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.

August 17, 2021

The Inspiring Pauline Perlmutter Steinem

Before Gloria Steinem fought for the Equal Rights Amendment or gave her Living the Revolution speech, Pauline was working to transform Toledo into a better place for women.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 29, 2020

Women’s Suffrage and Activism Collections in the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library

When researching and writing the traveling and digital exhibit Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, our curators extensively utilized the holdings of the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library. Join Curator Lisa Wood to learn more about what collections OHC holds- and then maybe do some of your own research!

August 27, 2020

Factory Workers and Farmers

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Christina Yetzer Drain, a historian, genealogist and preservationist in Shelby, Richland County, Ohio.

May 22, 2020

Phoebe Wise: A Richland County Legend

Curator Matt Benz recently discovered the story of Mansfield local, Phoebe Wise while reading a new book about Louis Bromfield.