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.
Christina Windisch Britting
There are stories you don’t want to write but you know you must. Reader, meet Christina Windisch Britting.
Edith Hern Fossett
Edith Fossett brought the White House kitchen’s French cuisine to Cincinnati’s high society.
Blanche Beekman Kauffman
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.
Marianne Eichenlaub Kauffman
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
Clara Ann Thompson was a poet and daughter of parents who escaped the slavery system. 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 and schools 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.*
Susan Jones wouldn’t always be known by that name. She lived a life serving others, but she did so in both the domestic realm of femininity and in the outside realm of masculinity, crossing genders to do so at the call of war.
Priscilla Jane Thompson
Inspired by her formerly enslaved parents, Priscilla Thompson wrote cutting verses on slavery, injustice, and Black women's awesomeness.