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What Is the Native American History of Ohio? | Ohio Book Talks

Although Ohio had a rich Native American history, the written record is incomplete. Where were their villages located, and what happened to them? Authors Paul and Sally Misencik will discuss this fascinating aspect of Ohio history which is the subject of their new book AMERICAN INDIANS OF THE OHIO COUNTRY IN THE 18TH CENTURY (McFarland & Company, Read more

How Did Ohio Influence the Outcome of WWII? | Ohio Book Talks

When World War II engulfed the nation, the men, women, and corporations of Akron, Ohio, dutifully played their part in the epic struggle. Author Tim Carroll will discuss how Ohio contributed to the war effort, which is the subject of his new book WORLD WAR II AKRON (The History Press, 2019). This lecture and conversation will Read more

Can Ohio Beat the Opioid Crisis? | Ohio Book Talks

Despite the odds, Ohio communities have come together to help those struggling with addiction. Author Jack Shuler will discuss how Ohio is combatting the opioid crisis, which is the subject of his new book THIS IS OHIO: THE OVERDOSE CRISIS AND THE FRONT LINES OF A NEW AMERICA (Counterpoint Press, 2020). This lecture and conversation will Read more

How Was Ohio Crucial to the Underground Railroad? | Ohio Book Talks

With 664 miles of the Ohio River separating free soil from slave soil, the area provided the greatest opportunity for slave escapes. Author Nancy Stearns Theiss will discuss Ohio's role in the Underground Railroad movement, which is the subject of her new book A TOUR ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD ALONG THE OHIO RIVER (The History Press, 2020). Read more