Course Outline Ohio History & People: Resources for Excellent Reference Services

Bicentennial Events & Activities in 2003

Ohio Organizations with information and websites

National Organizations

Ohio Facts & Symbols

  • Counties
  • Flags
  • Famous Buildings

Ohio History

  • Indians
  • Northwest Territory and Settlement & Statehood
  • War
  • Underground Railroad

Famous Ohioans

  • Presidents – eight in all (seven born right in Ohio)
  • Governors
  • Pioneers, Frontiersmen, and Explorers
  • Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, Johnny Appleseed, Anne Oakley, Tecumsah, Clark Gable, George Armstrong Custer
  • Inventors & Entrepreneurs

Industry and Invention

  • Canals
  • Railroads
  • Lakes & Rivers
  • Bridges
  • Oil, Steel and Rubber
  • National Road

Authors from Ohio

  • Louis Bromfield
  • Conrad Richter
  • Allan Eckert
  • Zane Grey
  • James Thurber
  • Sherwood Anderson