Culture Archive

The Glass City

The history of glassmaking can be traced back to 3,500 B.C.

Smucker’s

No brand is more associated with jelly and food spreads than Smucker’s.

Chef Boyardee

Unlike the fictional food icons, Aunt Jemima, Betty Crocker, and Uncle Ben-

Oldest Greeting Card Company

Hallmark may be synonymous with holiday greeting cards, however the oldest greeting

Ohio Astronauts

In 2005, Stephen Colbert commented, “twenty-two astronauts were born in Ohio.

Best City for Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving meals are best spent with family and friends. With multiple

The Barcode

You think of it as the annoying “beeping” noise at the

The Ice Cream Bar

The ice cream bar is an iconic treat. It’s so simple,

Play-Doh

Play-Doh is an iconic toy that almost everyone has fond memories

First Summer School

While it’s certainly not a “win” for students that are required

Pawpaw

While the “pawpaw” sounds like a deep-fried dessert or a nickname

Yo-Yos

All the kids these days are always shouting “YOYO”, which I think

The Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band

Script Ohio is recognized as one of the greatest traditions in

Bessie Lake Monster

If you are vacationing near Lake Erie this summer, be on

Test Market, U.S.A.

If you like fast food and live in Columbus, Ohio, you