In the early-to-mid 1900s, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County had two branches for Black community members, the Douglass Branch Library in Walnut Hills and the Stowe Branch Library in the West End. Relics from this history are on view at the West End Branch during May.
It’s 11 a.m. on a Thursday morning. The parking lot outside the Green Township Branch Library is nearly full. Confused patrons wander to the desk. “Are you giving something away?” they say. “I could hardly find parking. What’s going on?”
What’s going on is Green Township’s Genealogy Club.
The Genealogy & Local History Department will be celebrating this important year in Cincinnati Reds baseball by partnering with the Cincinnati Reds Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum to produce an exhibit in the Cincinnati Room featuring many items from both organizations’ collections. This exhibit will be on display from May 3 to July 28.
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