May 9, 1926 – According to their claims, polar explorer Richard E. Byrd and co-pilot Floyd Bennett fly over the North Pole. Exploring with Byrd; episodes from an adventurous life, compiled and revised by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd. G875.B9 A 3 Stacks
May 6, 1933 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order creating the Works Progress Administration (WPA). WPA prints by Cleveland artists – Digital images of many of the prints from the “Prints from the WPA Collection” created by Ohio artists and owned by Special Collections of Case Western Reserve University.
By Janet Ingraham Dwyer, Youth Services Library Consultant State Library of Ohio I’m sharing notes from the sessions I attended at the 2012 Public Library Association Conference in Philadelphia last month, in hopes that this information will be useful to the youth services community and others. Training home child care providers to foster early literacy […]
May 4, 1970 – Students from Kent State University riot in downtown Kent, Ohio, in protest of the American invasion of Cambodia. Thirteen seconds; confrontation at Kent State <– links to book in our library catalog LD4191.O72 E8 Stacks
The Government Documents Roundtable of Ohio (GODORT) will have its spring meeting on May 18th at the State Library of Ohio. You do not need to be a member of GODORT to attend – anyone interested in Ohio and Federal documents, their uses, trends, resources to locate them, or other topics is invited. For the […]
May 3, 1942 – Battle of the Coral Sea begins History of the United States naval operations in World War II; volume 4, Coral Sea, Midway and submarine actions, May 1942-August 1942 Coral Sea, Midway and submarine actions, May 1942-August 1942 D773 .M6 Stacks Select title to go to the content list in our library […]
May 2, 1865 – President Andrew Johnson offers a $100,000 reward for the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis Jefferson Davis; the unreal and the real <– links to book in our library catalog E467.1.D26 M24 1969x Stacks