Veterans History Project
Coordinated by the Library of Congress (LOC), the Veterans History Project calls for Americans to play a personal role in preserving the nation’s history by collecting first-hand accounts of those who defended the United States during wartime.
Photos and Scrapbooks
The Library's collection is one of the nation’s oldest and largest. To provide greater access to our rare print materials, especially those of local significance, please visit our Digital Library.
Honoring Our Veterans
Downtown Main Library
The Veterans’ Memorial display case, located in the Atrium of the Downtown Main Library, recognizes the sacrifice and contribution of local veterans and showcases our collection of veterans’ memorabilia. You can also explore artifacts and ephemera from the U.S.S. Cincinnati.
Genealogy and Local History Department staff offers specialized reference assistance to all customers, from children and beginning genealogists to professional researchers and scholars. The department presents monthly tours, co-sponsors programs with the Hamilton County Genealogical Society, and will develop programs tailored to the needs of any size class or group, including family reunions. To schedule a program, contact the department in person, by phone, or email.