9 episodes

Between the Leaves at the Lloyd, a monthly podcast that unearths stories inspired by the collections of the Lloyd Library, located in Downtown Cincinnati.

Between the Leaves at the Lloyd Erin Campbell

    • Society & Culture

Between the Leaves at the Lloyd, a monthly podcast that unearths stories inspired by the collections of the Lloyd Library, located in Downtown Cincinnati.

    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 4—Slide Shows and Ice Cream

    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 4—Slide Shows and Ice Cream

    This four-episode scripted series explores the lives and impact of groundbreaking scientists and sisters Drs. E. Lucy and Annette Braun. Their stories are illuminated via letters they wrote back to one of their scientific proteges during their final research trip to the West in 1963. The  pioneering sisters were 75 and 79, respectively. 


     


    Their letters to Elizabeth Brockschager, whose collection at the Lloyd Library & Museum inspired this series, encompass the personal and the scientific. Their excitement over their journey provides a glimpse into both their personalities and their perseverance.


     


    Episode 4 concludes the serial with a change of plans and last letters home to 'Dear Eliabeth.'

    • 20 min
    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 3 — Chocolates and Grapes

    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 3 — Chocolates and Grapes

    This four-episode scripted series explores the lives and impact of groundbreaking scientists and sisters Drs. E. Lucy and Annette Braun. Their stories are illuminated via letters they wrote back to one of their scientific proteges during their final research trip to the West in 1963. The  pioneering sisters were 75 and 79, respectively. 


     


    Their letters to Elizabeth Brockschager, whose collection at the Lloyd Library & Museum inspired this series, encompass the personal and the scientific. Their excitement over their journey provides a glimpse into both their personalities and their perseverance.


     


    Episode 3 includes a breathtaking journey to the Continental Divide and respite from the rain in the form of the sisters' go-to snacks!

    • 18 min
    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 2 — Rainbow Weather

    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 2 — Rainbow Weather

    This four-episode scripted series explores the lives and impact of groundbreaking scientists and sisters Drs. E. Lucy and Annette Braun. Their stories are illuminated via letters they wrote back to one of their scientific proteges during their final research trip to the West in 1963. The  pioneering sisters were 75 and 79, respectively. 


     


    Their letters to Elizabeth Brockschager, whose collection at the Lloyd Library & Museum inspired this series, encompass the personal and the scientific. Their excitement over their journey provides a glimpse into both their personalities and their perseverance.


     


    Episode 2 includes letters from both Lucy and Annette as they navigate a changing landscape in the Rocky Mountains—including new roads and new crowds. 

    • 18 min
    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 1 — Single-Minded Women

    Dear Elizabeth: Episode 1 — Single-Minded Women

    This four-episode scripted series explores the lives and impact of groundbreaking scientists and sisters Drs. E. Lucy and Annette Braun. Their stories are illuminated via letters they wrote back to one of their scientific proteges during their final research trip to the West in 1963. The  pioneering sisters were 75 and 79, respectively. 


     


    Their letters to Elizabeth Brockschager, whose collection at the Lloyd Library & Museum inspired this series, encompass the personal and the scientific. Their excitement over their journey provides a glimpse into both their personalities and their perseverance.


     


    Episode 1 provides background about the series and its author, Elissa Yancey, a Lloyd Library Research fellow and journalist who has been studying the Cincinnati-born scientists for four years.


     

    • 14 min
    A Little 'Light' Music at the Edge of Appalachia : Interview with T.J. Vissing

    A Little 'Light' Music at the Edge of Appalachia : Interview with T.J. Vissing

    During more than a year’s worth of visits documenting every season with his camera, photographer TJ Vissing made new discoveries daily at the Edge of Appalachia Preserve in Adams County, Ohio. Vissing shares highlights, lessons learned and the importance of slowing down as he describes his time in the acres preserved thanks to the Ohio Nature Conservancy. This episode supplements the FotoFocus exhibit and lecture that was scheduled for October 2020 and is possible thanks to a FotoFocus Emergency Art Grant. To see Vissing's favorite photo from his work at the Edge, click here.

    • 10 min
    The Curious Case of the Prickly Callery Pear: Interview with Theresa Culley

    The Curious Case of the Prickly Callery Pear: Interview with Theresa Culley

    In this episode of Between the Leaves at the Lloyd, join professor, botanist and invasive species expert Theresa Culley, PhD, as she describes how a chance encounter with a sapling she couldn't identify shifted the course of her research career. Now a national expert on the pretty and pernicious Callery Pear (also known as the Bradford Pear), Culley leads efforts to limit the spread and harm of invasive species in Ohio. Like so many other important stories about nature in the state and beyond, this one has roots that reach back into the collections at the Lloyd.

    • 12 min

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