1958 Cincinnati Ohio Civil Defense Members w/ K9 Dog Unit
American Motors Assembly Line, Toledo, Ohio, 1985.
New York Central Railroad New Jet Locomotive. Photo is dated Jul 23,1966 showing New York Central Railroads new jet locomotive first run in Bryan Ohio.
Sign on restaurant, Lancaster, Ohio. August, 1938 Lancaster is a very prosperous town, the county seat of Fairfield County, which is considered to be one of the richest farmland areas in the Middle West. Lancaster has two large industries: glass and shoes. All THESE AMERICANS Galleries and Photographs by Subject: Ben Shahn
Business district of Urbana, Ohio. Ben Shahn, August, 1938. Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Ohio, United States, 47 miles (76 km) west of Columbus. Urbana was laid out in 1805, and for a time in 1812 was the headquarters of the Northwestern army. Urbana was named after the […]
Sign on drugstore, Newark, Ohio. Summer, 1938. Street crossing, Newark, Ohio.
Rural relief near Urbana, Ohio.
Spectators at sideshow, county fair, central Ohio.
Sign thermometer, Marion, Ohio.
From the caption: “Buckeye Lake is the weekend and summer months resort for all of central Ohio. Its patrons are clerks, Columbus politicians, laborers, businessmen, droves of high school and college students. The rich occupy one side of the lake, the rest rent cottages on the other side. It has an evil reputation and an […]
Saturday afternoon in London, Ohio. Summer, 1938.
Residents of Columbus, Ohio.
Interior scene of the Thaxton farmhouse, near Mechanicsburg, Ohio. General caption for this series of images: Virgil Thaxton rents a 120-acre farm from Mr. Brand. This is the fourth farm he has rented within the last eight years. At each change he hopes to make enough to have a nice home for his family. Within […]
Hardware store, Marion, Ohio. Ben Shahn, Summer, 1938.
Farmpeople at county fair in central Ohio. Ben Shahn, August, 1938.
Drugstore window, Newark, Ohio. Ben Shahn, Summer, 1938.
Bus station, Marion, Ohio. Ben Shahn, Summer, 1938. Marion, Ohio As of the census of 2000, there were 35,318 people, 13,551 households, and 8,821 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,111.6 people per square mile (1,201.4/km²). There were 14,713 housing units at an average density of 1,296.8/sq mi (500.5/km²). The racial makeup […]
A&P store in Somerset, Ohio. Ben Shahn, Summer, 1938.
Street scene, Marysville, Ohio. Summer, 1938 Marysville was originally part of Northwest Territory, and then became part of the Virginia Military District within that territory, and eventually became part of the state of Ohio. One of the original surveyors of the area was James Galloway, Jr., who first visited in 1805. Marysville was founded in […]
Circus poster, Circleville, Ohio. Summer, 1938 Circleville, county seat of Pickaway County. Average small Ohio city, depending upon surrounding rich farmlands for its livelihood. Because of its non-industrial surroundings, retains much of old-time flavor. Outstanding industries: Eshelman’s Feed Mill. Employs 150-200 men the year ’round. Pay averages about eighty-five cents an hour. Container Corporation of […]
THIS SIGN READ “BAN STRIP MINES” BEFORE BEING PAINTED OUT LOCAL OPPOSITION TO STRIPPING IS MILD BECAUSE MOST PEOPLE LOOK TO THE COAL COMPANIES FOR EMPLOYMENT SINCE THE FARM ECONOMY IS CRUMBLING. OFF ROUTE 800, NEAR FAIRVIEW, OHIO, AND STEUBENVILLE, 10/1973 View Larger Map
MOTORIST ENGAGES IN A LENGTHY CONFRONTATION WITH PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEES OF AN AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN NORWOOD OHIO. HE WAS UNCONVINCED THAT HIS STATION WAGON WAS NOT MAINTAINED WELL ENOUGH TO PASS THE EXHAUST ANALYZER TEST FOR CARBON MONOXIDE EMISSION. HIS VEHICLE DID PASS THE HYDROCARBONS PORTION OF THE TEST. THE MOTORIST WAS ISSUED […]
