Woody Internship – Taft Museum of Art – Blog 7

Today, we’re taking a break from research. (Am I allowed to do that? Let’s find out.) This week, I’m going to talk about how to make the most of Cincinnati.

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Woody Internship – Taft Museum of Art – Blog 4

Did you know Nicholas Longworth and David Sinton both had steamships named after them? I didn’t either. At least, I didn’t know that until half the results of my database search turned out to be about boats instead of people. That’s just one mystery of my research this summer: figuring out which source is about a person and which is about a steamship. That is one of the many reasons I’ve come to characterize this project as a treasure hunt. Sometimes you strike gold with in-depth articles about your subjects; sometimes you find a dozen steamship timetables.

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Woody Internship – Taft Museum of Art – Blog 1

Believe it or not, there is more to Cincinnati than weird chili. When I arrived in Cincinnati on June 3 — my first time in Ohio, actually — all I knew about the city was, apparently, Cincinnatians eat their chili on top of spaghetti. As a vegetarian, I will not be able to provide you with my honest review of this local delicacy. However, if you’re curious and want to make your own decisions on it, I can point you towards a Skyline Chili. They’re everywhere.

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