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The Fashion Styles of Downton Abbey

Cynthia Amnéus, Curator of Fashion Arts & Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum, joins Barbara Kellar to discuss the historical accuracy of the period fashions in Downton Abbey.

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The story of the creation of Honor Flight, the service that makes sure our veterans -- our heroes -- see the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America

Take a video tour of the Freedom Center's new exhibit ''Without Sanctuary Lynching Photography in America''. Dina Bailey, Curator for The National Underground Railroad and Freedom Center, describes the exhibit's features.


Cincinnati's Public Library, along with the Library of Congress, ranks in the top nine of U.S. genealogy libraries. The list of resources at the Main Library is extensive and continues to grow.


Educator and former Cincinnati Youth Collaborative director John Bryant describes about how he used research tools, detective work, creative thinking and a bit of luck to build a family history for his daughter.


Kathy Lehr talks with Don Murphy, Dina Bailey, and Charles Davis from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center about their new exhibit ''Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America.''


In honor of the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth, Frank Farmer Loomis looks at how, even during the most challenging times, Mr. Lincoln often managed to laugh.

Archaeology in Shawnee Lookout

Shawnee Lookout has been a center of activity since prehistoric times.

Rabbi Isaac Wise

Gary Zola, Executive Director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, shows Joyce Kamen the highlights of the Center's digital collection of the writings of Rabbi Isaac Wise.

Hahn Site Field Schoo

Bob Geinheimer, George Rieveschl Curator of Archaeology at Cincinnati Museum Center, gives us an overview of the Archaeology Field School that takes place at the Hahn Site each year.

Glenn Grundei

Glen Grundei, retired teacher, shares the story of the Hall of Heroes, which lines the corridors at Winton Woods Primary North in the Winton Woods City School District.