A Summer Semester in the Jewish Archives at WRHS

It was Friday the 13th and I was sifting through boxes in the research library of Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS). The end of the semester was near and so was the deadline of my graduate thesis. I had been in touch with Dr. Sean Martin, Associate Curator of the Jewish Archives at WRHS, for…

Living History at Hale Farm and Village

The Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) ┬áhas acquired multiple historic homes and sites over the past 150 years. One of these sites is well known and situated in Bath, Ohio. This past summer I spent three months as a museum education intern at Hale Farm and Village. Hale Farm and Village is a living history…

Cleveland History Center: Cleveland Starts Here

  The Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) in Cleveland, Ohio, has collected artifacts for the past 150 years. Its collection consists of a vast array of items ranging from automobiles to Cleveland Indians memorabilia to items once owned by presidents. The Cleveland History Center (CHC), the museum that displays these artifacts, will open its core…