Evan & Elizabeth Davis
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The items which have been digitized as part of the Wales-Ohio Project have been divided into 4 different themes: the Voyage, Everyday Life, Worshipping and Industry.
Crossing the Atlantic
A selection of materials from the Digital Library describing the voyage to America: the conditions on board ship, the other passengers, the weather, sea-sickness and the first impressions of the Welsh after landing.
Starting a new life
Items describing the everyday life of the Welsh who had settled in the cities and rural areas of Ohio.
Churches and Sunday Schools
The history of establishing Welsh Churches and Sunday Schools across the state.
The Gymanfa Ganu
A selection of materials tracing the history of the hymn-singing festivals (the Gymanfa Ganu) in Ohio.
The iron, coal and brick industries
Items on the pioneers in Oak Hill and the counties of Trumbull and Mahoning.
The experiences of Welsh
farmers in Ohio.