Ohio from Wilderness to Wealth

Cleveland, OH: The Plain Dealer, Education Service Department, c1960. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Newspaper. Format is approximately 11 inches by 16 inches. 40 pages. Folded in half. Illustrations. Front cover has name in ink, tears repaired with tape, and small tears and chips. Large color image of The Great Seal of the State of Ohio decorates the top half of the front page. Back cover has a large unrepaired tear at the fold that goes from the front edge nearly to the other edge. This was an insert into an issue of the newspaper. The contents of The Story of Ohio includes Introduction, The State Where You Live, Resources, Industry, Agriculture, Ohio in the Civil War, Education and Religion, and Culture. The back cover exclaims The Plain Dealer--Newspapers are living textbooks. The author was a staff writer on the Cleveland Plain Dealer and produced a number of works of Ohio local history. This is a special magazine that has been created out of the expressed need for a publication to tell something of the dramatic, sad, amusing, happy--and always valiant--story of the state of Ohio. A long, shelf-full of material, in words, and pictures and drawings, has been collected, organized and edited by the Education Service Department of The Plain Dealer. The magazine,while not intended to be any detailed study of the vase history of our state and its people, is valuable as an introduction to Ohio and it may be used by teachers and by those who want a popular reference to the Buckeye State. Condition: Fair / No DJ issued.

Keywords: Ohio, Buckeye State, Civil War, Moses Cleaveland, Thomas Worthington, Edward Tiffin, Ulysses Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip Sheridan

[Book #84724]

Price: $25.00

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