Digital Collections

Ohio Memory

The Richwood-North Union Public Library is a partner of Ohio Memory, an online collection of thousands of digitized materials from across Ohio. Patrons can browse through exhibits of photos, newspapers, historical documents, objects and more. Our collections are constantly being digitized so check back often. The collections currently available include:

Ohio Memory Transcription Tool

Would you like to help us transcribe written letters and deeds that have been uploaded to Ohio Memory? Our McNeil Collection is in need of being transcribed. You can go to the Ohio Memory Transcribe page to learn more and help contribute to the transcriptions. 

Claibourne Cemeteries Virtual Tour

This virtual tour explores the locations and histories of the cemeteries in Claibourne township. Click here to view.

History of Schoolhouses in Northern Union County Virtual Tour

This virtual tour will guide you through the various schools that existed (with some still standing) in Richwood and the surrounding area. Click here to view.

3D Models of Artifacts in the History Room

Click here to view 3D models of a few of our historical artifacts located in the Local History Room.

Richwood Pictorial History 2003

A presentation video of historical photos from Richwood, Ohio. Photos provided by Chuck Barry and Robert Coder. 1982 video provided by Mike Apt. Narrated by Jack Weller.