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.
Edith Fossett brought the White House kitchen’s French cuisine to Cincinnati’s high society.
Songbird Blanche Beekman takes the theatrics from the stage to the streets in an explosive relationship with John R. Kauffman.
Read on to find out about one-eyed Hannah Rose's wild ride, one of nature hikes, assaults, and prison breaks.
As part of our series on Cincinnati's beer baronesses, Chelsie introduces the series and focuses in on the one and only Marianne Kauffman--uniting matron of the Kauffman clan and savior of the Kauffman Brewery.
Clara Ann Thompson was a poet and daughter of runaway slaves. Along with her sister Priscilla Jane, she rose to significance but fell into obscurity as life happened to her. Her voice reached beyond the Ohio River Valley to influence national movements. She stood strong in the face of oppression, fighting from the churches of Cincinnati.
This is the story of two women--particularly Ann Doherty--who were called to their own war, one in which both would react in vastly different ways to the patriarchal norms. *Domestic Abuse trigger warning.*