Ohio History Journal

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Winter-Spring 2003 Contents

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"Richest and Best / Is the Wine of the West": The Ohio River Valley and the Jewish Frontier
by Amy Hill Shevitz
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A High School to Remember: The Greenfield Legacy of McClain, Harris, and Ittner
by Virginia E. McCormick
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Diversity and Woman Suffrage: A Case Study of the Dayton Woman Suffrage Association in the 1912 Referendum Campaign
by Cynthia Wilkey
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This issue includes twenty-four reviews of recent publications and features books honoring Ohio's bicentennial. Click the page link for the complete list and links to each review.

PDF of Book Reviews and Book Notes


The Legislative History Editorial Board of the Capitol Square Foundation seeks an author for its history of the Ohio General Assembly. Events include the Mormon History Association annual spring meeting in May and the Ohio Academy of History fall meeting in October. Click the page link above for further information.

PDF of Notes & Queries


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Robert L. Daugherty, Editor
Patricia Walsh, Publications Production Editor


Randall Buchman, Defiance College
Frank L. Byrne, Kent State University
George W. Knepper, University of Akron
Robert M. Mennel, University of New Hampshire
Zane Miller, University of Cincinnati
Marian J. Morton, John Carroll University
Larry L. Nelson, Ohio Historical Society, Fort Meigs
Harry Scheiber, University of California, Berkeley
Mary Young, University of Rochester



Grant L. Douglass, President
Nancy S. Dix, Vice President
Elaine H. Hairston, Vice President
Robert H. Jeffrey, Treasurer
Shirley T. Duncan, Secretary


David B. Baker, Marietta
Marnie C. Black, Cincinnati
Joyce E. Brown, Urbana
Nancy S. Dix, Hebron
Grant L. Douglass, Columbus
Shirley T. Duncan, Columbus
Patricia S. Eldredge, Hudson
Elaine H. Hairston, Pataskala
Thomas E. Huenefeld, Cincinnati
Robert H. Jeffrey, Columbus
Alan S. Katchen, Columbus
George P. Kulchytsky, Parma
John J. Kulewicz, Columbus
Ann K. Lowder, Columbus
Charles B. Nuckolls, Jr., Cincinnati
Lucy McKewen Porter, Columbus
Ralph E. Ramey, Westerville
Roy L. Ray, Cleveland
Richard D. Ruppert, Toledo
Richard Sisson, Columbus
Marian J. Vance, Delaware

Ex Officio

Bob Taft, Governor of Ohio
Doug White, President, Ohio Senate
Greg L. DiDonato, Minority Leader, Ohio Senate
Larry Householder, Speaker, Ohio House of Representatives
Chris Redfern, Minority Leader, Ohio House of Representatives
Susan Tave Zelman, Superintendent of Public Instruction
Roderick G. W. Chu, Chancellor, Ohio Board of Regents
Bill Lawson, President, Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Museums
William D. Jenkins, President, Ohio Academy of History
William D. Hummon, President, Ohio Academy of Science
Robert F. Goldberg, Chairman, Ohio Historical Society Development Council
Louis Mitchell, Chairman, Ohio Historical Society Foundation
Bruce E. Johnson, Director, Ohio Department of Development


John J. Chester, Columbus
Rex E. Haecker, Circleville
George W. Knepper, Munroe Falls
Dixie S. Miller, Bexley
Phillip R. Shriver, Oxford
Robert Burns Smith, Columbus

Instructions for Authors

Ohio History is an online publication of the Ohio Historical Society. The journal was established in June 1887 as the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly. Its primary purpose is to publish articles, documents, notes, and reviews concerning the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of Ohio and the Middle West. The editors welcome studies in general fields of American history if they possess obvious relevance to Ohio and the Middle West.

Authors are asked to submit two double-spaced typed copies of their manuscripts. Footnotes should be double-spaced and placed at the end of the article. Upon acceptance for publication, please check with editor concerning submission of digital text to speed typesetting. Contributions should be addressed to the Editor, Ohio History, Ohio Historical Center, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211-2497. The society accepts no responsibility for facts and opinions expressed by the authors.

Articles appearing in this journal are abstracted and indexed in Historical Abstracts, America: History and Life, Abstracts of Popular Culture, Recently Published Articles, and The Journal of American History. Back issues, reprints, and microfilm editions are available through the Ohio Historical Society and University Microfilms.

Ohio History Volume 112 Winter-Spring 2003
Copyright 2003 by the Ohio Historical Society. All rights reserved.