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Hugh Hammond Bennett, who began the Soil Conservation Service, and Roach Stewart of Duke Power Company while attending a picnic in North Carolina.

Certificate of Eligibility for Daniel Freeman, the first to file a claim under the Homestead Act. He settled in Nebraska.

Poster for the Resettlement Administration Reading: "A mule and a plow—Resettlement Administration—Small loans give farmers a new start"

Image of Justin Smith Morrill, a Vermont Senator who supported the Land-Grant Agricultural and Mechanical College Act of 1862, also known as the Morrill Act, which established land-grant colleges.

This map shows undeveloped parts of Ohio in 1785 and sections numbered after the Land Ordinance of 1785.

A welcome sign on the Ramseyer potato farm, open to the public in autumn. One of the Sugar Creek Partners, Arden Ramseyer mentioned the importance of family and community-engagement, values which are clear through his business and are common to the…

Levi Cox’s grave in the Wooster Cemetery, where he was buried in 1862. His large gravestone is a testament to his legacy left as a rich, elite member of the Wooster community.

Willford’s name on the Greene Township section of the 1823 Census of Wayne County, which shows that he lived in a rural township in the County for more than twenty years before the election. Cox is not included in the census.

Table from the Ohio Senate Journal’s examination of the controversial election after Cox questioned the close results. It shows vote tallies for Cox, Willford, and Taggart in each of the twenty townships in the senatorial district.

Ohio’s controversial motto “With God All Things Are Possible,” a quote from the New Testament, was established in 1959 and survived a federal constitutional challenge in 2001. It remains a symbol of the Christian Church’s influence on the…

Ohio Const Art 3 revised.jpg
Excerpt from the Ohio Constitution, Article VIII, Section 3, providing for religious freedom in Ohio, but insinuating that all Ohioans should have religion and should worship the “Almighty God.”
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