FLORENCE MAY BETHELL LIVED IN HER HOME FOR 43 YEARS UNTIL NEARBY BLASTING AND STRIPPING (ABOUT 2,000 FEET AWAY) CAUSED HER TO MOVE. SHE IS SHOWN POINTING TO CRACKS IN THE FOUNDATION OF HER FORMER HOUSE. SHE CLAIMS THE BLASTING CAUSED A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN AND EXTENSIVE HOSPITALIZATION, 10/1973
RESIDENT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN NORWOOD, OHIO, WALKS IN FRONT OF THE SAFETY LANE AT THE AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION. THE BUILDING IS LOCATED IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA, BUT ONLY A BLOCK OFF MAIN STREET. ALL VEHICLES IN THE CITY THAT ARE CLASSIFIED AS LIGHT DUTY SPARK IGNITION POWERED MUST BE INSPECTED ANNUALLY. VEHICLES ARE […]
OLD OHIO CANAL LOOKS LOVELY BUT SMELLS BAD, 05/1973
ENERGY CRISIS, 05/1973
AMISH MEN ASSIST AT CHICKEN BARBECUE – A FUND RAISER FOR THE MIDDLEFIELD VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, 06/1973
TEMPORARY 30-DAY STICKER ATTACHED TO THE WINDSHIELD OF A YOUNG WOMAN’S CAR WHICH HAD FAILED TESTING AT AN AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI, OHIO. ALL LIGHT DUTY SPARK IGNITION POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES MUST PASS THE EMISSIONS TEST ANNUALLY FOR CARBON MONOXIDE AND HYDROCARBONS AS WELL AS RECEIVE A SAFETY CHECK WHICH HAS BEEN […]
AS THE POPULATION MOVES FROM STRIPPED AREAS IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO, SOME TOWNS ARE SLOWLY ABANDONED. THIS BUILDING, AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTES 9 AND 519 IS FOR SALE, 10/1973
EXODUS FROM CLEVELAND TO THE SUBURBS, 06/1973
THE ARCADE–ENCLOSED SHOPPING AREA IN DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, 06/1973
TAVERN FORMERLY OWNED AND OPERATED BY JIM BROWN, A NOTORIOUS COUNTERFEITER DURING THE 19TH CENTURY CANAL PERIOD LOCATED ON BOSTON MILLS ROAD IN BOSTON, OHIO, SOUTH OF CLEVELAND THE CURRENT OWNER IS RESTORING THE BUILDING WHICH HAD BEEN TURNED INTO MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING. THE DEPRESSION TO THE LEFT OF THE STRUCTURE IS THE REMAINS OF THE […]
CLARK AVENUE AND CLARK AVENUE BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST FROM WEST 13TH STREET, ARE OBSCURED BY INDUSTRIAL SMOKE, 07/1973
EMPLOYEE AT THE HAMILTON COUNTY AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION AT NEWTOWN, OHIO. SHE IS FILLING OUT THE EMISSIONS DATA SHEET AND TELLING THE DRIVER WHAT HE MUST DO. IF A VEHICLE FAILS THE TEST FOR CARBON MONOXIDE OR HYDROCARBON EMISSIONS, THE OWNER HAS 30 DAYS TO HAVE IT REPAIRED AND RETESTED. ALL LIGHT DUTY, SPARK […]
AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI OHIO, HAD AN OVERABUNDANCE OF EMPLOYEES IN THE SUMMER OF 1975 BECAUSE OF THE CHANGEOVER FROM SEMI-ANNUAL TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS AND THE FACT THAT POLICE WERE NOT TICKETING VEHICLES. ALL VEHICLES IN THE CITY ARE SAFETY TESTED. LIGHT DUTY, SPARK IGNITION POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES ALSO ARE HOOKED UP […]
TWO MOTORISTS WATCH AS CARBON MONOXIDE AND HYDROCARBON EMISSION READINGS ARE REGISTERED ON THE EXHAUST ANALYZER. THE CAR IS BEING TESTED BY AN EMPLOYEE AT THE HAMILTON COUNTY AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION AT NEWTOWN, OHIO. IF A VEHICLE FAILS THE TEST, ITS OWNER IS GIVEN 30 DAYS TO HAVE IT REPAIRED AND RETESTED. ALL LIGHT […]
AS HIS CAR IS BEING TESTED, A MOTORIST READS OVER A FREE BROCHURE ON EXHAUST EMISSIONS AT AN AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI, OHIO. ALL LIGHT DUTY, SPARK IGNITION POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES ARE TESTED ANNUALLY FOR CARBON MONOXIDE AND HYDROCARBON EMISSIONS, AND GIVEN A SAFETY CHECK. ALL OTHER VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE CITY […]