Ohio History Connection's Eric Feingold discusses several objects in the GOHI collection!
Eric Feingold, History Curator at the Ohio History Connection discusses Columbus's robust LGBTQ community in WOSU's Curious Cbus series: Eric Feingold, curator at the Ohio History Connection, works with the Gay Ohio History Initiative. He says that the city was, in general, far ahead of the rest of the state. “Columbus has been holding, for instance, [...]
Marking Ohio’s LGBT History Becki Trivison, Local History Coordinator Ohio History Connection During the month of June we are reminded of the importance of LGBT history and culture and we are actively engaged in it all month long. But what happens after June when the Pride celebrations are over? Of course there is LGBT [...]
Historic Reflections: A Conversation with Lori Gum of Stonewall Columbus Anthony Gibbs Local History Manager, Ohio History Connection Rare is the evidence of Columbus, Ohio’s first Pride March. Stories are told of protestors wearing paper bags over their heads as speakers called from a makeshift stage and a P.A. system ran through an old [...]
The David Zimmer Collection Eric Feingold, History Curator Ohio History Connection At the Ohio History Center, visitors can see everything from American Indian artifacts to a Lustron home. Now, they can also find a display of materials related to an early LGBTQ activist and drag performer from Central Ohio. In 2016, we received [...]