Fannie R. Gaston was a woman of science. And math. And religion. And art. And suffrage. And temperance. And words. And teaching. She was, well, a lot! Fannie was a complex woman full of contradictions but also proof that none of us are perfectly wrapped packages.
Author: Sean E. Andres
Magdalena “Lena” Jung Sohn
Lena Jung Sohn was one of the most influential figures in the beer industry, and she wasn't afraid to show it.
Winnifred “Winnie” Jackson
Caught up in a social, economic, and justice system never meant for her, Winnie Jackson was victim to continued tragedy throughout her short life.
Adina E. White
As the most widely recognized Black woman woodcarver, Adina White fought for civil rights as a clubwoman, organizer, and editor.
Nancy Carter Jones
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?
Irish sex worker Ellen Dodd gets quite familiar with the police in the short time she’s here.
Millicent Lilian “Peg” Entwistle
Peg Entwistle was destined for fame. But the media and Hollywood had a more sinister plan for her to become famous.