Possibly an agent of the Underground Railroad and a refugee of slavery herself, Nancy Carter Jones survived harrowing and disastrous events in her long life.
Lizzie Caldwell’s refusal to answer questions during the 1890 Census landed her in jail. What happened?
Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Carter, the first woman in Hamilton County to be charged with murder.
Irish sex worker Ellen Dodd gets quite familiar with the police in the short time she’s here.
Peg Entwistle was destined for fame. But the media and Hollywood had a more sinister plan for her to become famous.
What happened when Edmonia Lewis exhibited the Veiled Bride of Spring in Fall of 1879 in Cincinnati?
Women practicing medicine in Cincinnati were common. Phoebe A. King, at least I suspect, was one of them as an obstetrician. When I first ran across an ad a few years ago for "Mrs. King, M. D.,” I was baffled that there was a woman medical doctor in the 1861. But, as my research progressed, … Continue reading Phoebe A. King
Be spooked by this tale of Seussian names, murder, and mystery.
Sarah Fossett built an empire of greatness while changing society and fostering community. Discover how Sarah's scary experience with a streetcar changed Cincinnati forever.
There are stories you don’t want to write but you know you must. Reader, meet Christina Windisch Britting.