City Officials of Oberlin

Mayors of Oberlin

City Managers of Oberlin

Presidents of Oberlin College

Asa Mahan (1799-1889)

Charles Grandison Finney (1792-1875)

James Fairchild (1817-1902)

William Ballantine (1848-1937)

John Henry Barrows (1847-1902)

Henry Churchill King (1858-1934)

Ernest Hatch Wilkins (1880-1966)

William Stevenson (1900-1985)

Robert Kenneth Carr (1908-1979)

Robert Works Fuller (1936-)

Emil Charles Danenberg (1917-1982)

S. Frederick Starr (1940-)

Nancy Schrom Dye

Marvin Krislov

Noteworthy Individuals

Oberlin Founders

Henry Cowles (1803-81)

John Frederick Oberlin (1740-1826)

John J. Shipherd

Antebellum Oberlin

Mary Caroline Rudd Allen

John and Cornelia Bardwell (d. 1871 and 1894)

Antoinette Brown Blackwell (1825-1921) 

Anna Julia Cooper

John A. Copeland

Mary Louisa and Sarah Cowles

Marianne Dascomb

Wilson Bruce Evans (1824-1898)

Elisha Gray (1835-1901)

Sarah Margru Kinson (b. 1832)

John Mercer Langston (1829-1897)

James Monroe

Giles Shurtleff (1831-1904)

Lucy Stone (1818-1893)

Chauncey Wack (d. 1900)

Frances Willard (1839-1898)

Oberlin in Reconstruction and beyond

Lydia Lord Davis (1867-1952)

John Langalibalele Dube (1871-1946)

Cass Gilbert

Charles Martin Hall (1863-1914)  

The Court Records of Charles M. Hall, 1891

The Last Will and Testament of Charles M. Hall

Delphine Hanna (d. 1941)  

Sarah Frances Gulick Jewett (1854-1937)

Adelia A. Field Johnston

Mary Jane Patterson (1862)

Moses Fleetwood Walker

Post-WWII Oberlin

Vernon Johns (1892-1965)

Group Portraits

Lane Rebels Who Came to Oberlin

Women Graduates of 1855   

Oberlin Women in Social Movements

Oberlin Women in Science

Oberlin-Wellington Rescuers (April 1859)

Oberlin and the Struggle for Black Freedom

Oberlin Connections to African American Leaders of the Twentieth Century

The Memories Within Us: Vignettes from the Oberlin Oral History Project

In Search of Community: The Oberlin Student Movement, 1961-1968