New on Toledo's Attic

Toledo's Attic is reaching 25 years on Labor Day, 2022.  Read "Early History of Toledo's Essay" (Virtual Museum Opening, Fall 1997)

The History of the Toledo and Lake Erie Boating and Fishing Association and The Middle Bass Club

The Middle Bass Club Chapel Story (added March 2022)

The Middle Bass Club: Veteran Biographies (added April 2022)

Memories of Semi-Pro Basketball in Toledo: Twisters of 1961-62 and Tartans of 1962-63 (essay)

From Bicycles to Furniture: A Brief Historical Sketch of the Toledo Metal Furniture Company’s First Decade (essay and slides)

Recorded Lectures and Presentations (WGTE/KnowledgeStream)

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Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections

"Faith, Vision and Hard Work: The University of Toledo, 1872-2022" (Exhibition focusing on the history of the University of Toledo) [More on this exhibition...]

[Virtual exhibition]

Past Exhibits

Maumee Valley Historical Society

Special Events

Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Toledo's Black History: Online Exhibit

Calendar of Events (for History and Genealogy-related events, click on Program Type and check the box for "History/Travel/Genealogy")

WGTE Public Media

Watch "Toledo Stories" on your device

Northwest Ohio Cultural Heritage Group

 Download and Print the Northwest Ohio Cultural Heritage Passport

Visit the Northwest Ohio Cultural Heritage Group Website to find out how to participate in the passport.


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