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Wooster Digital History Project

Sources and Special Thanks

Newspaper Articles:

  • “City Hall Bonds Pass” Daily Record (Wooster, OH), November 4, 1959.

  • “Daily Record Reporter Describes Bank Scene” Daily Record (Wooster, OH) Wednesday, May 15, 1957.

  • “Execution Day Special: John Callahan” Wayne County Democrat (Wooster, OH), Dec. 3, 1880.

  • “Teller lucky to escape killer tornado” Beacon Journal (Akron, OH) April 7, 1996.

  • "Wayne County Homes Built in Pioneer Days” Daily Record (Wooster, OH) March 10, 1949.

  • “Wooster Justice Center” Daily Record (Wooster, OH) October 18, 1975.


  • Henry Howe. Howe’s Historical Collections of Ohio. Vol. 2.

  • Kenneth Winkle, Robert Fogel and Stephan Thernstorm. The Politics of Community: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History. 

  • Locher, Paul. When Wooster Was a Whippersnapper - Two Hundred (or So) Yarns about Wooster for Two Hundred Years. Wooster, Ohio, 2008.

  • Robin Radzinski. City of Wooster: Roster of Historic Places. July 1997. 

  • Ruth Herron. Historic Homes and Buildings in Wayne County, Ohio.


Special Thanks:

We would like to thank our advisors:
  • Associate Professor of History - Katie Holt 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of History - Tara Strauch
We would also like to thank these indviduals for making our research experience possible:
  • Mellon Grant Funding

  • Deb Kitko, Genealogy Department in the Wayne County Public Library

  • Jon Breitenbucher, Instructional Technology Specialist

  •  James Fox, Court Administrator for Wayne County Court of Common Pleas

  • Hayden Schilling, The College of Wooster

  • Paul Locher, Daily Record Reporter

  • Scott Nesbit, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Georgia

  • Professors Shelley Judge and Greg Wiles of the Department of Geology, College of Wooster

  • Duane Wood, Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District