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.
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Louisa Clark Trask Mitchel
Cincinnati would come to play one of the most significant roles in American scientific advancement, astronomy being a large part. Louisa Clark Trask Mitchel would pave the way for the first Observatory in the U.S. and would be the first American woman involved in an astronomical discovery with it.