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May 25, 2022

Welcome Home

The “Welcome Home” event is a firsthand opportunity to visit the beautiful and historic Colonial Revival Marion Women’s Club Home and hear the amazing stories of women of the Marion County Federation of Women’s Clubs and their community engagement and impact. You will also gain insights into the lives of Shauck and Ida Barlow and […]

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May 2, 2022

Raising the Bar: The Columbus Pacesetters

Women have played football in Ohio for decades. In 1965, women’s football teams from Akron and Cleveland began playing games across the Midwest.

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January 5, 2022

Mary Church Terrell

Mary Church Tyrell, writer, suffragist and Black activist, attended Oberlin College and taught at Wilberforce University before beginning her lifelong campaign of tireless activism

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November 9, 2021

Chief Glenna J. Wallace: Leader of the Seventh Generation

In 2006, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma elected their first female chief in the tribe’s modern history, Chief Glenna J. Wallace.

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August 17, 2021

The Inspiring Pauline Perlmutter Steinem

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.

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May 5, 2021

Cincinnati’s Soccer Star: Rose Lavelle

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.

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November 18, 2020

Alice Dunbar Nelson: A Life Lived Outside the Box

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.

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November 12, 2020

Architect and Artist Maya Lin

History Collections Intern Allison Bolam, a senior at Ohio State University, shares a biography of Ohio Architect and Artist Maya Lin.

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October 12, 2020

The Vote Was Just Part of the Quest for Equal Female Representation

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog comes from Kim Croffort-Suede, Interim Executive Director of the Matriots PAC.

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September 14, 2020

Combatting COVID – How Women Warriors Are Winning the Battle

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Paula Haines, the CEO of Freedom a la Cart.