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.
Irish sex worker Ellen Dodd gets quite familiar with the police in the short time she’s here.
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
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.
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.