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Local History Portal
Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center Portals Organization • Genealogy • Local History
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About the Digital Collection
The Digital Collection includes links to images of churches, schools, businesses, and residences. In addition, local historian Harry S. McClarran has agreed to loan us some photos from his extensive collection to add to the Wiki. In honor of his years of work, we have an entire section on Wiki devoted to his collection.
Photographs of Dan Ackerman
Dan Ackerman has graciously agreed for the library to share many of his photos through the Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center. If interested in obtaining a copy for distribution or publication, please contact Dan Ackerman. He reserves the rights to the photographs.
Photographs of Harry S. McClarran
Harry S. McClarran has graciously agreed for the library to share many of his photos through the Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center. If interested in obtaining a copy for distribution or publication, please contact Harry S. McClarran. He reserves the rights to the photographs.
Some books have been digitized as part of the Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center. These are not completely indexed but some limited descriptions of what may be found on each page. They will be completely indexed as time permits. Some include:
- Picturesque Wayne
- Annual Business Review of Wayne County (1887)
- Neikirk and Snyder Wooster City and Wayne County Directory (1904)
- Williams' Akron, Wooster & Cuyahoga Falls Directory, City Guide, and Business Mirror (1859)
- Wooster Phone Book 1903
- Wooster Phone Book 1912
- Record of Religious Incorporated Societies
- Record of Religious Incorporated Societies, Part 2
There are many scanned documents found on the Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center. Some include Family Bibles, Directories, and Newspapers.
Images of People
This needs populated. Images will be divided into identified and unidentified photos. It is the desire of the department to have the unidentified photos identified in time.
Wooster Digital History Project
The Wooster Digital History Project was started in 2013. Selected students from the College of Wooster spend several weeks during the summer compiling information on different aspects of Wooster history and share their results through this project.
The Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center is limited in scope. To assist with the social history of your family, there are many other resources that may supplement your research. Some that include digital information pertaining to Ohio include:
This category has only the following subcategory.
- ► Businesses in Plain Township, Wayne County, Ohio (3 C, 3 P)
Pages in category "Local history/Digital collection"
The following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total.
- Residences in Baughman Township
- Residences in Canaan Township
- Residences in Chippewa Township
- Residences in Clinton Township
- Residences in Congress Township
- Residences in East Union Township
- Residences in Franklin Township
- Residences in Green Township
- Residences in Marshallville, Ohio
- Residences in Milton Township
- Residences in Orrville, Ohio
- Residences in Paint Township
- Residences in Plain Township
- Residences in Rittman, Ohio
- Residences in Salt Creek Township
- Residences in Sugar Creek Township
- Residences in West Salem, Ohio
- Residences in Wooster Township
- Residences in Wooster, Ohio