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Like a trip to the antique store. Images, artifacts, and stories of life in the University District in Columbus, Ohio from the past 150 years and much, much more.

The Ohio State University Marching Band, c. 1930.
Seen setting on the curb at Neil and Dodridge.
Some ugly furniture passes through a college campus neighborhood but this is far and away the ugliest I’ve ever seen.

nubbsgalore:

photos by colin cameron from his home in the isle of lewis, in the outer hebrides. the island is home to the callanish standing stones, seen in several of the photos, which were erected about five thousand years ago.

(via shmemson)

Weinland Park is Vegas fabulous.
The latest novelty sign to appear in the neighborhood.
Who is putting these up?

Weinland Park is Vegas fabulous.

The latest novelty sign to appear in the neighborhood.

Who is putting these up?

THIS WEEK IN UNIVERSITY DISTRICT HISTORY

1862- Civil War Battle of Iuka fought in Mississippi. Early University District resident William Neil wounded. returns to 1842 Indianola Ave. mansion, begins calling driveway “Iuka Lane.” Name sticks and becomes attached to Iuka Ravine. September 19.

1873- First classes held at The Ohio State University. September 17.

1907- Combatants advised not to cuss or attack President Thompson at “blood-curdling” annual cane rush between freshmen and sophomores. September 20.

1914- Long Walk, path from Library to 15th Ave campus entrance, debuts for 1914-15 academic year. September 16.

1962- Student Mary Andrews murdered in garage at rear of 66 E. 18th Ave. Still unsolved. September 20.

1977- Returning students delight to addition of a fountain to Mirror Lake. September 18.

1982- Nu-Music Carnival at Crazy Mama’s, 1536 N High, features 14 area New Wave, punk, rockabilly acts. September 19.

Tracks of the Mars rover Curiosity across a sand dune on the Red Planet earlier this year.
goodlifegreattime:

Woola, the coolest dog ever!!!

goodlifegreattime:

Woola, the coolest dog ever!!!

John Carter’s Martian dog Woola, from the underrated 2012 motion picture.

"The Fantastic Creatures of Mars"

John Carter of Mars #488, August 1953.

Can we have some love for Jesse Marsh’s rendering of the word “Mars” here?

Panel from John Carter of Mars #488, August 1953.
Thuvia’s uncanny power over banths saves John Carter from certain death in the arena of the tyrant Salensus Oll.

Panel from John Carter of Mars #488, August 1953.

Thuvia’s uncanny power over banths saves John Carter from certain death in the arena of the tyrant Salensus Oll.