Women have played football in Ohio for decades. In 1965, women’s football teams from Akron and Cleveland began playing games across the Midwest.
Mary Church Tyrell, writer, suffragist and Black activist, attended Oberlin College and taught at Wilberforce University before beginning her lifelong campaign of tireless activism
In 2006, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma elected their first female chief in the tribe’s modern history, Chief Glenna J. Wallace.
Before Gloria Steinem fought for the Equal Rights Amendment or founded Ms. Magazine or gave her famous Living the Revolution speech, her grandmother Pauline was working to transform the city of Toledo and the state of Ohio into a better place for women, for children and for everyone.
Rose Lavelle was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and she is rising to worldwide fame as a breakout star on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.
Although she never lived in Ohio, Alice Dunbar Nelson is permanently attached to our history through her husband, Paul Laurence Dunbar. Read more about this remarkable woman who lived life outside of many of society's boxes.
History Collections Intern Allison Bolam, a senior at Ohio State University, shares a biography of Ohio Architect and Artist Maya Lin.
This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog comes from Kim Croffort-Suede, Interim Executive Director of the Matriots PAC.
This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Paula Haines, the CEO of Freedom a la Cart.