The Transformation of the Iron Industry in Ohio's Mahoning
           Valley, 1802–1913 by Clayton J. Ruminski (review)
    • Abstract: Ohio's Mahoning Valley, and with it the city of Youngstown, emerged as the poster child of late twentieth-century deindustrialization in the United States. The closure of all five of the valley's integrated steel mills, in rapid succession, dealt a devastating socioeconomic blow and generated global headlines. The fact that valley residents fiercely resisted the loss of jobs firmly established the valley in the minds of Americans, transforming it into a veritable economic ground zero. In the years that followed, the ruination of the Mahoning Valley has been represented in film, photography, poetry, art, fiction, museum exhibitions, scholarship, and song—Bruce Springsteen's song "Youngstown" being the most obvious. ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • A Nice Place to Visit: Tourism and Urban Revitalization in the Postwar
           Rustbelt by Aaron Cowan (review)
    • Abstract: On August 17, 2017, the New York Times featured Cincinnati, Ohio, in the latest article in its Travel Section series, 36 Hours in. . . .1 The article highlighted the central city and adjacent Over-the-Rhine district, redeveloped with restaurants and breweries that play off the city's notable German American heritage. Infrastructure investments in the form of a new streetcar system and renovated performing arts venues signaled to the travel writer Cincinnati's reclamation of its "Queen City" moniker. The Times article could be seen as a triumph in a decades-long effort to rebrand Cincinnati as a vibrant urban tourism destination. As is fitting for an article of this kind, no mention was made of the ongoing strife ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and
           Historical Regionalism, 1920–1965 by Jon K. Lauck (review)
    • Abstract: Midwestern natives are used to the marginalization of their region, whether rhetorically (e.g., such common expressions as "flyover country" or "the Rust Belt") or by being overshadowed by other regions like the South or the West. Thus, it would probably surprise many to learn that a century ago, midwestern history and literature had a central place in the national conversation. Frederick Jackson Turner's famous "Frontier Thesis" had attracted historical attention to the region in the 1890s, and novels set in the Midwest–including multiple volumes from authors such as Gene Stratton Porter, Meredith Nicholson, and Booth Tarkington–topped the best-seller lists. Given this fall from relevance, Jon K. Lauck's study ... Read More
      Keywords: Middle class African Americans; Iron industry and trade; Cities and towns; American literature
      PubDate: 2018-07-28T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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