As the most widely recognized Black woman woodcarver, Adina White fought for civil rights as a clubwoman, organizer, and editor.
Lizzie Caldwell’s refusal to answer questions during the 1890 Census landed her in jail. What happened?
Irish sex worker Ellen Dodd gets quite familiar with the police in the short time she’s here.
Peg Entwistle was destined for fame. But the media and Hollywood had a more sinister plan for her to become famous.
What happened when Edmonia Lewis exhibited the Veiled Bride of Spring in Fall of 1879 in Cincinnati?
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
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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.
Read on to find out about one-eyed Hannah Rose's wild ride, one of nature hikes, assaults, and prison breaks.
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.