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.
What happened when Edmonia Lewis exhibited the Veiled Bride of Spring in Fall of 1879 in Cincinnati?
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.
Edith Fossett brought the White House kitchen’s French cuisine to Cincinnati’s high society.
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.
Inspired by her formerly enslaved parents, Priscilla Thompson wrote cutting verses on slavery, injustice, and Black women's awesomeness.
The woman known as Matilda may seem unremarkable; however, she was anything but! As a housebound slave, she taught herself how to read, and she would inspire countless more runaway slaves to take legal action.